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April 25, 2015

Acer shows off hardcore Predator gaming lineup

In addition to the smartphones, budget tablets, and curved screen that Acer newly-introduces to the public, they are also showing off three new products in the Predator series — a desktop, a laptop, and a tablet that all target the hardcore gamers out there. Continue Reading

April 24, 2015

Acer launches its first curved G-Sync gaming monitor

Acer formally launches its first curved G-Sync gaming monitor that pushes almost 5 million pixels across a 34-inch IPS panel. It’s complete with front speakers, thin bezels, and NVIDIA’s G-Sync Technology. Continue Reading

April 21, 2015

Heroes of the Storm to Exit Closed Beta Next Month

Blizzard has recently announced that Heroes of the Storm, a multiplayer online battle arena or as the company dubs as “Hero Brawler” that was launched last year, will be on open beta starting on May 20 (May 19 in the US) in line with its impending launch slated in June.

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April 17, 2015

Mortal Kombat X makes ‘biggest launch’ in MK history

The fourth main installment Mortal Kombat X made its initial release a few days ago and already, millions of gamers were more than enthusiastic in getting their hands on it — making it the ‘biggest launch’ in MK history according to its co-creator. Continue Reading

April 13, 2015

ASUS ROG GR8 Gaming PC Review

First unveiled in Computex 2014, the ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) GR8 gaming PC boasts gaming desktop performance in a console-size package with a sleek and attractive design that will appeal to most PC gamers. It sports an Intel Core i7 processor, 1TB hard drive, 8GB RAM, and comes with a free M801 mechanical keyboard and ROG Gladius optical mouse. Is the ROG GR8 worth getting? Find out by reading our full review.

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March 29, 2015

Filipina Tekken 7 Character Now Official

We’ve recently reported that Bandai-Namco may add a Filipina character Tekken 7 as suggested by the images leaked online. Through an announcement made earlier today, the Katsuhiro Harada has made it official that the popular fighting game will indeed have three new characters which include a Filipina kickboxer named Josie Rizal.

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March 27, 2015

Tekken 7 has a secret Filipina character?

Although the Jollibee character rumored to make it on Tekken 7 isn’t likely to come true, a new character from Bandai Namco Games’s latest fighting game is reported to possibly be a Filipina. Continue Reading

March 13, 2015

MSI GT80 Titan hands-on, first impressions

MSI Philippines launched yesterday the newest addition to their gaming laptops, the GT80 Titan with built-in Cherry MX mechanical keyboard and a touch pad that acts as a numerical keypad too. We got a chance to test the new laptop for a short time, and here’s what we have to say.

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February 08, 2015

ASUS ROG G501 gaming notebook announced

ASUS Republic of Gamers has recently announced the ROG G501, its latest gaming notebook and evolution of the earlier ‘500 and now builds on the thinness, weight and performance of the ROG GX500 from last year.

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February 05, 2015

Optical vs Laser Mouse: Which Do You Need?

Gone are the days when we use a mouse with a physical ball under it. For the young readers here, you may even raise an eyebrow in confusion as to what I was referring to. This is because when you’re out to buy a peripheral mouse nowadays you’d only have to choose between an optical or a laser one. But for those who couldn’t seem to fully grasp how these two differ, check out our quick guide on whether an optical or laser mouse should be the right tool for you. Continue Reading

February 04, 2015

SteelSeries PH Warns Consumers About Unauthorized Resellers

In a recent post on their official Facebook fan page, SteelSeries Philippines has reiterated their current warranty policies for their products and “highly suggests” that customers should only buy from authorized resellers to take full advantage of it.

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January 31, 2015

ASUS ROG G20 gaming PC now available at Villman

The ASUS ROG G20 gaming desktop PC that the company announced in Taiwan during Computex 2014 is now available for purchase at Villman.

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January 27, 2015

Longest Running PC Games of All Time

PC games, like almost everything in this world, come and go. But there are a few titles that stood the test of time and have, up to this date, continued to evolve to cope up with the ever-changing demands of gamers, both young and the young-at-heart.

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January 25, 2015

10 Highest Earning Pro DotA 2 Gamers

“You won’t gain anything from playing computer games”. We’ve all heard that line (or something to that effect) from our parents/guardians at least once in our life, worse maybe every waking day of your existence. At least that statement was true two or three decades ago, but these people on our list proved that money (not to mention fame) will follow if you just do what you love to do.

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November 26, 2014

Next Assassin’s Creed about Philippine Revolution?

There is a chance that in the future, Ubisoft will release an Assassin’s Creed game that will have its plot center around Filipino rebellions against the colonizers, but just how big is this possibility? Continue Reading

November 15, 2014

ESGS 2014: 2 Days of Action-packed event for Pinoy Gamers

Dubbed as “the largest gaming convention to happen in the Philippines”, Smart GameX and Smart Communications, together with the event head organizer Joebert Yu, will be hosting this year’s Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit or commonly known as ESGS 2014.

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November 11, 2014

YugaTech Total Gaming Solution under Php50K

Building a decent gaming rig shouldn’t always have to cost a lot of money. With proper understanding of your needs as a user and a little bit of research, you’ll be surprised by how much you can get out of your budget allotment. Having said that, let’s take a look at the components we picked for our own budget editing/gaming rig worth under Php50,000.

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September 17, 2014

Steam payments now priced in Philippine Peso

Having a hard time computing for USD money you’ll be spending when purchasing new games from Steam? Worry not, as the entertainment platform started to convert prices to our local currency.

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September 15, 2014

Microsoft to buy Minecraft for $2.5 billion

Microsoft is set to buy Stockholm-based game company Mojang for a staggering 2.5 billion dollars.

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September 13, 2014

Grand Theft Auto V coming to consoles on November; PC version delayed until 2015

Great news for players using PS4 and the XBox One: you will be able to play your loved Grand Theft Auto V on your gaming consoles as it hits shelves November 18th, Rockstar Games announced yesterday.
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August 30, 2014

Alienware shows new Area 51 PC Chassis design

This redesigned PC casing from Alienware takes the cake when it comes to cutting edge. The Area 51 model introduces the triad version that is both great in terms of ergonomics and thermal management.

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August 22, 2014

Roccat Skeltr gaming keyboard for smartphone

Roccat’s new gaming keyboard concept, the Skeltr, includes a smartphone dock to add better gaming experience.

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August 21, 2014

Web Find: Mini Metro, a subway strategy game

It would be nice to actually challenge yourself in planning and creating multiple subway lines in times wherein our own Metro Rails are slowly deteriorating. Introducing Mini Metro by Dinosaur Polo Club.
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August 15, 2014

Metal Gear Solid V now on Steam

Konami, the world-renowned game publisher behind the successful Metal Gear franchise and other popular titles, has announced that both the Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Pain and MGSV: Ground Zeroes will be released on Steam.

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July 29, 2014

Heroes of The Storm early look: Blizzard’s DoTA & LoL

MOBA games initially gained traction as a mod to Blizzard games like StarCraft & Warcraft, ending up being called DoTA. Valve picked it up with DoTA 2, and surely, it has inspired companies such as Riot Games to come up with League of Legends. Those games never appealed to me for some reason, but I decided to give it a try anyway; that’s when Blizzard invited me to play technical alpha to their upcoming game Heroes of the Storm. Continue Reading