Sony Announces Concert Celebrating Japan Studio's Games: The Last Guardian, Gravity Rush 2 and More

During a livestream hosted on Nico Nico today, Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan announced a live concert dedicated to the games by SCE Japan Studio. It will be the 23rd concert oe the Game Symphony Japan series, and it will be held on May 3rd, 2017 at the Muza Kawasaki Symphony Hall in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecure, Japan.

The program will be divided on three parts, featuring a selection of games on which SCE Japan Studio worked during its long and glorious history.

  • Part 1 – The Story Stars from Here: Arc the Lad, Wild Arms, Popolocrois, Oreshika and more.
  • Part 2 – Games in which Music and Characters co-star: Dokodemo Issho, Ape Escape, Loco Roco, What Did I Do to Deserve This, My Lord? and more.
  • Part 3 – The World of Japan Studio spreads with PlayStation: The Last Guardian, Gravity Rush, Gravity Rush 2, ICO, Shadow of the Colossus.

The accompanying press release included more information and the official poster of the concert, that you can see below, portraying Gravity Rush protagonist Kat and PlayStation mascot Toro.

Seats will be priced between 9,800 and 5,800 yen, with pre-sales starting tomorrow and general sales beginning on January 21st via Lawson Tickets.

The concert will be performed by the Tokyo Chamber Orchestra and the Tokyo Philharmonic Chorus, directed by Kenichi Shimura.

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Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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