By Magdelena Long

Fortnite – the great survival sandbox game turned battle royale phenomenon, is now announcing it’s very first Esports yearlong tournament as well as the prize pool. The game always surprises us in ways we can’t expect at all, for example the weird Thanos update they added few weeks ago (you can check it out here). Things sure are getting heated up.


Fornite having an Esports tournament is truly music to our ears but they have better news. Epic Games will spend an alarming USD100,000,000 (approximately RM400,000,000) for the prize pool! The winners will totally become instant millionaires! Before we all get into action, Epic Games mentioned that we will need to wait for extra official announcements regarding the prize.  

If any of you have a hard time comprehending how huge the amount is, let’s compare it with Dota 2. Dota 2 has always been one of the biggest Esports game so far but it took them 5 years to reach USD100 million! Even a real world game, for instance the PGA Tour 2017 (golf), manages a prize pool of USD321 million only over a 12 months span. Fornite sure is stepping up it’s game – literally.

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Mobile Legends’ Professional League is back with Season 2!

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Pizza Hut inspires Malaysians to say I LOVE YOU DAD

By Magdelena Long Do you love your Dad? Of course you do (unless you’re Todoroki). Well on this Fathers’ Day, Pizza Hut Malaysia is inspiring Malaysians to say ‘I Love You’ to their dads in Tik Tok - the fun 15 second music video app. Let’s us show our...

TGV Cinemas brings the first and only We Bare Bears Pop-Up Store in Malaysia!

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KASPERSKY SETS NEW RECORD IN MALAYSIA BOOK OF RECORDS!

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KaijuCon is right around the corner!

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GET READY FOR ASIA COMIC CON MALAYSIA 2018!

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Tiada lagi “PM jika berminat.”

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REVIEW: VIVO V9

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UNIQLO X Blizzard Entertainment New Summer Line-up!

By Magdelena Long Uniqlo is collaborating with Blizzard Entertainment and the result is some T-shirts you would not want to miss if you're a fan of Blizzard's marquee games. Uniqlo has never failed to surprise us for its creative shirts and great line-ups...

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GamesBond robbed, PS4 stock stolen

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Oppo announcing its new phone: Oppo R15 Pro

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John “TotalBiscuit” Bain passes away at the age of 33, but he will not be forgotten.

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