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  • E3 2019 Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

    E3 2019 Round-up: Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Cyberpunk 2077, and more

    E3 2019 has officially ended, and like previous years, a ton of exciting reveals and new information were at the forefront of the event. Let’s take a look at the highlights from this year’s event. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order – The Beginning to the Road to Redemption? The handling of the Star Wars IP by Electronic Arts (EA) has not gone exceptionally well. There has been much bad press coming out of their Battlefront games and the cancellation of two prominent anticipated Star Wars games from Visceral Games and EA Motive. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is perhaps the…

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    E3 2019 Preview: Who will be the biggest hitters this year?

    E3 – the spectacle that gets people’s palms sweaty, breaths held, and dreams come true. it is unequivocally the biggest event happening in the calendar for the gaming industry. This year’s E3, also known as the Electronic Entertainment Expo, is set to be different from that of last year’s. With Sony bowing out of the expo for the first time since its inception, along with the ever-growing chatter on the imminent next-generation of consoles, E3 2019 is going to be a year of transition.   This, of course, doesn’t mean that the hype train is slowing down. We expect major…

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    Mobile Legends enters the Singapore Esports scene with SEA Clash of Champions

    Mobile Legends has been a hit within the Southeast Asian region ever since it first launched in late 2016. It’s particularly popular with Singapore’s National Servicemen, who play it during their infrequent time-offs as a way of social cohesion.   Now the game is set to make a big splash into the local Esports scene in Singapore as we are nearing the start of the SEA Clash of Champions 2019 event. The SEA Clash of Champions 2019 (SEACOC), the first-ever regional Mobile Legends Esports event in Singapore, will be held from 18 -19 May 2019 at the Suntec Convention Centre.…

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    BlizzCon 2019: Details and What to Expect

    BlizzCon is set to return this year on 1 and 2 November. The annual event, held since 2005, also revealed that tickets for the event are set to go on sale in two waves, one on 4 May 2019 and the next on 8 May 2019. In addition to the standard BlizzCon Pass and premium BlizzCon Benefit Dinner Pass from last year’s BlizzCon, a new mid-tier BlizzCon Portal Pass has been introduced. The BlizzCon Portal Pass includes additional convenience-related perks as well as access to Darkmoon Faire during a new “Night at the Faire” event on the eve of BlizzCon…

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  • Pokemon Go: Safari Zone

    Southeast Asia’s First Pokémon GO Safari Zone Event in Singapore: Catch Unown, Shiny Shuckle, and More!

    Ever since its release back in 2016, Pokémon GO is a mobile game based on a legendary Japanese franchise that has caused a frenzy amongst Singaporeans, all ages alike. Starting out with only the first generation of Pokémon, the game has since expanded to include the Johto (Gen 2, 1999-2002), Hoenn (Gen 3, 2003) and Sinnoh (Gen 4, 2005-2006), along with new mechanics to the game such as trading and Player versus Player (PVP). Now, Pokémon GO players have an extra reason to be excited. Niantic, creators of the game, announced an event that will take place in Sentosa –…

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  • Google Bootcamp: The GentleBros

    Google’s Indie Game Accelerator Bootcamp: Supporting Asia’s Burgeoning Startup Culture

    The first of its kind in the world, the Indie Game Accelerator Bootcamp took place in Google Singapore in November 2018. Entrance to Google Singapore Considering that it started in Asia instead of Silicon Valley, this was truly a breakthrough for the gaming startup community in Asia. The Bootcamp consisted of mentorship, training workshops, and networking sessions to allow startups to work with mentors from Google and the gaming industry, focusing on the following core areas: game development, business development and people and team culture development. The aim of the accelerator curriculum is not to produce one-hit gaming wonders but…

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    GameStart 2018 Convention: A Weekend of Gaming Fun

    Southeast Asia’s premier game convention, GameStart 2018,  returned for its fifth anniversary with a plethora of diverse gaming content at the Suntec Convention Centre last week (13 and 14 October). Exhibits included game showcases and previews, tabletop board and card games, esports, indie games, retro games, and cosplay. Fans of competitive esports were treated to a spectacular screening of SEA Major (SEAM) 2018, which hosted several tournaments throughout the weekend. The SEA Mobile Major (SEAMM) 2018 also hosted the first-ever Shadowverse Contenders Cup for the Southeast Asian and Oceanic regions. Special guests appearances were certainly not lacking as well, as…

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  • Overwatch’s 2nd Anniversary Event Guide: Seasonal Brawls, Free Weekend and Limited-Edition Content in Anniversary Lootboxes

    Two glorious years ago, on the 24th of May, Overwatch was finally released for sale. It opened the floodgates to those who weren’t lucky enough to be part of the 9.7 million players who were part of the beta, and allowed players to jump into the hype that surrounded Blizzard Entertainment’s then-latest first-person shooter video game. Since its launch, the game earned near perfect scores from most video game reviews and garnered praises for its lore, maps, character designs, and on how the game feels so “lived-in”. It was as if McCree was a real person cowboy in the late…

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  • The Witchwood: Enter Hearthstone's First Expansion For The Year of The Raven

    The Witchwood: Enter Hearthstone’s First Expansion For The Year of The Raven

    Well, ladies and gents, it’s that time once again where Blizzard’s free-to-play collectable card game readies itself for a new year of card sets and solo adventures. So brush off the arcane dust off your collections and let’s jump into some of the new content we can expect to see from Hearthstone’s “Year of the Raven”. For the unacquainted, Hearthstone is a collectable card game based on Blizzard’s previous game series Warcraft, and was released sometime during 2014. With each year, Blizzard released several card sets and expansions but soon realised creating new cards and keeping it balanced would prove…

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  • 'Tis the Season: World of Warcraft's Singapore Winter Veil Party

    ‘Tis the Season: World of Warcraft’s Singapore Winter Veil Party

    Season’s greetings fellow Horde and Alliance members. The Feast of Winter Veil is here and everyone is invited! You are sure to find a few treats, along with some fun tasks to take on at the coolest party of the year! Spaces are limited, so you’d better get registering now! The event details are as follows: When: 18:00 – 22:00 (Tuesday, December 19) Where: Zouk Singapore (3C River Valley Road, The Cannery) Enjoy a series of fun activities to qualify for a lucky draw – with over 1,000 Blizzard merchandises for you to bring home! Itching to know more? Check out…

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