3D and social games to dominate TGS 2010
Three-dimensional games and social gaming software are expected to dominate the offerings at the upcoming Tokyo Game Show, which this September marks 14 years as one of the most important dates on gamers’ calendars.
The event is being held at the Makuhari Messe convention center, just outside Tokyo, and the organizers are confident they will be able to surpass the figure of 185,030 visitors to the last event – which was disappointingly down by nearly 10,000 people from the 2008 show.
The event dates back to 1996 and was originally held twice a year, but switched to four days each autumn in 2002. In the intervening years, several rival events have established themselves, such as the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Santa Monica, California, and Gamescom in Cologne, Germany.
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