GameStart 2017 Highlights

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Alyse

It’s back, and it’s bigger than ever. Check out GameStart 2017 highlights here!

GameStart, the gaming event of the region, returns with stronger line-up and more programmes and activities. Here are some highlights:

PlayStation

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Sony PlayStation booth overview

Once you step in, turn right and you’ll see PlayStation’s massive demo area, where you can try your hand at some new Playstation VR titles.

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Sony Playstation VR demo

Some of the games available for play here are: Bravo Team, Farpoint, No Heroes Allowed VR, Stifled, Dissidia Final Fantasy, FIFA18, Gran Turismo SPORT. Play a few of these demos and fill up a survey to redeem freebies!

Bandai Namco

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Bandai Namco entertainment booth

Over at Bandai Namco Entertainment‘s booth: Dragonball Fighter Z, Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker, Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet and Code Vein are being shown.

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Bandai Namco entertainment

Games, Gamers, Gaming

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - International Game Developers Association of Singapore (IGDA) and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) booths

Show your support for up and rising local indie gaming developers at the International Game Developers Association of Singapore (IGDA) Singapore booth.

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Battlesky Brigade

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Shadowverse

Shadowverse is part of the SEA Mobile Major E-Sports Tournament – you can try playing the game here, and then watch the pros do it.

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - SEA Mobile Major

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - SEA Major

Tucked at the corner of the hall is the SEA Major, where much of this year’s excitement will take place.

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - TEKKEN World Tour

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - TEKKEN World Tour commentary

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - SEA Major

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Founders Base

GameStart’s Founders Base is where you can meet more indie developers and startups.

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Founders Base Arduboy

Check out Arduboy‘s booth to learn more (or even buy) about their micro 8-bit game platform and devices.

GameStart Shoppin’

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Doujin Market

After playing some game demos and experiencing the excitement of E-Sports tournaments, head to Doujin Market and discover a world of talented artists plying their trade.

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Doujin Market Purrballs

So cute! This is Purrballs.

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Doujin Market overview 2

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Doujin Market Rachta Lin

Rachta Lin has a huge booth this year showcasing her amazing illustrations.

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Kinetiquettes

Kinetiquettes‘ works are jawdropping as always.

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Xmashed Gear

Get kitted with some gamer tees at the Xmashed Gear booth. Some designs are on sale at great prices!

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - RetroDNA gaming

Don’t miss RetroDNA Gaming‘s booth – you might find some rare games from your childhood.

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - GameStart 2017 Merchandise booth

Have you gotten your GameStart and Alyse T-shirts? $25 for each design – only at this merch booth!

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - The Drinkery overview

The cyberpunk-themed The Drinkery is a new dining area for visitors to fuel up during their stay at the convention.

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - The Drinkery by Samsung

GameStart Tabletop

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Gamestart TableTop

There’s more to games than videogames. New to this year is an entire GameStart TableTop area dedicated to well, ‘analog’ gaming.

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Gamestart TableTop closeup

For the rest of us, we can stand from afar and marvel at this incredible hobby.

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Gamestart TableTop closeup 2

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - Grand Stage overview

Yep, so that’s my whirlwind GameStart 2017 coverage. Lots of things to see and do this year, and I didn’t manage to cover everything in 2 hours.

GameStart Asia 2017 Singapore gaming convention - A Ninja in all of us

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GameStart 2017

14 – 15 October 2017, 11AM – 9PM
Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
Hall 401 – 303

Grab your tickets from GameStart 2017 Official Website now!

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