Already on its third straight revolutionary year with thousands of attendees and featuring an amazing lineup of exhibitors and attractions from all over the world, ESGS, E-Sports and Gaming Summit, is coming back this 2016 with even more things to enjoy. As one of the biggest and most anticipated e-sports competitions and gaming conventions ever in the country, ESGS 2016 is set to happen on October 28-30, 2016 at Halls 1, 2 and 3 of the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City. ESGS is organized by Gariath Concepts and co-presented by PLDT Home Fibr. arkadymac.com has been a media partner since the very first ESGS, so we’re excited to bring you the action again as we do this year’s coverage as well.
The biggest and most celebrated event of the year for anime fans, Japanese music lovers, and cosplay enthusiasts is here!! Animax Carnival Philippines 2016, Animax channel’s on-ground signature event, opened its doors to the excited public Saturday, October 15-16, 2016 at Halls 1 and 2 of the SMX Convention Center. Already on its fifth year, Animax Carnival Philippines 2016 has promised to be bigger and better than ever, offering a variety of interactive games and fun-filled activities with exciting prizes for all ages.
Upcoming Events: 50,000 USD in Prizes at Crossfire Stars National Finals and CFS Invitational Manila
A staggering 50,000 USD will be up for grabs as Manila continues to be one of the center of eSports this year with top-grossing game CrossFire making its mark on gamers all over the Philippines by bringing the Crossfire Stars National Finals and CFS Invitational Manila. An online multiplayer FPS (first-person shooter), CrossFire (CF) carries on the grand tradition of fast-paced action that has made the genre a favorite in both casual and e-sports circles: close encounters, reduced to split-second reflexes and aiming skills, combined with a significant team dynamic, making for an intense adrenaline rush of a gaming experience.
Founders Christian Mack and Bryan will be stepping down from their responsibilities from arkadymac.com after four years of service. They wish to thank everyone for all the support they have shown in making the Cosplay Cafe a website that has been trusted to cover all the major cosplay, anime and gaming events in the country while as well featuring small but meaningful events that matter to the community.
With only less than two weeks away, anime fans, Japanese music lovers and cosplay enthusiasts have been ecstatic about one of the the biggest and most celebrated anime event of the year. Animax Carnival Philippines 2016, Animax channel’s on-ground signature event, is set to happen on October 15-16, 2016 from 10:00am to 8:00pm at Halls 1 and 2 of the SMX Convention Center. Already on its fifth year, Animax Carnival Philippines 2016 promises to be bigger and better than ever, offering a variety of interactive games and fun-filled activities with exciting prizes for all ages. arkadymac.com is Animax Carnival’s media partner again this year, and we will be bringing you the highlights through our special coverage of both days.
Already on its ninth spectacular year, the biggest cosplay event in the country just can’t be stopped as it opened to much fanfare October 1 at the SMX Convention Center. Cosplay Mania has become an institution in the Philippines which has stepped up its offerings to its devoted followers in record numbers year after year. Cosplay Mania ’16 has promised to be the biggest ever, further raising the bar on how cosplay events are done in the country as it launched the Cosplay Mania Event Series and partnering with Sozo to bring I Love Anisong to the Philippines for the first time in history.
Already nine months since it started this year, the Cyberzone Cosplay Craze series got to make its last stop down south of the Metro at SM City Sucat where lots of cosplayers and spectators came by to have great time. Cyberzone Cosplay Craze is a fun and innovative revolution on how cosplay events are done, and it has been happening this year, not just in Manila, but all throughout the country. Sponsored by SM Cyberzone and organized by cosplay.ph, Cosplay Craze has been bringing absolutely free events closer to where the cosplayers are, offering huge prizes and giveaways that even major events can’t match. But most of all, it has given cosplayers a reason to meet up with others like them within their communities and have an enjoyable, non-cramped, stress-free afternoon of cosplay fun.
The biggest anime-themed event in the Philippines came back strong for its 7th straight year as The Best of Anime 2016 excited everyone in attendance for the second straight day at Function Rooms 2-4 of the SMX Convention Center at the Mall of Asia in Pasay City. With a solid and spectacular lineup of guests performers, artists and cosplayers, coupled with amazing attractions and activities for attendees, this year’s BoA has been the biggest one to date. arkadymac.com is an official media partner for BoA 2016, and we are glad to bring you our coverage of the second day of this event. For our coverage of Day 1, click here.
With only a little over a week away, the excitement for the coming of the biggest cosplay event in the country just can’t be stopped as it is set to happen October 1-2 at the SMX Convention Center. Cosplay Mania has become an institution in the Philippines with marked improvements that have brought out record numbers year after year, but this 2016, the event is on a mission to raise the bar even further, launching the Cosplay Mania Event Series and partnering with Sozo to bring I Love Anisong to the Philippines for the first time in history.
The biggest pop culture event in Asia had landed in Manila and was unstoppable on its third straight day as AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2016 welcomed thousands of attendees from all over the world. Spanning the entire SMX Convention Center at the Mall of Asia Complex, the scale that APCC 2016 was on was mindblowing, and on its second straight year it had an impressive lineup of guests and unique attractions from around the world for attendees to enjoy, bringing the latest and hottest trends, activities, and attractions pop culture had to offer. For a glimpse of an exciting Day 1, click here, and for our coverage of Day 2, click here.