Fans of Japanese games, there’s an online event you shouldn’t miss out on this week. New Game Plus Expo 2021 will host a digital showcase on March 4 at 8:00 AM PST. The show will be hosted by SungWon Cho, a game and animation voice actor who’s also known as ProZD on YouTube. Meanwhile Grasshopper Manufacture CEO Suda51, Guilty Gear -Strive- director Akira Katano, and Disgaea series producer Sohei Niikawa will star as special guests. Here is the list of publishers that are participating in the New Game Plus Expo 2021:
- Aksys Games.
- Arc System Works America.
- GungHo Online Entertainment America / Grasshopper Manufacture.
- Idea Factory International.
- Inti Creates.
- Koei Tecmo America.
- Natsume Inc.
- NIS America, Inc.
- PM Studios.
You will be able to watch the live stream over on Twitch.tv/newgameplusexpo. Judging from last year’s event, the live stream archive will be uploaded to its YouTube channel later as well. Check out the full schedule below.
New Game Plus Expo 2021 Schedule
- 08:00 AM PST – Showcase.
- 09:00 AM PST – Inti Creates (new announcements).
- 09:30 AM PST – Aksys Games (new announcements).
- 10:30 AM PST – Idea Factory International.
- 11:30 AM PST – Natsume.
- 12:00 AM PST – NIS America.
- 01:00 PM PST – GungHo Online Entertainment America.
- 01:30 PM PST – Arc System Works.
- There will also be a post-showcase stream.
New Game Plus Expo (stylized as NEW GAME+ EXPO) is an online showcase of new and upcoming releases from a coalition of developers from around the world. It started its first-ever live stream event back in July last year, making this year’s New Game Plus Expo 2021 its second showcase. 10 different publishers will be showing off a diverse assortment of titles spanning many video game genres, from action to puzzle-solving, and even storytelling, as a glimpse into what’s currently cooking in your favorite publishers’ kitchen. Don’t miss out on the show and stay tuned on The Nerd Stash for the summary of the show.