Brasil Game Show (BGS) has new record attendance in its 5th edition
Tuesday, 23rd October 2012 at 9:30 am
The Event gathered 100,000 visitors between October 11th and 14th at Expo Center Norte, in São Paulo
Brasil Game Show exceeded expectations and confirmed the title of Largest Game Show of Latin America. In its 5th edition, the Event received 100,000 visitors in three days open to the public (October 12th, 13th, and 14th) and one day exclusively for journalists, guests, and professionals of the area (October 11th).
Public present at Brasil Game Show 2012 [table border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="1" width="500"] [tbody] [tr] [td]October 11th (Thursday)
Journalists, Guests and Professionals[/td] [td]9,212 Visitors[/td] [/tr] [tr] [td]October 12th (Friday)
Open to the public[/td] [td]30,240 Visitors[/td] [/tr] [tr] [td]October 13th (Saturday)
Open to the public[/td] [td]31,127 Visitors[/td] [/tr] [tr] [td]October 14th (Sunday)
Open to the public[/td] [td]29,980 Visitors[/td] [/tr] [tr] [td]TOTAL CIRCULATING PUBLIC[/td] [td]100,559 Visitors[/td] [/tr] [/tbody] [/table]During Brasil Game Show 2012, more than 20 titles were presented even before their worldwide release, such as God of War: Ascension, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Halo 4, DMC Devil May Cry, Book of Spells, Lost Planet 3, Metal Gear Rising, Hitman Absolution, Assassin's Creed 3, Order of Magic, Skylanders Giants, Bond: 007 Legends, Far Cry 3, and The Avengers: Battle for Earth, among others.
Approximately 150 companies participated in the Event, which ensured new and diverse attractions to the public, including the unedited presentation of Nintendo's Wii U in the country, a Press Conference held by Sony with the presence of journalists from all over Latin America, at which the company revealed its plans for the region, and the presence of Microsoft with the XBOX Line, in a more than 500 m2 booth.
Major producers were present for the first time in the country, such as Katsuhiro Harada, producer of the Tekken series, Philippe Ducharme, one of the producers of Assassin's Creed 3, and Kiki Wolfkill, executive producer of Halo 4. In addition, 10 Competitions were held, with emphasis on the Brazilian League of Legends Championship, the Tournament commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Street Fighter series, and AMD Brasil Game Jam.
BGS 2012 had a turnover of approximately R$50 million in business and promoted over a thousand business meetings through its Matchmaking System. This was one of the main innovations of the 2012 edition, which will be maintained next year.
Over its four days, BGS collected more than 40 tonnes of non-perishable food, which were donated to Casa Hope, an institution that assists in care for children and adolescents with cancer. The Event's organizers appreciate the collaboration of all visitors, which was critical to the success of this initiative.
About Brasil Game Show (BGS)
The Brasil Game Show is the premiere Brazilian Games Fair which has been held over five consecutive years. This feat has been achieved by maintaining a 100% national corporate viewpoint and by focusing on growing the market for electronic games. Through this success and record attendance, the event has become the Largest Electronic Games Fair in Latin America. Check out all the details on the official site: www.brasilgameshow.com.br or on Facebook: www.facebook.com/BrasilGameShow .
The complete list of Sponsors and Exhibitors in 2012 included Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, Riot Games, Activision, Konami, Warner Games, EA, Codemasters, Capcom, Ecogames, Gamérica, NC Games&entertainment, Level up! Games, ZAP Games, Saraiva, Razer, Hoplon, Axeso5, AMD, Travian, GoCash e-prepag, House Games, Grupo Editorial Record, Razor Games, 1337 Entertainment, Global Collect, The Castle Builder, PlayTV, 3D Voyage, Action Prime Games, Disney, Insane media, Gametel, LG, Extinto Gamer, Casa do Pão de Queijo, Ratto Games, Incomm, Baixaki, Cogumelo Corp., Aiyra, Rocket Store, Febrajoga, Tíbia BR, Atlas Game Tech, Nano Games, QueroPreço, Cosfantasy, myPSt, Big's Informática, Editora Europa, CD Expert, Sertão Games, Omni-d, Big Pipoca, Digerati, Ebanx, Rixty, Bankai, Mopay, Game Over, Right Zero, Di Nardi, Mr. Pizza, Paymentez, Açaí.com, Kingston, Ultra-X, Ankama Games, Neomobile, Fortumo, Boxware, Azerox, Rádio Metropolitana, Truferia Suíça, Media XP, Gamegoo, Wooga, TGS, BoaCompra/UOL, Spoleto, Texas Grill, BC Lanches, AverMedia, Animemotion, Epay, Anime-se, Anime Play, TIM, Timwe.
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