All of these epic stuff that gamers can buy during Tokyo Game Show 2018.
Every year at Tokyo Game Show, some of the biggest gaming publishers won’t shy away from selling a ton of gaming merchandise to the ever hungry attendees. The merchandise area is located at a separate hall from the Makuhari Messe event area, just walk across to a bridge right passed the stadium (which is used as a massive food court for the event). This is also where the indie game showcase, VR/AR section and the EsportsX were located.
From official apparels ranging from shirts, jackets and even socks, action figures and statues based on video game characters and up to licensed items for designer shoes and bags, or you can just test your luck with Gashapon capsules and see if you can get a rare item. It’s a haven for collectors and games of certain publishers, as long as your wallet can withstand a lot of purchases.
Large publishers such as Sega, Koei Tecmo, Capcom, SNK, Taito and Square Enix feature their large line up of licensed merchandise based on their current games. Some are exclusive to the event that you could only find there.
Speaking of Square Enix, they also let the attendees have a sneak peek at some of their upcoming action figures, you can find the Bring Arts, Play Arts Kai, Wander Arts (new action figure line based on mechas such as Front Mission and Left Alive) and other merchandise. Let’s not forget their Music Store where fans of Square Enix games can purchase official soundtracks and vinyl records.
Japanese clothing company Cospa made a return and featured a ton of PlayStation licensed apparels and even a selection of popular anime and games.
For those who are finding more unique designed apparel, Tokyo Game Show brought a couple of retailers that specializes these lines.
Good Smile Company was also present, featuring a small gallery of their upcoming Nendoroid and Figma action figures based on popular video game characters, they were also selling some recently released action figures as well with some at a specially event exclusive discounted price.
There are also other retailers selling awesome items from popular games from Overwatch, PUBG, Minecraft and even indie hits like Undertale and more. There’s even a booth where it sells a bunch of Nintendo characters as plushies
Kojima Productions and miHoYo (Honkai 3rd Impact developer) made their appearance to sell their official merchandise which were flocked and almost sold out a ton of their products.
And of course, esports players weren’t left out as there are special items on sale. You can purchase spare or customized buttons and joysticks for your fighting sticks from Sanwa or maybe some esports apparel from notable teams.