Japan Game Awards 2008


Japan Game Awards 2008 ::: OVERVIEW - Purpose


The Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association (CESA) has selected and awarded outstanding computer entertainment software products of all computer platforms including home videogame systems and personal computers since 1996 based on the spirit of "openness", "fairness" and "justness".

Considering computer entertainment software to be a cultural form, the event is held to contribute to its growth and also to vitalize the computer entertainment software industry. By encouraging voting by the public and publicizing nominated and awarded products, it is hoped that the social recognition of the computer entertainment software industry is to be expanded and advanced.

"Japan Game Awards" the selection of the awarding work for "Games of the Year Division" for an existing release work, "Future Division" for non-release work, the original that, besides, an amateur was produced regardless of a juridical person, a group, an individual in three categories of "Amateur Division" intending for the work which is not marketed.


Event Name

Japan Game Awards 2008



Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association (CESA)


Supporting Body

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry


Awards Ceremony

The press conference and Awards Ceremony will be held at the event stage of the "TOKYO GAME SHOW 2008" in Makuhari Messe from October 9 to 12, 2008, according to the following schedule.

"Games of the Year Division" 16:00 to 17:15 on Thursday, October 9, 2008
"Amateur Division" 11:30 to 12:30 on Saturday, October 11, 2008
"Future Division" 12:30 to 13:30 on Sunday, October 12, 2008

Organizer:Computer Entertainment supplier's Association(CESA) / Supporting body:Ministry of Economy,Trade and Industry

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