Thursday, June 27

Tag: Gaming

Devil May Cry 5 now available for pre-order in the Philippines

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The 5th installment of one of the most action-packed hack and slash game franchises of all time, Devil May Cry, is now available for pre-orders in the Philippines. Devil May Cry 5 (DMC 5) happens several years after DMC 2 with returning characters such as Dante, Neo, Lady, and Trish. The game also introduces a new playable character based on the trailer. Here are the pre-order prices for the Standard Edition: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1479779347879-0'); }); if( /Android|webOS|iPhone|iPad|iPod|BlackBerry|IEMobile|Opera Mini/i.test(navigator.userAgent) ) { // ambient mobile code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1470210247","1470210665"]);'); }else{ //ambient pc code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(...

ASUS ROG Strix Scar II (GL704GV) Unboxing, Hands-On

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The new ASUS ROG Strix Scar II with NVIDIA RTX was announced during CES 2019 last month and just landed in the Philippines a few days ago. Fortunately, we got the chance to hold this bad boy so here is my unboxing and hands-on. Let’s start! First off is its box design that shouts “Gaming laptop here!” which is pretty cool especially when you want to brag about it to your friends the first time you buy this laptop. Make sure you’re in a safe area though, as people might try to rob you given its eye-catching aesthetics. Opening the box will show the unit, charger, a free ASUS ROG Impact mouse, manuals, and the cool ROG Eye sculpture that you can erect into a 3D model. The free mouse comes with an RGB eye logo that you can adjust via the ASUS Aura Sync. There are fou...

PlayStation Plus members gets free expanded 100GB cloud storage

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Sony PlayStation has announced that its PS Plus members that own a PS4 will get a free expanded cloud storage upgrade. They also stated the free games that will be available for download for the month of February. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1479779347879-0'); }); if( /Android|webOS|iPhone|iPad|iPod|BlackBerry|IEMobile|Opera Mini/i.test(navigator.userAgent) ) { // ambient mobile code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1470210247","1470210665"]);'); }else{ //ambient pc code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1476933336","1476933955"]);'); } The expanded 100GB cloud storage has started rolling out to PS Plus members while they can also download these games for free on their PlayStation 4 consoles:...

Globe, Mineski reveals ‘Liyab’ Professional eSports Team

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Globe, in partnership with the popular Philippine eSports company Mineski, launches their professional eSports team, Liyab. This team will debut on popular game titles such a League of Legends, Hearthstone, and Arena of Valor. Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu stated that they aim to accelerate the development of esports in the Philippines through the Globe Games and Esports program, leading to the creation of the professional esports team. “Liyab, which translates to ‘Blaze,’ represents the team’s intense passion and focus in the realm of esports,” Cu added. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1479779347879-0'); }); if( /Android|webOS|iPhone|iPad|iPod|BlackBerry|IEMobile|Opera Mini/i.test(navigator.userAgent) ) { // ambient mobile code do

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice now available for pre-order

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Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, one of the most anticipated action-adventure games announced back in E3 2018, is now available for pre-order in the Philippines. From the video game developer company, FromSoftware, which created the Dark Souls franchise comes a new game that is a mixture of their previous game and Nioh. The plot revolves around the protagonist, One-Armed Wolf, in the 1500s Sengoku Japan period fighting his way to save his lord and get revenge. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1479779347879-0'); }); if( /Android|webOS|iPhone|iPad|iPod|BlackBerry|IEMobile|Opera Mini/i.test(navigator.userAgent) ) { // ambient mobile code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1470210247","1470210665"]);'); }else{ //ambient pc code doc

Resident Evil 2 Remake ‘Ghost Survivors’ free DLC to arrive soon

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Capcom is not yet done with their latest survival horror remake, Resident Evil 2, as they just announced the upcoming “Ghost Survivors” downloadable content (DLC) for their players. The Ghost Survivors DLC consists of three character stories that never made it out alive in the RE2 timeline. You will play as the Mayor’s Daughter, Forgotten Soldier, and Gunshop Owner and see on their perspectives what happened to them in the game. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1479779347879-0'); }); if( /Android|webOS|iPhone|iPad|iPod|BlackBerry|IEMobile|Opera Mini/i.test(navigator.userAgent) ) { // ambient mobile code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1470210247","1470210665"]);'); }else{ //ambient pc code document.wr

Super Mario Bros. 2, Kirby’s Adventure coming to Nintendo Switch Online NES

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Nintendo has announced the upcoming classic games that will be included to the Nintendo Switch Online Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) application for this month. Super Mario Bros. 2 was released in 1988 which is the follow up to the Super Mario Bros. franchise. Kirby’s Adventure, on the other hand, launched in 1993 which the successor to Kirby’s Dream Land game. Both of them are 2D side-scrolling platformer games which were first seen in the NES console. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1479779347879-0'); }); if( /Android|webOS|iPhone|iPad|iPod|BlackBerry|IEMobile|Opera Mini/i.test(navigator.userAgent) ) { // ambient mobile code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1470210247","1470210665"]);'); }else{ //ambie

DataBlitz launches PlayStation Valentine Promo

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A Valentine’s promo was launched by DataBlitz for the PlayStation 4 consoles slashing off PHP 3,000 on their PS4 bundle. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1479779347879-0'); }); if( /Android|webOS|iPhone|iPad|iPod|BlackBerry|IEMobile|Opera Mini/i.test(navigator.userAgent) ) { // ambient mobile code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1470210247","1470210665"]);'); }else{ //ambient pc code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1476933336","1476933955"]);'); } Here are the PS4 bundles included in the promo: PS4 Pro 1TB God of War Bundle – PHP 20,995 (from PHP 23,995) PS4 Slim 500GB NBA 2K19 Bundle w/ free Dualshock 4 Controller – PHP 17,495 (from PHP 20,495) PS4 Slim 500GB Hits Bundle 

EA launches free-to-play battle royale game Apex Legends

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Electronic Arts (EA) and Respawn Entertainment has released Apex Legends, a free-to-play Battle Royale shooter game. The game is available to play PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. This is a squad-based battle royale game with players having the option to choose among eight Legends (Bangalore, Bloodhound, Caustic, Gibraltar, Lifeline, Mirage, Pathfinder, and Wraith), form a team with two other players, and duke it out with opposing teams. The last team standing wins the match. Apex Legends features a Jumpmaster system where teams choose their drop off point before a match, Respawn Beacons where defeated teammates can be revived in a one-time use location, and a Ping communication system where players can call out to their opponents, weapons, locations, and the like. It also has an inventor