PH eSports flourishes despite pandemic

Glendale G. Rosal 09/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vibrant and highly competitive eSports scene in the Philippines identified the challenges they’ve been battling amidst the COVID-19 pandemic during the Games and Amusements Board’s (GAB) 3rd Professional Sports Summit on Wednesday,…

Mitra highlights GAB’s “historic” achievements during sports summit

Glendale G. Rosal 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman, Abraham “Baham” Mitra highlighted the agency’s ‘historic’ achievements under his leadership during the 3rd Professional Sports Summit on Wednesday, Sept. 29, held on a virtual platform.…

Nexplay Esports is PH’s Best in LoL WR: ICON Series – Preseason

Simon Juleovenz Garnace 03/22/2021

Nexplay Esports handily take down Sunsparks 4-0 to be the the Philippine League of Legends: Wild Rift champions for the Southeast Asia Icon Series 2021: Preseason. As one of the top performers in the country, Nexplay Esports…

Sony’s PS5 Set to Start at PhP 20,000 For Digital Edition

Simon Juleovenz Garnace 09/17/2020

Sony announced that the highly-anticipated PlayStation 5 will be coming out worldwide on September 19, 2020 for $499.99  for the regular version and $399.99 for the Digital Edition. The PS5 will be initially released on September 12…

Trekking on Mineski trail, NESFP pushes esports into NCAA, UAAP schools

Marc Anthony Reyes 07/24/2020

Esports, back when it was commonly called gaming, used to be written off as a distraction from learning.  Now, it is just a few steps away from getting uploaded into a school curriculum. With the coronavirus pandemic…

‘E-Gilas’ Five a ‘Dream Team’ in Fiba Esports Open

Louie Greg A. Rivera 06/18/2020

In this basketball game, height won’t be a problem for Filipinos. When the dribblers of Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas’ (SBP) “E-Gilas” squad take the court in the Fiba Esports Open on June 19, they won’t be physical…

More Cebu City SEA Games medalists pay courtesy call to Mayor Labella

Mars G. Alison 12/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More Cebu City medalists in the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA) Games paid a courtesy call to Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on Friday afternoon, December 20, 2019.  Present were Team Adroit who…

Cebu’s Team Adroit declared champions in first ESL Clash of Nations

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 10/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A month after winning the VKGAME Battle of Dawns tournament, Team Adroit once again made history after they won the first ESL Clash of Nations series held in Siam Paragon in Bangkok, Thailand…

Cebu’s Team Adroit proud, pressured to represent PH in Dota 2 SEA Games event

09/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Proud and pressured.  This is what members of the Cebu-based Dota 2 team feel after they were named by the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Esports Union (PSEU) on Monday, September 16, 2019, as…

Esports squad bared, ready for Southeast Asian Games ‘wars’

Francis T.J. Ochoa 09/17/2019

The country’s newest brand of athletic warriors have been unveiled—and they’re all ready to crank up Team Philippines’ medal machine in the 30th Southeast Asian Games later this year. The Philippine Southeast Asian Games Esports Union (PSEU)…

ESports officially a medal event in 2019 SEA Games

Inquirer 11/28/2018

Don’t ever think that electronic sports won’t have any impact on the Philippines in the Southeast Asian Games. Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) chair Alan Peter Cayetano on Wednesday announced that eSports would be a…

eSports boom fuels PC demand in PH

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/05/2017

THE booming eSports scene in the Philippines has fueled the recent rise in demand for personal computers (PC) here. JB Aquino, marketing and communications lead for Acer Philippines, said that although the eSports scene is not as…

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