The New Game+ Expo showcase has been established! This is a collaboration showcase of Japanese developers and publishers based in both Japan and North America. Several publishers are involved including SEGA, Arc System Works, SNK and much more. The showcase will feature “dozens of games” and air through Twitch on June 23rd.
Announcing New Game+ Expo (NGPX), an online showcase of video game publishers and developers from around the world. Watch exclusively at https://t.co/yetYJ0qo9g on June 23 at 8:00 AM PDT! More info @ https://t.co/xM8Qb1fE7t #newgameplusexpo #newgameexpo #ngpxgames #ngpxevent pic.twitter.com/CNBYeQMJhI
— NewGamePlusExpo (@newgameplusexpo) May 20, 2020
Here are messages from members involved in the showcase:
Adam Johnson, Producer of New Game+ Expo
“New Game+ Expo is a grassroots coalition of publishers and developers. Organizing together for the first time, we hope fans have fun as we take a look at the combined upcoming lineup of games for 2020 and beyond!”
Ian Curran, COO and President of Sega of America
“COVID-19 has brought with it many challenges, but also an opportunity to come together as a bold collective of publishers. SEGA is delighted to announce its participation in New Game+ Expo, a new digital tentpole summer event of 14 publishers, joining forces to create a one-of-a-kind showcase event that unifies a special slice of the video game industry. Sega looks forward to joining with our friends at NIS America, Inc., Koei Tecmo America, Spike Chunsoft, Inc., Idea Factory International, Aksys Games, Natsume Inc., Arc System Works America, GungHo America, SNK Corporation, Playism, Acttil, WayForward and Inti Creates to bring all our fans more excitement and entertainment as we move into a busy digital show season! We look forward to entertaining you on June 23. In the meantime, stay safe and GAME ON.”
Goichi “Suda 51” Suda, CEO of Grasshopper Manufacture (A Subsidiary of GungHo Online Entertainment)
“Congratulations to New Game+ Expo! As a gamer myself, I’m incredibly excited to see what will be on display. We must never doubt the power that video games bring to gamers offering us vitality and energy for tomorrow. Let’s get charged up while staying at home!”
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