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e-Sports X (Cross) Stage

e-Sports X (Cross)” Stage
REDSTAGE
BLUESTAGE
e-Sports X (Cross)” Stage

“e-Sports X” is divided into the “PlayStation presents BLUE STAGE” (stage sponsored by Sony Interactive Entertainment), and “Samsung SSD presents RED STAGE” (stage sponsored by Samsung Japan), and will be open to the public for two days, from September 23 (Sat.) to September 24 (Sun.), during which time players will engage in intense battles over a total of eight competitive titles. Each stage will have games from a wide variety of genres, whether it be the fighting games and FPS (first-person shooters) popular in e-Sports, or smartphone games, so that kids and adults alike can enjoy themselves. Experience the worldwide rise of e-Sports, and its new culture of competitive gaming, together with us at the site of the Tokyo Game Show.

Dates (Tentative):
September 23 (Sat.) – 24 (Sun.)

Venue:
Makuhari Messe Exhibition Hall 11/Special Stage

Sponsors

Stage Sponsor

  • 「e-Sports X(クロス)」ステージ
  • 「e-Sports X(クロス)」ステージ
  • 「e-Sports X(クロス)」ステージ
  • 「e-Sports X(クロス)」ステージ

Official Suppliers/Sponsor Companies (in alphabetical order)

  • OMEN

    Official Gaming PC Supplier

  • ZOWIE

    Official Monitor Supplier

  • twitch

  • DXRACER

    Official Gaming Furniture Supplier

  • HYPERX

    Official Game Peripherals Supplier

Competitive Titles—Content and Schedule: September 23 (Sat.)

Click here for September 24 (Sun.)
BLUESTAGE
Phantasy Star Online 2
  • SEGA
  • Phantasy Star Online 2

    “ARKS Battle Tournament Exhibition Match (Tentative)”

  • 11:00 am – 0:30 pm

The final round of the official national competition “ARKS Battle Tournament (ABT) 2017,” where players ducked it out in the very first battle mode of “Phantasy Star Online 2,” “Battle Arena,” was held in August. On the “e-Sports X” stage we plan to host an exhibition match with mixed teams, comprised of players from the top teams and the official “PSO2” live performers, along with commentary on the “Battle Arena” by the development team.

Performers:

Ichitaro Ai (voice actor)

Mitsuhiro Ichiki (voice actor)

Yua Saito (TV personality)

Yui Hasegawa (voice actor)

Nicolas (comedian; ABT2017 2nd place team “quell”)

Asutorea (ABT2017 1st place team “ZodiacSign”)

NINJA (ABT2017 1st place team “ZodiacSign”)

Ume (ABT2017 3rd place team “Period”)

MC/Commentator:

Moai Iwashita (narrator, commentator for official national competition “ABT2017”)

Event Management:
SEGA Games
Winning Eleven 2018
  • BLUESTAGE
  • All UEFA Champions League names, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Super Cup names, logos and trophies are the property, registered trademarks and/or copyright of UEFA. All rights reserved. Official Videogame(s) of CORINTHIANS All other copyrights or trademarks are the property of their respective owners and are used under license. ©Konami Digital Entertainment

  • “Winning Eleven 2018”

  • 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

A 3 vs. 3 exhibition match will be held on the new “Online CO-OP” mode, with the No. 1 players in Asia from Winning Eleven 2017, as well as the top players in Japan. Enjoy techniques and combos you can only see from the best. Don’t miss this battle of the highest level!

Event Management:
Konami Digital Entertainment
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare SCARZ vs. Rush CLAN TGS 2017 Showdown
  • BLUESTAGE
  • “Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare SCARZ vs. Rush CLAN TGS 2017 Showdown”

  • 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Call of Duty
Call of Duty

Two teams, each with multiple CoD victories under their belt, face off at Tokyo Game Show 2017! An exhibition match will be held between professional e-Sports team “SCARZ” and famous CoD clan “Rush CLAN.” Don’t miss the amazing plays by these world-class players!

Presenter:
Yoshitaka Kure/Hatsune Matsushima
Teams:
SCARZ/Rush CLAN
Event Management:
Sony Interactive Entertainment
Monster Hunter Double Cross Nintendo Switch Ver
  • REDSTAGE
  • “Monster Hunter Double Cross Nintendo Switch Ver.: Top Hunter Quickest Top Hunter Playoffs in TGS”

  • 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Monster Hunter Double Cross Nintendo Switch Ver
  • CAPCOM
  • Four of the top teams from “Hunter Battle,” where teams compete for the title of fastest hunter, come together in battle for the “Monster Hunter Double Cross Nintendo Switch Ver.” Which team will claim victory? This competition will be held on the Famitsu Select Stage, produced by Gzbrain.

MC:
Koori (Masao Koori)
Guests:
Marika Kono/MHXX producer Shintaro Kojima/
Dedeo (Editing Dept. of Weekly Famitsu)
Teams:
Unshakable/Mitsunekei Danshi/chubby boys/Urusara VII
Event Management:
Gzbrain (support by Capcom)

Special Site for the Exhibition
http://www.capcom.co.jp/tgs/mhxx/

  • REDSTAGE
  • “Puzzle & Dragons Radar Greatest Battle Tournament Playoffs”

  • 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Puzzle & Dragons Radar

Famous players of “Puzzle & Dragons” will duke it out in an exhibition battle tournament held for “Puzzle & Dragons Radar,” the battle mode soon to be implemented in the game. Don’t miss out on the strategies and ultra-powerful techniques sure to arise from this battle! Not only that, but stay at the this stage until the very end of the day and you will receive the treasure “Latent Tamadora Rush” in-game on “Puzzle & Dragons Radar”! Come to the stage to receive your gift. This competition will be held on the Famitsu Select Stage, produced by Gzbrain.

MC:
Koori (Masao Koori)
Guests:
Kosuke/Otsuka Kadoman (Weekly Famitsu Deputy Editor)
Contenders:
Ore/sasuke/Dacho/Natti/Noppi/Paprika/LUKA/Yuwa
Event Management:
Gzbrain (support by GungHo Online Entertainment)

Competitive Titles—Content and Schedule: September 24 (Sun.)

Click here for September 23 (Sat.)
  • BLUESTAGE
  • “Street Fighter V SHORYUKEN Tournament”

  • 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    (Entry is scheduled to start on 1 pm)

Street Fighter V
  • Street Fighter V
  • Tournament with eight top, world-class players, who will be fighting for the top prize of 1 million yen, and the 2nd place prize of 500,000 yen!

Contenders:
Snake Eyez (USA)/NuckleDu (USA)
Xian (Singapore)/GamerBee (Taiwan)
Tokido (Japan)/Bonchan (Japan)/Nemo (Japan)/Fuudo (Japan)
Guests:
Tsutomu Sekine/Hideo Tokoro (mixed martial artist)
MC:
Ayana Tsubaki
Sponsors:
Red Bull Japan Co., Ltd./Nissin Foods Co., Ltd./
TWITCH/Razer/TOPANGA/Team GRAPHT
Event Management:
Capcom
  • REDSTAGE
  • “OMEN by HP presents Overwatch Dream Match TGS 2017”

  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

OVERWATCH

OMEN by HP—an official partner of the official Overwatch World Cup 2017 and the recommended PC of the Overwatch Championship Series—has invited a dream team centered on Japan’s representatives in World Cup 2017 and the winning team of the Championship Series for a special match! Make sure not to miss even a moment of this sure-to-be amazing game.
©2017 BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.

Commentators:
ZouSenpai (Rampage)/Zelunyan (Rascal Jester)

Contenders:

Dream Team:
Aktm (USG Iridata)/ta1yo (independent)/CLAIRE (independent)/
Yoz (RPG-KINGDOM)/roku6935 (RPG-KINGDOM)/DEXO (RPG-KINGDOM)
Winning Team of OVERWATCH Championship Series:
Sally (7th heaven)/Yone (7th heaven)/PkmN (7th heaven)/
ClutchFi (7th heaven)/Timatin (7th heaven)/
hotate (Libalent Supreme; participating this time only as a substitute)
Event Management:
Hewlett-Packard Japan, Ltd.
Sponsors:
Intel
Special Site for the Exhibition
http://www.omenbyhp.co.jp/
  • REDSTAGE
  • “Counter-Strike Online 2 Exhibition Match” (Tentative Name)

  • 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Counter-Strike Online 2

“Team noppo Select,” led by noppo, legendary player of the Counter-Strike series, goes head-to-head with the professional e-Sports team DetonatioN Gaming! They’ll be playing match mode (bomb defusal), as well as a new mode to be implemented in September.

MC/Commentator:
OooDa
Commentator:
UZI
Teams:
Team noppo Select (noppo/barusa/tatuo/NETH/weazy)
DetonationN Gaming (YukiStyle/ZodiaX/STABA/Link/Toru)
Event Management:
Nexon

- Event Content and Schedule (Tentative)

* See each event’s website for more details.

- What is e-Sports?

e-Sports generally encompasses competition in the realm of battle video games, and is a new sport developed in this world of IT that digitizes player’s actions, and allows them to compete via computers. Games utilized in e-Sports are all highly competitive, and require reflexes, highly complex movements, quick decision-making, and team coordination—just like real-life sports, allowing them to be enjoyed by people of a wide range of ages throughout the world.