BitSummit 4th stage schedule announced

The schedule of events for this year's indie festival.

BitSummit 4th

The BitSummit Organization Committee has announced the stage schedule for BitSummit 4th, this year’s edition of the annual indie game festival, which will take place at the Miyako Messe in Kyoto on July 9 and 10.

Get the full schedule below.

July 9 (Niconico)

  • 10:00 – Opening Ceremony
  • 10:20 – Professor Sakamoto (Live Music)
  • 11:30 – Hironobu Sakaguchi of Mistwalker (Lecture)
  • 12:20 – Atsushi Inaba of PlatinumGames (Lecture)
  • 13:00 – Nintendo Presents: Worldwide Indie Meeting – Inti Creates (Japan) x Yacht Club Games (U.S.) x Dakko (Europe)
  • 13:35 – Peter Curry of Dinosaur Polo Club: “Mini Metro” (Lecture)
  • 14:00 – Shuhei Yoshida of Sony Interactive Entertainment and Masaya Matsuura of NanaOn-Sha (Lecture), Moderated by Fumio Kurokawa
  • 14:50 – Marc Flurry of Drool: “Thumper” (Lecture)
  • 15:30 – Yoot Saito of OpenBook (Lecture)
  • 16:00 – Sony Interactive Entertainment (Lecture)

July 10 (Niconico)

  • 10:00 – Anne Ferrero of Assemblage: “Branching Paths” (Lecture)
  • 10:30 – Koji Igarashi of ArtPlay (Lecture)
  • 11:00 – Tom Happ of Thomas Happ Games: “Axiom Verge” (Lecture)
  • 11:40 – Tetsuya Mizuguchi of Keio Media Design and Kenichi Nishi of Route24 (Lecture)
  • 12:40 – IGN Japan Presents: Creator Quiz Battle
  • 13:30 – Goichi Suda of Grasshopper Manufacture and Iida Kazutoshi of Ritsumeikan University
  • 14:10 – Chris Charla of Microsoft (Lecture)
  • 15:10 – I am Robot and Proud (Live Music)
  • 16:00 – Closing Ceremony

A full list of the games appearing at BitSummit 4th is available at the event’s official website.

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