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Digital esports platform Kalaro set for October launch

TOUTED as “Asia’s first fully integrated end-to-end esports digital platform made in the Philippines,” Kalaro is set to be launched in October.

Shopping is moving online, esports are going the other way

It still surprises many people that professional video-game tournaments fill 50,000-seat arenas and that millions of fans watch from their bedrooms, aspiring to compete themselves one day. What hasn’t passed some entrepreneurs by, however, is that this is quietly fueling a big market opportunity.

PeSO asserts it went through process in getting POC accreditation

ITS accreditation as the country’s national sports association for esports questioned the Philippine eSports Organization (PeSO) on Monday moved to assert that it went through the process and fulfilled all the requirements needed for application as an NSA.

Second season of The Nationals to finally kick off

DELAYED by the coronavirus pandemic, Season 2 of The Nationals finally kicks off this weekend.

PeSO gets approval of POC as an associate member

The local esports community has enhanced its structure when the Philippine Esports Organization (PeSO) recently got the nod to operate as the official national sports association for the sport.

Stakeholders enter partnership under PeSO to lift PHL Esports

THE LARGEST and most credible esports companies and personalities in the Philippines have come together under the revamped banner of the Philippine E-sports Organization (PeSO). Backed by telecommunications giant, Smart Communications, PeSO is comprised of the most recognizable names in Philippine esports — Bren Esports, Gariath Concepts, Mineski Philippines, The Nationals, PlayBook Esports, Tier One Entertainment, TV5, and TNC Holdings.

Team OG’s N0tail grateful for how esports journey is panning out

ONE of the top esports players in the world right now, Johan “N0tail” Sundstein of OG said he is grateful for how his career has shaped up so far and how the sacrifices he has put in to improve his game is steadily bearing fruit.

AURA PH members look to sustain ongoing esports success

NOW PLAYING under a new name and organization, members of AURA Philippines are looking to sustain the current success they are having in esports.

Razer seeks to sustain gains of Southeast Asian esports scene

A KEY PLAYER in the continued growth of esports in Southeast Asia, global gaming lifestyle brand Razer is seeking to sustain the gains of the region in the sport by continuously coming up with platforms to showcase what gamers in this part of the world are capable of.

The explosive opportunity of Philippine eSports

By Bjorn Biel M. Beltran, Special Features Writer Until very recently, the idea that anyone can make a living by playing video games has been nothing...

Taking eSports to the next level

By Mark Louis F. Ferrolino, Special Features Writer The Philippine electronic sports (eSports) scene has come a long way. From a concept that was not widely...

Philippines named overall champion at WESG Southeast Asia 2018

Filipinos continue to make waves in the global electronic sports (eSports) scene as the Philippines was hailed as overall champion at the World Electronic...

The rise of eSports in the Philippines

By Bjorn Biel M. Beltran, Special Features Writer Though the industry takes its roots in the 2000s, the international eSports scene did not see much traction...

Video games not to blame for US shooting: Asia e-sports body

Jakarta, Indonesia -- Video games are not to blame for the recent mass shooting at a competitive gaming tournament in United States, Asia's top...

Disney to put live Overwatch eSports matches on TV

SAN FRANCISCO — Fans of the Overwatch video game will soon be able to watch competitions on television under a deal announced Wednesday by Activision Blizzard and Walt Disney Co. Disney and its ESPN channels will be exclusive partners for broadcasting Overwatch matches on television in the US, in the “most significant commitment” they have made to video games as spectator sport, Activision Blizzard eSports league chief Pete Vlastelica told AFP.