Announcement of a new Japanese games TV show called “Game Genome”

NHK just announced a games TV show called Game Genome where people will be able to talk and play games for a full hour and they will be able to do so with the director / producer of the game as a guest.

For the very first episode, the TV show will have a very special guest to commemorate it by starring Death Stranding director Hideo Kojima.

The show will present the history of the game and the full “genome” of the gaming community and industry. They will also present tips on how to play the games, much like taking a deep dive into the games in some way. so.

The show will also touch on the culture of the game and why it is fascinating. The show will be aimed primarily at gamers and those who unfortunately had to hang up their controllers. One of the goals of the show is to let them learn more about the games they love. The show can be enjoyed alone or with friends or family.

The show will be hosted by Tsubasa Honda, a popular Japanese actress known to be a Monster Hunter player and veteran.

Kojima had this to say about the show (according to our translator): “In my 35 years in the gaming industry, I’ve never been happier to introduce a game like this to a show. . In fact, I want them to make me a regular guest this time around! People who think like “Games are bad for you.”, I think I want them to watch this show. I’m sure that they will understand how much fun games are if they watch this show. I’ll be happy as long as people love games when they watch this show, like “I wanna try dancing like this!”. “

The show will begin airing on October 15 at 10:45 p.m. JPN time and will run for an average of 30 minutes.

Source: NHK Famitsu interview