Japan's indies rise again


"Return of the indies," reads the banner outside Kyoto's Miyako Messe, the host location for this year's BitSummit. True enough, the event was back for its third year, but Japanese indies hadn't really gone anywhere. The scene may have been scattered and relegated to the shadows before the BitRider came along and gave it a shot of adrenaline, but the familiar faces in the crowd suggested these indies have always been here.

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SaveFerris1144d ago

Hopefully conventions like BitSummit can spur more indie development in Japan but support from gamers is important too.

1143d ago