Tokyo Game Show Background and Info

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This year the TGS buzz is all about Xbox 360, its awesome lineup of games, the fantastic array of accessories, and the next generation of Xbox Live®.

Chief Xbox Officer Robert J. Bach is a keynote speaker at the show and will be sure to offer an Xbox 360-oriented perspective on this year’s theme: “Your front row ticket to the next generation of gaming.”

The Tokyo Game Show promises visitors the opportunity to experience a new generation of games and a new world of entertainment firsthand. We thought we’d share a few interesting TGS facts while we eagerly await the latest news from Chiba City.

  • This year is the 15th anniversary of the Tokyo Game Show.
  • The show debuted in 1996 and was held twice a year until 2002.
  • Last year, TGS had 117 exhibitors and racked up 160,000 visitors from 22 countries.
  • The show is held at the Nippon Convention Center, which is in Chiba City—about a 30 minute train ride from Tokyo proper.
  • Chiba City is also the home of the ‘Townliner,’ the longest suspended monorail system in the world.

The image “http://img.qj.net/uploads/articles_module/3419/xboxwithcontroller1234599.jpg” cannot be displayed, because it contains errors.

This year the TGS buzz is all about Xbox 360, its awesome lineup of games, the fantastic array of accessories, and the next generation of Xbox Live®.

Chief Xbox Officer Robert J. Bach is a keynote speaker at the show and will be sure to offer an Xbox 360-oriented perspective on this year’s theme: “Your front row ticket to the next generation of gaming.”

The Tokyo Game Show promises visitors the opportunity to experience a new generation of games and a new world of entertainment firsthand. We thought we’d share a few interesting TGS facts while we eagerly await the latest news from Chiba City.

  • This year is the 15th anniversary of the Tokyo Game Show.
  • The show debuted in 1996 and was held twice a year until 2002.
  • Last year, TGS had 117 exhibitors and racked up 160,000 visitors from 22 countries.
  • The show is held at the Nippon Convention Center, which is in Chiba City—about a 30 minute train ride from Tokyo proper.
  • Chiba City is also the home of the ‘Townliner,’ the longest suspended monorail system in the world.

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