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 Brasil Game Show (BGS), the largest fair related to video games in Latin America, is on the eve of its 2019 edition. Showmetech about what the event visitor could expect, as well as the confirmed guests so far.
Now, we’ll see what the biggest companies in the world of electronic entertainment have confirmed for BGS 2019, among attractions, test games, etc. – including Nintendo, which surprised everyone when he confirmed his participation in the fair.
The Japanese giant is sure to be one of the biggest highlights 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 Brazilian lands.
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.
The complete list of available titles is: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, Super Mario Maker 2, Super Mario Party, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening.
In addition to these, the presence of a demo version of Luigi’s Mansion 3, the grand launch of Nintendo for the month of October (scheduled for the 31st) and one of the largest in 2019.
In addition to the games, actor Charles Martinet, who voices the voices of Mario and several other characters from the plumber’s plumber universe, will be at the fair to chat with fans.
THE Sony is another Japanese giant that confirmed its presence and reserved a huge space in BGS 2019. The company drew a lot of attention recently for having published an event in the YouTube where, among several ads, showed a new trailer of the highly anticipated The Last of Us Part II, even showing the game’s release date (February 21, 2020).
However, there was no confirmation from the company about a playable demo version of the game. Playstation 4. To players who want to embark on the apocalyptic world of The Last of Us, a Sony made the first title available for free to PS Plus subscribers in the month of October. Then run to marathon and wait for the second game.
There is, however, an extensive list of games available to visitors, which include: Marvel’s Iron Man VR, Marvel’s Avengers, Predator: Hunting Grounds, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, FIFA 20, Final Fantasy 7, Concrete Genie, Nioh 2, MediEvil, Dreams, Ready Set Heroes and Monster Hunter.
Still, there will be a video about the long-awaited Death Stranding, from creator Hideo Kojima, plus PlayStation Hits title sales – a Sony label for the biggest PS4 releases at very affordable prices.
It is important to highlight that the visitor who wants to play a game of Playstation 4 at BGS 2019 you must download the PlayStation Experience smartphone app to schedule the game.
THE Disney prepares something special for fans of Marvel, as this year the home of the most beloved heroes of the last decade turns 80 years old. The company’s participation in BGS 2019 will be more focused on events than on video game presentations, but it is worth remembering that Marvel’s Avengers (scheduled for release on May 15, 2020) will be playable at the Sony (and probably also in the Microsoft).
For two hours for each day of the event (from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm), the Marvel team will judge cosplay challenges, as well as a question and answer contest about the universe of the producer.
During the weekend, voice actors from the Marvel universe will participate in live interviews, in addition to interacting with the audience as if they were living their characters.
Warner Bros Games
THE Warner Bros. is another company that confirmed its presence in BGS 2019 but did not detail what you want to show at the event. However, the Warner recently published the game Harry Potter Wizards Unite (developed by Niantic, Pokémon GO), for iOS and Android, and Mortal Kombat 11 (released in April this year). Both are important launches and possibly will have something confirmed for the Brazilian market.
THE Mortal Kombat 11 couldn’t be missing at the Warner Bros Games. The game stands out for its bloody and beautiful look, as well as a renewed story mode and the return of iconic characters from the MK franchise.
Another title that will be available for testing at the Warner Bros Games is Need For Speed: Heat. The new game is expected to bring back the elements of success that made the franchise a classic, such as Need For Speed: Most Wanted and Need For Speed 2.
THE Intel it is not a game producer – yet – but it 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.
SAGA pays homage to the history of games
The largest network of schools of games, computer graphics, design and visual effects in the country will also be present at BGS 2019 and will present the «SAGA dos Games», a project where visitors can have a complete gaming experience and learn a little about the evolution of games and consoles.
The project will work like this: there will be six seasons, each with a game, from classics to releases. After playing, depending on their performance, the visitor will receive an exclusive art from the same game, created by artists and teachers from SAGA, who will be on hand to talk about the creation process and development curiosities. The visitor can still take a picture with cosplayers from game characters.
We won’t be telling much about the games available, but we anticipate that there will be a lot of fighting with Street Fighter II for Super Nintendo and Mortal Kombat 11 for Playstation 4, in addition to classics like Doom Patrol and Super Smash Bros.. It is worth visiting the stand and enjoying it.
Facebook Gaming and Twitch Streamers
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.
BGS 2019 with great partnerships
In addition to the ones we highlighted earlier, other large companies will be present in the BGS 2019, but who did not detail what they will present. THE Microsoft confirmed for the event and should show something related to the Gears 5, his latest successful franchise launch Gears of War.
THE Epic Games also confirmed to have a booth at the fair. The company owns the battle royale Fortnite, a great success of 2019, and will have space for visitors to play the game at the fair. It is worth remembering that the company recently opened an online store for PCs, offering two free games every two weeks.
In 2019, BGS happens between days October 9th and 13th, at Expo Center Norte, in the city of São Paulo. The event is open to the public and tickets can now be purchased on the official website of Brasil Game Show.
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