Category: ESports

Status of Galaxy Battles II: Emerging Worlds – Fallout Gaming Official Statement

With Valve rescinding Major status, support and half of the prize pool money of Galaxy Battles II: Emerging Worlds, Fallout Gaming still plans to proceed forward with the tournament and released this official statement on Facebook. January 6th, 2018Galaxy Battles II ManagementWe at the Galaxy Battles Management respect the decision made by the… 由 Galaxy Battles 貼上了 2018年1月6日 They also apologized for any inconveniences and are currently working on a fix for the current situation. We will just need to wait for more information for the time being. Dear all, We understand that there are many questions you must be...

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Drugs in esports – Should we be concerned?

Valve’s Dota Team has announced that due to recent government regulations (drug testing most likely) for esports players entering the Philippines, that they have rescinded the Galaxy Battles II: Emerging Worlds’ Major Status and pulled its support.   Based on information we’ve recently confirmed regarding new government regulations for esports players entering the Philippines, we have decided to rescind the tournament’s Major designation, including the Pro Circuit qualifying points, for the Galaxy Battles 2018 tournament. This is based on what we feel are unreasonable infringements on the privacy of the players, as a condition to enter the country. The...

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ROG Masters Growing the Esports Scene

ROG Masters Growing the Esports Scene ROG Masters 2017 is sadly over, but at least we got some great games to view live at KLCC earlier this December. A monumental success for not only ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG), this was an achievement for Malaysia as a whole. With what can be deemed a successful event, we can see our our local community growing with the help of brands like ASUS ROG with their great hardware and support with hosting or sponsoring esports events. I dunno about everyone else, but seeing these games live is so much better than...

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ROG Masters 2017 Grand Finals Recap

ROG Masters 2017 Grand Finals have concluded and the CS:GO and Dota 2 games didn’t disappoint. With USD 117,500 (estimated RM 479,047) on the line for first place, there were many clutch moments that had the fans gasping in excitement and yelling at the top of their lungs. ROG Masters 2017 CS:GO Grand Finals For the CS:GO Grand Finals, we had Gambit Esports vs TyLoo. TyLoo really struggled to get to the Grand Finals as China’s representative. Being beat down in the group stages, 0-1-2, they climbed back and took out Splyce and Grayhound Gaming 2-1, for the quarters...

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Overwatch League Preseason Matches Are Finally Here

By Yue Lynn   Photo Credit: overwatchleague.com Rejoice, salty fans, as the Overwatch League preseason matches are finally upon us! Commencing from December 6th ‘till 9th, 12 teams will battle it out in a series of exhibition matches, giving fans a taste of what’s to come (and which team to root for) in next year’s Overwatch league (starts from January 10th). The schedule (subject to change) above shows the Malaysian time for the preseason matches. The superstars-filled 12 squads are divided into two divisions. The Atlantic Division includes Boston Uprising, Florida Mayhem, Houston Outlaws, London Spitfire, New York Excelsior...

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