iGi set to exhibit six playable demos on TOKYO GAME SHOW 2022 show floor
Tokyo, Japan - 6th September 2022 - iGi (indie Game incubator) presented by Marvelous Co., Ltd in partnership with GameBCN, is pleased to announce that it will exhibit six games from its second edition at Tokyo Game Show 2022.
As a Tokyo Game Show 2022 Gold Sponsor, iGi will showcase playable demo versions of its latest selected titles. These games have been refined over the course of a six month period through the help of esteemed iGi mentors.
iGi is also participating as a judge in "SENSE OF WONDER NIGHT (SOWN)", a digital event for indie games. The showcase will be held on September 16th (Fri.) and will be broadcasted live as an official TGS program.
Tokyo Game Show 2022 will take place between September 15-18 at Makuhari Messe in Japan. For more information please visit https://tgs.cesa.or.jp/
[Second Edition iGi Selected Titles] (In alphabetic order)
■ Kanata Lab - “34EVERLAST”, “34EVERLAST” is an action packed bite size entertainment morsel for busy working adults featuring one gameplay loop playable in 10 minutes minimum and no Game Over. this. A touching love story unfolds in a multidimensional universe.
■ DOUKUTSU PENGUIN CLUB (Ex. NONOHARA WORKS)- “CALME” “CALME” is a 3D action adventure game set in CALME, a town on top of a cliff. In a world with a culture of ‘cloud sea hunting’ where people dive into the cloud sea below to hunt, the player will face strange creatures that live there. *Previously known as “NONOHARA WORKS”.
■ MONORYLLIS- “Hell Hell”, A multiplayer cooperative action stealth game combining 'tag' and 'hide-and-seek' elements. Set in a delightful space world inspired by the Japanese underworld where up to 4 players must work together to find keys hidden in the stage and escape within the time limit.
■Shirokurohitsuji - “Rainbow Sea” , “Rainbow Sea” is a Japanese pixel art adventure game in which the story branches out in many ways depending on the lies that can be chosen from the options available. The player spends an unsettling year as Human, a candidate chosen to be a god, while nurturing relationships with the Seven Lucky Gods.
■ DON YASA CREW - “SONOKUNI”, “Sonokuni” is a hardcore fast-paced action game. In a world of bio-science fiction and Japanese mythology, manipulate time and space to protect your dying country from the forces of a superpower. Find the optimal route out of a loop of violence. Just one hit will kill you, so run as fast as you can. This experience is truly hip-hop as you strive to find any other solution than violence.
［The team selected for the Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration］ ■Shinden Games（Kobe Institute of Computing）- “Rustil: Eternal Labyrinth Castle” “Rustil: Eternal Labyrinth Castle” is an exhilarating Roguelike game where the player must conquer a labyrinth castle with skills, magic and items. Rusty, the main character, will face the challenge of the mysterious labyrinth that suddenly appeared 50 years ago. Catch monsters, fight together, and collect various treasures! *Previously known as ”Eternal Labyrinth”.
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About iGi iGi (indie Game incubator) is Japan’s first incubation program for indie developers and games.
▪Program name : iGi indie Game incubator
▪Period : 6 months from April to September 2022
▪Organizer : Marvelous Co., Ltd.
▪Program cooperation : GameBCN (Barcelona, Spain)
▪Program management cooperation : HEAD-HIGH Co., Ltd., LUDiMUS Co., Ltd.
Please refer to the following website for details of the program and application requirements: https://igi.dev/
Contact Information: iGi indie Game incubator Management Office - firstname.lastname@example.org
About Marvelous Marvelous Co., Ltd is a multi-entertainment company delivering “Wonder” and “Excitement” to the world through games, audio & visual and live entertainment.
About Marvelous Europe Marvelous Europe is the publisher behind Mandragora, Nova Antarctica and Ninja or Die, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Marvelous Inc., developer of the beloved Story of Seasons (known as Harvest Moon prior to 2013) and Rune Factory series.
Established in 2012, Marvelous Europe is passionate about helping games to reach a global audience while nurturing emerging developers and studios. With decades of experience and strong ties to the worldwide indie game dev community, the highly skilled European team is committed to supporting studios worldwide find success, while continuing to publish and distribute select Marvelous Inc. content.
For more information about Marvelous Europe, please visit www.marvelousgames.com