The Japanese Indie Game Scene, One Interview at a Time
Recent Interviews and Reviews
Interviews with Japanese Indie Game Developers
An Interview with Max Preston, CEO of Tokyo-based game company Neo Future Labs. Topics include working what it's like to work at Japanese game companies, the metriodvania genre, indie game design and workflow, and living abroad in Tokyo.
Phantom Island talks about cultural differences in game design, the indie dev community in Tokyo, and tricks to optimize game performance.
In this brief interview conducted after TGS17, we talk about their game Link: The Unleashed Nexus, the difficulties in marketing games as an indie developer, and events in Tokyo.