DiGRA2007 in the press

August 18, 2007

Mr. Kiyoshi Shin, a member of DiGRA2007 conference committee, wrote an article on the game related events including DiGRA2007 in this autumn.

Fall of this year, many game events appear: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry joined and the actual field confused?

The article is in Japanese and you may be use Japanese-English translation service in Google or Altavista. Raph Koster and other guest speakers at the co-located events are introduced.


English website of Japan International Contents Festival (CoFesta) is opened.

DiGRA2007 is appeared to be its official events as same as Tokyo Game Show.

Press conference on Japan International Contents Festival was held in June 12 in Tokyo. DiGRA2007 is one of the official events.

CoFesta Press Conference, June 2007Prof. Baba introducing DiGRA2007 at CoFesta Press Conference

News in English:

Along with Japan’s Game Industry Strategy, the press conference will be held in this Tuesday, Tokyo. DiGRA2007 also will have a invited talk. Our hardest work is that we should prepare the website information in Japanese. (We have had only website in English.)

Our Japanese site is: http://digra2007.digrajapan.org/

METI (Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) announced “Game Industry Strategy: A Vision for the Development and the Future of the Game Industry”.

In page 3 of this report, DiGRA2007 was planned to held at the same time as Tokyo Game Show, and other game industry events.

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