The next show has been scheduled for 2012, and will take place from September 20 through September 23, once again at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan. We'll be on-site for breaking news, liveblogs, and, of course, videos of Rappies. We've also got our usual list of ... alternative statistics after the break.
- Wait, in minutes, for Child of Eden demo on business day: 90
- Trains between Joystiq hotel and TGS, each way, per day: 4
- Drinks purchased with floating things in them: 2
- Consumed: 0.1
- Humidity, by percent: 1,000,000
- Curry meals consumed solely by JC: 4
- Consumed by other staff: 2
- Hours held hostage on a boat by Sony: 5
- Video games played by Ben (aside from Jetpack Joyride): 3
September 22, 2011
The Tokyo Game Show 2011 Result Flash Report!
A Record High of 222,668 Visitors!
Highest number of visitors for single day also
--The Tokyo Game Show will continue to "Cheer up Japan
Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association
Nikkei Business Publications, Inc
The Tokyo Game Show 2011 was held over a four-day period from
Thursday, September 15 to Sunday, September 18, 2011 at Makuhari
Messe(Location:Chiba-shi,Chiba)hosted by the Computer Entertainment
Supplier's Association(CESA; Chairman: Yoichi Wada; Location:
Minato-ku, Tokyo), in cooperation with Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.
(Nikkei BP; President & CEO: Kohei Osada; Location: Minato-ku, Tokyo).
The total number of visitors has been announced.
[Tokyo Game Show 2011 Statistics of Number of Visitors]
*including 8,798 in Family area
*including 14,848 in Family area
*including 23,646 in Family area
The Tokyo Game Show attracted more than 200,000 visitors last year
for the first time since the Tokyo Game Show was launched. This year,
the show welcomed 15,021 more visitors than the last year, reaching
the record high of 222,668 visitors.
The number of visitors on September 17 (Sat) was 86,251 visitors, which
exceeded the record of 84,823 visitors on September 23 (Sat), 2006 for
single day, also reaching the highest number of visitors of all time.
In the Tokyo Game Show 2011, there were large number of exhibitions of
social games and services for social networking services (SNS), along
with the exhibitions of new titles combined with the announcement/release
of new mobile game devices. The collection of game titles and products
for a wide range of genres such as smart phones, future phones, PCs in
addition to the console game devices attracted various users, leading to
the record number of visitors.
Additionally, this year, the Tokyo Game Show participated in the fundraising
activities to support the recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake
under the slogan of "Cheer up Japan with Games", in cooperation with
exhibitors and creators. At the booth for the sponsored event "Cheer up Japan
with Games", numerous visitors showed their approvals for the message cards
exhibition, etc. We are certain that the warm messages from all members that
were involved in the Tokyo Game Show have reached the people in the
The Tokyo Game Show 2012 is scheduled to be held again at Makuhari Messe
from Thursday, September 20 to Sunday, September 23, 2012. We aim to bring
the Tokyo Game Show that can meet the expectations of exhibitors and visitors
from all over the world in the next year as well.