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TOKYO INDIE GAMES SUMMIT 2024 Attendance Increased by 45%, Showcased 133 Games Across Two-Day Gaming and Art Celebration

TOKYO – March 3rd, 2024 – TOKYO INDIE GAMES SUMMIT, the digital and in-person Japanese event showcasing developers and indie games from both local talent and around the world, grew its 2023 attendance levels by 45% with 4500 visitors during this year’s 2-day indie extravaganza in Kichijoji, Tokyo.

126 hotly-anticipated indies, from new reveals to updates for fan favorite titles, enjoyed two days in the Kichijoji spotlight, including:

…and many more! For a list of all games showcased during TOKYO INDIE GAMES SUMMIT 2024, click here.

Panel discussions filled with legendary gaming industry figureheads filled the weekend, including Touhou Project creator Jun’ya “ZUN” Ōta and Japanese game developer/comedian Noda Crystal, who discussed life as an indie game developer. Sony Interactive Entertainment, SACRA MUSIC, and indie publisher Phoenixx took a glimpse at the future of indie game music, and Digital Hearts showcased the next generation of AI localization. 

“TOKYO INDIE GAMES SUMMIT’s year-over-year growth has been very inspiring, and we’re already putting together plans to make 2025 the best year yet,” says Kazunori Sakamoto, CEO of Phoenixx, founder of TOKYO INDIE GAMES SUMMIT. “Many thanks to our sponsors, partners, and exhibitors who have chosen our venue to show their work. And a huge thank you to all of our visitors. We cannot wait to see you again next year!”

TOKYO INDIE GAMES SUMMIT extends a special thanks to this year’s sponsors, including Cygames, Bandai Namco, Happinet, BushiRoad Games media partners Gematsu, Bleeding Cool, ANMO SUGOI, The Outerhaven Production, Final Weapon, EveryEye, Game eXperience, and Gamer Escape.

For more information, please visit theTOKYO INDIE GAMES SUMMIT official website, follow @TOKYO_IGS on Twitter/X, and search for #TIGS2023, and #TIGS2024 on social media.

About Phoenixx

Established in 2019 by industry veterans, Phoenixx aims to support innovative and creative developers from Japan and around the world. Its mission is to inspire and nurture the human spirit – one creator, one game, and one community at a time.