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Killing of DOTA player Joshua Laxamana in ‘police shootout’ sparks outcry

Human rights groups and advocates are crying out against the fatal shooting of 17-year old Joshua Laxamana, who was shot during an alleged shootout with police. Laxamana, known as an expert player in multiplayer online battle arena game Defense of the Ancients 2 in his hometown of Tarlac, was last seen departing for Baguio City with […].....»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopSep 5th, 2018Related News

Dota 2 nanorpresa, 2 bagong hero ibinida

By Ray Mark Patriarca Walang pasubali, biglang naglabas ng dalawang bagong hero ang Dota 2 sa kasagsagan ng ‘The International 8’ na gaganapin ang finale Linggo sa Pilipinas. Pinangalanang Grimstroke, isang ranged support hero ang maaari nang gamitin ngayon sa bagong update ng laro. Gamit ang isang paintbrush bilang sandata, nahumaling ngayon ang Dota 2… link: Dota 2 nanorpresa, 2 bagong hero ibinida.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 26th, 2018Related News

Boracay water transport groups okay DOT’s repair, repaint offer

THE Department of Tourism (DOT) in Region 6 offered free repairs and repainting of motorized boats in preparation for the reopening of Boracay Island in Aklan on October 26, 2018. DOT-6 Regional Director Helen Catalbas met Analy Ibabao and Mike Siñel of Malay Association Sailing Boat Owners Inc. (MASBOI) Sailboat Multi-Purpose Cooperative and Lenilyn Maming, […] The post Boracay water transport groups okay DOT’s repair, repaint offer appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsAug 22nd, 2018Related News

TNC Predator, “Never Say Die” team ng Dota 2

Kilala tayong mga Filipino bilang palabang lahi sa anumang larangan. Mapa-pagsubok sa buhay, sa trabaho, sa palakasan, at ngayon, isang grupo ng mga Pinoy ang kinakatakutan ng mga ibang powerhouse team sa parating na TI8 dahil sa kanilang kakaibang lakas tuwing nasa harap ng malaking balakid. Ang TNC Predator, dating TNC, ay dumaan sa butas… link: TNC Predator, “Never Say Die” team ng Dota 2.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 15th, 2018Related News

ABS-CBN Sports, Garena partner for 2018 Globe Conquerors Manila LoL tournament

Another major eSports event will soon be watched on ABS-CBN S+A as ABS-CBN Sports and Garena come together for the “2018 Globe Conquerors Manila” League of Legends (LoL) tournament this August. Fans of the popular multiplayer online video game can witness the best teams in Southeast Asia battle for pride and prize when the tournament goes LIVE from the Mall of Asia (MoA) Arena on ABS-CBN S+A, as well as via livestream and YouTube live for the semifinals and finals this Saturday (August 18) and Sunday (August 19). Garena is exclusive operator of top tier games in Southeast Asia and a leading advocate of eSports in the region. For this tournament, it brought eight teams from the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand who have already started battling it out in the preliminaries happening at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila until Friday (August 17). S+A’s coverage on Saturday (August 18) will start at 10 am for the opening ceremonies of the semifinals. The semifinals will be a best of five series between the Group A toppers and Group B 2nd placer in the morning, while the second seed of Group A faces the top seed of Group B in the afternoon. Viewers can also catch the celebrity showmatch featuring popular gamer, musician, and cosplayer Ashley Gosiengfiao, comedian Empoy Marquez, and James Reid’s brother, Jack, among other personalities. On Sunday (August 19), the victors in the semifinals will figure in another best of five series at 2 pm for the right to book a trip to the 2018 League of Legends World Championships in South Korea as the Southeast Asian representative. There will also be band performances for those who will troop to the venue while it will be hardcore battles for those tuning in to S+A. eSports has been a rising phenomenon all over the world, especially in the last few years, where events such as the League of Legends World Championship can draw over 30 million viewers to rival traditional sports. S+A, which also previously aired a major DOTA 2 event, is committed to helping strengthen the local gaming community and promote eSports as a legit and competitive sporting event.   ---- Don’t miss the heart-pounding action of the various heroes in the virtual world of League of Legends in the live broadcast of the semifinals and finals of the “2018 Globe Conquerors Manila” LoL tournament this Saturday (August 18) starting 10 am and on Sunday (August 19) at 2 pm LIVE on S+A and S+A HD, as well as via livestream and YouTube live. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 14th, 2018Related News

Sustainable tourism is DOT’s priority

THE Promotion of sustainable tourism and not tourism for purely material gains is the priority of the Department of Tourism (DOT). Beautiful beaches and rich cultural heritage surround Western Visayas and the DOT aims to sustain and protect these tourism treasures. Several of programs have been implemented by DOT-6 alone or in partnership with other […] The post Sustainable tourism is DOT’s priority appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJul 22nd, 2018Related News

DOT-6 all set for Boracay reopening

THE Department of Tourism (DOT) asserts its readiness for the reopening of Boracay Island later this year. This is DOT’s position to Senate Resolution No. 705 introduced by Senator Antonio “Sonny” F. Trillanes which sought to investigate the closure and rehabilitation of Boracay Island and the effects on stakeholders. The DOT said a series of […] The post DOT-6 all set for Boracay reopening appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJul 18th, 2018Related News

World’s biggest Dota 2 tournament prize pool exceeds P1 billion mark

How does this sound: more than a billion pesos in winnings for playing video games? It might just become a reality for true blue gamers as the prize pool for the world's biggest Dota 2 tournament just breached the $20 million mark on Wednesday, July 12. According to the Dota 2 official website, the total prize pool forThe International 2018 (TI8) was valued at $20,034,838 (or over 1.07 billion), as of this writing. The International is the premier Dota tournament overseen by video game company Valve. Despite its prodigious figures, TI8's day 65 haul slightly lags behind last year's TI7 's total prize pool at around the same time. The International 2017 holds the record...Keep on reading: World’s biggest Dota 2 tournament prize pool exceeds P1 billion mark.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jul 12th, 2018Related News

OpenAI to Battle with DotA 2 Pros

Subduing humans in chess and other such board games is typical in the world of artificial intelligence (AI). On June 26 this year, research lab OpenAI takes it up a notch with a squad of AI bots they are confident they can defeat the best of the best players in renowned battle arena video game […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJun 29th, 2018Related News

Dota 2 AI makes strides against world s best players

Playing 180 years' worth of games against itself on a daily basis, OpenAI Five has taught itself both basic and advanced human strategies. Though the five OpenAI programs cannot communicate di.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJun 27th, 2018Related News

GUIMARAS MANGOES, PIAYA: DOT’s ‘Philippine Harvest’ banners culinary tourism

TAGUIG CITY –The best of Philippines’ culinary destinations were showcased in the successful 9th edition of the Philippine Harvest. A joint collaboration of the Department of Tourism (DOT)  and Stores Specialists Inc (SSI), the four-day food trade fair expo at the Central Square Mall on Bonifacio High Street, Global City focused on different food destinations […] The post GUIMARAS MANGOES, PIAYA: DOT’s ‘Philippine Harvest’ banners culinary tourism appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJun 20th, 2018Related News

DoT’s no-bid contracts to go through CoA, Tourism chief says

The Commission on Audit (COA) is set to audit no-bid contracts under the Department of Tourism (DoT, newly appointed Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said on Tuesday, June 19. “COA only does post audit… but when I approached Chairman Michael (G.) Aguinaldo, he agreed that all the contracts of the Department of Tourism go through their pre-audit,” […] The post DoT’s no-bid contracts to go through CoA, Tourism chief says appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceJun 19th, 2018Related News

COA questions DOT’s P17 million Intramuros rebranding project

The Department of Tourism’s P17-million project to reintroduce Intramuros as a tourist destination remains unimplemented despite the release of the fund as early as January 2016, according to the Commission on Audit......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 21st, 2018Related News

Battle Royale bonus round: ‘Avengers’ in ‘Fortnite’, ‘PUBG’ names map, ‘Dota 2’ mode

"Avengers: Infinity War" villain Thanos enters "Fortnite" as a playable character, "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" welcomes Sanhok, and enormous tournament eSport "Dota 2" announces an Underhollow mode as of May 11, 2018. If the initial imagery for Season 4 of "Fortnite: Battle Royale" made obvious reference to superhero couture, we now know why that was. Not only did update v4.0 arrive shortly after "Avengers: Infinity War" started rolling up box office records, but developer Epic Games had an official "Fortnite x Avengers" crossover waiting in the wings. May 8 brought with it a new limited time mode called Infinity Gauntlet, named after an item central to the "Infinity War...Keep on reading: Battle Royale bonus round: ‘Avengers’ in ‘Fortnite’, ‘PUBG’ names map, ‘Dota 2’ mode.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 14th, 2018Related News

Binatilyong naglalaro umano ng DOTA sa internet shop, patay sa pamamaril

Patay ang isang 17-anyos na lalaking kaka-graduate lang ng Junior High School matapos na barilin ng hindi pa nakikilalang salarin sa loob ng isang internet shop sa Lapu-lapu City, Cebu. Source link link: Binatilyong naglalaro umano ng DOTA sa internet shop, patay sa pamamaril.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMay 3rd, 2018Related News

Is the DOT’s media restriction in Boracay constitutional?

MANILA, Philippines – The media guidelines  that the Department of Tourism (DOT) will implement during the 6-month rehabilitation of Boracay island constitute prior restraint and raise constitutional issues, according to two legal experts. “The restriction is unconstitutional because it’s prior restraint. The fact that only accredited members [of the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 16th, 2018Related News

DOT’s winter escapade brings in more tourists

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Tourism (DOT)’s annual Winter Escapade – one of the agency’s most successful promotional programs in collaboration wi.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 6th, 2018Related News

GALAXY BATTLES II: EMERGING WORLDS | PH hosts largest DoTA tourney

The recently concluded DotA tourney in the Philippines, Galaxy Battles 2018, was a successful gaming event......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopFeb 5th, 2018Related News

VGJ. Thunder tops Galaxy Battles II

DESPITE the “bumps” it had to deal with, Galaxy Battles II: Emerging Worlds DotA 2 (Defense of the Ancients) tournament pushed through at the weekend with China team VGJ. Thunder emerging as champion. In front of a good-sized crowd at the Philippine Arena in Bulacan on Sunday night, VGJ swept its best-of-five grand finals, 3-0, […] The post VGJ. Thunder tops Galaxy Battles II appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceJan 22nd, 2018Related News

Host Eri Neeman earns Dota 2 fans’ praise for carrying Galaxy Battles II

MANILA, Philippines – It’s not easy being the host of any esports international tournament. Though it’s a guarantee that the crowd will always be hyped because of much anticipated games, keeping your energy up to entertain and maintain the crowd’s excitement still takes a lot of talent ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 21st, 2018Related News