The growing Taipei Game Show has become a relevant showcase for the PlayStation brand, and Sony Computer Entertainment Japan and Asia announced with a press release a rich line-up of stage events that will feature PlayStation games.
January 28th (all times refer to the local time zone)
- 11:30 AM – Sword Art Online: Lost Song
- 2:oo PM – God Eater 2: Rage Burst
- 11:00 AM – NBA 2K15
- 1:00 PM – One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3
- 3:00 PM – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures: Eyes of Heaven
- 1:00 PM – The Order: 1886
- 3:00 PM – Bloodborne
- 11:00 AM – Dragon Quest Heroes
- 1:00 PM – Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
- 3:30 PM – Street Fighter V/Monster Hunter Frontier G
- 11:30 AM – Final Fantasy Type-0
- 1:00 PM – Yakuza Zero
Among the developers hosting the stage events, there will be some well known names: Hideo Kojima will bring information on Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Dragon Quest Creator Yuji Hori and Koei Tecmo’s Kenichi Ogasawara will give new information on Dragon Quest Heroes and show gameplay.
Capcom’s Yoshinori Ono will host the Asian debut of actual gameplay of Street Fighter V, and Sony Japan Studio Producer Masaaki Yamagiwa will show gameplay as well and provide the latest information on Bloodborne.
Ready at Dawn’s Ru Weerasuriya will introduce a demo of The Order: 1886 at its first showing in Asia (meaning that it’s probably the one that debuted PlayStation Experience), while Final Fantasy Type-0 Director Hajime Tabata will have info to share as well. The press release doesn’t mention new details on Final Fantasy XV, but Tabata-san likes to throw in some when he appears in public, so you never know.
Yakuza Zero Director Toshihiro Nagoshi will also be present to show a demo and interact with the local gamers. Unfortunately there’s no information about any livestream for the moment.
Taipei Game Show will open its doors on January 28th, and will continue until February 1st in Taipei, Taiwan. Sony will have 26 PS4 games, ten PS Vita games and one PS3 game playable on the show floor.