Gaming Events

Bringing you up-to-date info on E3 and other exciting gaming festivals.

  • 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: Cover

    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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