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Yuri Mangahas
Yuri is a traditional media writer at daytime and a podcaster at night. He is also a freelance portrait photographer and an avid JRPG junkie.
FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Pokémon Unite Brings Your Fave Critters Into MOBA Form
Yes, you heard it right: The latest Pokémon title is a MOBA game.
ICYMI: Inazuma is Now Available in Genshin Impact Patch 2.0
The story continues in the Japanese land of Inazuma.
Head-to-Head: Nintendo Switch OLED Model vs Steam Deck
The battle of portable gaming consoles has begun.
Everything You Need to Know About MPL-PH Season 8
Moonton will introduce a new franchise model in the eighth season of MPL-PH.
ASUS and AcadArena Team Up for TUF ENOUGH Marketing Pitch Challenge
Are you tough enough? Showcase your best pitch at the ASUS TUF ENOUGH Marketing Pitch Competition!
Nintendo Reveals the Switch OLED Model
The long-awaited upgrade to the Nintendo Switch has finally come.
Three Months Later—Is the OPPO A94 a Worthy Midranger?
It’s been three months since the A94 entered the market. Can it still go toe-to-toe with other midrangers?
EVOS Esports TH Bags First Wild Rift SEA ICON Series 2021 Summer Super Cup Crown
Evos Esports TH roars wild as they claim the first Summer Super Cup crown.
Rurouni Kenshin: The Final Brings the Jinchuu Arc in Explosive Fashion
If you haven’t seen the Rurouni Kenshin movies on Netflix, then it’s high time you do.
AcadArena Unveils Qualifiers for National Campus Open: MLBB Tourney
MLBB teams from the senior high level are set to compete in the qualifiers of the NCO: MLBB tourney.
Breath of The Wild Sequel, Metroid Dread Showcased at Nintendo E3 2021 Direct
Link soars high in the latest Nintendo Direct event.
Netflix’s Trese is the Filipino Anime Adaptation We’ve Been Hoping For
When things take a turn for the weird, you know who to call.
Execration Breaks the Blacklist Code to Claim MSC 2021 Crown
Execration decodes Blacklist International to win their first major crown in the MLBB professional circuit.
MPL-PH Decoded: Blacklist International Hailed as Season 7 Champs
Blacklist International finally broke the code.
Genshin Impact’s New Patch Debuts Boating, New Bosses, and Even Skins
Jean and Barbara are set to receive new skins in Genshin Impact’s midsummer patch.
Star Wars: The Bad Batch Preserves the Legacy of the Clone Wars Saga
The Clone Wars legacy now lives in Clone Force 99.
MPL-PH Season 7: The Road to Playoffs
It’s everyone’s ballgame in the playoffs of MPL-PH Season 7.
Netflix Drops Bloody Trailer For Trese Anime Adaptation
Alexandra wages a bloody war against the supernatural in the debut trailer of Trese!
MPL-PH Season 7 Week 7: Bren Trounces Omega to Secure Upper Bracket Seat
Bren decimates Season 6 rival Smart Omega to secure the final upper bracket spot in the MPL-PH Season 7 playoffs.
Everything That Went Wrong with The Rise of Skywalker
It’s been two years, and the movie is still as disappointing as we can remember.
Everything You Need to Know About Genshin Impact’s Inazuma Map
The stage is set for Genshin Impact’s biggest map yet: Inazuma.
Omega Esports, Liyab Advance to Wild Rift SEA Icon Series PH Summer Split Playoffs
Omega and Liyab assert their dominance in the South Luzon split of the Wild Rift SEA Icon Series PH tourney.
MPL-PH Season 7 Week 6: Work Sweeps ONIC to Strengthen Upper Bracket Bid
All eyes are set towards the final stretch of MPL-PH’s regular season.
MPL-PH Season 7 Week 5: Bren Falls to Aura in Three-Game Thriller
Aura PH topples defending champions Bren Esports to assert leadership in Group A.
Netflix Debuts Second Trailer for LoL Animated Spinoff Arcane
Jinx and Vi will clash in Netflix’s upcoming animated show Arcane.
First Impressions: Ragnarok X: Next Generation is the Perfect MMO for Casual Players
Ragnarok X: Next Generation is the RO game all casual and newbie players deserve.
Shadow and Bone is the Young Adult Genre’s Answer to Avatar
Shadow and Bone brings something new to the young adult fantasy genre.
Wild Rift Patch Debuts Eternal Rivals Rengar and Kha’Zix
Rengar and Kha’Zix will bring their heated rivalry to Wild Rift’s newest patch.
MPL-PH Season 7 Week 4: NXP Trounces LPE to Claim Third Win
Three weeks remain before the seventh season of MPL-PH heads over to the playoffs.
Ragnarok X: Next Generation Kicks Off Closed Beta Phase
Any Ragnarok Online fans out there? The CBT for Ragnarok X: Next Generation has officially begun!
Team Secret Advances to SEA Wild Rift Icon Series Playoffs
Team Secret comes out of Summoner’s Rift as the champions of the SEA Wild Rift Icon Series PH’s North Luzon split.
Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning Debuts Teaser Trailer
Kenshin Himura wipes out a squad of samurai in the teaser trailer of Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning.
MPL-PH Season 7 Week 3: Blacklist Remains Undefeated, Aura PH Gains Group A Lead
Blacklist remains undefeated, while Aura PH sweeps Omega to take the top spot in Group A.
The Best Plot Choices for the Live-Action Gundam Movie
We jot down our top plot choices for the upcoming live-action Gundam movie!
MLBB Brings Boxing Icon Manny Pacquiao as an In-Game Skin
Manny Pacquiao joins Mobile Legends: Bang Bang as a legendary in-game skin!
MPL-PH Season 7 Week 2: Blacklist International Leads Pack
Blacklist leads the pack in the second week of MPL-PH Season 7.
MPL-PH Season 7 to Open With Ground-Shaking Battles
Legendary battles await at the first week of MPL-PH Season 7.
ONE Esports Singapore Major 2021 Pushing Through on March 27
Singapore Major 2021 ushers the return of Dota 2 offline events.
Riot Games to Kick Off Summer Season for SEA Icon Series
Riot Games has officially unveiled the summer split of the much-awaited SEA Icon Series.
Pokemon’s 25th Year Opens With Remakes, New Titles
It’s been 25 years, and the Pokemon series still keeps getting strong.
Square Enix Expands FFVII Series With New Games, Update
The world of Final Fantasy VII has gotten a lot bigger.
Blizzard Teases More Details for Overwatch 2
We’re back in the fight! Blizzard teases more details in line with the much-anticipated FPS game Overwatch 2.
The Biggest Announcements From Today’s Nintendo Direct
Nintendo goes all-guns-blazing with a slew of amazing releases in 2021.
Riot Games Unveils Esports Tournaments for Wild Rift, VALORANT in PH
2021 is turning up to be a wild year for Riot esports.
Bren Sweeps Empire to Win First Valorant Challengers Tour
Bren flushes out Empire to secure victory at the first Valorant Challengers Tour.
February Goes Wild as Wild Rift Unleashes Massive Updates
February is bound to get wild with these massive updates for League of Legends: Wild Rift.
MPL-PH Season 7 Main Qualifiers to Commence This Weekend
Out of 3,040 teams, only eight remain to fight it out for MPL-PH Season 7’s last two spots.
Bren Esports Crowned as M2 Champions
Bren Esports conquered all odds to rise at the top of the MLBB pro circuit.
Omega, Bren Secure Upper Bracket Tickets to M2 Playoffs
Omega and Bren opens M2 with a strong statement.
Every Main Pokemon Game, Ranked
It’s been 25 years, and we are still catching ’em all.
New Teams Emerge in 2021 LoL Professional Season
New teams emerge ahead of the beginning of the LoL professional season in 2021.
The Biggest Esports Hits of 2020
Not even a pandemic can stop the momentum of esports in 2020.
Smart Communications, Tier One Ink Long-Term Partnership
Smart Communications and Tier One forge a new partnership to revolutionize the local gaming scene.
Lenovo Legion Duel Review: Savage Gaming Experience at Your Fingertips
With a slew of amazing features, the Lenovo Legion Duel is the best gaming smartphone yet in the market.
Marvel Studios Unloads New Releases for 2021 and Beyond
Marvel Studios is going all-guns blazing with their slew of releases for 2021 and beyond.
Mineski, AcadArena to Bring Wild Rift Esports Events to PH
Riot Games is primed to bring Wild Rift esports tournaments to PH and Asia.
Bren Esports, Smart Omega to Join M2 MLBB World Championship
Bren Esports and Smart Omega join the fight in the upcoming M2 MLBB World Championship.
The Nationals S2: Bren, Omega Open MLBB Conference With Back-to-Back Sweeps
Bren, Omega lead the pack in Week 1 of The Nationals’ MLBB conference.
New Faces Emerge in MLBB Conference of The Nationals
Rising newcomers have joined the battle in the MLBB Conference of The Nationals.
REVIEW: Spider-Man: Miles Morales Swings to New Heights
Peter Parker couldn’t be more proud of you, Miles.
Damwon’s Journey to the Worlds 2020 Championship
The championship is finally back in Korea as Damwon extinguishes Suning’s fire to win Worlds 2020.
Ruined King: A League of Legends Story Teased in Worlds 2020
Get ready to explore Bilgewater and the Shadow Isles in Ruined King: A League of Legends Story.
Bren Esports and AcadArena Partner to Level Up Philippine Campus Esports
Bren Esports and AcadArena team up to advance esports programs for students and professionals.
LoL Worlds 2020: Suning, Damwon to Clash in Grand Finals
Only one team will make it out of Summoner’s Rift alive and claim the title of world champions.
Mineski, Riot Games Partner to Bring VALORANT Esports Leagues to PH
Mineski has entered into an agreement with Riot Games to bring VALORANT esports tourneys to Philippine shores.
LoL Worlds 2020: Top Esports Shatters the Fnatic Dream
Top Esports took out Fnatic with a historic reverse sweep in Worlds 2020.
MPL-PH Season 6, Week 8: Onic Sweeps Aura PH in Revenge Match
Onic PH finally settles their score with the two-time champions Aura PH.
Overwatch Rolls Out Halloween Terror 2020 Event
Halloween Terror is now live on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch!
LoL Worlds 2020 Recap: Fnatic, TES Dominate Leaderboards to Close Group Stage
Fnatic and TES lead their respective packs in the group stage of Worlds 2020.
EILAT 2020 PH Qualifiers Recap: Representatives Named for 12th Esports World Championship
Missed out the EILAT 2020 PH Qualifiers? We got the action right here.
MPL-PH Season 6, Week 7: NXP Dominates Aura PH
In a stunning move, MPL newcomers Nexplay Solid decimated two-time champions Aura PH and dealt the team their second loss in the sixth season of the league.
LoL Worlds 2020 Week 1: Talon Advances to Main Event
Talon leads the pack in the initial salvo of LoL Worlds 2020.
Esports AcadArena Unveils Scholarship Program for College Students
You can now be a scholar for playing video games through AcadArena’s esports scholarship program.
PESO, Smart Announce Philippine Qualifiers for 12th Esports World Championship
Fifty-five nations will go head-to-head in the 12th Esports World Championship.
Everything You Need to Know About the PS5 Launch
Sony finally reveals the retail price for the much-awaited PlayStation 5.
MPL-PH Season 6, Week 4: Blacklist Trounces Onic PH
Blacklist triumphs over Onic PH in a two-game shocker to close Week 4.
MPL-PH Season 6, Week 3: Execration Crushes NXP in BO3 Thriller
Execration shatters NXP’s momentum in Week 3 of the MPL.
MPL-PH Season 6, Week 2: Aura PH, Bren Dominate Leaderboards
Aura PH, Bren Esports flex their supremacy in the sixth season of the MPL.
Meet the Teams Competing in MPL-PH Season 6
Meet the ten teams who will wage war in the Land of Dawn.
Best Games with Photo Mode to Capture that Perfect Snap
Capture the perfect snap with these amazing games.
MPL-PH Season 6 Unveils New Format
MPL-PH will introduce a brand new format in the sixth season.
The Movies You Should Watch After Ghost of Tsushima
Done with Ghost of Tsushima? Good. Now, sit back, relax, and enjoy classic Japanese movies by Akira Kurosawa.
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Unveils Project NEXT
Alucard and Miya will receive a massive revamp in Mobile Legends: Bang Bang’s Project NEXT effort.
Smartphone Review: Run in Blazing Speed with the Huawei Nova 7i
Is Huawei Nova 7i the next best thing in mobile gaming?
MPL-PH Season 6 Qualifiers Announced
Become legendary again in the sixth season of the MPL.
REVIEW: Become the Strongest Combatant in King of Fighters Final Battle – AllStar
Become the strongest fighter in the newest card battler KOF AllStar – Final Battle!
PH Official Teams for Razer SEA-Invitational 2020 Revealed
Team Philippines is primed and ready to claim victory in the inaugural Razer SEA-Invitational.
KOF Final Battle – AllStar Launches Open Beta Phase
Build your dream team and fight in the newest strategy card game KOF Final Battle – AllStar!
Razer to Hold Philippine Qualifiers for Razer SEA Invitational 2020
The country’s best teams will go head-to-head in the Philippine qualifiers of the inaugural Razer SEA Invitational.
Five Local Comic Books You Should Be Reading Now
Have you tried reading local comic books? It’s high time you do.
Sony Reveals the PlayStation 5
Are you ready for next-gen gaming?
THE DIALOGUE: Walking the Esports Lane with Coach Arcadia
As Coach Arcadia puts it, never discount the unbridled will of Sunsparks.
Sunsparks Crowned as MPL-PH Season 5 Champions
Sunsparks bests ONIC PH to attain their second championship title in the MPL.
MPL-PH Season 5 Playoffs: SGD, ONIC PH Break Records in Day 2
SGD and ONIC shattered records after a grueling 54-minute clash at MPL-PH Season 5’s playoffs.
MPL-PH Season 5: The Road to Playoffs
The curtain now rises for the final stretch of MPL-PH’s fifth season.
MPL-PH Season 5 Week 6: Sunsparks and ONIC PH Face Off
Sunsparks and ONIC PH continue their rivalry in the final week of MPL-PH S5’s regular season.
The Defining Moments in the Yu-Gi-Oh! Anime Series
It’s time to duel as we recall the defining moments of the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise.
REVIEW: Grand Guilds Combines Deck Building and Turn-Based Strategy
Flex your tactics and believe in the heart of cards in Grand Guilds.
A Deep-Dive Into The PlayStation 5
Sony took a deep-dive into the specifications of the PS5.