Saturday, September 23, 2006

Tokyo Game Show

The Tokyo Game Show takes place from September 22-24 at Makuhari Messe, Chiba. The event is Asia's biggest video game software and hardware event.

Sony's PlayStation 3 is the star of the show. The new console is due for domestic release in Japan November 11 and in the USA November 17. The release date for Europe has been set back.

The show is open to the public today and tomorrow. Other highlights in this year's 10th anniversary show are new games for mobile phones with Vodafone, NTT DoCoMo and KDDI the big players.

148 companies (with a record 51 from overseas) are participating in the event which expects to draw 160,000 visitors.

Access

Makuhari Messe in Chiba is equidistant from downtown Tokyo and Narita Airport. Take the JR Keiyo Line from Tokyo Station (30 minutes).

2-1 Nakase, Mihama-ku
Chiba-shi, 261-0023
Tel: 043 296 0001
Makuhari Messe

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