For a few years now, Germany's GamesCom event has boasted it's the largest public gaming show on Earth, with attendance figures besting those of the former champion, the Tokyo Game Show.

Well, both those events just got taken down a peg.

At the Asia Game Show in Hong Kong last week, 472,000 people went through the gates over four days, which blitzes the GamesCom tally of 275,000 (and TGS' figure of just over 222,000).

Asia Game Show 2011 Sees Record Attendance [Gamasutra]