New Game+ Expo promises look at the future of Japanese gaming
With COVID-19 still a major threat around the world, video game publishers and developers have had to get more creative in finding ways to showcase their upcoming titles to fans.
To help in that, a coalition of 14 game publishers from both North America and Japan are coming together for New Game+ Expo. The showcase will kick off on Twitch on June 23rd starting at 8AM Pacific, with the live broadcast running from 9AM until 5PM Pacific. The event will feature first looks, Q&As, and more from a wide variety of companies connected to Japanese gaming. Afterward, the full showcase, along with trailers and highlights, will be available on NGPX’s YouTube channel.
The full list of companies involved with NGPX is as follows:
- 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,” said Adam Johnson, producer of NGPX, as part of the event’s announcement. “Organizing together for the first time, we hope fans have fun as we take alook at the combined upcoming lineup of games for 2020 and beyond!”
“Congratulations to NGPX! As a gamer myself, I’m incredibly excited to see what will be on display,” added legendary game creator Goichi “SUDA51” Suda, CEO of Grasshopper Manufacture. “We must never doubt thepower that video games bring to gamers offering us vitality and energy for tomorrow. Let’s getcharged up while staying at home!”
Learn more about New Game+ Expo, or get connected with their various social media account, over on the official NGXP website.
Mollie got her start in games media via the crazy world of gaming fanzines, and now works at EGM with the goal of covering all of the weird Japanese and niche releases that nobody else on staff cares about. She’s active in the gaming community on a personal level, and an outspoken voice on topics such as equality in gaming, consumer rights, and good UI.