GameStart 2017 is the premier gaming event in Southeast Asia, showcasing everything gaming, from upcoming games, to regional tournaments. Inside includes a plethora of games, both old and new, to try out and play, events happening on stage, competitions to attend or see and so much more! This article will give an overview of the event, and a rundown of things to look out for should you be there for the first time on Sunday.
Bandai Namco (G2)
At the back of the booth, are the games Taiko no Tatsujin, Drum Session and Project Cars 2, both with their peripherals, the drum and driving kit, available.
Indie Games (G3, G24)
Another prominent Indie Game in the list would be Potato Pirates, a card-based board game that utilizes elements from programming to ease players into learning the logic behind coding. The game was recently funded on Kickstarter with 5,061 backers pledging a total of $258,408 to bring the game to life.
Doujin Market (G4)
Retro DNA (G5)
SEA Major (G7, G8)
Shadowverse – Cygames (G9)
GameStart TableTop (G14)
Aside from TCG, there are new board games that are not out on the market yet for players to have a try at them. Games include Potato Pirates mentioned at Indie Games, DebtZilla and Lawless Empire. Players who are new to the board games genre are recommended to play a few sessions here as most games are easy to digest and play immediately.