These days, conventions going digital are somewhat of a norm. With the likes of E3, Gamescom and Tokyo Game Show pulling their events to online platforms, it is no surprise that more online-only events will occur for game devs looking to peddle their wares.
The latest digital convention for video games to be announced is the New Game+ Expo, which is catered specifically to Japanese developers and their upcoming titles. The digital showcase will go live on 23 June, 8am PT / 24 June, 12am SGT on Twitch.
New Game+ Expo will feature a host of new game releases, as well as interviews by various devs, and even gameplay demos. Here is the list of developers that will be present at the event:
- Aksys Games
- Arc System Works America
- GungHo America
- Idea Factory International
- Inti Creates
- Koei Tecmo America
- Natsume Inc.
- NIS America, Inc.
- Sega of America
- SNK Corporation
- Spike Chunsoft, Inc.
“New Game+ Expo is a grassroots coalition of publishers and developers. Organizing together for the first time, we hope fans have fun as we take a look at the combined upcoming lineup of games for 2020 and beyond!” said Adam Johnson, producer of NGPX, in a press release.
“COVID-19 has brought with it many challenges, but also an opportunity to come together as a bold collective of publishers,” added Ian Curran, president and CEO of Sega of America. “SEGA is delighted to announce its participation in New Game+ Expo… joining forces to create a one-of-a-kind showcase event that unifies a special slice of the video game industry.”
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