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Japan: BitSummit 2018 Guests Revealed

BitSummit 2018 will be taking place during the weekend of May 12th & 13th in Kyoto, Japan and will play host to many wonderful indie titles, many of which will come to the Nintendo Switch. The event has detailed some of the special guests that will be attending.

Japan Independent Games Aggregate (JIGA) is excited to unveil a stellar lineup of game industry icons, veterans and influential developers who will grace the stage at BitSummit Vol. 6. A full layout of the venue and the locations of over 100 exhibitors, vendors and sponsors are also available. The sixth anniversary of the indie game summit will be held in Miyako Messe the weekend of May 12th & 13th, 2018 in Kyoto, Japan. Tickets are 2000 yen per day for general admission, with a 1000 yen discount for all students and free entry for elementary school students and younger.

Among this year’s guests are some of Japan’s most lauded and successful developers, as well as indie developers from around the world. Some notables include:

  • Tetsuya Mizuguchi (Rez, Lumines)
  • Takuya Aizu (Mega Man Zero series, Azure Striker GUNVOLT series)
  • Koji Igarashi (Castlevania series, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night)
  • Atsushi Inaba & Hideki Kamiya (Okami, GOD HAND, Devil May Cry, Bayonetta)
  • Shinichi Kameoka (Mana series, SaGa series, Mother 3, Professor Layton)Shuhei
  • Yoshida (President, Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios
  • SWERY (D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die, Red Seeds Profile)
  • Dylan Cuthbert & Baiyon (PixelJunk series, The Tomorrow Children)
  • Kenichi Nishi (Chrono Trigger, Super Mario RPG)
  • Yukio Futasugi (Panzer Dragoon series, Phantom Dust)
  • Robin Hunicke (Journey, Boom Blox, Luna)
  • Joshua Boggs (Framed)
  • Jason Roberts (Gorogoa)Mat Kap (Castle In The Darkness, The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth)
  • Ari Gibson (Hollow Knight)Matthew Trobbiani (Hacknet)

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