Tokyo Game Show Will Return To Being An In-Person Event This September
Tokyo Game Show is an annual video game trade show held in Chiba, Japan, usually dedicated to Japanese games and releases. It was held virtually in 2020 and was held online and in-person (business only) in 2021 due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, but will return to a fully in-person event this year.
In the announcement of the event (via Gematsu), the organizers set the theme – “Nothing gets in the way of games” – and described 2022 as “a year to show the true spirit of games”, inviting everyone to “show each other their love for games” after they were forced to “give up”. doing funny things one after another during those two years.”
The in-person Tokyo Game Show 2022 will feature all the trappings you’d expect from a giant consumer-facing gaming expo and convention: malls, VR and AR zones, indie game booths, industry pro talks, the Japan Awards Game Awards. , and Sense of Wonder Night, where independent developers can submit their games in hopes of winning a prize.
There will also be online programming, including an online exhibition, a booth tour, free game demos from the showroom, and live streams on Twitch, YouTube, and Twitter highlighting major events with English translation available. Would you attend a physical event right now? Do you have plans to go to one of them in the future? What should events provide to make you feel comfortable? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.