The main in charge of Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest and the many, many remakes of previous games in those series, Yoichi Wada, big bossman at Square Enix, is officially kicking off Tokyo Game Show 2011. What pearls of wisdom with Wada drop during his TGS keynote? Let's find out!
Career ninja Ryu Hayabusa is going to have a busy year, now that Team Ninja has officially unveiled Dead or Alive 5 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in the form of this "pre-alpha" gameplay trailer.
Yesterday, it was revealed that Sony will be showing 18 unannounced PS Vita games at the Tokyo Game Show. Today, Sony Computer Entertainment exec Hiroshi Kawano revealed that there will be around 40 titles on display (including trailers and demos), and the Sony booth will have over 80 PS Vita demo units for gamers.
The Tokyo Game Show hasn't kicked off yet, but if Sony's unannounced line-up is any indication, you might as well call the show the PS Vita Game Show.
Today in Tokyo, Konami held a press conference, detailing some of the games it plans to bring to the Tokyo Game Show.
Nintendo's already slashed the 3DS's price tag, but, according to new rumors, that's not the only thing the Kyoto-based game maker is planning on slashing.
Year after year, Level-5 is one of the biggest draws at the Tokyo Game Show. Except this year.
Final Fantasy Versus XIII was first unveiled at the E3 gaming expo in 2006. It's now 2011, and the game is not out.
The PS Vita won't be out in the West until next year. But it will be out in Japan this year. But when?
The keynotes at this year's TGS will be delivered by Square Enix honcho Yoichi Wada, Sony's Shuhei Yoshida, and the president of social gaming company Gree. Japanese netizens speculate that the PS Vita will be dated during Sony's keynote, the title of which translates as "The PS Vita's Full Details".
The Tokyo Game Show organizers are offering the chance for fifty couples (100) people to get free TGS tickets. Just follow @tokyo_game_show on Twitter and tweet why you want to go to TGS (be sure to add #tgs2011ticket) by August 31. Airfare and hotel are not included. Nerd sweat is.
With the earthquake, there was concern whether the Tokyo Game Show would happen. It will, and TGS will reduce energy consumption by 25 percent by doing things like switching to LED lights and limiting electricity use at the booths. [TGS]
Last year, Osaka-born graphic illustrator Ippei Gyoubu created the Tokyo Game Show's poster, which featured a digital lady. This year?
The streets of Tokyo are darker these days. It's not only rolling blackouts, but restaurants, convenience stores and electronics shops are turning off their signs at night in hopes to conserve electricity.
This year's TGS will run from September 15 to 18, with the first two days being closed to the general public. Like last year, there will be a Tougeki Fighting Tournament and a cosplay area. Attendance is expected to be 190,000.