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Tokyo Game Show 2018 bringing back the Space Channel 5 video game series with a virtual reality “Space Channel 5 VR Kinda Funky News Flash!” - will make its way into the PlayStation® VR at Sony Interactive Entertainment and Grounding Inc. booth.
Grounding Inc. (Tokyo, Japan - Mineko Okamura, CEO) today announced that "Space Channel 5 VR Kinda Funky News Flash!” for PlayStation® VR is currently in development and scheduled for release within 2019 commemorating its 20th anniversary since original release in 1999 - in addition to the VR arcade version which, earlier this year, was announced to be released on HTC Vive hardware. The video game demo will be playable at Tokyo Game Show 2018 on September 20 (Thu) - September 23 (Sun) and we are holding special campaign called “Gyun-Gyun campaign” to celebrate this new development. Allow yourself into the 25th century and discover the upgraded “Space Channel 5” with your BODY! More poses you strike, more viewer ratings and limited goodies you get only at Tokyo Game Show 2018.
Space Channel 5 is SEGA’s legendary Dreamcast rhythm game first released 19 years ago and now brand new stories, characters, stages and sounds… NEW station 5 is going to be on the air soon! Identical twin sisters, Rookie reporters - Lou & Kee assigned to cover a breaking dance news story as your avatars. Come and experience the return of Ulala for yourselves!
■ Game Description
Game Title : Space Channel 5 VR Kinda Funky News Flash!
Release Date: 2019
Hardware : HTC VIVE™, PlayStation® VR
Language : Japanese, English
Player(s) : 1～2
Price : TBD
Developer : Grounding Inc. http://www.g-rounding.com/en/
Copyright : ©SEGA ©Grounding Inc.
* “Space Channel 5” is a registered trademark of SEGA Holdings Co., Ltd.
■ Tokyo Game Show 2018 | Event Overview
Dates: Business Day - September 20, 21. 10:00 ~ 17:00
Public Day - September 22, 23. 10:00 ~ 17:00
Venue: Makuhari Messe
Sony Interactive Entertainment booth
Grounding Inc. ＜Hall 10 - W19 (VR/AR corner)＞
• Demo will only be available with PlayStation® VR during the event.
* At Grounding booth, Demo is available on a first come, first served basis and will take around 15 minutes for each session and children under 12 are ineligible.
* Depending on the crowd, you may have to wait a long time. If the staff consider it’s not appropriate to play the demo, you might not be offered to experience.