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Platinum teases 'formless' new IP

Something's going on at PlatinumGames. During a keynote address at the BitSummit indie gaming show, producer Atsushi Inaba teased that the fan-favorite studio might be working on a new project. There's relatively little information in the p...   read

 
 
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Japanese indie games convention BitSummit still growing, set for 2017

When thinking about Japanese video game conventions, there's a certain monstrosity of a show that everyone defaults to. Tokyo Game Show is the one that everyone knows, but there's another that keeps steadily growing and making a name for it...   read

 
 

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PixelJunk musician's game evokes EarthBound

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 '90s adventure g...   read

 
 
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Sights from Japanese indie festival BitSummit

Doujin Dojo is a sporadic 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, th...   read

 
 
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Game journalism, development and Shinra with James Mielke

[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 Sup Holmes, we g...   read

 
 
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Japan's premiere indie game festival teams with Indie Megabooth

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 the career of a...   read

 
 
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Azure Striker: Gunvolt opens up official English site

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 know for sure ...   read

 
 
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Here are Destructoid's top ten games from BitSummit

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 come away compl...   read

 
 
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Project Life is kind of like a virtual reality Geometry Wars

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 immersive viewpoint. T...   read

 
 
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It's hard to get the swing of Monken, but that's the point

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, though. It’s a...   read

 
 


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Pavilion is a game presented in the fourth-person, in a way

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 with Pavilion. Hon...   read

 
 
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Million Onion Hotel

Here's a weird one: Million Onion Hotel

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 many famous and gr...   read

 
 
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The Modern Zombie Taxi Driver uses Oculus Rift to chauffeur the undead

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’s Crazy ...   read

 
 
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First details on Azure Striker: Gunvolt

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 cha...   read

 
 
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Nova-111 has captured my heart in real-time

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 native to the conv...   read

 
 
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Here's the first video for Azure Striker: Gunvolt

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 m...   read

 
 
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Inafune's new game: Azure Striker: Gunvolt first hands-on

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 is the Executi...   read

 
 


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