Tokyo Game Show 2009

The 19th annual Tokyo Game Show was held in Makuhari Messe Convention Center in Chiba (just outside Tokyo) from September 24-27, 2009.  For last year’s coverage, see my blog post here.

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Total attendance was about 185,000, down from 194,000 last year.

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The major game platform developers were prominent with large booths like Sony (Playstation) …

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… and Microsoft (Xbox360), but Nintendo (Wii, Gamecube) was again absent.

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There were also many software game developers like Capcom, Level 5, Konami (Japanese game developer of the very popular Metal Gear Solid and Winning Eleven soccer series) …

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… Koei and Sega.

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The head (oh no, what happened to the rest of its body?) of the full-scale 30th anniversary Gundam was also on display …

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… as well as a car from the Gran Turismo 5 game and several cool samurai warrior battle outfits.

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Just outside the Convention Center entrance, not sure which company or game, but took a picture anyway of the big guns!

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Finally, TGS 2009 coverage in a video from YouTube by NetworkWorld.TV.

7 thoughts on “Tokyo Game Show 2009

  1. I love the armor. The one on the right appears to be from Uesugi samurai Naoe Kanestugu by the looks of the helmet. If I’m correct, the helmet symbol says “Love” which is what Naoe is famous for.

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