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AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2017 will be Asia’s Biggest Pop Culture Convention

 

Filipinos are once again excited as August heralds the coming of one of the biggest pop culture experiences in the whole world happening right here in Manila.  After staging two successful events with impressive response from thousands of fans from all over the region, the Universal Events & Entertainment—a subsidiary of the Al Ahli Holding Group (AAHG)—recently confirmed that it is bringing a bigger and geekier AsiaPOP Comicon Manila (APCC Manila) for the third time, partnering with Marvel and Netflix to elevate Filipinos’ pop culture experience

Mocha Uson Made into Playable Character in CrossFire with Project Mocha

 

As a tribute to the Filipinos passion for gaming, Smilegate of GBPlay/Gameclub presented Project Mocha to the press just recently at SMX Convention Center at SM Aura.  Project Mocha brings the likeness of popular dancer/model/blogger Mocha Uson into the phenomenal online first-person shooter online game CrossFire, and the new character skin will initially be made available exclusively to Filipino gamers, setting another milestone as Filipinos make their mark in the digital world.

ESGS 2016: Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit, Day 3

 

An exciting weekend of local gaming  drew to a close as ESGS 2016 had its third triumphant day at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia (for our coverage of Day 1, click here, for Day 2, click here).  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,  came back bigger than ever in 2016 with even more things to enjoy and love. As one of the biggest and most anticipated e-sports competitions and gaming conventions ever in the country, ESGS 2016 got to thrill game enthusiasts from all over at this exciting three-day event.

ESGS 2016: Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit, Day 2

 

Extreme gaming action reached fever pitch as ESGS 2016 had its second successful day at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia (for our coverage of Day 1, click here).  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,  came back bigger than ever in 2016 with even more things to enjoy and love. As one of the biggest and most anticipated e-sports competitions and gaming conventions ever in the country, ESGS 2016 got to thrill game enthusiasts from all over at this exciting three-day event.

ESGS 2016: Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit, Day 1

 

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, came back bigger than ever in 2016 with even more things to enjoy and love. As one of the biggest and most anticipated e-sports competitions and gaming conventions ever in the country, ESGS 2016 got to thrill game enthusiasts from all over at its opening day at Halls 1, 2 and 3 of the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City.

Upcoming Event: ESGS 2016 (Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit)

 

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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.

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Upcoming Events: 50,000 USD in Prizes at Crossfire Stars National Finals and CFS Invitational Manila

 

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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.

Cosplay Mania ’16: Day 1

 

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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.

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The Best of Anime / BoA 2016: Day 2

 

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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.

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AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2016 Day 3

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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.

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