13 - 14 October 2018
Suntec Convention Centre

EVENT INFO

Southeast Asia’s Premier Game Convention is back for its 5th edition on 13 & 14 October 2018!

Join us for a weekend of fun and games as we bring the latest games, esports, cosplay, retro gaming, tabletop gaming, indie games and much more, together in one place!

Tickets are available now! If you’re looking to join the tournaments at SEA Major 2018, head on over to BeastAPAC.com

Suntec Convention Centre Halls 401 – 403 Singapore
Event Date: 13 & 14 October 2018
Opening Hours: VIP Ticket Holders: 10am – 9pm
General Public: 11am – 9pm

Nearest MRT Train Stations: City Hall, Promenade Esplanade

HIGHLIGHTS

SEA Major

SEA Major (SEAM) 2018, the largest fighting game tournament in Asia, returns to GameStart 2018 bigger and better! Expect to see high-level tournament action, as top players from around the world convene to fight for over for bragging rights, and the top prize! This year is extra special, as SEA Major will play host pitstops for two major events, the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour, and the ArcRevo World Tour.

Kenny Omega
NJPW IWGP Heavyweight Champion

Pro-wrestling fans, this one's for you. We're absolutely delighted to announce that celebrity gamer and New Japan Pro-Wrestling's IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega will be making an appearance at GameStart 2018! Aside from commentating at SEA Major 2018, Kenny will also be having a Meet & Greet session with fans on October 13. VIP ticket holders will have priority to come face-to-face with the man himself!

Elise Zhang

See the cute and ever-bubbly voice of Mei on the GameStart Main Stage!

Yuya Tokuda
『MONSTER HUNTER: WORLD™』Director

Come meet the Director of the critically acclaimed Monster Hunter: World as he talks about and answers fan questions about the game on the GameStart Main Stage!

Kaname Fujioka
『 MONSTER HUNTER: WORLD™』
Executive Director /
Art Director

Come meet the Executive Director and Art Director of the critically acclaimed Monster Hunter: World as he talks about and answers fan questions about the game on GameStart Main Stage!

Motohiro Okubo
Soulcalibur VI
Producer

Get a sneak peak at the upcoming addition to the Soulcalibur series with producer, Motohiro Okubo.

GameStart Workshops powered by No Average Joe

Learn how to build your very own mini-arcade machine, and create fun animations on the animations on the go at No Average Joe's booth.

Game Developers Panel

Ever wanted to know what it's like, and how to survive in the game's industry? Come on down to our panel to find out from veterans of the business. 

Masterclass by Carlo Arellano

Pick up essential skills on how to create powerful and provocative characters for film and games from the Art Director of Super Evil Megacorp.

Masterclass by Jax Jocson

Learn how to create iconic and memorable characters through effective visual communication from Jax Jocson, a specialist in design and storytelling.

GameStart Tabletop

The Tabletop Area is back, and it's bigger than ever! Gather round and immerse yourselves in fantastic worlds, or if roleplays are a little bit too much try board games, old and new as we leave the digital world behind and go back to basics.

Armageddon Quest

The Armageddon Quest is back! You know the drill by now, complete the quest cards and stand a chance to win fantastic prizes!

Doujin Market

Doujin Market is Singapore’s largest community curated youth arts and illustration fair. The event celebrates doujin – fan communities passionate about creating art, the original and derivative fan works that they produce, and their aspirations for self-publishing comics, games, manga, music and stories. It takes place annually on the first weekend of May, in conjunction with World Doujin Day.

Founders Base

The Founders Base is Back! These indie studios are ready to show you that it's not only the big players who can hit hard. Visit them to see what the future of gaming has to offer

Sanctuary

The drinkery is coming back under a new name! Now called the Sanctuary, our dining area is available for all our visitors to unwind, chill out, and grab a bite/drink from a selection of awesome vendors with great food and tasty beverages!

GameStart Cosplay Runway

Once again, it’s time to put your game face on, and your best game cosplay forward! Strut your stuff on the GameStart stage and walk away with exclusive GameStart goodies!

GameStart 2018 Indie Awards

Every year, you decide which indie studio has the best game, and go on to achieve greater things. Vote for your favourite studio at GameStart 2018, and see them take the first steps to prominence.

Capcom Pro Tour Asia Finals And Last Chance Qualifiers

After a year of intense competition, Asia's best decend on the SEA Major Stage to duke it out for a chance to call themselves the best in the region.

Shadowverse Contenders Cup

After a year of competition, the top 4 players in the Southeast Asia and Oceania Region gather to prove themselves and fight for the right to represent the SEAO region at the Shadowverse World Grand Prix in Japan, and vie for the top prize of USD 1,000,000.

TEKKEN World Tour

The TEKKEN World Tour is a tent-pole tournament where competitors duke it out for the top spot and a seat at the TEKKEN World Tour Finals!

ArcRevo World Tour

Announced at EVO 2018, the ArcRevo World Tour will have make a pitstop in Singapore, watch as participants duke it out in ArcSys's marquee games, Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle and BlazBlue: Central Fiction, and fight for the chance to call themselves the best of the best.

Dragon Ball FighterZ SAGA Event

The fifth in a line of SAGA events, competitiors from all over the world gather to decide who will go on to fight for the title of World Champion at the penultimate event in January 2019.

The Gauntlet (TableTop)

The Gauntlet is making a return, and this time we're including an old favourite! GameStart Pixel Battle is coming back with a bang, with whole new levels, and characters! Complete the newly created Gauntlet and win attractive prizes.

Secretlab Chair Race

The Secretlab Grand Prix is back, this year, take part in the 3rd Secretlab Grand Prix Chair Race that will be held for 2 sessions on 13 and 14 Oct, and the competitor with the fastest timing EACH DAY will bring home their own Secretlab Omega Stealth Gaming Chair!

ABOUT GAMESTART ASIA

Southeast Asia's Premier Game Convention is back for its 5th edition on 13 & 14 October 2018! This year is set to bring back annual favourites as well as new and exciting content for everyone, including game showcases and previews, esports, indie games, retro gaming, cosplay and more! Stay tuned to this page, and our Facebook page for updates and announcements in the coming months.

FOLLOW US

COPYRIGHT ©2018, ELIPHANT PTE. LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Made with ❤ by Kryst Studio

13 - 14 October 2018
Suntec Convention Centre

EVENT INFO

Southeast Asia’s Premier Game Convention is back for its 5th edition on 13 & 14 October 2018!

Join us for a weekend of fun and games as we bring the latest games, esports, cosplay, retro gaming, tabletop gaming, indie games and much more, together in one place!

Tickets are available now! If you’re looking to join the tournaments at SEA Major 2018, head on over to BeastAPAC.com

Suntec Convention Centre Halls 401 – 403 Singapore
Event Date: 13 & 14 October 2018
Opening Hours: VIP Ticket Holders: 10am – 9pm
General Public: 11am – 9pm

Nearest MRT Train Stations: City Hall, Promenade Esplanade

HIGHLIGHTS

SEA Major

SEA Major (SEAM) 2018, the largest fighting game tournament in Asia, returns to GameStart 2018 bigger and better! Expect to see high-level tournament action, as top players from around the world convene to fight for over for bragging rights, and the top prize! This year is extra special, as SEA Major will play host pitstops for two major events, the Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour, and the ArcRevo World Tour.

Kenny Omega
NJPW IWGP Heavyweight Champion

Pro-wrestling fans, this one's for you. We're absolutely delighted to announce that celebrity gamer and New Japan Pro-Wrestling's IWGP Heavyweight Champion Kenny Omega will be making an appearance at GameStart 2018! Aside from commentating at SEA Major 2018, Kenny will also be having a Meet & Greet session with fans on October 13. VIP ticket holders will have priority to come face-to-face with the man himself!

Elise Zhang

See the cute and ever-bubbly voice of Mei on the GameStart Main Stage!

Masterclass by Jax Jocson

Learn how to create iconic and memorable characters through effective visual communication from Jax Jocson, a specialist in design and storytelling.

GameStart Tabletop

The Tabletop Area is back, and it's bigger than ever! Gather round and immerse yourselves in fantastic worlds, or if roleplays are a little bit too much try board games, old and new as we leave the digital world behind and go back to basics.

Armageddon Quest

The Armageddon Quest is back! You know the drill by now, complete the quest cards and stand a chance to win fantastic prizes!

Doujin Market

Doujin Market is Singapore’s largest community curated youth arts and illustration fair. The event celebrates doujin – fan communities passionate about creating art, the original and derivative fan works that they produce, and their aspirations for self-publishing comics, games, manga, music and stories. It takes place annually on the first weekend of May, in conjunction with World Doujin Day.

Founders Base

The Founders Base is Back! These indie studios are ready to show you that it's not only the big players who can hit hard. Visit them to see what the future of gaming has to offer

Sanctuary

The drinkery is coming back under a new name! Now called the Sanctuary, our dining area is available for all our visitors to unwind, chill out, and grab a bite/drink from a selection of awesome vendors with great food and tasty beverages!

GameStart Cosplay Runway

Once again, it’s time to put your game face on, and your best game cosplay forward! Strut your stuff on the GameStart stage and walk away with exclusive GameStart goodies!

GameStart 2018 Indie Awards

Every year, you decide which indie studio has the best game, and go on to achieve greater things. Vote for your favourite studio at GameStart 2018, and see them take the first steps to prominence.

Capcom Pro Tour Asia Finals And Last Chance Qualifiers

After a year of intense competition, Asia's best decend on the SEA Major Stage to duke it out for a chance to call themselves the best in the region.

Shadowverse Contenders Cup

After a year of competition, the top 4 players in the Southeast Asia and Oceania Region gather to prove themselves and fight for the right to represent the SEAO region at the Shadowverse World Grand Prix in Japan, and vie for the top prize of USD 1,000,000.

TEKKEN World Tour

The TEKKEN World Tour is a tent-pole tournament where competitors duke it out for the top spot and a seat at the TEKKEN World Tour Finals!

ArcRevo World Tour

Announced at EVO 2018, the ArcRevo World Tour will have make a pitstop in Singapore, watch as participants duke it out in ArcSys's marquee games, Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle and BlazBlue: Central Fiction, and fight for the chance to call themselves the best of the best.

Dragon Ball FighterZ SAGA Event

The fifth in a line of SAGA events, competitiors from all over the world gather to decide who will go on to fight for the title of World Champion at the penultimate event in January 2019.

The Gauntlet (TableTop)

The Gauntlet is making a return, and this time we're including an old favourite! GameStart Pixel Battle is coming back with a bang, with whole new levels, and characters! Complete the newly created Gauntlet and win attractive prizes.

Secretlab Chair Race

The Secretlab Grand Prix is back, this year, take part in the 3rd Secretlab Grand Prix Chair Race that will be held for 2 sessions on 13 and 14 Oct, and the competitor with the fastest timing EACH DAY will bring home their own Secretlab Omega Stealth Gaming Chair!

Yuya Tokuda
『MONSTER HUNTER: WORLD™』Director

Come meet the Director of the critically acclaimed Monster Hunter: World as he talks about and answers fan questions about the game on the GameStart Main Stage!

Kaname Fujioka
『 MONSTER HUNTER: WORLD™』
Executive Director /
Art Director

Come meet the Executive Director and Art Director of the critically acclaimed Monster Hunter: World as he talks about and answers fan questions about the game on GameStart Main Stage!

Motohiro Okubo
Soulcalibur VI
Producer

Get a sneak peak at the upcoming addition to the Soulcalibur series with producer, Motohiro Okubo.

GameStart Workshops powered by No Average Joe

Learn how to build your very own mini-arcade machine, and create fun animations on the animations on the go at No Average Joe's booth.

Game Developers Panel

Ever wanted to know what it's like, and how to survive in the game's industry? Come on down to our panel to find out from veterans of the business. 

Masterclass by Carlo Arellano

Pick up essential skills on how to create powerful and provocative characters for film and games from the Art Director of Super Evil Megacorp.

ABOUT GAMESTART ASIA

Southeast Asia's Premier Game Convention is back for its 5th edition on 13 & 14 October 2018! This year is set to bring back annual favourites as well as new and exciting content for everyone, including game showcases and previews, esports, indie games, retro gaming, cosplay and more! Stay tuned to this page, and our Facebook page for updates and announcements in the coming months.

FOLLOW US

COPYRIGHT ©2018, ELIPHANT PTE. LTD.,
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Made with ❤ by Kryst Studio