Mineski has announced an open registration for the Mineski Pro Gaming League Southeast Asia Season 7 (MPGL), which started late last night and will close at midnight tonight. The Malaysian qualifier for the league starts at 1pm tomorrow, with a US$50,000 (about RM183,000) prize pool there isn’t much time for teams to get in on the action.
Just yesterday, ASUS officially launched its latest iteration of the ZenBook series, the ZenBook UX305. This new laptop receives several hardware changes from its predecessor, the ZenBook UX32VD. Boasting speed, slimness and aesthetics, the ZenBook UX305 is indeed pretty on the eyes, so we were more than happy to take a quick look at the new ZenBook.
Whether you like it or not, smartwatch is definitely taking the market by storm. Many traditional watch manufacturers are already working on their own version of smartwatches, and Tissot is not going to be left out. The company recently showed off its prototype smartwatch at an annual watch event, Baselworld, that is a little different from the usual smartwatches we’re used to.
The first edition of the Major All Stars Dota 2 Tournament has finally come to a conclusion.World-class teams played from around the world battled against each other for a piece of the $100,000 prize pool (about RM399,000). All eight teams – Natus Vincere, Invictus Gaming, Empire, Ninjas in Pyjamas, RAVE, Can’t Say Wips, Redemption, and Invasion – showed great skill and strategy over the three days. And on the final day, the Major All Stars trophy found its inaugural owner, Invictus Gaming from China.
What was it like being at South East Asia’s largest Dota 2 Tournament? As the first Dota 2 tournament in Malaysia to be held in a stadium, this tournament was more significant with the statement that it carried, and not just the prize pool. Having been there from Day 1, here’s how MAS 2015 looked from my eyes.
Hewlett-Packard’s Pwn2Own competition ended last week with the security claims of all four major web browsers left in tatters. Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari were all successfully hacked; giving the researchers full system access in some of the more extreme cases. Fortunately, this was all done in the name of science and the developers behind the browsers will be more aware of their vulnerabilities.
It is the final day (night) here at Stadium Malawati, Shah Alam for the Major All Stars Dota 2 Tournament. It has been an eventful day as the final four teams fight for their spot in the Grand Finals which started at 9pm. Matches were played, giveaways were held, and fans got to meet their Dota 2 idols.
Today marks the final day for the Major All Stars Dota 2 Tournament here in Stadium Malawati, Shah Alam. Schedules for the matches that will be played today have been released. However, the much-anticipated All-Star match is nowhere to be seen. Who knows? The organisers might leave that as a surprise for the fans who attended. An after-party event will also be held at Best Western Hotel, Shah Alam.
Many fans were unhappy with the announcement that day one of Major All Stars was cancelled, and the onus was on event organisers Fallout Gaming to not deliver yet another underwhelming show in the eyes of the world. Thankfully, they brought their A game today on day two of South East Asia’s largest Dota 2 Tournament.
After a series of unfortunate events that happened on its first day, Major All Stars are showing a lot of improvements in every aspect, from the repair of the LAN cables to monitor upgrades. Fallout Gaming has released the match schedules for today, which surprisingly retains the best-of-three format; despite what many fans were expecting.
A source close to the event organisers of the Major All Starts Dota 2 Tournament has revealed that the electrical surge that crippled the internet connection was caused by a portable air conditioning unit. It is unknown where the air-con came from or why it was connected to the same extension cord.