Awards Guideline and Selection CriteriaFuture Division

Eligible Game

All games (including videotaped products and video game consoles) presented and exhibited at the "TOKYO GAME SHOW 2018" from September 21 to 24, 2018.

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 2018" during its exhibition period from September 20 to 23, 2018.

* General voting is accepted only for three days from September 20 to 23.

Voting period

During "TOKYO GAME SHOW 2018"

Voting procedure

Please fill in a form available at the "TOKYO GAME SHOW 2018" venue.

* General vote is accepted only on three days September 20,21,22.

Voting Eligibility

Voting is open to all members of the public regardless of gender, age, nationality, residential area, gaming experience or ownership of gaming materials. One person is limited to casting one vote.


The following prizes will be presented to the winners of a special prize draw for vote casters Award-winning software and original goods related to "Future Division of Japan Game Awards 2016": 200 persons

* Award-winning software and original goods will be sent directly to prizewinners without advance notification once the software has been released onto the market.

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