Awards Guideline and Selection Criteria

Eligible Game

All pre-release games (including videotaped products) presented and exhibited at the "TOKYO GAME SHOW 2013" from September 19 to 22, 2013.

Product Requirements

  1. 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.
  2. Games produced by non-members of the Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association are also eligible. (Games must, however, comply with CESA ethics codes).
  3. The Japanese versions of foreign game titles are also eligible.


Award for Excellence (number unspecified)

Awards Selection Procedure

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 2013" during its exhibition period from September 19 to 22, 2013.

※General voting is accepted only for three days from September 19 to 21.
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award
Games of the Year Division
Game Designers Award
Future Division
Amateur Division