Tokyo Game Show 2017 Will be Featuring 8 Games for Esports X

Written by Chad

September 15, 2017

These games will be featured on the entire weekend and will be hosted on two stages.

The Tokyo Game Show is one of the biggest gaming convention in the world and that won’t slow them now as they continue to provide esports content to the epic event. Esports X will feature a series of esports games for the crowd to spectate, it will include two stages at the Makuhari Messe Hall 11; RED powered by Samsung SSD (sponsored by Samsung Japan) and BLUE powered by PlayStation (sponsored by Sony interactive Entertainment Inc.). Most of the featured games will cater on fighting games, first person shooters, sports simulation, etc. and it will cover different platforms such as PC, console and mobile. Their gaming rigs will be handled by HP Omen, monitors by Zowie, gaming peripherals by HyperX, gaming chairs by DXRAcer and the event was co-sponsored by Twitch. Below are the list of games and their schedule:

[PlayStation presents BLUE STAGE]

September 23, 2017 (Saturday)

Phantasy Star Online 2 by Sega Games

Time: 11:00 am-12:30 pm
ARKS Battle Tournament Exhibition Match (provisional)
With Battle Arena―PSO2’s first multiplayer battle content―as its event, the official national finals of the ARKS Battle Tournament (ABT) 2017 was held in August. The top players in that tournament and PSO2 official stream personalities will play an exhibition match in mixed teams on the e-Sports X stage!The development team will also be providing commentary on the Battle Arena.


Winning Eleven 2018 (PS4) & Winning Eleven 2017 (mobile) by Konami Digital Entertainment

Time: 1:00 pm-2:30 pm
Event name: Exhibition Match
A 3-on-3 exhibition match of the new online co-op mode by top players in Japan. Battles on the mobile platform and announcements related to e-Sports are also scheduled.


Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare by Sony Interactive Entertainment

Time: 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
Event name: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare SCARZ vs. CLAN Rush TGS2017 Showdown
The two teams who have played many memorable battles on CoD go head to head at the Tokyo Game Show 2017!Professional eSports Team SCARZ and the famous clan CLAN Rush will play an exhibition match. Don’t miss the great plays by these powerhouses!
Panelists: Yoshitaka Kure and Hatsune Matsushima
Contenders: SCARZ and CLAN Rush

September 24, 2017 (Sunday)

Street Fighter V by Capcom

Time: 2:00 pm-5:00 pm (Registration starts 1:00 pm)
Event name: Street Fighter V SHORYUKEN Tournament  A single-elimination tournament. We’ve invited eight top players from the world stage. They’ll be fighting for the top prize of 1,000,000 yen and the second-place prize of 500,000 yen! Featuring Punk (U.S.A.), NuckleDu (U.S.A.), Xian (Singapore), GamerBee (Taiwan), Tokido (Japan), Bonchan (Japan), Nemo (Japan), Fuudo (Japan). Guests include Tsutomu Sekine and mixed martial artist Hideo Tokoro,
MC: Ayana Tsubaki
Support: Red Bull Japan, Twitch, Razer, TOPANGA, Team GRAPHT

[Samsung SSD presents RED STAGE]

September 23, 2017 (Saturday)

Monster Hunter Double Cross Nintendo Switch Ver. by Gzbrain (Support: Capcom)

Time: 1:00 pm-2:30 pm
Event name: Monster Hunter Double Cross Nintendo Switch Ver. And Quickest Top Hunter Playoffs in TGS

Four top teams in the Hunter King Playoffs to decide the quickest hunter are back for a rematch playing Monster Hunter Double Cross Nintendo Switch Ver.! Which team will come out on top!? This event is a Famitsu Select stage produced by Gzbrain.
MC: Koori (Masao Koori)
Guest: Marika Kouno and Shintaro Kojima, MHXX Producer
Contenders: Unshakable, Mitsunekei Danshi, chubby boys, and Urusara VII

Puzzle & Dragons Radar by Gzbrain (Support: GungHo Online Entertainment)

Time: 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
Puzzle & Dragons Radar Greatest Battle Tournament Playoffs
An exhibition battle tournament by famous Puzzles & Dragons players to decide who’s the greatest, using the multiplayer battle mode scheduled to be rolled out soon. Don’t miss the superior techniques of these famous players, like how they read their opponents!! There’s more! Attend this event and stay until the end to receive a special treasure which you can get using
Puzzles & Dragons Radar: Latent Tamadra Rush! Please come! This event is a Famitsu Select stage produced by Gzbrain.

September 24, 2017 (Sunday)


Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Event name: OMEN by HP presents Overwatch Dream Match TGS 2017
OMEN by HP―an official partner of the official Overwatch World Cup 2017 and the recommended PC of the Overwatch Championship Series―has invited a dream team centered on Japan’s representatives in World Cup 2017 and the team who won the Championship Series for a special match! Watch the heated battle.
Play-by-play commentary: ZouSenpai (Rampage), Zelunyan (Rascal Jester)
Contenders: [Dream Team] Aktm (USG Iridata), Ta1yo (independent), Claire (independent)
*Remaining contenders will be determined at a later date
[Overwatch Championship Series Winning Team] *Players will be determined at a later date

Counter-Strike Online 2 by Nexon

Time: 2:30 pm-4:00 pm
Event name: Counter-Strike Online 2 Exhibition Match (provisional name)
Team Noppo Select led by noppo, a legendary player of the Counter-Strike series, goes head-to-head with the pro e-Sports team DetonatioN Gaming! They’ll be playing in match mode (bomb defusal), of course, and a new mode scheduled to be rolled out in September!
MC and play-by-play: OooDa
Commentary: UZI
Contenders: Team Noppo Select (noppo, barusa, tatuo, NETH, weazy), DetonatioN Gaming (YukiStyle, ZodiaX, STABA, and two others)

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