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One of the largest game events worldwide, Tokyo Game Show 2017 was held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture. It drew 254,311 visitors (down 16,000 from last year) over the four days from September 21st to September 24th. Under the theme of “Reality Unlocked”, exhibitions showing games for senses other than vision or hearing were highlighted.

New kinds of game created by VR [Tokyo Game Show 2016]

Tokyo Game Show 2016, cohosted by CESA (Computer Entertainment Suppliers’ Association) and Nikkei BP, was held in Makuhari, Chiba Prefecture. Tokyo Game Show, an annual event in Japan, reached its 20th anniversary this year, a major milestone. This year, there were a record 271,244 visitors over the four days between September 15th and 18th.