Tag Archives: Tournament

$250,000 at Stake as ESL and Mineski Bring Manila Masters this May

 

Manila will once again be the center for esports in Southeast Asia as ESL and Mineski-Events Team with PLDT and SMART bring Manila Masters this May at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.  With a hefty $250,000 prize pool, eight of the best teams from all over the world  will be battling it out for supremacy over three days of grueling DotA 2 action.  As the spiritual successor of last year’s successful ESL One Manila, Manila Masters is shaping up to be another defining moment for esports in the country as well as for the region.

 

Upcoming Event: ITamGameCon ’17 at FEU

 

Experience the latest in technology and gaming this March 23 to 24 as Far Eastern University Institute of Technology presents iTamGameCon17, a two-day convention to raise funds for an outreach event in Cavite.  Organized by the Computer Engineering Organization in coordination with the Junior Philippine Computer Society and the Alliance of Information Technology Students, iTamGameCon17 will serve as a venue for rising indie game developers, current trend of gaming peripherals, aspiring home grown cosplayers, FEU IT’s finest LoL players, exclusive game releases, seminars, and exhibits from various companies that made gaming in the Philippines a boom.

Upcoming Event: Xtreme Paskuhan by Playpark XP

 

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Light up your Christmas candles, ring the bells and prepare your hot cocoa because PLAYPARK XP is coming to town.  Join Playpark in celebrating in their year-ender event – the biggest Christmas party for gamers, PPXP. All are invited to be part of the Xtreme Paskuhan happening on December 17 at SKYDOME SM City North EDSA to experience Christmas the Playpark way.

Special Force is Back: Closed Beta Test to Hit Southeast Asia Nov 24

 

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News of the return of wildly popular first person shooter Special Force was confirmed yesterday as Playpark Inc., the Philippines’ leading game publisher, held a special press conference at their main office in Makati announcing that Special Force will go on Closed Beta Test in Southeast Asia on November 24, 2016.  They also promised that the exciting gameplay and engaging graphics of Special Force will once again be a common sight in internet cafes and homes all over the region.

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Rampage 2016

 

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It was another tremendous milestone for Filipino eSports and gaming as 10,000 gamers and enthusiasts from all over the country converged upon the World Trade Center in Pasay City for Rampage 2016.  Already its fifth exciting edition as the biggest one day one game event in the Philippines, it surpassed all other years as an event with relentless eSports action, an innovative cosplay experience and non-stop stage and venue events and attractions that have caught the attenetion and imagination of League of Legends enthusiasts everywhere.

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Upcoming Event: Rampage 2016

 

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Just less than a week to go before the biggest one day one game event in the Philippines returns for already its fifth exciting edition as Rampage 2016 hits World Trade Center Pasay City.  An even bigger event with relentless eSports action, an innovative cosplay experience and non-stop stage and venue events and attractions has been promised as Rampage 2016 brings League of Legends enthusiasts from all over the country.  arkadymac.com has been an official media partner for the third straight year, and our coverage team will again be there live to bring the highlights of this much-anticipated yearly spectacle.

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ESL One Manila by PLDT Fibr & Smart GameX: A Pioneering eSports Event

 

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ESL One Manila by PLDT Fibr & Smart GameX crowned its champions on Sunday April 23, 2016 and sealed its position as a pioneer within the esports industry across the entirety of the weekend. Attracting over 16,000 fans across the weekend, with many hundreds of thousand more online, Asia’s first ESL One event is the first Dota 2 event of this magnitude in the region. Anticipation of the event’s importance, both locally and internationally, led ESL One Manila by PLDT Fibr & Smart GameX to be the first government-supported event in Southeast Asia, with approval from the local tourism board.

Cosplay at ESL One Manila 2016, Southeast Asia’s Biggest Ever eSports Event

 

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The local cosplay community got to show the world their passion and hard work on a grand stage at ESL One Manila 2016, Southeast Asia’s biggest ever eSports event. Local cosplayers, themselves Dota 2 players and enthusiasts, were thrilled that ESL One got to include cosplay in the festivities of this two-day affair.

 

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ESL One Manila 2016 Makes History as Southeast Asia’s First Premium Dota 2 Tournament

 

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In terms of scale and spectacle, ESL One Manila was easily the biggest eSports event to date in the SEA region, let alone in the Philippines.  The Filipinos have had a long and active history in gaming and have had many events held in the country, but the sheer size and excitement that ESL One brought to the Philippines this April was just simply mind-blowing and off the scale.  The MOA Arena was a fitting venue for the much anticipated two-day event, with more than 6,000 enthusiasts gathering from all over for this rare opportunity with ESL One’s first venture into the SEA region.

 

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ESGS 2015: Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit, Day 2

 

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It was a second straight stellar day for the local gaming community as ESGS, the biggest e-sports competition and gaming convention of the year got to showcase all that is fun and exciting about games, putting on a great event for Filipino enthusiasts to enjoy. After a successful inaugural event last year with over 6,000 attendees, this year’s E-Sports and Gaming Summit is even bigger, occupying Function Rooms 1 to 4 of the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, and inside could be found an amazing lineup of exhibitors and attractions from all over the world, like industry giants Sony Playstation and Ubisoft. ESGS was organized by Gariath Concepts and co-presented by PLDT Home and GameX.