Thursday, 10th September 2009
In Events In Japan,
Tokyo Game Show to be held this month
This year's Tokyo Game Show, which is set to run for four days starting on September 24th, will be using almost all green power, it has been announced.
Taking place at Mihama-ku, Chiba City, the event will be run with power generated by a biomass power station, which it is hoped will lower the amount of CO2 which the show generates by around 119 tonnes.
In total, the games show - which is the world's largest computer and video game convention - is expected to use around 280,000 kwh of power, those behind it estimate.
Part of this year's event will be a Game Science Museum, which will showcase the history of the gaming industry and give visitors a chance to look at gaming trends and the technology behind the sector's products.
This section of the show will be held in halls two, four and eight of the exhibition centre, with each hall focusing on a specific type of gaming features - from sengoku samurai (feudal warlords) games to the work which goes into designing video games.
Written by Graham McPherson.
Related news stories:
Tokyo Game Show promises plenty of surprises (19th September 2012)
Plans for tourist Wi-Fi unveiled (17th June 2014)
Tokyo Olympic bid decision 'expected in June or July' (15th June 2011)
Toyota set to unveil fuel cell car (6th November 2013)