Youth Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman aims to standardise electronic sports (eSports) cafe licensing under the eSports Blueprint set to launch in early November.
The three-day tournament witnessed the best of Malaysian eSports athletes compete in three main game categories for the games CS: GO, DotA 2 and League of Legends. Champions of each game title won RM10,000 each and the winning team for CS: GO received a golden invitation ticket to Taiwan for a friendly match with four other competing countries including, Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines and India.
From Kuala Lumpur, the lantern carrying the flame will be brought to the Philippines, kicking off the torch run activities to be held in various parts of the country, namely in Davao City, Cebu City and Clark.
The Esports Kuala Lumpur Association (ESKL) and the Federal Territory Council said they planned to introduce esports as an activity in all high schools in Malaysia’s capital city.
We’re used to the concept of having tuition for our classes back when we were studying but did you know that there are now tuition sessions for gamers too? That’s right, Malaysian esports team Geek Fam has announced their new programme known as Geek Academy.
If you are one of those gamers who was born before the 1990s and caught the first area of competitive video gaming, i.e. esports, then mobile gaming doesn’t really sound like something worth dwelling on. Even today, the West just doesn’t seem ready for mobile gaming – at least not what the fans of Diablo, Warcraft and StarCraft understand under ‘gaming’.
Honda-powered reigning champion Bence Bánki (Slovakia) tops the standings ahead of the CUPRAS of Florian Hasse (Germany), Kuba Brzezinski (Poland) and Nikodem Wisniewski (Poland). But the legendary track, nicknamed the Green Hell due to its challenging tree-lined layout, has turned title battles on their head before.
This year, the famously pro-esports CEO has decided to make another incredibly generous contribution to the development of esports in the region by pledging S$10 Million to esports and gaming in Singapore.
Homegrown gaming hardware maker Razer will be setting aside S$10 million over the next year to support e-sports and gaming activities here.
Zaw, a 21-year-old also known as “Insane”, said he has lost about 40 matches due to blackouts, making it difficult to earn a slot abroad where cash prizes are now in the tens of millions of dollars.