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Get Ready, Singapore! RADWIMPS is Rocking Our Shores!

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Hey Singapore, are you ready to rock? The phenomenal Japanese rock band RADWIMPS is bringing their electrifying World Tour “The way you yawn, and the outcry of Peace” right to our doorstep! After a blockbuster 2023 tour that left fans clamoring for more, they’re back to dazzle us with their unique blend of melodies and high-energy performances.

Mark Your Calendars! RADWIMPS is set to ignite the Singapore Expo on May 11th! It’s not just a concert; it’s a musical extravaganza you can’t afford to miss. Their last tour sold out faster than lightning, so keep your eyes peeled for ticket details – coming soon!

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RADWIMPS isn’t just about awesome beats; they’re the musical geniuses behind the soundtracks of hit films like “Your Name.” and “Weathering with You.” They’re not just a band; they’re a cultural icon!

So, fellow music lovers, let’s gear up to welcome RADWIMPS! It’s more than a concert – it’s an experience that will echo in our hearts. Stay tuned for more details, and let’s get ready to turn up the volume!

Get Ready for gamescom asia 2023!

A World of Gaming Under One Roof

Good news for gamers in Singapore! gamescom asia is back, and it’s bigger and better than ever! Get ready for a gaming extravaganza like no other. From October 19 to 22, 2023, Singapore’s Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre will be the epicenter of all things gaming. While gamescom is a trade show for the game industry, it is also open to public who can visit the entertainment zone of the show.

gamescom asia is no ordinary gaming event; it’s the Asian satellite of the world’s largest computer and video games festival, gamescom. This year, over 10,000 square meters of exhibition space will be transformed into a gaming paradise. With over 150 exhibitors and an expected 30,000 visitors, this event promises to be nothing short of epic.

The Perfect Blend of Business and Entertainment

The magic of gamescom asia lies in its unique ability to cater to both gaming enthusiasts and industry professionals. The B2B Trade Zone will host a Trade Exhibition on October 19-20, featuring Expo Stage talks, networking areas, and even an esports zone. Game developers, service providers, and publishers will come together to showcase their latest games and services.

The Trade Conference, also on October 19-20, boasts over 80 industry experts presenting across three extended tracks. From the latest gaming trends to business and marketing strategies, attendees will gain invaluable insights.

New this year is the Content Creators Summit, happening on October 20. It’s a must-visit for those interested in content creation, offering a peek into the latest trends, tools, and resources for elevating your content game.

Connecting Developers, Publishers, and Investors

The Developer-Publisher-Investor Speed Networking and VIP Mixer on October 19 is a golden opportunity for game developers to meet potential publishers and investors. It’s a game-changer in itself, as it opens doors for aspiring game developers to showcase their talent and games to the right people.

Don’t miss the Pitch Competition on October 19. It’s the perfect stage for aspiring game developers to showcase their entrepreneurial spirit and potentially find the support they need to make their gaming dreams come true.

Let the Fun Begin: B2C Entertainment Zone

The B2C Entertainment Zone, taking place from October 20 to 22 in Singapore, is where the gaming fun truly begins. Explore the world of trending games, interactive entertainment, and special areas dedicated to indies, esports, cosplay, and board games. You can even try games from established publishers and indie studios and watch live stage entertainment. And when you need to refuel, there’s a designated food alley to keep you going.

Gamescom asia isn’t just about playing games; it’s also about celebrating the gaming culture. The Main Stage within the Exhibition will be buzzing with live on-stage activities, guest appearances, cosplay fashion shows, and performances.

For those who prefer the online experience, don’t miss PRIMETIME and STUDIO on October 19 and 22. They offer sneak peeks and extended content for global audiences.

Steam Event: Discover and Play

Tried some fantastic games at gamescom asia and can’t get enough? You can wishlist or get them on Steam! Throughout the week of gamescom asia, you can discover games to play on the Steam festival page. Expect limited demos, flash sales, and fresh indie games and games from Asia.

Spotlight on Indie Developers

Indie developers looking for publishers, investors, and valuable gamer feedback will find their haven at gamescom asia. The New Indie Wavemakers in both the Entertainment and Trade Zones provide a platform for these talented developers to showcase their games and share their stories on the Indie Wavemakers Live Stage.

Celebrating Excellence: SEA Game Awards

In partnership with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), gamescom asia introduces the SEA Game Awards. These awards aim to recognize and celebrate the creativity, artistry, and technical genius of the finest game developers from the Southeast Asian and international video game industry. This year, for the first time, the SEA Game Awards winners will be celebrated at the event.

Don’t Miss the Gaming Event of the Year

With gamescom asia 2023 just around the corner, the excitement is building. Whether you’re a gaming enthusiast, an industry professional, or simply someone looking for a good time, this event has something for everyone. So, mark your calendars, get your tickets, and prepare for an unforgettable gaming experience. See you at gamescom asia 2023! For more information and updates, visit and follow gamescom asia on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Discord, TikTok, and LinkedIn.

Final Fantasy Pop-Up Store in Tokyo PARCO Shibuya

Updates: The pop-up store has ended on the 21st of March 2023.

To celebrate Final Fantasy 35th anniversary, a pop-up store is opened at PARCO Shibuya in Tokyo. Open for a limited time in the franchise’s home country of Japan, the pop-up store has a variety of new Final Fantasy products and merchandise up for sale, most of which can only be purchased in the physical Parco pop-up shop or online store.

We visited the pop-up store while we are in Japan. The store is right opposite Nintendo Tokyo store. For those in Japan this is the place on Google Map