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Record number of titles for TGS '06

Official figures for this years' Tokyo Game Show reveal that 573 titles will be on display to the trade and public.

Official figures for this years' Tokyo Game Show reveal that 573 titles will be on display to the trade and public.

With Sony expected to use the event as a showcase for the upcoming launch of its next-generation home console, there are 18 PlayStation 3 titles confirmed to appear at next weeks' event.

Rival next-generation platform holders Microsoft will benefit from 20 games on display, while Nintendo's Wii will only be supported by five.

Of the 573 titles at the show, 129 slot into the action genre, with 76 role-playing titles and 49 simulation games.

PC and mobile platforms make up 252 of the titles on show, while 52 will be available for the Nintendo DS and 33 for the PSP.

Tokyo Game Show takes place September 22nd to the 24th.

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