Japan Independent Games Aggregate (JIGA) and the BitSummit Committee are proud to reveal games that have been selected to be showcased at the indie event next month. After an arduous process, we’re proud to have over 80 amazing indie games from around the world as part of BitSummit!
As the biggest indie games festival in Japan, BitSummit will feature some of the best of Japanese indie development, from worldwide known studios such Q-Games to cult developers like RIKI. This year’s selections run the gamut of genres; from pixel art inspired nostalgia and games with experimental controls, to educational entertainment and interactive fiction, there’s a little of everything at BitSummit!
For a full list of the games, please visit the BitSummit website.
BitSummit Vol. 6 will take place the weekend of May 12th and 13th, 2018, and will be open to the public from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm each day. As has been the tradition since the second BitSummit all of the activities will take place at Miyako Messe, the expansive and modern convention site of the past festivals.
【 Sponsors 】
Nintendo, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Pikii, Cygames
Unties, Microsoft, Oculus, Ponos, Devolver, TapTap
Inti Creates, Raw Fury, Nicalis, Utomix, AppLovin, MUTAN
【 Indie Publishers 】
Dangen Entertainment, PLAYISM, Kadokawa Games, Nippon Ichi Software, Marvelous, Coatsink, Toge
Productions, X.D. Network, GameTomo, Hexadrive, ALVION, Degica, DotEmu, Polaris-x, Oasis Games
【 Media Partners 】
Famitsu, Dengeki PlayStation, Game*Spark, Gadget Tsushin, IGN JAPAN, Twitch
BitSummit 6 is produced by The BitSummit Organizing Committee and Japan Independent Games Association (JIGA), along with the CrossKyoto Media Partnership (KCROP), The City of Kyoto, and Kyoto CMEX (Cross Media Experience).
Additional information regarding special guest speakers and musicians will be unveiled later this month. Please bookmark the BitSummit website or follow our Twitter or Facebook channels for the latest announcements as they’re revealed.
For more information regarding sponsorship, ticket sales, game submissions, news and more, please visit the BitSummit website: http://bitsummit.jp/
BitSummit is an annual festival based in Kyoto, celebrating independent game developers and development in Japan. Founded in late-2012 to support, unify, and evangelize the vibrant and innovative Japanese independent game development scene to the world at large, BitSummit has established itself Japan’s premier independent gaming event, attracting thousands of visitors annually, as well as a notable, International media presence. BitSummit has been covered by every leading gaming website around the world and featured in print publications such as Weekly Famitsu, Dengeki PlayStation, Games™, EDGE and more. BitSummit has also been the focus of panel discussions at Game Developers Conference, IndieCade, IndieCade East, and CEDEC. Coming into its sixth year running, BitSummit continues to grow alongside the burgeoning Japanese independent development scene.