Posts Tagged ‘BitSummit’

Graph March: Rejig Grids To Save Your Walkers

Graph March

I should get better at keeping an active eye on what’s going on with BitSummit. It’s a Japanese indie event which last year brought me Forget Me Not: My Organic Garden. This year I’ve been leafing through some round-ups and tinkering with the first few levels of a neat grid-based puzzler called Graph March [online demo].

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BitSummit 2015: Is There A Future For PC Games In Japan?

BitSummit has inarguably helped reinvigorate the indie game scene in Japan.

A successful introduction in 2013 begat a larger event in 2014, and the third BitSummit, held at Kyoto’s Miyako Messe this past weekend, was even bigger still. Developers from inside and outside Japan came together with fans, international media and large companies such as Sony, Microsoft and Steam, to show off some of the best Japan’s indie scene had to offer. And for the first time, it looked as if the PC might have a future within the landscape of Japanese game development.

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