Category: ESports

SAM Elites to Represent Malaysia and Singapore at EACC Summer 2017 in China

Shoutout to all eSports players! FIFA Online 3 is an online football game succeeding the successful EA SPORTS FIFA franchise, and in fact, one of the most popular sports video game series in the world. Surely we’ve all heard of this game and have at least given it a try. So here’s the lowdown: For the first time ever in EA Champions Cup (EACC) history, the biggest competitive gaming tournament for EA SPORTS™ FIFA ONLINE 3 will feature SAM (Singapore and Malaysia) Elites, led by Aaron ‘FlashJ0K3R’ Gomez, Darren ‘FlashRJ’ Gan, Ajim ‘zFeedMeMore’ Hakim and Jaron ‘SyncxJaron’ Lim. The...

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TI7 Invites – No Defenders for the First Time

By Jeremy Say After a weekend full of the Summit 7 and Galaxy Battles, Valve has announced the new format and invites for The International 7 (TI7). This time around we will have eighteen teams going into Seattle to duke it out in two Round Robin groups to see who gets to go to Key Arena. The bottom team of these two groups will be eliminated. So, we will still get the normal 16 teams entering Key Arena, but sadly we will be missing our defending Aegis champions, Wings Gaming, due to the whole disbanding issue. This makes TI7...

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Kuala Lumpur Hunters to Bootcamp in Korea

By Jeremy Say Local Malaysian League of Legends (LoL) eSports superstars, Kuala Lumpur Hunters (KLH), welcome back Poon ‘OzoraVeki’ Kok Sing from his stint in Hong Kong Esports. As team captain, he will joining the main rosters of players – Adrian ‘Shiro’ Lee, Eric ‘Qaspiel’ Sia, Chan ‘ArrHedge’ Roonghan, and Ramsay ‘Bipolar’ Devaraj. With the inclusion of Vince ‘Wicked’ Ng as a reserve, this new team could perhaps fulfill the promise Malaysians have had to actually make it to the world stage. This is especially true with the fact that this year’s World Championships will have an extra seed...

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AGEs 2016 – 1 Million Still MIA 1 Year Later

By Jeremy Say Everyone knows that it could take ‘AGEs’ for organizations to pay out prize money, but seriously, the Malaysian eSports scene is still a joke. Now, while I don’t really have any new ‘official’ information on AGEs 2016, I was still able to correspond with some of the participants and staff recently. Bottom line, the RM 1 million prize pool and salaries are still still being withheld for more than a year now. The players and some of the staff are even being kept in the dark about when they will receive what is rightfully theirs, due...

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Cooler Master announces Malaysia’s First All-female Overwatch Team

By Jeremy Say Malaysia has Cooler Master to thank for the new and first all-female Overwatch Team – Malaysian Battlefield Team (MBT) Valkyrie. MBT did not come out of thin air, but has been in collaborations with Cooler Master since last year to inspire the young gamers to excel and create a positive gaming community in Malaysia. Well, with the amount of trash talking and poor sportsmanship in Malaysia, well at least in my Dota 2 games, we are far from reaching this lofty but noble goal. MBT has so far been performing well on the local stage, being...

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