Works receiving of this award are considered and selected as follows after having meet the criteria stated on the previous page.

All pre-release games (including videotaped products) presented and exhibited at the "TOKYO GAME SHOW 2009" from September 24 to 27, 2009.


All computer entertainment games are eligible, including those operable on consumer-oriented home video game consoles (stationary or portable-type) or personal computers, regardless of platform type.


Games produced by non-members of the Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association are also eligible. (Games must, however, comply with CESA ethics codes).


The Japanese versions of foreign game titles are also eligible.

◎Award for Excellence (number unspecified)

The Award for Excellence will be given to eligible products which have been highly evaluated as much anticipated products in voting by the general public carried out at the venue of the "TOKYO GAME SHOW 2009" during its exhibition period from September 24 to 27, 2009.

※General voting is accepted only for three days from September 24 to 26.