INDIE Live Expo Winter 2023 Showcases New Games & Award Winners

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    The INDIE Live Expo Winter 2023 showcase revealed information on several exciting indie games from Japan and around the world, including TSURUGIHIME and Fight Crab 2. The INDIE Live Expo 2023 award winners were revealed as well. 

    INDIE Live Expo accumulated over 88 million views ever since its debut in 2020. 2023 is a very notable year for INDIE Live Expo due to its various events across the year, including its first-ever Summer Spotlight. The Day 1 showcase recently highlighted many of the games that were featured in the Summer Spotlight alongside brand-new titles. 

    Game Announcements From INDIE Live Expo Winter 2023 

    The INDIE Live Expo Winter 2023 Day 1 showcase featured open-world crafting survival game Omega Crafter, which receives an open beta on PC via Steam. The new co-op survival action RPG Enshrouded was also highlighted with a brand-new trailer before its January 24, 2024 release. 

    What’s more, PLAYISM shared multiple updates on its upcoming games at INDIE Live Expo Winter 2023. Firstly, PLAYISM confirms that Calappa Games’ Fight Crab 2 will launch on February 13, 2024 for PC via Steam. Bombservice’s Momodora: Moonlit Farewell, the sequel to the successful Metroidvania game Momodora: Reverie Under The Moonlight, releases one month prior on January 11, 2024.

    Japanese indie studio Stromatosoft Inc also revealed a new trailer for Witch and Lilies, a new RPG with romance and dungeon crawling elements for PC via Steam. Further, WSS playground (Needy Streamer Overload) revealed that Boyhood’s End is coming to Steam in spring 2024. TSURUGIHIME was also highlighted as an exciting new action RPG by Fahrenheit 213.

    Award Winners

    Indie games were honored in the INDIE Live Expo 2023 Awards ceremony. Here are the winning titles: 

    “This year’s INDIE Live Expo Winter was a phenomenal success. We saw an incredible array of talent from indie developers, each bringing unique and captivating experiences to the gaming world.,” said Ryuta Konuma, Founder and CEO, Ryu’s Office. “We’re already excited about the future and look forward to elevating indie gaming to even greater heights in 2024.”

    Final Weapon is an official media partner of INDIE Live Expo 2023.

    Soul Kiwami
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    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected] | Muck Rack:

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