CAPCOM confirms gamescom asia 2024 entertainment area exhibition

Shawn Layden is also coming to gamescom asia 2024 to headlines the event’s business area conference.

After last year’s event, gamescom asia is coming back in 2024 this October, and there, attendees can expect CAPCOM to have a big presence at the entertainment area exhibition.

This year’s gamescom asia is happening in Singapore once again from October 17 to 20, and it will feature an array of exhibitions for gamers in the region, along with an industry conference and business events for publishers and developers to link up.

As the event is still months away, the complete details on exhibitors and programs have yet to be shared. Though gamescom asia did confirm that CAPCOM is one of the major publishers that will be part of the event.

During gamescom this October, there will be a CAPCOM booth in the B2C entertainment area that will host various hands-on demos of upcoming demos. Plus, the CAPCOM Pro Tour 2024 SUPER PREMIER SINGAPORE will also take place during the event. This is an official Streat Fighter 6 tournament.

Also revealed are some highlight Main Stage guests, including BAFTA-winning Andrew Wincott (Raphael from Baldur’s Gate 3) and J-pop singer-songwriter SHIHORI (of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang! ALLSTAR2024).

Along with CAPCOM, the event’s organizers also confirmed that Shawn Layden is heading the business conference lineup this year. Layden is no doubt a familiar face to many gamers and industry professionals as he played a pivotal role in shaping the PlayStation brand.

“We are excited to be part of the evolving status of Southeast Asia as a key market in the games industry. The region is really showing its potential for growth, and with the continued support we’ve had over the years, plus key industry leaders joining us this year, it’s clear that gaming in the region is on a promising path. Additionally, gamescom asia is uniquely positioned as a bridge for gamers who seek a direct connection to their favourite games and their creators,” said Daria La Valle, Project Director at Koelnmesse, organiser of gamescom asia.

Aside from Layden, over 80 industry experts will also present at the gamescom asia conference. Some of the confirmed speakers include:

  • Agate International (Indonesia), Shandhi Sayogo, Associate Production Director
  • Altitude Games (Philippines), Luna Javier, Design Director
  • CD Projekt Red (USA), Amir Ghareaghadje, VP of Brand Marketing
  • Hooded Horse (USA), Snow Rui, President & CFO
  • MINTROCKET – NEXON (South Korea), Jaeho Hwang, Game Director
  • Neopets (Hong Kong), Rebecca Glowacz, Director of Global Licensing & Brand Development
  • Ogre Head Studio (India), Zainuddeen Fahadh, Creative Director & Managing Partner
  • Riot Games (Singapore), Louis Ang, Animation Lead
  • Rovio (Finland), Nutt Mongkol, Senior UA Manager
  • SEGA (Japan), Justin Scarpone, EVP & Global Head of Transmedia
  • Team17 (UK), Jasper Barnes, Head of Game Scouting
  • Video Games Chronicle (UK), Andy Robinson, Editor-in-Chief

gamescom asia business area will be open to members of the games industry from October 17 to 18 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. Meanwhile, it will be open to the public from October 18 to 20.

More information and updates about gamescom asia business area can be found here.