BitSummit Map and Information

BitSummit is nearly upon us! This weekend, the event will be kicking open its doors, inviting you all to experience a massive range of indie games.

Check out the map below for our booths and related booths!

 

Booth 93 – The Playism Booth – 2064: Read Only Memories, Hyper Light Drifter, The Silver Case

This year, we are located between the stage and the rest area, so there are no excuses to not drop by! We will be showing off Read Only Memories, Hyper Light Drifter and The Silver Case! You can read more about them in our previous blog post.

View on the BitSummit Website: 2064 Read Only Memories, Hyper Light Drifter and The Silver Case

 

Booth 62 – VA-11 HA-LL-A

Wolfgame and Playism will both be on the VA-11 HA-LL-A booth, some come swing by and check out the amazing Boombox we will be bringing! You can read more about the game in our previous blog post.

View on the BitSummit Website

 

Booth 38 – Momodora 5

Bombservice will be looking after their booth showcasing an early build of Momodora 5! If you loved Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight, make sure you swing by, and say hi!

View on the BitSummit Website

 

Booth 32 – The Silver Case 25th Ward

The Silver Case’s 25th Ward will be on the Grasshopper booth this year. Originally a mobile game in Japan, 25th Ward wasn’t readily available to many, and thus remains quite a mystery. Come see what the game is all about, and how it links to The Silver Case!

View on the BitSummit Website

 

Kickstarter Booth – La-Mulana 2 and NightCry

Surprise! La-Mulana 2 and NightCry will be on the Kickstarter Booth, so feel free to drop by and give the demos a spin!

Check out La-Mulana 2’s Kickstarter PageCheck out NightCry’s Kickstarter Page

 

Booth 16 – Magic Potion Destroyer

In the same series of games as Magic Potion Explorer, ARTIFACTS is showing off Magic Potion Destroyer at BitSummit this year. We have had a spin and quite enjoyed the game, so be sure to check it out!

View on the BitSummit Website

 

Booth 24 – Put Out The Fire!

From the developers of A Healer Only Lives Twice comes the next game Put Out The Fire! Sneak your way though this dungeon game!

View on the BitSummit Website

 

Booth 49 – COLORFUL MINES, XOPARADOX, URA-LOGIQ, NURITSVOUS

 

Maruchu makes a lot of free games, which you can find on the Japanese side of our site. This year, he will be bringing 4 different games for his booth. So head on over and check them all out!

View on the BitSummit Website: COLORFUL MINES, XOPARADOXURA-LOGIQNURITSVOUS

 

Booth 84 – Strange Telephone

Recently released on Mobile, Strange Telephone is a great and odd little game. Travel through dimensions, find special items and discover the way out of the strange world you are in!

View on the BitSummit Website

 

There are a whole bunch of amazing games on show this year, so check out BitSummit’s full map here.

 


 

Main Stage Talks

As well as boasting some amazing games this year, BitSummit also has some great talks and events!

 

Time (JST) Main Stage
Saturday Sunday
10 00 Bitsummit Opening Ceremony 10:10〜10:40

Jo-Remi Madsen from D-pad studio

10
20 10:20〜10:50

Atsushi Inaba from Platinum Games

30
40
50
11 00 11:00〜11:20

Game Freak

11:00〜11:20

Fumika Noichi from ALVION

10
20
30 11:30〜11:50

Nikita Mikros

40 11:40〜12:00

Takuya Aizu from Inti Creations

50
12 00 12:00〜12:20

Koji Igarashi from ArtPlay

10 12:10〜12:30

SUDA51 from Grasshopper Manufacture

20
30
40 12:40〜13:10

Shohei Niikawa from Nippon Ichi Software and Famitsu

12:40〜13:00

Q-Games

50
13 00
10 13:10〜13:40

Indies Cross Talk

20 13:20〜13:50

Twitch Streaming

30
40
50 13:50〜14:10

Takehiro Ando & Koichi Yotsui

14 00 14:00〜14:30

IGN JAPAN presents “Quiz Battle! Sekirara Creators!”

10
20
30 14:30〜14:50

Yukio Futatsugi from Grounding

40 14:40〜15:00

Masaya Matsuura & Shuhei Yoshida (SIE Worldwide President) & Professor Sakamoto

50
15 00 15:00〜16:00

Tournament

15:00 – 15:10 Set Up

15:10 – 15:55 Tournament

15:55 – 16:00 Break

10 15:10〜15:30

Greg Rice from Double Fine Productions

20
30
40 15:40〜16:00

Junichirou Koyama  and  Yukiharu Tamiya from Bandai Namco

50
16 00 16:00〜17:00

Awards Ceremony

10
20 16:20〜16:50

Professor Sakamoto

30
40
50
17 00 Closing Closing

 

Twitch Streaming

If you are interested in the events this year, but are unable to attend, you can check out the Twitch Streaming for the event.

Find the streaming here.

Twitch Schedule:

Time (JST) Time (EST) Twitch Stage
Saturday Sunday
10 00 21 00 Twitch Opening Ceremony Twitch Opening
10 10 Owl Boy Panel
20 20 Inaba Keynote
30 30
40 40 Iconoclasts
50 50 Giga Wrecker
11 00 22 00 Alvion Panel
10 10 Earth Atlantis
20 20 Momodora 5 29
30 30 Nikita Mikros
40 40 Inti Creates
50 50 River Bond
12 00 23 00 LeaPlane IGA Panel
10 10 SUDA51 Panel
20 20 Backslash
30 30 Light It
40 40 Brave Earth Prologue Q-Games Panel
50 50
13 00 00 00 Merkava Avalanche Last Standard
10 10 Inti Creates – Master Blaster Soullogue
20 20 Twitch Streaming
30 30 Unsouled
40 40 Arena Gods
50 50 Q-games Ando/Yotsui
14 00 1 00 IGN
10 10 Missile Man
20 20 Fallen Legion
30 30 Luna XXX Light Fall
40 40 Matsuura Brigador
50 50 Asura
15 00 2 00 Pee Poo Panic Tournament
10 10 Greg Rice – Double Fine Panel
20 20
30 30 Kill the Dragon
40 40 Crosscode
50 50
16 00 3 00 Degica Games Awards Ceremony
10 10
20 20 Professor Sakamoto
30 30
40 40
50 50 Twitch Closing Ceremony
17 00 4 00 End End

Join in with us all at BitSummit this year!


What is BitSummit?

BitSummit is one of the largest independent-game-centric events in Japan, held in Kyoto each year.
Last year’s “BitSummit 4th” was a big success, attended by 6,435 visitors
and its livestreams were viewed by almost 450,000 viewers worldwide.
BitSummit is an event where game developers show their unique games to the world, and the discussion and chemistry between the developers and visitors help the developers polish their games even further.

Event Overview

Event name: A 5th Of BitSummit
Date: May 20 (SAT) & 21 (SUN), 2017
Time: 10:00~17:00
Venue: Miyakomesse, Kyoto 1F Exhibition Hall No.2


Tickets

Tickets are available online.

General Admission (on both days): ¥2,000
Middle school to college students (on both days): ¥1,000
Elementary schoolers and below: Free

Book your tickets now! 

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