Welcome to 1bitHeart―the latest title from Alicemare and LiEat developer △○□× (Miwashiba). In this unique and endearing adventure game, take on the role of Nanashi, a lonely, agoraphobic boy, as you solve a slew of mysteries around town while also making friends.
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September 19

Tokyo Game Show Sales and Announcements!

Tokyo Game Show has started!
Playism is not only exhibiting some awesome games, but we are also joining up with Steam to hold some Tokyo Game Show Sales for everyone worldwide to join in!

Find the full list of Playism titles on Sale here!

As well as a huge selection of games on Sale, Playism is also proud to present our upcoming games and projects!

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Coming Soon to Steam!
https://store.steampowered.com/app/752470/CINERIS_SOMNIA/

Star Sky 3
In the starry light of the sky above, a story is waiting to unfold.
Explore the final chapter of the Blue Moon saga, coming soon to Steam!
https://store.steampowered.com/app/933770/Star_Sky_3___3/

N1RV Ann-A
(Japanese Only)
Cyberpunk Bartender Action N1RV Ann-A (pronounced simply as Nirvana) is a booze em' up about waifus, technology, and life in the dystopian economic bubble.
Coming soon to PC, Nintendo Switch (JP), PlayStation 4 (JP)
Currently on show at TGS @ Hall 9 Indie Game Corner 9-B60
https://store.steampowered.com/app/914210/N1RV_AnnA_Cyberpunk_Bartender_Action/


VA-11 Hall-A
(Japanese Only)
You are a bartender at VA-11 HALL-A, affectionately nicknamed "Valhalla." Although it is just a small bar downtown, it attracts the most fascinating people this side of dystopia. Keep your clients lubricated and you will be made privy to the most interesting stories.
Coming soon to Nintendo Switch (JP), PlayStation 4 (JP)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/447530/VA11_HallA_Cyberpunk_Bartender_Action/


Night in the Woods
(Japanese Only)
College dropout Mae Borowski returns home to the crumbling former mining town of Possum Springs seeking to resume her aimless former life and reconnect with the friends she left behind. But things aren't the same. Home seems different now and her friends have grown and changed. Leaves are falling and the wind is growing colder. Strange things are happening as the light fades.
Coming soon to PC (JP), Nintendo Switch (JP), PlayStation 4 (JP), Xbox One (JP)
Currently on show at TGS @ Hall 9 Indie Game Corner 9-B43
https://store.steampowered.com/app/481510/Night_in_the_Woods/


Astebreed
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Coming soon to Nintendo Switch.


Croixleur Sigma
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Coming soon to Nintendo Switch.


Will -A Wonderful World-
(Japanese Only)
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Coming soon to Nintendo Switch (JP) and PlayStation 4 (JP)
https://store.steampowered.com/app/588040/WILL_A_Wonderful_World__WILL/


La-Mulana 2 OST
The Original Soundtrack for La-Mulana 2 has now been released! Relive the ruins with 59 tracks!
Currently on show at TGS @ Hall 5, Konami Booth
https://store.steampowered.com/app/916280/LAMULANA_2_Original_Sound_Track/
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July 17

Weekly Sales have begun!

Hi All
This week we have set a huge selection of Playism games on Sale!


Check out the full list of all the Playism titles that are currently on sale!
See sales on the Playism Publisher Page.
See sales on the Playism Blog.
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Reviews

“1bitHeart is a unique game that shows you the importance of friendship in a different way that most other games do. If you enjoy mysteries, visual novels or the art style presented on the game, I’m pretty sure you’ll enjoy this little gem.”
90 – Operation Rainfall

“I loved my time spent in this goofy, sci-fi world. It wasn’t perfect, but it was a wonderful way to waste a few hours. If Miwashiba ever decides to grace us with any more of these delightfully odd little experiences in the future, you can bet your ass that I intend to play them.”
75 – Destructoid

“1bitHeart caters to a specific target audience, but what it does for this type of experience it does well. It takes about four hours to complete which feels like about the proper length for it. Solving mysteries and making friends is the goal Misane has for Nanashi, and watching him panic and squirm while awkwardly fumbling through conversations has a certain endearing and relatable charm to it.”
80 – Hardcore Gamer

About This Game


Welcome to 1bitHeart―the latest title from Alicemare and LiEat developer △○□× (Miwashiba). In this unique and endearing adventure game, take on the role of Nanashi, a lonely, agoraphobic boy, as you solve a slew of mysteries around town while also making friends.


This is the story of a world in which pretty much everything is controlled and watched over by computer programs.
One day, Nanashi―a young boy who has been cooped up in his room―meets a mysterious girl.
“Let’s make some friends.”
“OK!”
Nanashi accepts the young girl’s sudden invitation without giving it much thought.
At that very moment, some very strange things begin to occur in town...


Detective Part (Story Mode)
Gather information and topics by exploring the town and speaking with people to progress through the story.

Conversation Part (Story Mode)
Use the topics and info you’ve gathered to piece together conversations while progressing through the story. (The game ends when your HP reaches 0.)

Free Mode (After clearing Story Mode)
Talk and mingle with the residents of the town, make friends, and play mini games in Free Mode.

*This title was originally a free game, but the Steam version includes specially added events, etc.


This was the 3rd game I made, where I first experimented with a side-scrolling system, voice over and detective elements.
I probably spent the most time working on these 3 things, including revisions.

When designing the town, I had foreign cartoons in mind and was aiming more towards a foreign audience than a Japanese one.
However, the game is set in Japan of the near future and the character design is aimed more towards the Japanese aesthetic.
I took advantage of the fact the game is set in Japan to make some cultural references here and there.

"An adventure game where you make friends". Not a typical tag-line, but if there is any aspect that takes your fancy I hope you will play my game!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 or Greater
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 1.06Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated graphics

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