Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association (“CESA”, Chairman: Hideki Hayakawa) announced today the Keynote speakers of TOKYO GAME SHOW 2021 ONLINE (“TGS2021 ONLINE”) which will be held from September 30 (Thursday) to October 3 (Sunday) and enlisted it on the official website https://tgs.cesa.or.jp
The Keynote will be held with the aim of drawing the future of the game from the discussions of key persons, based on various events and trends surrounding the video game. It will be delivered from 11:00 to 11:50 on September 30th (Thursday), the first day of the TGS2021 ONLINE.
This year, under the theme "We’ll always have games.", with the keyword "digital revolution", creators who are active in the frontline of game production about the evolution of game expression and the future of game communications and game experiences.
The first speaker is Konami Digital Entertainment's Seitaro Kimura, who is currently a producer of "eFootball(TM) 2022" and has been involved in the "PES (Pro Evolution Soccer)" production team since 2001. The second person is Mr. Morimasa Sato of Capcom, who served as the first director of the latest work "BIOHAZARD VILLAGE" and contributed to gain high acclaim worldwide. The other is Mr. Katsuhiro Harada of BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, who has been involved in the "TEKKEN" series for 27 years as a project leader and is currently working on new IP development.
Please look forward to what kind of future the game will look like through the dialogue between these three people and Mr. Katsuhiko Hayashi, the representative of the Famitsu Group, who overlooks the game scene through many interviews.
In addition, today, the speakers of the "TGS Forum" sponsorship seminar have been released, and 46 titles of " Online Free Trial Play ", which allows you to play the trial version of the game for free, have been added.
TGS2021 ONLINE is held under the theme of "We’ll always have games." While daily life and activities are restricted, we will communicate the charm of games and what can be achieved only by games online and offline. Please continue to pay attention to TGS2021 ONLINE.