IndieCade 10th Anniversary Festival Transforms Little Tokyo Into The Ultimate Live Playground October 6-8
“Friday Night Indie Game Fight Night, Night Games, “Exploding Kittens” & Screening of “GameJam the Movie” Headline This Year’s Festival at The Japanese American National Museum”
IndieCade — the premiere international festival of independent games – is celebrating its 10th anniversary festival on October 6-8 at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo, offering the unique opportunity for game industry fans, enthusiasts and professionals to play and preview more than 200 of the newest innovative emerging titles. From traditional console, PC and mobile games, to the latest cutting-edge virtual and augmented reality installations, live-action RPGs, card and tabletop titles, this year’s festival will offer gaming for everyone.
For the first time at IndieCade, an all-new Friday Night Indie Game Fight Night will debut, featuring exclusive multiplayer competitions and tournaments of fan favorites “Nidhogg 2,” “At Sundown,” “Breakup Squad,” “Feed,” “Slap Friends,” “Starcats,” “Swords,” “Witchball” and additional competitive titles. On Saturday evening, IndieCade’s classic Night Games will return, completing the festival’s transformation into the ultimate live arcade and gaming playground. Additional festival highlights will include a screening of “GameJam the Movie” and Q&A with the film’s creators, live gameplay of “Exploding Kittens” and “Humans Vs. Zombies” and a full lineup of panels and sessions by game industry leaders and emerging talent.
Among this year’s sponsors, panelists and exhibitors are Intel and Oculus, as well as JUMP, a new on-demand platform for unlimited indie gaming; Sidefx, makers of Houdini procedural content creation tools for game development; and Nukeygara, developers of the Akeytsu 3D animation software that will launch during the festival. Student games will be exhibited by contributing sponsors, including the USC School of Cinematic Arts, NYU Game Center, Chapman University Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, Michigan State University, DePaul University, New York Film Academy’s Game Design School and Abertay University.
To view the festival schedule, map, lineup of games and additional information online during the event, attendees will be able to access the official IndieCade Wiki — a convenient and user-friendly mobile guide created by GamePedia.
For more information about IndieCade, visit http://www.indiecade.com/2017 . Conference passes are available now and start at $20 for Sunday Wristbands, $25 for Friday or Saturday Night Events, or $75 for Weekend Events. All access badges for indie developers start at $379. For more details about admission, visit http://www.indiecade.com/2017/admission .
Applauded as the “Sundance of the videogame industry,” IndieCade supports independent game development globally through a series of international events highlighting the rich, diverse, artistic and culturally significant contributions of indie game developers. IndieCade’s programs are designed to bring visibility to and facilitate the production of new works within the emerging independent game community. Annual events include IndieCade East, IndieCade Europe, IndieCade’s Showcase @ E3, and IndieCade Festival, the largest gathering of independent game creators in the nation. http://www.indiecade.com/