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GameStart 2019 Date Announced, Will Return in Singapore This October!

By Febrianto Nur Anwari

Last year, GameStart 2018 managed to attract 27,000 visitors from around the world. How about this year?


Southeast Asia’s Premier Gaming Convention is back! Eliphant as the organizer is excited to announce that GameStart 2019 will return this October in Singapore.

GameStart 2019 will return at Suntec Convention Centre (SCC) Halls 401 to 403 on 12 & 13 October 2019. This year will be the 6th edition for the convention. Last year, the organizer said that they managed to attract 27,000 visitors from around the world, more than double in size and visitorship compared to the first GameStart in 2014.

Every year, GameStart becomes one of the top game conventions that gamers should be visited in Southeast Asia. Last year, they presented some guest lineup such as pro-wrestler Kenny Omega and Overwatch voice actress Elise Zhang. The visitors can try new games from the exhibitors, starting from Disney, WB Games, and some tabletop games.

GameStart 2019Elise Zhang

SEA Major (SEAM), one of the longest-running and largest fighting game tournaments in the Asia Pacific will hold their Asia Finals of the official Capcom Pro Tour 2019 league at GameStart 2019 once again. Expect a gathering of the best Street Fighter players in the world to compete for prize money and a spot in the Capcom Cup at the end of the year.

GameStart 2019

Not only that but every year, the Founders Base also becomes one of the main attractions in the event. Some of the SEA developers will take part in this dedicated area for indie game developers who want to showcase their latest game.

GameStart 2019

Also, don’t forget about the cosplayers. It’s most likely that Cosplay, once again, will be a major element in GameStart 2019. Not only coming for fun, but all cosplayers are also competing in Cosplay Runway.

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Southeast Asia's premier game convention, GameStart will come again this year. GameStart 2018 will be held again in Singapore on 13 and 14 October 2018. 

How about this year? The organizer still has not confirmed any content yet. But Eliphant said that they will start to announce the content from this mid-2019.

Edited by Devi

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Febrianto is the Senior Editor of Duniaku.net and the Lead Editor of Gameprime.org. He started his career in game industry as a game journalist since 2008, and was one of the initial members of Duniaku.net since 2011. His biggest interest is local game developer scene. Currently, his mission is to spread the news about Indonesia’s game industry to both local and international game and creative industry’s enthusiast.