For the 2nd year in a row we made it to Tokyo Game Show.  Still not sure why they call it Tokyo Game Show since it actually takes place in Chiba, but I guess the Chiba Game Show doesn’t sound as catchy.  Not to mention most people don’t know other prefectures/cities in Japan.

Overall it was another great and exciting show.  The one interesting thing, though not shown in these pictures, is more floor space was taken up by companies pushing SSDs, gaming chairs, video cards, and more.  I don’t think this is a bad thing by any means, but kinda makes one wonder what’s in store for TGS in the future.

I personally had the chance to get my hands on a few games, some of them quite big.  The biggest is probably Sekiro.  I waited 2.5 hours in line to play a 20 min demo.  By my math this means only about 350 people were able to play it for the entire four day duration of the show.  That’s out of 298,690 (# via TGS press release), meaning I was of the lucky .11% of people that attended that got to play it.

I also saw various people from other websites, as well as somewhat famous people like Palmer Luckey and Egoraptr (Arin Hanson).  The latter of which I’m a HUGE fan of, but did not have the guts to approach him even though I ran into him multiple times 🙁

Big thanks to our part time photographer Ricardo Toribio that joined us for the event.  All the pictures included in this post were his and a big thanks goes out to him!

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