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Ragnarok M: Eternal Love has just received its biggest update with the RO 2.0 update. It boasts a vast wealth of all-new content and game enhancing features. A new map called Eclage is introduced in the new RO 2.0 update with new questlines to discover. In the land of pixies, you’ll be embroiled in a conflict between factions vying for control while encountering dangers in the mind-benidng realm known as the Palace of Beauty. In addition, the Ninja class has also been added to Ragnarok M: Eternal Love. The new class mixes sword and shuriken-based attacks with ninjutsu spells that can conjure powerful creatures and sow confusion in the enemy. The update will also allows you to experience its near-infinite wealth of content thanks to an suite of gameplay enhancements that minimize grinding. The new Cryptura Academy is one of these where you can spend more time taking down MVP…

Electronic Arts has announced that Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville Complete Edition will debut on the Nintendo Switch on March 19, as also featured in the recent Nintendo Direct. Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville Complete Edition will give players on the Nintendo Switch the opportunity to unlock all characters and content from the PlayStation, Xbox, and PC Standard Edition in addition to post-launch content, directly through offline or online play. You can tackle missions and defeat bosses to collect medals and unlock outfits. In addition, you’ll also have access to 23 fully customizable characters, a Team Play class for each faction, and all cosmetic items ever released. You can play offline, party up to three friends or play 8v8 multiplayer. “We are excited to bring everyone’s favorite Plants vs. Zombies characters to Nintendo Switch for the first time, giving players the ability to play in their homes or…

In case you missed it, Mineski Philippines has announced that it will be in charge of bringing the Valorant and League of Legends: Wild Rift tournaments in the Philippines under its exclusive partnership with Riot Games Southeast Asia. “We are thrilled to introduce even more exciting competitive experiences for players across the Philippines alongside our partner, Mineski. Mineski’s network and expertise have enabled us to bring our esports vision to life, and we look forward to creating a memorable series of tournaments for fans of VALORANT and League of Legends: Wild Rift,” said Chris Tran, Head of Esports for Riot Games Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Mineski will operate the official national tournaments through the Philippine Pro Gaming League (PPGL). These will qualify the best teams to represent the country in Southeast Asian tournaments and maybe, hopefully, the world championship. The League of Legends Wild Rift tournament will adopt a point…

During the recent Sony State of Play presentation, a new gameplay trailer was released for Knockout City, a team-based multiplayer game inspired by dodgeball. It’s looking to be quite the fun multiplayer romp, and something that’s quite different from your usual vehicle or FPS-based titles. A cross-play beta is happening on April 2 – 4, so if you’re interested, you can sign up for it on the Knockout City website. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvjValnhd40 Knockout City will be coming to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC via Origin and Steam, in addition to the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S on May 21, 2021. It will also support cross-play and cross-progression across all systems. “Knockout City starts with the deceptively simple concept of throwing and catching a ball and layers in an incredible amount of skill, depth and style, for a refreshingly fun competitive multiplayer experience that you have to play…

In case you missed it, Valorant just got a new game mode called Escalation. It is a 5v5 team deathmatch style mode that encourages you to practice and experience the other guns. You start Escalation mode with more powerful guns but as you get more kills, your weapons are replaced progressively with more challenging and less lethal ones. Each match has a randomly-generated set of 12 weapons/abilities which both teams must cycle through. A team must collectively get X number of kills/points in each of the 12 stages before you’re able to progress to the next one. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwCdxfz8kMU For those that have not gotten a kill with a weapon will stay on the previous level until they get a kill which will then auto-upgrade the weapon to the next level. This will allows newer players or players that are still improving the chance to have a leg up as far…

Riot Games Southeast Asia has launched the League of Legends: Wild Rift Southeast Asia Icon Series: Preseason, a five weekend-long regional tournament for League of Legends: Wild Rift. The Wild Rift Southeast Asia Icon Series: Preseason will kick off on Februrary 26 with three-day long weekend tournaments in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, and Vietnam. With the schedule as follows: Vietnam (VNG) – February 26-28Malaysia (ESL) – March 6-7Taiwan (Cyber Games Arena) – March 11-14Thailand (ESL) – March 13-14The Philippines (PPGL) – March 20-21Indonesia (One Up) – March 19-21Singapore (Eliphant) – March 26-28 The tournament circuits will showcase the skill of Wild Rift players and teams across the region. Teams will be competing for the title of local champion. The League of Legends: Wild Rift SEA Icon Series: Preseason will also feature appearances from season players and teams. Here are some of the teams confirmed to make an…

Riot Games Southeast Asia revealed the Lunar Beast Event, an in-game celebration in League of Legends: Wild Rift to usher in the Lunar New Year festivities. The event runs from February 4 to March 3. Meet Xayah, the Rebel.. The Lunar Beast event empowers the relics of revels past to tame the Beast and save the day. It will also introduce two new champions, Xayah, the Rebel and Rakan, the Charmer into the game. The two will dance their way into the duo lane to join the festivities. ..And her partner, Rakan, the Charmer In addition, players in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, Cambodia, and the Philippines will also get the chance to embark on The Lunar Hunt, a ‘search and answer’ campaign created in collaboration with Codashop. The Lunar Hunt starts on February 10 and will take you on a journey to uncover missing pistols featuring several Champions decked…

The Valorant Challengers Philippines Stage 01 Week 01 is set to conclude, with the main weekend taking place from February 5-7, 2021 and has a total prize pool of PHP 375,000 for the teams. The event features six weeks of open qualifiers and elimination brackets, and for week 01, only eight teams remain to tough it out on the Playoffs. In the Playoffs, the eight teams will battle it out in single elimination best-of-three quarterfinals and semifinals and close out the week with a best-of-five in the finals. The top four teams from Week 01 lock-in their spot in the Playoffs of Week 02 and get closer to the Valorant Masters stage. In addition to securing their Week 02 spot, the top four teams take home a piece of the prize pool as follows: 1st place – PHP 20,0002nd place – PHP 10,0003rd place – PHP 2,5004th place – PHP…

Mineski Philippines has just launched the second leg of regional qualifiers for the National Interschool Cyber League (NICL), this time around showcasing Dota 2 following a feature on Valorant. The next leg of NICL regional qualifiers is open to teams consisting of senior high school and college students aged 16-22. NICL is the banner program under Mineski Philippines’ Youth Esports Program (YEP), formed in partnership with the Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL) to support the grassroots development of esports Filipino students. “Over the years, gaming in the Philippines has evolved from its rep of casual hobby and is now being recognized worldwide as a legitimate sport. YEP, through NICL, strives to continuously redefine esports for students and schools and work with them to incorporate esports into their varsity programs,” shared YEP Program Director Marlon Marcelo. Top four teams in the regional qualifiers will on to the regional finals where the…

Ubisoft has just announced that the Road to Six Invitational in-game event is returning to Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege which runs every Thursday to Monday until February 22. In addition, the Battle Pass is also available which contributes to the Six Invitational 2021 prize pool. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOZlsRuMR5U&feature=youtu.be The Stadium map is also back which combines elements of Border and Coastline maps. All Operators will be unlocked in a three-minute, three-round, unranked Plant Bomb, with Pick and Ban mode. Captains – Mira, Capitão, Ash, and Vigil – and their teams will also get outfits from the Battle Pass themed content. The Battle Pass is available until February 22 with one Free Track and one Premium track for 1200 R6 Credits. The Battle Pass includes 100 tiers and 135 rewards to earn before February 22. 30% of the revenue from the Battle Pass will support the Six Invitational 2021 prize pool, up…

League of Legends Esports (LOL Esports) announced that the 11th League of Legends World Championships (Worlds 2021) will be returning to China. This time, the annual international tournament will go back to the multi-city format with the Finals being held in Shenzhen, China. The road to Worlds 2021 has begun with the start of Season 11 where more than a 100 teams in a dozen regions begin their journey to represent their region at the international tournament. Worlds 2020 took everyone by surprise by featuring the world’s most advanced mixed reality stage and it’ll be nice to see how they can top that one for next year. “After a year full of unexpected challenges, amazing competition, and major milestones for our sport, we’re looking forward to a season that should be even more thrilling. It’s only fitting that we return to China, home to our biggest league and tens of…

Riot Games has already kicked off the 11th season of League of Legends esports and it has announced that 2021 will be the year for League of Legends: Wild Rift esports. “Like League PC, League of Legends: Wild Rift is wildly competitive, with the depth, complexity, and high stakes moments that make for a great sport,”John Needham, Head of Global Esports at Riot Games “While we continue to oversee a rollout of Wild Rift via Open Beta in numerous countries, we’re ready to establish a framework for players to compete at the highest level,” says Needham. “This will be the year we will experiment and learn, setting the foundations for the long-term success of the sport. You will see our first competitions come to life later in 2021.” Riot looks to take the initial steps to build the Wild Rift Esports ecosystem across the globe. Some of these are already…

Valorant Episode 2 Act 1 has started and with it came a new Infiltrator Duelist named Yoru, who made his debut in a Valorant cinematic announced by Riot Games. https://www.youtube.com/watch?fbclid=IwAR2hUiOBT4Dtrf2-Y0AjZKa1h5xDMK7t8U_LMDvsCM_eQ5vrLxS1ediz9gs&v=hhlgphVf-1g&feature=youtu.be Yoru is a Japanese native that rips holes straight through reality to infiltrate enemy lines unseen with a kit as follows: C: FAKEOUT – Equip an echo that mimics footsteps when activated. Fire to activate and send the echo forward. Alt Fire to place an echo in place. Use the inactive echo to send it forward E: GATECRASH – Equip to harness a rift tether. To send the tether out moving forward, use fire. Alt fire to place a tether in place. Activate to teleport to the tehter’s location. Q: BLINDSIDE – Equip to rip an unstable dimensional frament from reality. Fire to throw the fragment, activating a flash that winds up once it collides with a hard surface in…

The Capcom Holiday Sale has begun with up to 80% off on the Capcom titles. Among these include Resident Evil, Monster Hunter, Devil May Cry, and Street Fighter to name a few. In addition, the sale includes the main games and the DLCs for the different games, so if you’ve ever wanted to get Devil May Cry 5 or Resident Evil 3, now is the best time to do so. The Capcom sale will run until January 8, 2021 on the PlayStation Store and until January 5, 2021 on Steam, so don’t take too long to decide! For a list of titles on sale, click here.

This Holiday 2020, save up to 75% off on your favorite 2K Games like Borderlands 3 and NBA 2K21 on the Epic Games Store, PlayStation Store, Steam, and Xbox Store. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the games you can get as listed by our friends from 2K Games: Borderlands 3Mafia: Definitive EditionNBA 2K21PGA Tour 2K21Sid Meier’s Civilization VI and the Civilization VI – New Frontier Pass (and Gathering Storm and Rise and Fall expansion)WWE 2K BattlegroundsXCOM: Chimera Squad Local retailers like Datablitz and Game One PH also have various deals on their online stores, so make sure to check also. Sale times and titles may vary depending on the store, and for more information on all the titles and 2K, click here.