Razer’s march towards installing its colour changing Chroma technology onto all its peripherals continues with the Razer Tartarus Chroma. The gaming keypad is essentially the same as the non-colour changing version of the peripheral, except it now it gains the ability to switch between 16 million different colours.
If you are a big fan of Counter Strike: Global Offensive and have been dreaming of making it big, this is definitely one of your best chance so far. As reported yesterday, the Asian offline qualifier for ESL One Cologne 2015 will take place at eCurve Mutiara Damansara next month and will feature eight top teams from around the region with one slot is specifically reserved for a Malaysian team.
In order to choose the team that will represent our country at the Asian qualifier, ESL will be organizing the Malaysian qualifier for ESL One Cologne 2015 on 27 June.
Astro’s Facebook page has been bombarded with requests from Dota 2 fans to broadcast the upcoming Dota 2 International Championship 2015. This was triggered by an interview with Malaysian Dota 2 star Mushi on Astro Supersports. The requests have even resulted in a Change.org petition going live.
Claiming itself as the biggest Counter Strike: Global Offensive tournament in the world, ESL One Cologne 2015 will witness sixteen top teams from all over the world competing for the championship title as well as a total cash prize of USD 250,000 (RM 939,450). Before that could happen though, those teams will first have to go through regional qualifiers and interestingly, one of them will be taking place right here in Malaysia.
Valve is in the midst of a massive overhaul of its most popular game, and in doing so has brought Dota around to the beginning. Dota 2 will soon be launching the open beta for Dota 2 Reborn, and it will be including a custom game mode for players to experience. These custom games will allow people to create new game modes for Dota 2, much in the same way that Dota began as a custom map for Starcraft.
Bethesda has announced the return of Doom. This isn’t a remake of the original version of the game, but rather the completed form of Doom 4 that was stuck in development hell since 2014. To be fair, nothing of that game survived the development process; but it does show how long fans have been waiting for a proper continuation to the series.
PC gamers who have been waiting for an Xbox One controller to use on ther gaming rigs may not have much longer to wait. Microsoft has announced a wireless adapter to allow the controller to work on computers. The catch is that the adapter is only compatible with machines running Windows 10.
Valve has begun shipping the HTC Vive Developer Kit out to selected developers, but it is not yet done teasing everyone else about the VR headset. The company has made the setup guide included with the Developer Kit available for download online. It reveals quite a bit about the HTC Vive and how it will work at home.
Every year, Valve funds The International Dota 2 Championship 2015 (TI5) through sales of a digital compendium that promises players some extra in-game cosmetic items. This year, the total amount of funds gathered has exceeded US$12.5 million; and there is still two months to go before the actual tournament.
Like every other trade show, one of the undeniable attractions of Computex is with the bevy of beauties tending the booths of the show floors. These ladies aren’t just there to smile for the camera and attendees, but they are trained to understand the products they are promoting – in some ways, they serve as product specialists throughout the five-day event.
Of course, it’s a rather subjective matter whether gaining brand visibility via such traditional methods is still socially acceptable these days, but in a male-driven industry it appears this trend will not be ending anytime soon – at least not at Computex. Without further ado, here are some of the best shots we’ve curated of the booth babes of Computex 2015.