Author

Ram Ronquillo

Browsing

Riot Games Southeast Asia will be hosting the Symphony of Light concert on July 31 at 8 PM, which is a unique orchestral music experience to usher in the company’s first multi-game campaign, the Sentinels of Light. The company is working in close collaboration with Fuse and Metropolitan Festival Orchestra (MFO) to create a unique rendition of the iconic Sentinels of Light soundtrack. It will feature traditional instruments from Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. https://www.facebook.com/PlayWildRift/posts/670590464341360 The musical experience is created as a tribute to the diverse and passionate Riot community in Southeast Asia. Riot will also be providing top regional influencers like Buunja and Kurohiko the opportunity to participate in the Symphony of Light with custom-made Sentinels of Light kalimbas. Sentinels of Light is Riot Games’ recent major franchise even that continues its first multi-month story arc that started in January with Viego’s return in the Ruination cinematic.…

Clear, one of the country’s top male shampoo brands, is set to host the Next Level All Star Mobile Legends: Bang Bang tournament. The tournament features six of the most renowned ML streamers in the country as team captains – L3bron, ChooxTv, Joross Gamboa, Kayla Heredia, Eric Eruption Tai, and Hypebit$. “Mobile Legends has redefined the gaming scene in the Philippines and if you don’t keep a cool head during the game, you just might lose a star in the ranking,” shares Kat Lim, Unilever Shampoo Brand Manager. “We want to find the best players of the game and see if they have what it takes to Make the Clear Upgrade when they’re on a winning streak.” Clear’s Rookie Hunt will be on the lookout for the rising ML superstars with the right builds and cool heads to enter the competition. The lucky rookie from the winning team will also…

miHoYo, known for its most recent hit in Genshin Impact, has announced that its first romance detective game Tears of Themis is scheduled to be available on Android and iOS in Summer 2021. The free-to-play game will let you step into the exciting field of law, defend truth and justice, as well as craft relationships with four male protagonists. Luke Pearce You will play the role of a new attorney at the Themis Law Firm and work hand-in-hand with your destined lover as you investigate cases that appear in Stellis City. You’ll need to investigate crime scenes and interrogte suspects to obtain evidence and testimonies that uncover the truth. Artem Wing Meanwhile, you can cultivate relationships with four male protagonists through video chats, calls, and character-specific stories. Vyn Richter The latest video showed the character backgrounds of the four male leads and their views and attitudes towards the cases in…

Infinix has just recently released its latest smartphone, the Infinix HOT 10S. It is said to handle mobile gaming thanks to a MediaTek Helio G85 chipset that is coupled with 4/6GB RAM and 64/128GB internal storage. Additionally, it has a 90Hz refresh rate and a 180Hz touch sampling rate on its display that will certainly make gaming a pleasant experience. The Infinix HOT 10S also handles long gaming sessions with a 6000mAh battery which is said to offer up to 18 hours of gaming. The company has also introduced its Dar-link Ultimate Game Booster technology that helps improve your gaming sessions. In a nutshell, improves graphics display and touchscreen sensitivity and enchancing the smartphone’s self-learning capabilities. Our friends at Gadget Pilipinas have written extensively on Dar-link Ultimate Game Booster Technology, which is “able to further enhance the performance of the device in terms of energy consumption and temperature control.” The…

Sega has just released the intro trailer for Giyu Tomioka from Versus Mode of Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles and he is voiced by none other than Takahiro Sakurai, who reprises his role from the anime into the upcoming game. Tomioka is the Water Hashira who led Tanjiro towards joining the Corps. He fights using his “Water Breathing” in Versus Mode, which featured trademark moves such as Striking Tide and Dead Calm. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAmVjcEPnl4 He will join previously announced characters like Tanjiro, Nezuko, Inosuke, and Zenitsu. Demon Slayer will be making its way to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea and Southeast Asia on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and PC. No release date has been announced just yet.

Amplitude Studios’ upcoming historical turn-based strategy game, Humankind has officially reached closed beta. In closed beta, which will run until June 21, you can now play through five eras of history. You’ll also have access through to the end of the Industrial era or 200 turns, whichever comes first. This is 5 out of the 6 total eras that are expected at launch. Use railways It also features: Try out 10 new industrial era culturesExploit coal and oil to push your economyBuild railways to cheaply and quickly move goods and troopsFight the biggest battles and support your troops with long range artillery bombardment as well as take to the skies Battle in the skies To gain access to closed beta of Humankind, you can either pre-purchase the game on Steam or the Epic Games Store or get keys via Twitch drops. Long range artillery Some of the Twitch streamers dropping…

After testing your might in the Barrens for a couple of months, now it’s time to face the first dungeon – Wailing Caverns. The dungeon is Hearthstone’s latest mini-set. Join forces with a team of Adventurers to fight through the beasts and awaken Archdruid Naralex from his slumber. The new mini-set is a 66-card set including four Legendary cards, one Epic card (x2), 14 Rare cards (x2), and 16 Common cards (x2). It will be available to purchase in-game or in the webshop starting June 4 for USD 14.99 or 2000 gold. The mini-set includes: 35 new collectible cards; can be obtained from Forged in the Barrens card packsMinions featuring Spell SchoolsSummon 2/2 tokens with bonus effects like Poisonous, Taunt, Divine Shield, etc.4 new Legendary cards featuring iconic characters from the Wailing Caverns Watch the cinematic below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOwV2yzqEL4

With the World of Warcraft Burning Crusade Classic launching on June 2, Blizzard releases “Odes of Return”, a tribute to the many old and new players taking a trip back in time. The song pays homage to the adventures awaiting the opening of the Dark Portal. The video features actor, musician, and gamer Jordan Fisher that gives some of the highlights of the adventures that the expansion brings for players. Watch the video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oP9eGesY45M What are your favorite memories of the Burning Crusade? Do you remember Karazhan and the Sunwell and how this expansion had some of the best content of its time? World of Warcraft Burning Crusade Classic will be available tomorrow, June 2!

MiHoYo has launched the Honkai Impact 3rd v4.8 [Phantom of the Theater] update. It introduces the S-rank battlesuit – Starchasm Nyx, server-wide event – Stan Wars, and a new story chapter – The Legion Theater. In addition, players will be able to vote for their favorite characters in the Stan Wars. Starchasm Nyx is Seele’s new QUA battlesuit that allows her to deal massive Ice damage with a scythe and chain claws, sweep enemy groups in Burst mode, and pass on damage through Nightmare Thorns. will be implemented after the update Stan Wars, a new challenge event – Threshold Breach, and Chapter XXIV – The Legion Theater will be released in succession after the update. By partaking in the new events, missions, and challenges, players can earn Valkyrie Fragvyom [S], stigma, outfit, and Crystals for free. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0YM0Wo2To4 You can download Honkai Impact 3rd on Google Play store, Apple App Store,…

DITO Telecommunity Corporation (DITO) following its launch on March 8, 2021, has reached 16 cities and one municipality in Metro Manila. The third telecommunications company is already present in 100 cities and municipalities and available in more than 3,000 stores nationwide, which could mean big things for mobile gaming as we get more choices and alternatives that will offer the service. DITO Chairman and CEO Dennis A. Uy attested to the company’s fulfillment of its promise of bringing stronger connectivity in the country. “Our commercial activities began with 15 cities na sinimulan natin doon sa Cebu at sa Davao with our ongoing CSR program of providing free service to our front liners in ten cities as one of the pillars of our launch. Last April 16, we added 21 more cities. In just another two weeks, 18 cities were added, reaching as far north as Nueva Ecija in Central Luzon…

Following the Breeze Map Update, Riot Games has just introduced a new game mode named Replication Game Mode and the Tethered Realms skin line to Valorant. Valorant Replication Game Mode Replication has the same rules as an unrated match but all players on the same team use the same agent and the goal is to reach 5 round wins. Unlike unrated and competitive though, in Replication, guns, shields, and abilities (except the Ultimate) are refreshed every round. In addition, you’ll have a set amount of Creds each round regardless of win/loss and it is as follows: 900240039006000 It will replace Escalation temporarily but the company has said to keep it up for two weeks. After which, the team will follow a mode rotation strategy but details on this is will be announced later on. “With Replication, we are looking to create exciting and novel moments by widening the player theorycrafting…

Clash of Clans held a KOL Showmatch for FRIENDSHIP dubbed – ‘Clash of Clans – Tropical Clash’. It combined 12 top CoC influencers from Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Clash of Clans – Tropical Clash teams These were separated into two teams – ‘Battle Builder’ the team comprised of Malaysia and Thailand and ‘Jungle Clasher’ comprised of Indonesia and Philippines for a series of friendly Clan Wars. The representatives from the countries include MasterRamen, Ombong haha, and HarrisGameboy from Malaysia; Iwan Clasher, Kelvin Afiando, and Benny Moza from Indonesia; Cherizawa, L3bron, and Kayla Heredia from the Philippines; and the Black gamer, ZadistiX, and VRZO from the Thailand. Clash of Clans – Tropical Clash challenges Three challenges took place – the Epic Jungle Challenge – Who is the fastest?, Challenge My Base – Can you beat me?, and Friendly Clan War. The Epic Jungle Challenge – Who is the fastest?…

VALORANT has just released Episode 2 Act III, which introduces the new Breeze Map, a new Forsaken skin line, and a new Battlepass. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLYnq0eA89w Valorant Breeze Map Breeze is a new map set within the southern part of the Bermuda Triangle. It has a bright, playful, and colorful enviornment with wide open spaces and opportunities for long range encounters. “One of the main goals we had with Breeze was building larger and more open spaces with longer sightlines than the other maps in the pool. This provides an opportunity for different weapons and Agents to shine. Each map should provide different strengths and weaknesses for the Agents in the roster to explore while supporting different types of strategies and team compositions,” said Sal Garozzo, Senior Game Designer at Riot Games. Valorant Forsaken skin line The new Valorant Act also introduced the Forsaken skin line for the Vandal, Operator, Spectre, Classic,…

UniPin, the leading digital content enabler in Southeast Asia, has just announced the UniPin Ultimate Plays Call of Duty: Mobile (CODM) tournament in the Philippines. “The eSports tournament series featuring the hit shooter with over 100 million downloads will be the first of many more tournaments to come; Filipino gamers can rejoice as this signifies that there will be more battle arenas in the future for them to show off some jaw-dropping skills,” stated Debora Imanuella, the Senior VP of Community. “More than just being an epic showdown between top local CODM teams competing against one another, it serves as a path for gamers across Philippines to realize their dreams in eSports.” UniPin Ultimate Plays is a CODM tournament series separated into a male category and a female category with a total prize pool of PHP 20,000. It will feature 32 top local teams with five to six player each…

Codemasters and EA have announced that F1 2021 is making its way to the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam on July 16. F1 2021 is the first F1 title to be published by EA Sports, who also recently announced EA Sports PGA Tour, and will feature the teams, drivers and, circuits for the 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship. https://youtu.be/mrJ8PddAMIw The game also introduces a new story mode, an expanded Career mode with two-player option, and three new circuits – Portimão, Imola, and Jeddah, available to all players as free post-launch content. The new story mode, Braking Point, lets you embark on an epic journey to rise from the ranks of Formula 2 to a shot at stardom in the world of Formula 1. It also re-introduces players to Devon Butler who makes his return having debuted in F1 2019. F1 2021…