It was announced yesterday on Tokyo Game Show's official site
that the entire SOWN 2011 presentations will be live streamed
this Friday, starting at 5.30pm Japan time. The ten presenters will be at the event to demonstrate their games to a live audience, with Japanese-English and English-Japanese translations to be conducted on stage during the presentations as well.
Now in its fourth year running, SOWN is an annual event that aims to discover new and unconventional game concepts that "catch people by surprise and give them a Sense of Wonder -- a sense that something will change in their world -- right at the instant of seeing or hearing the concept."
SOWN's presentations are based on the Game Developers Conference's Experimental Gameplay Workshop format, allowing each developer to take the stage, demonstrate and explain the project, and answer questions for around ten minutes.
The selected games and their presenters for the night are as follows:
The SOWN presentations will take place on September 16 from 17:30-20:00 in Room 201, Makuhari Messe of the International Conference Hall. The Tokyo Game Show itself will occur September 15-18
, as the annual expo aims to become "The World's Largest Event."