Press release

PLAYISM Game Show Delivers World Premieres of New Games Jan. 23



TOKYO – Jan. 19, 2021 – PLAYISM, Japan’s oldest indie game publisher, renowned for some of the most anticipated upcoming titles and popular recent releases including Bright Memory: Infinite, Gnosia and Mighty Goose, announces the latest edition of the PLAYISM Game Show live showcase.


The live event takes place Sunday, Jan. 23, 2021 at 2:00 AM EDT / 8:00 AM CET / 4:00 PM JST, and will include world premieres and all-new information for both upcoming and previously-released games in both English and Japanese on YouTube. 


PLAYISM serves as a gateway between the best indie games of the West and the East, handling international releases of titles such as Record of Lodoss War -Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth, Mighty Goose, Idol Manager, Bright Memory: Infinite and DEEEER Simulator. In the decade-plus since its inception, the publisher has also supported Kero Blaster from the creator of Cave Story, Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight, and Touhou Luna Nights.


PLAYISM also works with developers and publishers around the world to localize and release games in Asian territories, such as PlayStation 5 launch title Godfall, Independent Game Festival Grand Prize winner Umurangi Generation, and BAFTA Award winner Night In The Woods. PLAYISM’s Asian catalogue also includes Doki Doki Literature Club Plus!, Subnautica, VA-11 Hall-A, Necrobarista, and more. 


We are incredibly grateful for the support and patience our partners, sponsors and community have shown us in our decade-plus of operation,” said Shunji Mizutani, Executive Producer of PLAYISM. “We are eager to celebrate our partnerships with some of the most prominent names in indie games for our third live showcase and finally show the world the incredible work our team and partners have prepared.” 


PLAYISM Game Show occurs Sunday, Jan. 23, 2021 at 2:00 AM EDT / 8:00 AM CEST / 4:00 PM JST with an expected runtime of two hours in English, Japanese and Chinese on YouTube, Periscope, Niconico, and Bilibili.


For more information on PLAYISM, please visit the PLAYISM Game Show official web page or the PLAYISM official website, and follow @PlayismEN on Twitter.



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Japan’s oldest indie publisher, PLAYISM is known in the West for supporting popular indie games such as Gnosia, Idol Manager, Tasomachi: Behind the Twilight, Touhou Luna Nights, Fight Crab, Record of Lodoss War -Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth-,  the La-Mulana series, Bright Memory, Bright Memory: Infinite, and DEEEER Simulator among other titles. 


PLAYISM’s motto is “Bringing a Different Breed of Indie Game to the World”.


To learn more, visit the PLAYISM official website and follow @PlayismEN on Twitter.


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