Natsume Opens 2020 Submissions for the Natsume Indie Program

Natsume Opens 2020 Submissions for the Natsume Indie Program

Burlingame, CA. – April 29, 2020 – Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, today announced the Natsume Indie Program is accepting submissions for 2020 and beyond. The Natsume Indie Program partners the company with independent developers around the world to introduce creative, innovative games to a wider audience.

The submission form can be found here:

Hiro Maekawa, President & CEO of Natsume

“Natsume has been developing and publishing family-friendly games for over two decades, and it’s our joy to now partner with aspiring indie developers who are creating the next generation of video games that share our mission to make everyone happy. We are honored to support and partner with developers around the world creating authentic experiences that are Serious Fun for gamers of all ages.”

Natsume’s first partner in the program is Fiery Squirrel, whose title Cosmic Defenders launches on Nintendo Switch in May. Cosmic Defenders is a 2D fast-paced revolving shooter about a group of unconventional heroes using the power of nature to stop chaotic aliens from taking over the universe. Cooperate with other guardians, protect the galaxy from the wicked, and restore peace!

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About Natsume Inc.

Natsume Inc. is a worldwide developer and publisher that specialize in unique and family-oriented interactive entertainment software for a variety of platforms. Most known for publishing Reel Fishing and Harvest Moon, Natsume is dedicated to producing quality video games.  For more information about Natsume Inc. visit

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