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Next-gen console Xbox Series S available soon for Philippine gamers
by Michelle Lojo - December 2, 2020 - 5:04pm
Local gaming shop Game One PH has already put the Xbox Series S on sale on its website at the price of P19,995. Described as the smallest and slimmest Xbox console to date, it's a lot cheaper compared to other next-generation...
Six PS5 games to watch out for
by Michelle Lojo - November 25, 2020 - 2:20pm
In the Philippines, Sony Interactive Entertainment Singapore Private Limited (SIES) had announced that the PS5 will be launched on December 11, 2020 with a retail price of Php27,990.
E-Gilas falls to Aussies in FIBA Esports Open
by Michelle Lojo - November 16, 2020 - 2:45pm
E-Gilas failed to defend Conference Crown as they lost to Australia in the FIBA Esports Open II Southeast Asia/Oceania Conference, 0-2.
e-Gilas bucks slow start, tops Day 1 of FIBA eSports Open II
by Michelle Lojo - November 15, 2020 - 10:36am
Though suffering a stunning loss to Australia, 53-70, in their first game of the day, the defending Southeast Asian champs were able to get their game back and finish the day atop the Southeast Asia/Oceania Con...
E-Gilas set for title defense in FIBA Esports Open II
by Michelle Lojo - November 6, 2020 - 6:34pm
Taking place on November 14-15, the Philippines will be grouped with Indonesia and Australia in the Southeast Asia/Oceania Conference.
'The City': New and bigger 'Neighboorhood' set for Next-Gen NBA 2K21
by Michelle Lojo - November 5, 2020 - 12:51pm
"The City" is the evolution of trail-blazing "The Park", which was introduced back in NBA2K14, where players competed online using their customized players and team.
WNBA MyPlayer mode to debut in NBA 2K21 on next-gen consoles
by Michelle Lojo - October 30, 2020 - 2:25pm
WNBA MyPlayer allows users to create their own WNBA player and go through the journey of becoming a professional WNBA player by competing in WNBA games and becoming the league's MVP.
Mineski, Moonton successfully launch 'back to school' program for student gamers
by Michelle Lojo - October 30, 2020 - 1:16pm
The program included a series of activities that catered to student gamers to get them hyped and excited about the school year, as well as provides a hobby to help them de-stress from online schooling.
Riot Games, Mineski team up with Valorant esports tourney
by Michelle Lojo - October 21, 2020 - 3:40pm
The Valorant esports tournaments will be run by Mineski Philippines through the Philippine Pro Gaming League in partnership with Globe Telecom starting 2021.
Philippines’ biggest gaming convention goes virtual
by Michelle Lojo - October 21, 2020 - 11:19am
With the current quarantine, the fate of ESGS hanged by a thread as the date of when the summit usually took placed loomed over the horizon. But last September 7, ESGS announced via their Facebook Page that gamers...
NBA 2K League to adopt new tryout format in 4th season
by Michelle Lojo - October 9, 2020 - 10:05am
Called the "NBA 2K League Draft Prospect" series, the new process will involve more than 35 Pro-Am tournaments hosted by 2K League teams both on current and next-generation consoles aiming to cast a wider net for...
Behind the screen: Sexual harassment hounds Philippine esports scene
by Michelle Lojo - September 30, 2020 - 9:45am
The Philippine esports community has been voicing out their support for women gamers, promoting a safe gaming environment for all.
Philippines now has an esports scholarship program
by Michelle Lojo - September 23, 2020 - 1:23pm
AcadArena, the country's premiere campus esports program, has partnered with telecommunication giant Globe Telecom for the country's first esports scholarship.
Ex-NBA star Tony Parker named ambassador for Rainbow Six World Cup
by Michelle Lojo - September 16, 2020 - 12:57pm
Interviewed by gaming company Ubisoft at the launch of the world cup during it's digital conference, Parker became invovled with the event as he has been involved with eSports for the past few years.
‘Gamer Girls’ is a haven for women in esports
by Michelle Lojo - September 2, 2020 - 11:29am
One of GGP’s main goals is to create a safe space for women gamers to enjoy plying their trade without fear of being judged, bashed or prejudiced, which they usually suffer just because they are women.
Philippines books Dota 2, Mobile Legends finals berths in SEA Invitational
by Michelle Lojo - July 12, 2020 - 12:17pm
Following the debut of esports in the Southeast Asian Games held in Manila last year, Razer launched the inaugural esports competition to prepare esports athletes for the next edition of the biennial sports mee...
Undefeated Sunsparks crowned 'Battle of Legends' champs
by Michelle Lojo - July 1, 2020 - 11:31am
Not wanting a repeat of their first outing against Aether Main which extended to a full five matches, Sunsparks quickly disposed of their opponents in their finals clash, 4-0.
Aether Main, Sunsparks to clash in ‘Battle of Legends’ finals
by Michelle Lojo - June 28, 2020 - 11:22am
In an interview after their 3-0 win, Sunsparks member Kiel VJ "Kielvj" Cruzem said that the Finals match will echo what had transpired during their first outing with Aether Main, with the winner being determined...
New online game Pokemon Unite draws flak from fans
by Michelle Lojo - June 26, 2020 - 1:07pm
A strategic 5v5 multiplayer game, Pokemon Unite strays from the traditional gameplay of other Pokemon games over the past 20 years.
Sunsparks still unbeaten, Aether Main rebounds in 'Battle of Legends'
by Michelle Lojo - June 22, 2020 - 11:46am
Sunsparks remained undefeated while Aether Main returned with a vengeance after posting wins in Day Two of the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League-Philippines (MPL-PH) Battle of the Legends.
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