indiePub Games, a community of independent game developers and gamers, recently announced the winners of its third Independent Game Developers' Competition at GDC Online in Austin. Selected from hundreds of original game entries, the Hitbox Team has been selected as the Grand Prize Winner for its 2D platformer, Dustforce!, and will receive $100,000 and a publishing deal with Zoo Games. Five runner-up winners in categories including Technical Excellence, Best Art, Best Audio, Best Design, and Staff Pick are also demoing their titles at GDC Austin this week.

The winners of indiePub Games' Independent Development Contest are as follows:

Grand Prize
Dustforce! (Hitbox Team)

Technical Excellence
Hazard: The Journey of Life (Alexander Bruce)

Best Art
The Dream Machine (Cockroach Inc.)

Best Audio
Coma (Thomas Brush)

Best Design
Vanessa Saint-Pierre Delacroix and Her Nightmare (Bad Pilcrow)

Staff Pick
Catapult for Hire (Pixel Mega)