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12 attractions to check out at the biggest game fair in Brazil

BGS 2019: 12 attractions to check out at the biggest game fair in Brazil

BGS 2019 starts this Thursday (10) for the public and we have separated 12 attractions that you should check out at the fair; check out

THE Brasil Game Show, known as BGS, already has a reserved place in the Brazilian gamer calendar. Every year, personalities from the world of electronic entertainment come to talk to fans and present some of their plans for the industry and, of course, for the Brazilian territory. People dressed in their favorite characters (cosplayers) and companies looking to showcase products are also present.

Starting this Wednesday, the 9th, just for journalists, and the 10th, for the entire audience, we decided to separate 10 super attractions that you should check out in the five days that the 2019 edition of BGS reserve. Check it out below:

Heavy guests

Some of the biggest names in the video game industry were invited to participate in the 2019 edition of BGS. Street Fighter, Dark Souls, Doom, Mario. If you are connected to the gaming world, you have certainly heard of these franchises, and they will be present at the event through their creators or whoever contributes in some way to the development.

This year, the guests are Hidetaka Miyazaki, president of From Software and series creator Dark Souls and games Bloodborne and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice; John Romero, creator of Doom and Quake; Al Lowe, creator of Leisure Suit Larry, a famous game from the late 1980s; Shota Nakama, famous music producer Video Game Orchestra and that has in its curriculum works in Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts; Yoshinori Ono, creator of Street Fighter; Charles Martinet, the eternal voice of Mario and several other characters from Nintendo; and Howard Warshaw, creator of some games for Atari; Ed Boon, the creator and currently producer of the fighting game franchise Mortal Kombat.

Guests at BGS 2019 carry great experience and good stories to tell.

Guests at BGS 2019 carry great experience and good stories to tell.

The participation of Yoshinori Ono, which was present at the EVO 2019 (event dedicated to fighting games) and announced new content for Street Fighter V, and Charles Martinet, which, in addition to being the voice of the iconic Mario, dub still Luigi, Wario, Waluigi and several other characters.

The organization of BGS makes a point of highlighting that the public can get autographs and meet the personalities of the gaming world without having to pay any additional cost beyond the ticket price.

eSports and Game Jam

Stage of championships in the world of electronic sports, the BGS will host competitions CS: GO and Fortnite, so if you are a fan of online FPS the time to cheer for your team (or streamer) the time is now. For the disputes between professional players, there will be narration and comments by renowned people in the segment.

BGS is a full plate for those who like to follow electronic sports.

BGS is a full plate for those who like to follow electronic sports. Image / Reproduction: BGS 2018

THE Game Jam also shows up in the 2019 edition of BGS. Already common in video game events around the world, these are disputes in which people sign up to, within 48 hours, develop a game «from scratch». The team that has the best work wins.

Museum, consoles and cosplay

THE BGS is a full plate for those who like to enjoy the history of the young video game industry. From the oldest to the youngest, everyone who attends will be able to learn about the evolution of electronic games through the exhibition of more than 100 devices, in addition to games and accessories that marked the era, an exhibition made by the game development school SAGA.

For those who like a good game, arcade machines (or arcade, if you prefer this term) will be available for the public to play, at any time of the event, at no additional cost.

Classic arcade games?  At BGS there is.

Classic arcade games? At BGS there is.

Another attraction of the fair that draws attention is the presence of cosplayers, with a contest made by Marvel. Also, presentations and announcements of news during the fair take place from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm, at BGS Cosplay Stage. Important event for people who dress like their favorite characters and make a point of parading and competing to see who has the best artistic production.

A series of games

The biggest gaming event actually has several titles this year, like probably more trailers or maybe even a playable demo of The Last of Us 2 at the stand Sony, preparations for launching Death Stranding, as well as a demo of Marvel’s Avengers, gives Square Enix.

The Microsoft will bring Battletoads, Minecraft, Gears 5 and several attractions on the stage. Another booth that will have several games is the Warner Bros that will be available for testing at the booth, Need For Speed: Heat, Mortal Kombat 11, Monster Hunter: Iceborn it’s the FIFA 20. It is worth taking a stroll there to enjoy the news first hand.

Fortnite brings life-size buses

Epic Games brought their most popular game to BGS 2019 entitled to full-size buses

Epic Games brought their most popular game to BGS 2019 entitled to full-size buses

THE Epic Games is present by weight in BGS 2019 with your main game, Fortnite. The space brings the huge battle bus for FPS fans to take pictures, in addition to the parachute and several colsplays.

You can also find some of your favorite streamers at the Epic, such as Flakes Power, Melany Lee, Rafa Japa, among other professional teams.

Arena Warrior for adrenaline fans

Warrior Arena is literally an arena for players to compete against each other

Warrior Arena is literally an arena for players to compete against each other

THE Arena Warrior is one of the biggest spaces in the BGS 2019 for game fans or avid gamers to show off their skills to thousands of people. You will be able to play several FPS titles, in addition to being able to check out professional players displaying their skills in today’s best games.

Vila do Chaves in real size!

SBT reproduced Vila do Chaves at BGS 2019

SBT reproduced Vila do Chaves at BGS 2019

How about setting yourself in one of the most classic scenarios on television? At the SBT stand, the station rebuilt the village of keys for fans to feel closer to their idols. Who knows you find the keys inside the barrel?

Razer will bring a stage full of news

Razer at BGS 2019

This year, the participation of Razer at BGS will come with more strength. In addition to the largest booth ever made by the company in the entire history of the event, the company promises new experiences, whether in the audience, watching great players from the teams paiN and Detonate Gaming in the free-to-play area experiencing the launches, or on stage, playing a game of Street Fighter with Keoma. The schedule is extremely varied and the public can expect a lot of interaction and surprises.

To maintain the most lively and vibrant stage tradition in the BGS, a Razer will perform rap battles with game themes, dance festival, lightning quizzes and sweepstakes of the brand’s coveted giveaways, in addition to promoting daily game tournaments such as Tekken 7, PUBG Lite, TFT and Gang Beast.

At the stand, visitors to the fair will still be able to see the Razer Gold, virtual credit service of Razer, as well as the rewards program called Razer Silver.

Intel Meet & Greet

Mário's voice actor was at the Intel booth in a very cool M&G

Mário’s voice actor was at the Intel booth in a very cool M&G

THE Intel is not a game producer, but is largely responsible for the machines that enable players to enjoy their favorite games in the best possible way. The company will be BGS 2019 October 9th to 13th with their new machines equipped with the 10th generation of Intel Core processors in the new notebooks from Acer.

In addition, several personalities from the gamer and geek world will be at the Intel for one Meet & Greet, but as yet we have no confirmed names.

Nintendo back to Brazil

Near the start of the biggest gaming event in Latin America, we separated the highlights of the biggest companies that confirmed their presence at BGS 2019

The incredible Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will be playable at BGS 2019.

THE Nintendo it will surely be one of the biggest attractions of the BGS 2019. The company was away for years not only from the event, but from Brazil, since it announced its departure from the country in January 2015, without even an official representative in the country.

Gradually Nintendo has been showing interest in the Brazilian market, and surprisingly announced that it will have a space of 1000 m² in the 2019 edition of BGS. In this huge space, the Big N will provide some of the biggest games in the Nintendo Switch for the public to enjoy.

Facebook Gaming and Twitch Streamers

Facebook Gaming will bring streamers like Samira Close and Free Fire players

Facebook Gaming will bring streamers like Samira Close and Free Fire players

It is clear that the largest streaming games could not be left out. THE Facebook Gaming, which debuted in June 2018, has already accumulated streamers of great success, like Samira Close, will be present at the fair and will bring several other successful names from the Free Fire, Fortnite, League of Legends and many others.

The Twitch, the best known platform for players, will be present and will have the largest streamers Brazilians at their stand, such as Alanzoka and Cellbit. The stand of the SBT will feature the presence of the actress and presenter Maísa Silva, famous for presenting the children’s program Bom Dia e Cia.

BGS to mark on the calendar

This whole celebration of the world of electronic games makes BGS a great place for the industry fan eager for news related to their favorite games, in addition to being a good choice to meet people with the same interests. In total, there will be five days of the fair, among which it is possible to expect many news not yet announced.

In 2019, BGS happens between days October 9th and 13th, at the Expo Center Norte, in Sao Paulo city. Tickets can now be purchased on the official website of Brasil Game Show, but some days are already sold out.