Press Release

The first indie game incubation program in Japan, iGi, holds an online demo day on November 26th, 2021

Come along to a 'demo day' next week.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Tokyo, Japan - 16th November 2021 - The iGi indie Game incubator, organized by Marvelous Co., Ltd. (President: Shuichi Motoda/Location: Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo), is pleased to announce that we are holding an online demo day on Friday, 26th November 14:30 (JST).

The five teams selected for the first edition will hold presentations during the event.

The teams will be presenting their latest builds that have been polished in iGi for the past 6 months. In total, over 400 hours of mentoring and training, by both domestic and foreign mentors, have been conducted in the first edition of the program.

A live-streamed video will be posted on the iGi website which will be archived.

November 25th (Thursday), 21:30 - 22:30 (PST)
November 26th (Friday), 06:30 - 07:30 (CET)
November 26th (Friday), 14:30 - 15:30 (JST)


[The 5 selected teams and titles] (Alphabetical order)
■ RexLabo  Antarctic Base, a survival exploration action game taking place on Antarctica a few hundred years from now where a young child is the main character. Craft items to use and reach goals within the given time limit on each map. There will be 12 maps in total and the final goal is to reach the Southern Pole.

■ SUPER STARMINE  Necromance-chan, 3D omnidirectional shooter in which players take on the role of the prettiest magical girl in the world. Make full use of ‘bullet grazing’ to perform flashy and exhilarating ‘skills’ and unveil the truth behind the legend of the witch sleeping in the deepwoods.

■ Neotro Inc. NeverAwake, nightmare themed twin-stick shooter. Dive deep into a coma-ridden girl’s dreams where you as the player fend off monsters to unravel her dark past.

■ nao games
Ninja or Die, fly around the stage all while defeating enemies in this ninja themed rogue-like action.

■RetroGradeGames Relash. Cooperate with your past self in a world where time runs backwards. In this Sci-Fi world, fallen boxes rise up to their original position and broken windows can be restored to their original state. You need a completely new mindset to clear these puzzles. Cooperate with your past self and traverse through this inverted time continuum.


[About Marvelous] Multi-entertainment company delivering “Wonder” and “Excitement” to the world through games, audio & visual and live entertainment.

[About iGi]

iGi indie Game incubator is the first incubation program for indie developers and games based in Japan.

■ Program name: indie Game incubator (abbreviation: iGi)
■ Period: 6 months from June to November 2021
■ Organizer: Marvelous Co., Ltd.
■ Program cooperation: GameBCN (Barcelona, Spain)
■ Program management cooperation: HEAD-HIGH Co., Ltd., LUDiMUS Co., Ltd.
■ Official site:


[Contact Information]
iGi indie Game incubator Management Office 
[email protected]


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About Marvelous Europe

Founded in April 2012, Marvelous Europe is the European based publishing operation of Marvelous Inc., overseeing operations for all European territories as well as South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East. Marvelous Europe has been responsible for publishing games across various platforms, including mobile, handheld, consoles and PC. Marvelous Europe is a 100% wholly-owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based Marvelous Inc., a publicly traded company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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