Even more gaming goodness TOKYO GAME SHOW 2013, held by the Computer Entertainment Suppliers Association (CESA; Chairman: Shin Unozawa) in cooperation with Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. (Nikkei BP; President & CEO: Kohei Osada), hereby announces the number of expected exhibitors and their names as of July 1, as well as ticket information. As of July 1, as many as 186 companies and organizations are expected to participate in the event this year, which exceeds last years 171 at the same period. Of these 186 exhibitors, 52 will participate from overseas, and this number is expected to eventually top 83, which is the final total number of overseas exhibitors recorded last year. Sweden and Switzerland will make their debut at the international pavilion. Countries and regions including China, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Luxembourg, Macau, the Netherlands, Poland, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, and the United States will also participate in the exhibition. In the Asia New Stars Area, which was newly created last year, innovative companies represent Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam (continued participation from last year), as well as companies from the Philippines and Singapore (newcomers) will open their booths. *See the attachment for the list of exhibitors. As an added attraction, we will set up the Indie Games Area for independent game developers this year, and we are now in the process of selecting applicants who will exhibit their work. We expect that more than 30 exhibitors or more will open booths in this area, many of them come from overseas. In addition, we will newly create the Cloud Gaming Area and Romance Simulation Game Area, which have already contributed to drawing attention from a large number of newcomers. TOKYO GAME SHOW 2013 will be held just prior to the launch of new gaming platforms. Dont miss the latest information provided globally from Tokyo regarding computer entertainment for all kinds of platforms in different genres.