Tokyo Game Show 2016 to feature new specialised areas for VR and AI

On February 23, the Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association (CESA) and Nikkei Business Publications (Nikkei BP) released details (in Japanese) about the upcoming Tokyo Game Show 2016 on September, celebrating its 20th anniversary.

Themed “Entertainment changes. Future changes.” (『エンターテインメントが変わる。未来が変わる。』), the annual event gathering gaming developers, publishers, and players will feature new areas specialised in virtual reality and artificial intelligence. Set-top boxes and new platforms will also have their new dedicated space, and the section featuring sports titles will be renewed.

Screenshot of the Web site for Tokyo Game Show 2016, not yet available in English.

There will also be some changes with international gaming schools booths, as there will be zones devoted to students from Eastern Europe as well as Latin America to display their work.

Tokyo Game Show 2016 will be at Makuhari Messe in Chiba city, from September 15 to 18.