Baiyon announces Muse
Over the weekend at Japanese independent games festival BitSummit, PixelJunk Eden composer Baiyon announced a new project, Muse: Together is the New Alone, his directorial debut.
The title, which draws inspiration from '...
Snapshots from Kyoto
Doujin Dojo is a weekly column dedicated to spotlighting independent games from Japan and the people that make them.
This weekend, Kyoto played host to BitSummit, Japan's top independent games festival. Now in its third year,...
Get to know the people who make great videogames
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.]
A couple of weeks ago on S...
BitSummit returns this July with big announcements
Just yesterday, James Mielke appeared on Sup Holmes to talk about his work at Shinra Technologies. EGM, 1up, Q Games, Q Entertainment, and (you guessed it), BitSummit, the little Kyoto indie games convention that has altered ...
One of my most anticipated 3DS games of the year
Keiji Inafune and his superstar development collective are hard at work with creating Mighty No. 9 for every platform under the sun -- but who knows when it's actually coming out. As confirmed to us at BitSummit 2014, we...
All the winners, in no particular order
It feels like no matter what show we go to, it's always the indie games that end up surprising and impressing us the most. There are just so many unique and ambitious ideas floating around in that community, it's hard to not ...
That's not bad company
Imagine playing a game like Geometry Wars from a first-person perspective through the magic of Oculus Rift. All the colors, all the frantic action, everything that makes it such a cathartic experience, but from a more immersi...
Of all the games that we’ve seen at BitSummit, few are more uncomplicated than Monken. Ultimately, Monken boils down to “knock buildings over quickly.” Don’t let its easy-going premise fool you, thoug...
But not really
You know how indie games always seem like they have to have some sort of hook – something unique to make them stick out from all the other games? Well, that’s what Visiontrick, a two-man development team, has wit...
A long, long time ago, there was a tiny country between that country over there and this counter over here. In this country was a strange hotel. This hotel’s speciality was “magical onion soup.”
They say man...
And it's pretty darn cool
Do you share the same fondness of Crazy Taxi that millions of people do? Many remember it as one of the most enjoyable games of their childhood. Well, The Modern Zombie Taxi Driver might interest you, because at its roots, it...
Characters, powers, and story
We were among the first to get our hands on Keiji Inafune's / Inti Creates' new 3DS side-scrolling action game, Azure Striker: Gunvolt here at BitSummit 2014 in Kyoto, Japan.
We now have the first details on the game's story, world, and characters, straight from the developers.
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BitSummit is under way in Kyoto, Japan, and some of the country’s finest independent developers are present to show off their games. One particularly strong showing comes from Funktronic Labs, a studio that’s nat...
Inafune's new game on 3DS
We will have more images and details coming from Keiji Inafune's / Inti Creates' new 3DS game later, but we wanted to be sure to share this band new trailer right away.Azure Striker: Gunvolt looks absolutely stunning in person. Don't get me wrong: this trailer looks great, but the real deal is wowowowoowow.
Keiji Inafune's new 3DS side-scroller
At BitSummit today, Inti Creates and Keiji Inafune announced a brand new side-scrolling adventure called Azure Striker: Gunvolt. It's coming this summer to the 3DS via Nintendo's eShop. Listen up, Mega Man fans: Keiji Inafune...