D3 Publisher announces TGS 2018 lineup [Update]
posted on 09.07.18 at 05:29 AM EDT by (@salromano)
Two mystery titles to be announced.

D3 Publisher

D3 Publisher has opened its official Tokyo Game Show 2018 website, revealing its lineup of titles and stage schedule for the event.

Two of D3 Publisher’s four exhibiting titles are unannounced. New Title #1 will be announced during a stage event on September 20, while New Title #2 will be announced in the coming days.

Here are the details:

■ Lineup

  • Earth Defense Force 5 (PS4) – Playable, Trailer
  • Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain (PS4) – Playable, Trailer
  • Omega Labyrinth Life (Switch) – Playable, Trailer
  • New Title #1 (???) – ???

■ Schedule

September 20 (YouTube, Niconico, Twitch, Facebook, Periscope, Smashcast)

  • 10:45 to 11:15 – New Title #1 First Announcement Media Briefing – The first public unveiling of New Title #1, announced by the game’s producer. What kind of game will it be? Please look forward to the announcement at the event.
  • 11:30 to 12:00 – Omega Labyrinth Life Media Briefing – Live gameplay and an introduction of Omega Labyrinth Life for Switch with the producer. Featuring Yousuke Uchida (D3 Publisher producer), Hinata Akatsuki (played by Miyuu Inamori), Holy Flower Flora (played by Raimu Ozawa), and MC Yuu Miyoshi.
  • 13:05 to 14:10 – Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain and Earth Defense Force 5 Media Briefing – A media briefing focused on the new elements of Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain and localization of Earth Defense Force 5 with the producer. This stage event will be presented with a live English translation (through a receiver). Featuring Nobuyuki Okajima (D3 Publisher producer) and MC Yuki (Tsubasa Himeno).
  • 14:15 to 14:45 – Omega Labyrinth Life Media Briefing (Repeat)

September 21 (YouTube, Niconico, Twitch, Facebook, Periscope, Smashcast)

  • 12:15 to 12:45 – Omega Labyrinth Life Media Briefing (Repeat)
  • 13:30 to 14:00 – New Title #1 First Announcement Media Briefing (Repeat)
  • 14:15 to 15:00 – Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain and Earth Defense Force 5 Media Briefing (Repeat)
  • 15:15 to 15:45 – Omega Labyrinth Life Media Briefing (Repeat)
  • 16:00 to 16:30 – New Title #1 First Announcement Media Briefing (Repeat)

September 22 (YouTube, Niconico, Twitch, Facebook, Periscope, Smashcast)

  • 11:30 to 12:15 – Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain vs. Dream Club Performers Live on Stage (1st Stage) – The Dream Club Performers tackle Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain at Tokyo Game Show 2018. Will the Dream Club performers be able to clear the game and perform a concert stage? A stage of singing, dancing, and pure enjoyment!? Featuring Dream Club Performers (Members: Ayaka Nakazono, Mirai Kurosu, Tsubasa Himeno, Haruhi Yanase, Kadzuki Ujou, Haruka Suzuki, and Mariko Aoki) and Nobuyuki Okajima (D3 Publisher producer).
  • 12:30 to 13:15 – Omega Labyrinth Life Talk Session & Special Concert – A talk show featuring the voice actors of Omega Labyrinth Life and the first public performance of the game’s theme song in a special Omega Labyrinth series concert. Featuring Saki Ono, Yoffy (Psychic Lover), DelightStyle, Yousuke Uchida (D3 Publisher producer), Hinata Akatsuki (played by Miyuu Inamori), Holy Flower Flora (played by Raimu Ozawa), and MC Yuu Miyoshi.
  • 13:40 to 14:25 – Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain Game Tournament Makuhari Messe Play-Offs! #1 – An Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain game tournament. There will be wonderful prizes for higher-ranking winners! Featuring the members of the Earth Defense Force and MCs Yuu Miyoshi and Yuki (Tsubasa Himeno).
  • 14:40 to 15:40 – Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain Official Broadcast ~Girls, Fight Against Fate~ at Tokyo Game Show 2018 – The Earth Defense Force 5 Official Broadcast ~Girls, Fight Against Fate~ returns!? This time, it’s a busy and exciting official broadcast with Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain discussion and gameplay. Featuring Kana Yuuki, Chinami Hashimoto, and Nobuyuki Okajima (D3 Publisher producer).
  • 15:50 to 16:35 – Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain vs. Dream Club Performers Live on Stage (2nd Stage) – The second Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain vs Dream Club Performers stage event. A stage of singing, dancing, and pure enjoyment!? Featuring Dream Club Performers (Members: Ayaka Nakazono, Mirai Kurosu, Tsubasa Himeno, Haruhi Yanase, Kadzuki Ujou, Haruka Suzuki, and Mariko Aoki) and Nobuyuki Okajima (D3 Publisher producer).

September 23 (YouTube, Niconico, Twitch, Facebook, Periscope, Smashcast)

  • 10:30 to 11:15 – Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain vs. Dream Club Performers Live on Stage (3rd Stage) – The third Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain vs Dream Club Performers stage event. A stage event of singing, dancing, and pure enjoyment!? Featuring Dream Club Performers (Members: Ayaka Nakazono, Mirai Kurosu, Tsubasa Himeno, Haruhi Yanase, Kadzuki Ujou, Haruka Suzuki, and Mariko Aoki) and Nobuyuki Okajima (D3 Publisher producer).
  • 12:00 to 12:45 – Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain creature designer Ryu Oyama and Yuke’s development director Naoto Ueno introduce the upcoming game. Featuring Ryu Oyama, Naoto Ueno (Yuke’s), Nobuyuki Okajima (D3 Publisher producer), and MC Yuki (Tsubasa Himeno).
  • 13:00 to 14:00 – Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain vs. Riho Futaba: Revival Love ★ Live 2018 Special Stage – An Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain special stage event featuring the game, singing, and new information. Riho Futaba, who is played by Yuuko Gotou and was once famous for appearing at the D3 Publisher booth at Tokyo Game Show, returns after 10 years for a Revival Love ★ Live 2018 special stage. How is this related to Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain? The mystery will be revealed. Featuring Yuuko Gotou and Nobuyuki Okajima (D3 Publisher producer).
  • 14:15 to 15:00 – Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain Game Tournament Makuhari Messe Play-Offs! #2 – An Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain game tournament. There will be wonderful prizes for higher-ranking winners! Featuring the members of the Earth Defense Force and MCs Yuu Miyoshi and Yuki (Tsubasa Himeno).
  • 15:45 to 16:30 – Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain vs. Dream Club Performers Live on Stage (Final Stage) – The final Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain vs Dream Club Performers stage event. The stage event of singing, dancing, and pure enjoyment finally reaches its finish. Surely (absolutely) something will happen here. A must-see. Featuring Dream Club Performers (Members: Ayaka Nakazono, Mirai Kurosu, Tsubasa Himeno, Haruhi Yanase, Kadzuki Ujou, Haruka Suzuki, and Mariko Aoki) and Nobuyuki Okajima (D3 Publisher producer).

Tokyo Game Show 2018 will run from September 20 to 23.

Update 09/13/18 at 3:35 a.m.: Added Omega Labyrinth Life to the lineup and stage schedule.

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