Category: ESports

Dew Challenge 2017: Teams Battle For A Spot In The Group Stage

For the first time ever in Dew Challenge history, Mountain Dew has welcomed Singaporean teams to join the tournament besides granting access to viewers to watch the game live, “making this year’s Dew Challenge bigger and bolder”. As the saying goes, go big or go home! Dew Challenge Season 3 The great Dew Challenge 2017, DoTA 2 Tournament kicked-off in Penang over the duration of two days for teams to battle and clinch the top four spots within the region in order to proceed to the group stage. There was a total of 20 teams and 100 participants altogether...

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GSA​ ​Championship​ ​2017​ ​Champions: Taylor’s​ ​University​ ​and​ ​UNISEL​

By Yue Lynn Taylor’s University and Universiti Selangor (UNISEL) outplayed (#PUN intended) 32 other universities from across Malaysia to be crowned the first-ever Garena Student Alliance (GSA) Championship winners for League of Legends and EA Sports FIFA Online​ ​3​ ​(FO3)​ ​at​ ​Asia​ ​Pacific​ ​University​ ​(APU)’s​ ​new ​campus​ ​in​ ​Bukit​ ​Jalil. The RM62,000 prize loot included partial scholarships worth RM6,000 for each member of the winning​ ​teams:​ ​five​ ​students​ ​from​ ​Taylor’s​ ​University​ ​and​ ​three​ ​students​ ​from​ ​UNISEL. Scholarships are important so including it as part of the prizes is a cleverly wicked idea! As the host university and official venue...

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Mobile Legends Professional League in Malaysia and Singapore

eGG Network has buddy up with Moonton, developer of the popular multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, to ambitiously and smugly present the first ever Mobile Legends Professional League (MPL) for Malaysian and Singaporean mobile gamers. Money-wise, there will be a USD100,000 total prize pool, with the grand prize winner taking home USD20,000! Prizes in USD is always a win! Format-wise, the Final 8 teams will battle for the yummy grand prize in a double elimination format at a 3-day live event in March 2018. Unsurprisingly, selected matches during qualifiers and regular season will be...

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Overwatch World Cup 2017’s Top 5 Plays

By Yue Lynn Photo Credit: Blizzard Press Center First things first, I love Overwatch so much that I don’t mind ruining my biological clock being a night owl, like many others, just to virtually watch the Overwatch World Cup 2017 on Twitch (the finals were held at BlizzCon 2017 on November 3-4). Second thing, Team South Korea succeeded in defending their 2016 title with their 2017 win (they defeated Team Canada with a 4-1 score in the Final) so BIG YAY. But to be fair, all eight teams played and performed admirably. Even though South Korea managed to secure...

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The Pantheon Is Malaysia’s First Platinum Level iCafe Certified By Nvidia

The recent launch of The Pantheon means Malaysia’s First Platinum Level iCafe certified by Nvidia has opened its arms wide in welcoming gamers of all kinds into its ‘temple of gaming’. The ‘temple’ currently consist of 116 PCs, an auditorium, a VR experience zone, Racing Simulator zone and PS4 zone; there will also be many more new things that would be coming in, in the future. The aforementioned 123-seater auditorium (“boasted as only one of 15 of its kind in Southeast Asia”) would provide gamers with a venue to catch various gaming tournaments. In conjunction with The Pantheon becoming...

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