Sticky Rice Games is partnered with a myriad of influencers: from online stores who we work with to provide local language marketing and PR, to an expanding list of curators and gaming press. We can prepare and translate your press releases and get important eyes on your critical information. We can help you get featured across the internet, as well as included in special curated bundles. We’ve helped indie games get prominent store front placement and partnering with bundle sites. With our international know-how we can devise marketing strategies for Japan and other targeted countries. Our original expertise is the Japanese market but we are confident that we can also increase your reach in other Asian markets and around the world.
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Custom Development

Sticky Rice Games has its own in house development team ready to help you prepare your games for launching on our affiliated stores. Our team has helped indie studios add features like; cross-platform multiplayer to games to boost their appeal to a mainstream market. They have also developed ports of existing games for new platforms, most notably our work with Japanese indies breathing new life into their older titles by developing Android ports of their games.


Our team will help you get your game compatible with the store of your choice this ranges from PlayStation store support to the premiere Japanese digital store DMM. Our team is ready to integrate your game with the store’s functionality.


Sticky Rice Games is ready to create additional version of your titles for Mobile platforms. Members of our development team have experience working with PlayStation and even VR development so we are ready to assist your studio in a multitude of ways to make sure your game has the biggest reach possible on launch.


In our continued endeavor to bring Japanese Indies to the west we have gained experience making regional specific versions of titles for different markets. Our development team understands that different regions have different expectations for titles they purchase and our team has been working hard to provide people all over the world with games suited to them.


Japan is a country that has grown up with a vibrant gaming culture. Japanese gamers today, more so than ever before, are looking to the world for interesting gaming experiences and are enthusiastic to try out unique and interesting international titles. Sticky Rice provides the full life cycle of support services to enter Japan. We aim to assist game developers and publishers in reaching the Japan market through top-notch localization into Japanese and with our team including industry veterans to support your Japanese marketing efforts. Make Sticky Rice your partner for successful Japan launch of your games.


A well translated game will convey to potential Japanese customers that you care about the Japan market. Let our team handle your English to Japanese translation needs. If localization requires more than just translation we have programmers proficient in Unity and other development environments and expertise at modifying source code to support Japanese requirements.

CERO Age Rating

Depending on the platform that you will be releasing your game in Japan you may need to apply for an official age rating. As a member of CERO, the Japanese agency responsible for age ratings, we can handle all aspects of CERO application at competitive pricing.

Playstation Submissions

If you’ve developed a PlayStation game and want to self-publish in the Japan PlayStation store you may discover that Sony’s FQA and submission process is challenging in Japanese. In addition to handing CERO application, as required by Sony, we can also manage all aspects of PlayStation submission for PS3, PS4, PS-Vita and PS-VR. Check out some of the companies we’ve helped.


Sticky Rice on our own and through our Japanese partners is always on the lookout for interesting games that we can publish in Japan. We’ve supported dozens of games through the full publishing life-cycle from localization to sales and user support. Check out some of the titles that we’ve helped.


Our Japan marketing team is developing a reputation as a reliable source of information about great international titles that are launching in Japan. We can support your sales efforts by connecting with gamers, bloggers, press agencies and other market makers. If you’re going to the effort to target Japan then let us make sure your game gets noticed.

User Support

Supporting your Japanese community through prompt follow up and support in Japanese can create happy gamers, positive reviews, word of mouth marketing and a valuable positive impression. Let us help you to demonstrate to your Japanese fans that you care.