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Tokyo Game Show 2011: All Our Coverage

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Posted on September 16, 2011 AT 07:18pm

It’s been a busy week at TGS Fall 2011, but to help you guys keep track of all the goings-on, we’ve compiled all our coverage into one handy-dandy post that we’ll continue to update throughout the show. Be sure to check back here for all the latest news and information!

ZONE OF THE ENDERS HD COLLECTION ANNOUNCED
Sony always likes to hold a press conference just before Tokyo Game Show and that is when the information really started to flow as Hideo Kojima, amongst several announcements he’s had this weekend, let loose with the news that a Zone of the Enders HD Collection would be coming out next year. For full details, READ MORE.

FINAL FANTASY X HD UNVEILED
Square Enix and Final Fantasy fans got their turn during Sony’s pre-TGS press conference when they let out the new that Final Fantasy X would be receiving an HD remake as well. For all the information on it, READ MORE.

 

PS VITA GIVEN JAPAN LAUNCH DATE AND PRICE
Along with games, Sony talked hardware, specifically the PS Vita when they gave it an official price and launch date in Japan. They also unveiled a whole slew of launch titles that might just give Nintendo a run for their money in the handheld market. For the full list and details, READ MORE.

DEAD OR ALIVE 5 REVEALED
Elsewhere in Japan, other pre-TGS activities included Team Ninja throwing a small shindig that included the unveiling of Dead or Alive 5 with a fight between Ryu Hayabusa and Hayate. For all the details, READ MORE.

 

FINAL FANTASY XIII-2 GETS RELEASE DATE
Square Enix wasn’t done with the Sony pre-TGS press conference as once things officially got underway, Final Fantasy XIII-2 was given an official worldwide release date, as well as a limited edition “Lightning” PS3 was shown off. For more information, READ MORE.

 

DMC DEVIL TRIGGER TRAILER UNLEASHED
Not much had been heard from Capcom up to this point, but not to disappoint, they revealed a new devil trigger trailer for DmC, their relaunch of the Devil May Cry series. To see Dante and his redesigned look in action, READ MORE.

 

NEW BATTLEFIELD 3 FOOTAGE REVEALED
There was some more western oriented games at the show as well as DICE came along with some brand new footage of next month’s Battlefield 3. To check out all the first-person shooter goodness, READ MORE.

 

HALO 2 HEADLONG MAP ANNOUNCED IN HALO ANNIVERSARY EDITION
We also saw Microsoft with a decent showing so far at TGS as they unveiled Halo 2’s classic Headlong map would be remade and featured as a part of November’s Halo Anniversary Edition. To see how the map looks re-mastered, READ MORE.

NEW FOOTAGE FOR METAL GEAR SOLID HD COLLECTION SHOWN
Hideo Kojima was not done at the PS3 press conference as mentioned before, and he came out with new trailers and footage for Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, showcasing segments from each game in the collection. To see what we saw, READ MORE.

NEW CHARACTERS UNVEILED FOR SOUL CALIBUR V
Namco Bandai may have waited for the show to officially start before beginning their unveilings, but the wait was well worth it as they showed off Astaroth and Viola as characters in the upcoming Soul Calibur V. To check them out, READ MORE.

 

NEW SOUL CALIBUR V CHARACTERS IN ACTION
Not quite finished though, a new trailer was soon released showing everyone revealed up to this point, along with Astaroth and Viola in action as a new Soul Calibur V trailer was dropped on us. To see all the characers in action, READ MORE.

 

METAL GEAR SOLID: RISING MAKES SURPRISE APPEARANCE
Although not scheduled originally, Kojima decided to come back one more time anyway and show off Metal Gear Solid: Rising and confirm it is still on pace for a 2012 release on the Vita. For full details, READ MORE.

 

THEATRHYTHM FINAL FANTASY HANDS-ON
Not quite done with was Square Enix as our own Eric L. Patterson had a chance to go hands on with Theatrhythm Final Fantasy, a music/rhythm based Final Fantasy game. To get his full impressions of the game, READ MORE
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METAL GEAR SOLID 2′S TANKER LEVEL SHOWN IN HD
Guess who came back? Yep, Kojima wasn’t done as he wanted to show off some specific footage that PS2 fans will chomp at the bit for. Kojima showed off a lot of footage from Metal Gear Solid 2’s, off the HD collection, Tanker level. To see it yourself, READ MORE.

 

HANDS-ON WITH NINTENDO 3DS SLIDE PAD ACCESSORY
Brave Eric was not done on the show floor one bit as he went hands on once again. This time, the new Nintendo 3DS slide pad add-on was the victim. See what Eric thought after his hands on time by READ MORE.

 

STEEL BATTALION FOR KINECT DEMO
Along with Eric on the scene, Andrew Fitch was there to check out the Steel Battalion demo for the Kinect from Capcom. How would the motion controls be able to hold up? To get his full thoughts on it, READ MORE!

 

HANDS-ON WITH PS VITA’S RIDGE RACER
Refusing to let Andrew one-up him, Eric continued his hands-on barrage as he grabbed the nearest Vita and leapt into Ridge Racer. To get his viewpoint on the game, READ MORE.

 

HANDS-ON WITH PERSONA 4 THE ULTIMATE IN MAYONAKA ARENA
Eric had a chance to go hands-on with an unexpected new fighter at TGS. Based on the Persona series, this 2D fighter should definitely pique the interest of fans of the series. Also check out our EXCLUSIVE footage. READ MORE.

 

HANDS-ON WITH BINARY DOMAIN
How far has this futuristic RPG shooter come since E3? Well, Eric had a chance to find out with this game that seems to be trying to strike a balance between Western and Japanese gaming cultures. READ MORE

 

HALO ANNIVERSARY EDITION TO FEATURE KINECT VOICE COMMANDS
This one clearly raises some eyebrows as hardcore Halo fans out there might be worried about how this could change their the experience. To get all the details of how the Kinect will be utilized in Halo Anniversary Edition, READ MORE.

KOJIMA REVEALS AVATAR AWARDS FOR XBOX 360
Are you a huge fan of avatar customization? Are free avatar items worth more than achievements to you? Then you’ll be pretty stoked to hear that Hideo Kojima (still not done) that Metal Gear Solid HD Collection will offer avatar support items on Xbox 360 READ MORE.

 

KOJIMA SAYS HE STILL PLANS FOR ZONE OF THE ENDERS 3
I told you Kojima wasn’t done. At what point could Kojima actually look to start work on this project and how strongly would it be embraced considering how long it has been since the second game? READ MORE

 

TOKYO GAME SHOW SETS RECORD ATTENDANCE
Japanese people love video games. Who knew? Seriously though, it’s a great sign for the show and for Japan in general after their recent string of tragedies to see people still embracing the show and coming in droves this year. READ MORE.

 

NEW BIOSHOCK INFINITE TRAILER
Tokyo Game Show 2011 was the setting as a new Bioshock Infintie trailer dropped showcasing Songbird, the Skyline rails system, and more. To get all the new details of what Elizabeth and Booker might be planning, READ MORE.

 

Ray Carsillo, Reviews Editor
Ray Carsillo has extensive roots in geek culture, as he’s written about videogames, comics, and movies for such outlets as Newsday.com, ESPNNewYork.com, Classic Game Room on YouTube, Collider.com, and Comicvine.com before finally settling into his role as EGM’s reviews editor. His main goal in life? To become king of all geek media, of course! Follow Ray’s exploits on Twitter: @RayCarsillo. Meet the rest of the crew.

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