Tokyo Game Show Forum details emerge

Tokyo Game Show Forum details emerge

By Ed Fear

July 19th 2007 at 12:24PM

SCE boss Kaz Hirai to keynote game industry event

ITMedia has revealed information on the contents of this year’s Tokyo Game Show Forum.

The event, takes place on September 20th and 21st, the two business days of the Tokyo Game Show, and will feature Sony Computer Entertainment president Kaz Hirai as its keynote speaker.

The session, entitled ‘The expanding PlayStation world: business strategies for new growth’ will complement this year’s TGS theme of ‘Link up, reach out, to the world.’

The event features four sessions in addition to Hirai’s keynote: the Online Game Session, Character Session, Mobile Games Session and the Finance & Marketing Session.

In addition, two free talks will be held on the 21st, called ‘Sponsorship Session’ and ‘Special Invitation Session’.

The sessions will introduce the latest trends in the changing online game space caused by the next-generation machines, as well as visions and strategies for the expanding ‘girl game’ market brought about by the new portable consoles.