Tokyo Game Show 2017: Japan Game Awards 2017 Notice of Awards Ceremony

Tokyo Game Show 2017: Japan Game Awards 2017 Notice of Awards Ceremony

The 21th of Japan Game Awards will hold the awards ceremony on Thursday, September 21 and Sunday, Sep.24 for the Future Division, at the Event Stage (Hall 1) in TOKYO GAME SHOW 2017.

Don’t miss the opportunity to capture the moment as various titles that symbolize this year’s game industry will be awarded.

“Game of the Year Division”
“Game Designers Award”
“Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award”

Each award for the “Games of the Year Division” is selected from over 1,000 titles released during the time between April 1, 2016 and March 31, 2017 and honors a title suitable to represent this past year. The “Game Designers Award” is selected by top creators and designers in Japan from their professional viewpoint. The “Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award” is given to an individual or group who has contributed to the development of the game industry.

[Program] (Planned)

  • Address by host rep: CESA Chairman; Hideki Okamura
  • Announcements:
    1) “Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award”
    2) “Global Award” for the “Games of the Year Division”
    3) “Best Sales Award” for the “Games of the Year Division”
    4) “Special Award” for the “Games of the Year Division”
    5) “Game Designers Award”
    (Presented by: Mr. Masahiro Sakurai, Head judge)
    6) “Award for Excellence” for the “Games of the Year Division”
    7) “Grand Award” for the “Games of the Year Division”

*The live broadcasting will be on-aired!
You will see the official Video Channel at the TGS website on Sep. 21!
URL: http://live.nicovideo.jp/gate/lv305523512/ (*Japanese page only)

“Future Division”

Tokyo Game Show 2017: Japan Game Awards 2017 Notice of Awards Ceremony

The award for the Future Division is applicable for unreleased titles that were announced and exhibited at the TGS2017, and votes were collected from visitors in three days during the event. After which, through a screening by the Japan Game Awards Selection Committee, a title with future prospective was selected.

Don’t miss the future prospective titles!

Tokyo Game Show 2017: Japan Game Awards 2017 Notice of Awards Ceremony

*The live broadcasting of Future division will be on-aired, too!

You will see the official Video Channel at the TGS website on Sep. 24!
URL: http://live.nicovideo.jp/gate/lv305524615/

*Japanese page only
*Some award tiles won’t be on-aired because of publisher’s condition.

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