The MOBA community is known for many reasons. It’s huge player numbers from games like Dota and League Of Legends (LoL), and of course, the huge prize money in e-sports tournaments and their.. less than friendly demeanour online. And that’s putting it lightly.
But that hasn’t stopped our featured gamer of the week, `Ammar Aryani bin Abdul Rani, to get better and be competitive enough to be in a team.
Also known as his in-game name Tohka (a reference to the Date A Live anime series), ‘Ammar described himself as a casual gamer, but has aspirations to make moves in the Dota 2 competitive scene. His competitive drive can be attributed from sibling [...]
Times have changed – it’s not just the competitive players who are avid gamers nowadays, but an increasing number of gamers today actively seek out friendly gamer communities when they play. Our featured gamer this week, Muhammad Darimy “demyleo” bin Rahid, tells us that he plays online games because he loves to meet new people. “I super rarely stream, but I will always join my friends’ games when they stream,” he says brightly.
Darimy started gaming 3 years ago with the first game that made him truly addicted – Dragon Nest – which his friend introduced to him in school. He then moved on to League of Legends, but now has a preference for games in the beta or [...]
Is getting local viewers to notice local gaming entertainers a problem? Our featured player of the week, Mohd Hazeeq “maxhaze” certainly thinks so.
Describing himself as “mostly a casual-type gamer”, Hazeeq plays a variety of both multiplayer and single player type games, with a supporting role in the former and being immersed in RPG type games for the latter. As a budding entertaining gamer, Hazeeq is currently focused on doing Facebook content – specifically Facebook lives on his Facebook page at @maxhazePlays.
“I got started in gaming very young,” he says, echoing the view of all our previous [...]
Professional eSports players in Southeast Asia are steadily rising, emerging in the forms of Chawy (LoL competitive player for AHQ in Taiwan), Mushi (DotA2 competitive player for Fnatic) and many more. Correspondingly, many major tournaments are being held across various countries in the region, with ever-increasing prize pools and attracting more brand involvement – including brands with no direct relationships to gaming such as Red Bull and Coca Cola. Whilst this is an encouraging trend, our top gamer this week thinks there’s a long way more to go relative to the industry in China.
Jesse, or Jcs2yy in Fundeavour, [...]
“Games help a lot of us in ways that (most of us) don’t know,” declares Darren Goh, also known as MrUnknown or Zero Originality in the online world. A self-styled hardcore gamer, Darren is into gaming and eSports, but also owns a Youtube channel, which he uses to upload various gaming-related videos.
Darren started gaming when he was about 6 years old with arcade games, later graduating to Metal Slug X on the computer and Counter Strike 1.5. “It was a lot of fun for me, even though I played it in a weird way, like setting SV_GRAVITY (Editor’s Note: A custom setting in the game that messes with game gravity – [...]
Why is Nerd Gaming Malaysia one of the fastest rising Youtube group for gamers? We spoke to them to find out.
Hey guys! Tell us a little about yourselves! Who are you, what type of gamers are you, and how can we find you and your content?
Nerd Gaming Malaysia is a gaming group consisting of Malaysian Youtubers. We are casual gamers, entertainers, and content creators for our Youtube channel. The currently active members are PandaMerah, Mizblurrity, SemutHitam, Mr.Putera, NaimHY, Safwangba, JamalPatonko, LinLP, Hanifkyo, DhyDhy, Shazet, CipherXV, ThisPirateShip, RadUnicorn, Mwpinkeras, HeyPian, and Anas.
When you put together a bunch of online [...]