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Rappler Game Night: 'Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition'

Feb 11, 2018 - 6:15 PM

Fighting game caster Billy Añonuevo drops by to help Rappler Gaming League's 'Street Fighter V' noobs beat the game's arcade mode!

Rappler Game Night: 'Dragon Ball FighterZ'

Jan 27, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Check out the eye-popping action and beautiful animations in the latest Dragon Ball fighting game


Esport community conflicted as it feels effects of new GAB rules

Jan 18, 2018 - 3:39 PM

The Games and Amusement Board now requires mandatory drug testing for THC and methamphetamine for players, official athletic licenses, and sharing of profits from organizers

MANILA MAJOR. In 2016, the Philippines hosted one of Valve's official Dota 2 tournaments, way before the Games and Amusement Board granted esport players athlete status. File photo from PGL eSports Facebook page.


'Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite' feature preview: One-button auto combos

Aug 12, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The optional feature lets players use a single button to pull off combos that once required the memorization of button sequences

ULTRON. The Marvel villain debuts in the long-running Marvel Vs. Capcom series. Screenshot from Marvel/YouTube


Q&A: 'Marvel Vs. Capcom' devs on auto-combos and return to 2 vs. 2

Aug 12, 2017 - 8:00 AM

The developers of Marvel Vs Capcom: Infinite discuss auto combos the return to the 2 vs 2 format and the strategic importance of the Infinity Stone system

FISTS UP. Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite developers Sakurai Kansuke (left) and Tomoaki Ayano (right) pose in front of the game's poster at the office of PH game retailer Datablitz. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


IN PHOTOS: A champion is crowned at Rev Major Day 2

Jul 10, 2017 - 1:04 PM

Here are photos from the second day of Rev Major tournament

REV MAJOR DAY 2. A CHAMPION IS CROWNDED. All photos by Michaela Nadine Pacis.

Rev Major Day 2: Korea triumphs

Jul 10, 2017 - 8:05 AM

The afternoon started with 6 Japanese players 5 Korean players 4 Filipino players and one Thai player One by one the cast was whittled down until only two players remained

REV MAJOR BATTLES. Photos by Nadine Pacis

Rev Major Day 1: The Philippines came prepared

Jul 09, 2017 - 7:24 AM

Filipino fighters test their mettle against international players They did not disappoint

Photo by Nadine Pacis/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Asia’s best fighters battle for glory at Rev Major

Jul 08, 2017 - 4:18 PM

Can’t make it to the event? Get a taste of adrenaline with these photos

Photo by Nadine Pacis/Rappler

LIVE: Rev Major Philippines

Jul 08, 2017 - 11:59 AM

Watch the livestream of one of the country s biggest fighting games tournament here

REV Major Philippines brings Tekken World Tour to PH

Jun 26, 2017 - 7:55 PM

Happening on July 8 and 9 REV Major Philippines will feature 7 different fighting game tournaments culminating with a Tekken 7 tournament

What went down at Rage Art, the Tekken 7 launch tournament

Jun 04, 2017 - 4:17 PM

Check out the highlights of the Rage Art tournament here

LIVE: The Tekken 7 Rage Art Tournament

Jun 03, 2017 - 11:14 AM

Watch the live stream for the Rage Art Tekken 7 tournament here on Rappler

Rage Art: Tekken 7 to launch in PH with a tournament

May 23, 2017 - 2:17 PM

Tekken 7 will launch in the Philippines with a sponsored tournament called Rage Art on June 3

Filipino fighting game teams take the world stage

Oct 10, 2016 - 10:55 PM

PlayBook Elite and Imperium Pro Team show the world that the Philippines is no pushover when it comes to fighting games

Japan's Tokido dominates Southeast Asia Major, PH players rise against odds

Oct 10, 2016 - 11:22 AM

Get the full list of winners from Southeast Asia s premier fighting game tourney here

TOP PLAYER. Hajime "TOKIDO" Taniguchi dominates the South East Asian Major's highlight tournament: Street Fighter V Capcom Pro Tour. Photo by Don Kevin Hapal

RESULTS: Southeast Asia Major 2016

Oct 09, 2016 - 12:56 AM

Get live results from the tournaments here

IN PHOTOS: Catch the action at GameStart 2016

Oct 08, 2016 - 10:19 AM

Southeast Asia s premier gaming convention GameStart is back Get your dose of the action here

Photo from GameStart Asia

Tekken 7 heads to consoles, PC in 2017 with Akuma in tow

Jun 16, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Two years after its initial arcade release Bandai Namco’s Tekken 7 will arrive on consoles and PC early in 2017

Street Fighter V review: The good, the great, and the unfinished

Feb 21, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Depending on who you are and what your experience is with fighting games this latest Street Fighter title could be a great hit or an unfortunate miss

Injustice leads the superhero smackdown

Apr 27, 2013 - 10:11 AM

Rappler reviews the game Injustice: Gods Among Us

VILLAIN OR HERO? Supervillain Lex Luthor becomes a superhero in the alternate world of Injustice. All images from the official Injustice website