video games

‘Mario Kart’ coming to mobile phones by March

It is finally the year when “Mario Kart” is coming to mobile phones, as Nintendo previously announced in 2018. In February last year, Nintendo said on Twitter that the mobile app “Mario Kart Tour” was in development…

Formula One’s McLaren to offer job to the ‘best virtual racer in the world’

Remember when our parents used to scold us for “wasting time” playing video games all day? Those days are long gone, as the unprecedented rise of esports and professional gamers have proven that being good at video…

Mexico’s Johnny Guindi Hamui crowned 2016 GT Academy International Champion

Johnny Guindi Hamui from Mexico realized his motorsport dreams today as he was crowned the 2016 Nissan PlayStation GT Academy International champion at Silverstone Circuit. The 22-year-old triumphed above 35 other elite Gran Turismo gamers from around…

Nissan GT Academy names 6 Filipinos to race at Silverstone

Nissan Philippines Inc. (NPI) has announced the six Filipinos who qualified to compete in the Nissan GT Academy Race Camp Week in Silverstone, U.K.   Out of the 20 finalists who participated in the Nissan GT Academy…

Formula E stars to compete for $1 million eSports prize

The stars of the FIA Formula E Championship, the world’s first fully-electric racing series, will take part in a virtual race in Las Vegas in a bid to win a share of the biggest prize in eSports…

WATCH: Rare Pokémon causes near stampede on Taiwan intersection

A shocking sight reminiscent of a scene from a disaster film happened in a busy Taiwanese intersection on Sunday, as thousands of people swarmed the streets to capture a rare creature from the famed augmented-reality game Pokémon…

Motorist, pedestrian nabbed in Singapore after fighting over Pokemon Go

SINGAPORE—Two men have been arrested for affray after they got into a fight over Pokemon GO. This is the first arrest here related to the popular gaming app. The two are aged 28 and 33. Police, in a…

Racing drivers wanted: Nissan PH announces 2nd season of GT Academy

NISSAN Philippines recently launched the second season of its highly successful Nissan GT (for Gran Turismo) Academy Philippines at the SM Mall of Asia’s Atrium Hall. The Nissan GT Academy (GTA) is Nissan Philippines’ (NPI) initiative to…

‘Grand Theft Auto VI’ won’t take place in Tokyo due to ‘cultural differences’

Much to the dismay of Asian gamers all over the globe, Rockstar’s highly successful Grand Theft Auto (GTA) franchise will not feature the neon-clad metropolis of Tokyo, Japan, in its sixth installment. Citing a report from Urban…

Stuck in traffic? Let Ryan Agoncillo be your driver

AXN’s “Cash Cab” is revving up its engine in the Philippines to surprise unsuspecting commuters in a truly mobile game show. Created especially for the Filipino audience, the Emmy award-winning program taps the services of Ryan Agoncillo…