Why the Tokyo Game Show will be the biggest yet

The Tokyo Game Show taking place this weekend is set to be the largest ever in the event’s two decade-long history.
 

This year’s show will host at least 600 exhibitors – a 20 percent increase on last year’s event that drew crowds numbering around 300,000. The event is actually taking place outside of Tokyo will run from Thursday to Sunday to showcase the best and brightest in gaming technologies.

Virtual reality and exhibitions from the world’s premier gaming companies will be the main attractions at the event, alongside discussions about the interplay of gaming and artificial intelligence.

The show opens at 10 am on Saturday and closes at 5 pm Sunday at Makuhari Messe convention centre in Chiba.
 

Speakers from global gaming giants such as CAPCOM, Sega, Bandai Namco, Fove and HTC will feature prominently – developer Square Enix has even suggested that it will be unveiling a new game at the Tokyo Game Show.

Sony has multiple press conferences lined up to announce its release of Playstation VR and the announcement of the PlayStation 4 Pro.

The Tokyo Game Show is also one of Japan’s largest cosplay events.
 

The September issue of Business Review Australia & Asia is now live.

Follow @BizRevAsia and @MrNLon on Twitter.

Business Review Asia is also on Facebook. 

SOURCE: [Stripes

Share
Share

Featured Articles

Attract and retain talent with flexible working and benefits

From office shut-downs and extra days off, to shorter weeks and work-from-anywhere policies, flexibility is the work perk must-have for summer – and beyond

Nurturing the next generation of women leaders in Africa

The argument for women leaders in Africa is compelling, yet numbers are small. But one female leader is on a mission to change that – Awamary Lowe-Khan

5 Mins With: Cybersecurity expert Ariel Parnes of Mitiga

Ariel Parnes, former Israel Defense Force colonel, now co-founder and COO of cybersecurity firm Mitiga

People Moves: Pine Labs, Deutsche Bank, McKinsey, Fortinet

Leadership & Strategy

Dialight envisions a world of industrial safety with LEDs

Sustainability

Top 10: Must-see speakers at TECH LIVE LONDON 2022 event

Technology