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'League of Legends' is coming to mobile, consoles

Oct 16, 2019 - 7:56 PM

'League of Legends: Wild Rift' will feature similar mechanics and gameplay to the original game, but with features tailored to the respective platforms it's coming to

THE WILD RIFT. A peek at what League of Legends could look like on mobile. Screenshot from Riot's 10th Anniversary announcement on YouTube.

eSports at the grassroots: Bringing the game back to town

Sep 01, 2019 - 9:36 AM

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang tournament ‘Bayan Mo vs. Bayan Ko’ is taking a ground-up approach to eSports

WATCH: The Filharmonic sings with John Legend and James Corden on ’The Late Late Show’

Aug 03, 2019 - 7:00 PM

The Fil-Am group provides vocals for another riff-off on James' show

THE FILHARMONIC. The Fil-Am acapella group returns to 'The Late Late Show.' Screenshot from Instagram.com/thefilharmonic

U.S. auto industry legend Lee Iacocca dies age 94

Jul 03, 2019 - 4:54 PM

Iacocca is credited with creating the iconic Ford Mustang and saving Chrysler from bankruptcy

(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 17, 2005 Chrysler Chairman Lee Iacocca attends the unveiling of the new Mercedes-Benz Maybach 57S at Mercedes Benz of Beverly Hills on October 18, 2005 in Beverly Hills, California. Lee Iacocca, the automobile industry executive who helped launch the Mustang at Ford and save Chrysler from bankruptcy, and a successful salesmen, died July 2 at his home in the Bel-Air area of Los Angeles, said his daughter Lia Iacocca Assad. He was 94. Matthew Simmons / Getty Images North America / AFP

'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' sequel now in development

Jun 12, 2019 - 12:59 AM

Nintendo teases a potential new enemy for Link to face as development is confirmed on a sequel to the hit game

BEYOND BREATH OF THE WILD. Is this the new big bad of the Legend of Zelda series? Screenshot from Nintendo Direct livestream

The announcements and trailers at EA Play ahead of E3 2019

Jun 09, 2019 - 2:18 AM

(UPDATED) We get our first glimpse of 'Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order' gameplay, a new 'Apex Legends' season, new 'Battlefield V' details, and a lot more

EA PLAY 2019. Electronic Arts comes out swinging ahead of E3. Screenshot from livestream

EA wants to bring 'Apex Legends' to mobile devices and China

May 08, 2019 - 6:26 PM

Electronic Arts says 'Apex Legends' is 'easily the fastest-growing franchise we’ve ever had, and we hope to build a live service that entertains players for years to come'

APEX LEGENDS. The Battle Royale title may head to China and to phones! Image from Apex Legends website

'Apex Legends': Beginner tips

Apr 02, 2019 - 6:17 PM

Have some tips to help you survive 'Apex Legends,' the newest hit battle royale title

Official Apex Legends photo


eSports hits big time, with or without Olympics

Mar 12, 2019 - 9:45 PM

eSports may not need the Olympics as several big brands across the globe are jumping on to the hype

RISING SPORT. McDonald's pulls out of German football to focus on eSports. Photo by Tobias SCHWARZ / AFP

Inside a Berlin 'gaming house,' where the esports elite hone their skills

Mar 02, 2019 - 8:30 AM

The idea of a gaming house allows teammates to live and play together under one roof, with hours dedicated to improving performances

UNDER ONE ROOF. A gamer, member of the eSports outfit Team Vitality, plays video games in the training room on January 16, 2019 at a Gaming House in Berlin's western suburb Halensee. Photo by Tobias Schwarz/AFP

'The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening' getting Nintendo Switch remake

Feb 14, 2019 - 9:58 AM

This game, which originally came out in 1993, will get a 'modern re-imagining'

LINK REAWAKENS. Nintendo reimagines 'The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening' for a modern audience. Screenshot from YouTube.

Sex abuse claims against singer R. Kelly re-upped in new documentary

Jan 05, 2019 - 11:14 AM

The R&B singer faces accusations of criminal misconduct, including having sex with several minors

SURVIVORS. The documentary 'Surviving R. Kelly' includes interviews with dozens of members of the R&B singers inner circle. Screenshot from YouTube.com/Lifetime

5 games shortlisted for SEA Games 2019's esport events

Dec 22, 2018 - 1:02 PM

SEA Games 2019 marks the first time for esports to be an official medal event. Prior, esports were a demonstration event at the 2018 Asian Games.

ARENA OF VALOR. Garena's mobile multiplayer online battle arena title 'Arena of Valor' boasts over 200 million players worldwide, making it among the biggest games in the world. Photo from Garena


LOOK BACK: Stan Lee's iconic Marvel movie cameos

Nov 13, 2018 - 3:24 PM

Which cameo appearance of the great Stan Lee was your favorite?

FAST FACTS: Comics legend Stan Lee

Nov 13, 2018 - 12:22 PM

From why he changed his name, to how he almost quit writing comics – here are some interesting things to know about Stan Lee

LEGEND. Stan Lee lived a long and storied life. Photo from Twitter.com/TheRealStanLee

League of Legends introduces virtual K-pop girl group K/DA

Nov 07, 2018 - 4:10 PM

The virtual quartet’s music video for the single Pop/Stars amasses over 5 million YouTube views in a day

VIRTUAL POP. This pop group wants to sell you League of Legends skins. Screen shot from YouTube

$100,000 at stake for winner of Globe 'League of Legends' tourney

Aug 14, 2018 - 8:31 PM

Two Philippine teams, Mineski and ArkAngel, are currently in the running

Screenshot from Globe


Wrestling legend Vader dies at 63

Jun 21, 2018 - 12:18 AM

'The Man They Call Vader' died on Monday night due to heart failure, says one of his children in a tweet

THE MASTODON. Vader makes a one-off return to the WWE in 2012. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

LOOK: Terrence Romeo, presidential son-in-law win PBA All-Star Legends Shootout

May 23, 2018 - 8:49 PM

PBA great Allan Caidic and Special Assistant to the President Bong Go settle for 3rd place

SNIPER. Terrence Romeo scores 24 points in the special 3-point shootout that kicked off the 2018 PBA All-Star Week. Photo by PBA Images


'League of Legends,' 'Starcraft II' to debut at 2018 Asian Games

May 16, 2018 - 2:50 PM

Also debuting are 'Hearthstone,' 'Pro Evolution Soccer 2018,' 'Clash Royale' and 'Arena of Valor.' The Asian Games will be held in Jakarta and Palembang in Indonesia from August 18 to September 2.


Give your teen the 'write' edge

May 16, 2018 - 12:59 PM

Take the next step in cultivating your child’s creativity by signing him up for our teen writing workshop this summer

Chance the Rapper apologizes for backing Kanye West's Trump love

Apr 28, 2018 - 10:08 AM

Chance clarifies his tweets regarding West's declaration of love for the polarizing US President

CHANCE THE RAPPER. The artist clarifies tweets where he appears to defend Kanye West, who has voiced out his love for Donald Trump. Screenshot from Instagram.com/chancetherapper

Gamers invited to join Mobile Legends PH pro league's final qualifiers

Apr 26, 2018 - 3:51 PM

The Mobile Legends Professional League Philippines, the first pro ML league in the country, has a $100,000 prize pool

MPL PHILIPPINES. Photo from Moonton


Globe seeks new revenues from eSports

Apr 19, 2018 - 6:35 PM

With the launch of Globe Gaming, the telco looks to repeat its strategy of building new revenue streams around specific content, similar to what it has done with music, videos, and live events

Globe launches Globe Gaming on April 19. Photo by Chris Schnabel

Goldberg leads WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2018 inductees

Apr 07, 2018 - 1:46 PM

The Dudley Boyz, Ivory, Mark Henry, Jeff Jarrett, Hillbilly Jim, and singer Kid Rock complete the list of pro wrestling icons in this year's Hall of Fame

CLASS OF 2018. Goldberg, Ivory, Jeff Jarrett, Hillbilly Jim, The Dudley Boyz, Mark Henry, and Kid Rock compose the WWE Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Photos from Wikimedia Commons

Teammates salute late Jake Rojas, great court-general of '60s PH national team

Feb 05, 2018 - 4:46 PM

Ramon Fernandez, the 4-time PBA Most Valuable Player awardee, credits Rojas for inspiring him to take up basketball

From Facebook page of Felix Flores. Players identified by Julian Macoy, then of Yutivo    standing from left: Jake Rojas 12), Lloyd Moffat (18)_, Rolando Mojica (5), Tarifa (14), Felix Flores (9), Billy Robinson (17), Alfonso Marquez (7) and team manager Emerson Coseteng. Kneeling (from left) Felix Padilla (11), unidentified , Narciso Bernardo (8), Edgardo Argana (10) and Agapito Rogado (6). Not in the picture Ildefonso Señas and coach Lauro 'The Fox' Mumar.

Basketball mourns for Celtics legend Jo Jo White

Jan 17, 2018 - 1:23 PM

White's daughter says the basketball great died of an illness brought on by dementia

CELTICS LEGEND. Jo Jo White leaves his legacy with the Celtics franchise.

Dick Enberg, sportscasting veteran of 60 years, dies at 82

Dec 22, 2017 - 7:27 PM

Enberg is believed to have died of a heart attack

LEGEND. Dick Enberg is known to be an all-around sportscaster in his 60-year career. Photo from Twitter @Deohmy

Berita selebriti hari ini: Rabu, 22 November 2017

Nov 22, 2017 - 5:30 PM

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John Legend returns to Manila for 'Darkness and Light' tour

Nov 16, 2017 - 12:10 PM

The Grammy Award winner is playing in concert on March 2018

JOHN LEGEND. The Grammy Award winning artist is set to return to Manila in 2018. Photo from Wilbros Live

IN PHOTOS: Celebrity families do Halloween

Nov 02, 2017 - 8:00 PM

For these stars, Halloween was a family affair

DO YOU WANNA BUILD A SNOWMAN? Toni and Alex Gonzaga have a 'Frozen' halloween as Elsa and Anna, with Toni’s son Seve as Olaf. Screengrab from Instagram.com/celestinegonzaga

WATCH: Highlights of Rampage 2017, PH's biggest League of Legends event

Aug 01, 2017 - 4:50 PM

Watch winning team Manila Eagles take home P300 000 in our recap of Sunday s League of Legends extravaganza

BIG PRIZE. Team Manila Eagles wins P300,000 in winning the tournament. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


The Undaunted vs the Undefeated: Team Manila Eagles wins The PGS Finals

Jul 30, 2017 - 10:20 PM

Team Manila Eagles will represent the Philippines for the Garena Premier League Summer 2017

IN PHOTOS: All that's happening at Rampage 2017

Jul 30, 2017 - 1:37 PM

Can’t make it to this year’s Rampage? Feel the hype with these photos by the Rappler Gaming League team

LIVE: Rampage 2017

Jul 29, 2017 - 10:07 AM

Rampage 2017 is a jam packed one day event set to have a number of activities catering to new players and veterans alike

FOTO: John Legend dan Chrissy Teigen berlibur di Bali

Jul 17, 2017 - 10:58 AM

John Legend dan Chrissy juga membawa putri semata wayangnya Luna untuk menikmati indahnya Pulau Dewata

John Legend dan Chrissy Teigen berlibur di Bali. Foto dari Instagram/chrissyteigen

WATCH: Mark Hamill remembers Carrie Fisher at D23 Expo 2017

Jul 15, 2017 - 4:43 AM

Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher – also known as Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa – are honored as Disney Legends at D23 Expo 2017

MARK HAMILL. The 'Star Wars' actor remembers the late Carrie Fisher as he accepts his Disney Legends award. Photo shows Mark Hamill at the 2017 Tony Awards on June 11, 2017 in New York City. Photo by Angela Weiss/AFP

Riot Games sues mobile game developer for copyright infringement

Jul 11, 2017 - 11:35 AM

Riot s lawsuit against Shanghai Moonton Technology follows attempts to get the Google Play store and Apple App Store to take down the infringing games

Korean actress Jun Ji-hyun is expecting her second child

Jun 27, 2017 - 5:46 PM

The Legend of the Blue Sea actress agency confirms she is pregnant

‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’ Review: Hollow gimmicks

May 21, 2017 - 4:19 PM

The film opens like most other blockbusters – with charmless spectacle

5 hal tentang Charlie Hunnam

May 11, 2017 - 10:50 AM

Film King Arthur: Legend of the Sword yang dibintangi oleh Charlie Hunnam dan disutradarai oleh Guy Ritchie sedang tayang di seluruh bioskop Tanah Air

Charlie Hunnam berperan sebagai Arthur di film barunya bertajuk 'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword'. Foto dari akun Instagram wbpictures.

Berita selebriti hari ini: Kamis, 11 Mei 2017

May 11, 2017 - 9:34 AM

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WATCH: Tom Holland slays as Rihanna on 'Lip Sync Battle'

May 09, 2017 - 3:16 PM

The Spider Man: Homecoming star lip syncs to Rihanna s Umbrella in a performance complete with rain backup dancers and umbrellas

Rianti Hidayat, artis Indonesia di balik ‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’

Apr 25, 2017 - 12:55 PM

Rianti Hidayat concept artist asal Bandung Jawa Barat kini berkarier di Jepang

AIEL to bring esports to Ilonggo high schools

Mar 31, 2017 - 7:57 PM

The Acclaim Interschool ELeague features 16 high schools in League of Legends and 32 contestants in Super Smash Bros for Wii U

[WATCH] Rappler Game Night: 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild'

Mar 07, 2017 - 9:35 PM

In this episode of Game Night join us as we take you on a short tour around the starting area of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

LINK HAS COME TO TOWN. Link's on a quest to save the Princess. Image from Nintendo.

SAKSIKAN: John Legend dan Ariana Grande di video klip 'Beauty and the Beast'

Mar 06, 2017 - 12:56 PM

Lihat video musik dari film live action remake ini di sini

WATCH: Ariana Grande, John Legend in 'Beauty and the Beast' music video

Mar 06, 2017 - 12:09 PM

Watch the enchanting music video for the upcoming live action remake here

LISTEN: John Legend, Ariana Grande sing 'Beauty and the Beast'

Feb 03, 2017 - 11:01 PM

Hear John Legend and Ariana Grande sing the theme for the upcoming live action movie starring Emma Watson

Photo by Valerie Macon/Chris Delmas/AFP

WATCH: 'Beauty and the Beast' final trailer unveiled

Jan 31, 2017 - 11:53 AM

The new trailer shows more footage resembling the 1991 movie