By Michael Fontanini / October 16th, 2020
The biggest Japanese Indie Game Festival is back, and will be streaming globally on November 7th! The event will feature over 150 games this time around! That’s even more titles than they had last time. Many of them will be announced for the first time, giving the world its first glimpse of these games. There will also be plenty of updates for previously announced titles as well. Furthermore, during this event the winners of the Indie Live Expo Awards will be announced. The nominees are set to be unveiled soon, after which time they will begin taking votes.
The global Indie Live Expo II streaming event will take place at 18:50~ (JST) on November 7th with the following speakers and guests:
・Japanese language broadcast: Hisanori Yoshida (Nippon Broadcasting System), Shunji Mizutani (PLAYISM), waiwai
・English language broadcast: Atsugiri Jason, J-mon
・Chinese language broadcast: Kenshiro, Seigai Kou (Flyhigh Works)
・Guests: Masatoshi Tokuoka, Dainashi
Here are the streaming platforms where the event will be hosted (by language):
Note: There is no link for this yet, as they are still preparing for the event.
Finally, below you can see details on the program contents, sponsors, and media partners for Indie Live Expo II from the press release:
・Indie Live Premiere
Introducing specially selected indie game title announcements and the latest info, such as updates and release dates. At the previous event, titles such as Craftopia and Nimbus INFINITY were announced, creating a large amount of buzz.
Introducing over 150 indie titles entered from around the world.
・Indie Live Expo Awards
Announcement and presentation of awards to be given to especially amazing indie titles selected via public vote and our selection committee.
Special Awards Page: https://indie.live-expo.games/en/awards/
*Nominees will be announced shortly, after which voting will begin.
・Indie Studios Around the World
Masatoshi Tokuoka offers commentary on the indie market of various countries throughout the world. For this second installment, he will be focusing on Sweden.
Once again, popular drummer Dainashi is back for another awesome drum performance.
Atsugiri JasonDainashiHisanori YoshidaIndie Live Expo IIJ-monkenshiroMasatoshi TokuokaSeigai Kou