How Tokyo Game Show Helped Showcase the Future of the Japanese Indie Gaming Scene (Otaquest)

‘When put alongside impressive Western indie titles such as Celeste, Sayonara Wild Hearts and more, the Japanese indie scene can feel immature by comparison, a result of Japanese developers being slower to embrace the digital distribution platforms and lower barrier to entry of free-to-access development engines that facilitated the industry’s growth internationally. While certainly a less mature scene, its certainly no less creative or exciting. In recent years the Japanese indie scene has undergone a transformation, as cultural shifts and the removal of barriers make indie games development a viable option for more budding Japanese creatives; nowhere was this more on display than at Tokyo Game Show 2019.‘

You can read the article over at Otaquest.

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