ESGS 2019: Three days of fun and activities
Posted by Ram Ronquillo October 29, 2019

The Esports and Gaming Summit for 2019 has officially come to close and at the six years old, it was no surprise that it managed to maintain its status as the biggest gaming convention in the Philippines and then some.

This year, we saw the arrival of Nintendo in the Philippines via the Nintendo Switch by Maxsoft booth. Nintendo now joins the list of gaming giants that have graced ESGS like Sony PlayStation, Ubisoft, and Capcom.

The Nintendo Switch booth not only offered attendees games to try like Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and the soon-to-be-released Just Dance 2020, they also unleashed the Pikachu and Eevee mascots.

Booths this year were also spot on, from the massive PLDT Home – Smart Cyber City booth, the Computex 2019 – inspired ASUS Republic of Gamers booth, the very on-brand but classy HyperX booth, and the aply-themed MU Origin II booth. The different booths not only looked good, they each had their own respective activities that included tournaments, demos, and various giveaways. While these activities are, at this point to be expected, it just felt like there was more of it this year than ever.


While there were fewer esports tournaments this year compared to previous years, they were able to slot in exhibition matches on the main stage like the Sibol x PBA exhibition match that closed out Day 2. The annual Fighting Game Arena was also present to whet the appetite of esports enthusiasts, especially those that enjoy a good fighting game match or two, or… a whole tournament.

The convention had its cosplayers go around as well. What’s ESGS without its cosplayers? With the amount of Mobile Legends: Bang Bang and League of Legends skins, anime, video games, and general geek stuff that came out this year, we definitely saw them at the convention. It’s always a treat to see these characters come to life as interpreted by the cosplayers themselves.

From 24,000 walk-ins last year to a record shattering 42,000 this year.What a massive success this year's ESGS was. It…

Posted by Eri Neeman on Sunday, October 27, 2019

We definitely had a blast at ESGS 2019! We’re looking forward to what ESGS 2020 has in store for everyone.

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