GameMaker Awards 2022 | Vote NOW!


Wow. The level of quality for the 2022 GameMaker Awards was absolutely incredible. 

Choosing finalists for the GameMaker Awards gets harder every year, so before we reveal our final fives, we'd like to offer a huge thank you to the GameMaker community for submitting so many high-quality titles, and for getting involved with the competition on #GMAwards.

Our expert panel selected their five finalists for each of our three categories, and the public voting for the 2022 GameMaker awards officially closed on June 27th. 

Soon, we'll reveal who you crowned our three winners. 

Let's introduce the finalists:


  • ElecHead by NamaTakahashi - Play as Elec, a small robot on a mission to bring light back to the world.
  • Grapple Dog by Medallion Games - Master the power of the Grapple on your adventure to save the world.
  • Revita by BenStar - Reclaim your lost memory in this fast-paced twin-stick rogue-lite platformer.
  • Sucker for Love: First Date by Akabaka - This game puts the 'love' in 'Lovecraftian horror'.
  • Webbed by Sbug Games - Swing through the trees, spin sticky webs, and make friends with bugs.


  • BROK the InvestiGator by COWCAT - The world's first PUNCH & CLICK! What kind of detective will you be?
  • Cattails: Wildwood Story by Falcon Development - Lead your colony of cats into the mysterious Wildwood.
  • Exophobia by Zarc Attack - A retro sci-fi FPS with modern Metroidvania progression and a unique stylish aesthetic.
  • Heartbound by Pirate Software - A non-traditional role-playing game about a boy, his dog, secrets, and sanity.
  • Rusted Moss by faxdoc - Brave your way through a beautiful but hostile landscape overtaken by rusting machines.


  • All You Can Take by NOFUEL GAMES - Ever dreamed of getting rich overnight, but don't fancy doing the hard work?
  • Memorial Pillage by MyMadnessWorks - Bizarre structures keep spawning everywhere around the world...
  • Ogre Chambers by Antenna Games - Fend off waves of attacking monsters in a constantly transforming arena.
  • Raven Estate by teamraven - Play as a crow on a mission to expel the monsters from his newly acquired estate.
  • Super Raft Boat by Shattered Journal Games - The world's been flooded, and all you have is your Super Raft Boat.



Written by Ross Manthorp
Ross Manthorp handles all things community at the GameMaker team. When he’s not pulling the strings from behind the scenes he’s enjoying Nintendo games, indie games, and getting emotional over cartoons and comics.
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