Indie Game Area
This area gives Indie game developers the opportunity to exhibit their original games for every platform. We offer two types for the exhibition booths; TYPE A and TYPE B.
TYPE A Special Booth(Width 1m X Depth 2m)
BUSINESS & PUBLIC
Location: Hall 9-11
This type gives game developers the opportunity to exhibit games at no exhibition fee with the objective of creating new movements in the computer entertainment industry.
① To whom wish to apply for Type A, please check whether you meet "Exhibitable Group Qualification" and your work submitted for entry meet "Exhibitable Work“ first, then click on the link below, named “Indie Game Area TYPE A ENTRY FORM” to fill out the web form and submit it. If you apply for more than one title for Type A, please apply for each one.
② After the application deadline, we are supposed to review all applications to select the titles presented for the exhibition. We will then directly inform individual or company applicants who passed the screening on being selected for a TYPE A exhibitor.
※Please refer to "What can be exhibited" for selection conditions.
③The exhibitor passed the screening for the TYPE A booth are automatically applied for SOWN2018, an "Idea Contests" to choose the best game from the title exhibited at the TYPE A booths. They will have a chance to make a presentation at the stage on the evening of 21st September (Friday). Please see the details of SOWN here.
※Indie Game Area TYPE A booth is half size of TYPE B, but their booth specification is common. The details of the booth specification can be found in the article on “Indie Game Area Type B” in ”TGS 2018 Guide for Package Booth.”
Group or Organization that can be exhibited
・For annual sales of organizations that attempt to exhibit:
Corporate : Annual Sales with USD500,000/JPY50 Million or less
Individual : Annual Sales with USD100,000/JPY10 Million or less
・For companies or organizations that try to exhibit at Indie Game Area, the exhibitors must be financially independent.
(For example, the capital of major game company is not in.)
What can be exhibited
・A completely original game (Derivative content cannot be exhibited regardless of whether or not it is licensed.)
・Created for a platform for which an applicant has the right to develop.
・Works that comply with the CESA Code of Ethics and the CERO Code of Ethics and do not fall under any of the following items:
1)An expression that conflicts with or that may conflict with Attached Table 3 "Prohibited Words and Phrases" of the CERO Code of Ethics is included.
2)Works for which an "Z" rating category was assigned by CERO or an expression equivalent to the"Z" rating category may beincluded.
3)Works that have already been released overseas and for which a "17+" (MATURE) rating category was assigned by an overseas examination body (e.g. ESRB).
4)Works planned to be released overseas for which a "17+" (MATURE) rating category is expected to be assigned by an overseas examination body (e.g., ESRB) (excessively bloody works that cannot be regarded as being equivalent to a "13+" (TEEN) rating category.
Application Deadline : June 8, 2018 (Japan time) June 15, 2018 (Japan time) / Deadline Extended!
Screening : Exhibitors will be decided through screening by Management Office
Application : Click on the link below to fill out the web form and submit it.
Result : Only applicants who passed the screening will be directly contacted by Management Office during early to mid-July, 2018.
※ Depending on the content of your application, we may make an inquiry about your application.
※ Depending on the content of your application, we may offer you an alternative exhibition area.
Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org
TYPE B Special Booth（Width 2m X Depth 2m）
BUSINESS & PUBLIC
Location: Hall 9-11
JPY248,400 (excl. of tax)
*No screening with TYPE B, applications will be accepted as long as they come by the deadline.
*Type B is only available to corporations.
*Application is accepted up to one booth for one company.
The price includes Refer to ”TGS 2018 Guide for Package Booth” brochure for the details of special booth equipment.
Application Deadline :
June 1, 2018(Japan time)
Worldwide TGS Overseas Management Office (OMO) c/o
Space Media Japan Co., Ltd.
5-1-2F, Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, Japan