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A gold, silver, and bronze on the last day of SEA Games esports

Dec 10, 2019 - 10:34 PM

Caviar Acampado takes home the 'Starcraft II' gold while AK Laverez and Doujin Albar get the podium finish in 'Tekken 7'

SIBOL TEKKEN. AK Laverez and Alexandre Albar win the silver and bronze at the 2019 SEA Games. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

‘Tekken 7’: What you need to know

Nov 27, 2019 - 3:01 PM

The popular fighting game is among the esport titles selected to be a medal event for the 2019 SEA Games

TEKKEN 7. Image from Tekken website

‘Tekken 7’: Pro tips from the Sibol players

Nov 27, 2019 - 3:01 PM

Andreij Hosea ‘Doujin’ Albar and Alexandre Gabrielle ‘AK’ Laverez of Sibol Philippines, the national team for the SEA Games, share their tips on how you can smash your opponents at 'Tekken 7'

TEKKEN 7. Sibol's Alexandre Laverez (L) and Andreij Albar (R) play a practice game. Screenshot from Rappler video

You still have time to catch the Bandai Namco sale on Steam today

Sep 09, 2019 - 2:11 PM

In case you don't have 'Tekken 7,' 'Dragon Ball FighterZ,' or 'Little Nightmares' yet in your library, now's a good time to snag them

Screenshot from Dragon Ball FighterZ/Bandai Namco

WATCH: E3 2018's South Hall featuring Square Enix, Capcom, Ubisoft booths

Jun 13, 2018 - 12:42 PM

Get a load of what these game makers have in store for fans at E3 2018!

RESIDENT EVIL 2. Capcom's booth was highlighted by the remake of the Playstation classic and a new Megaman game. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

Rappler Game Night: 'Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet'

Mar 28, 2018 - 2:18 PM

We’re also giving away 2 PC Steam codes!

'Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia’ review: Fan service, guilty pleasure

Feb 13, 2018 - 11:18 AM

The video game does a fine job giving exactly what fans loved the most about the anime: intense combat. It does, however, fall short everywhere else

Courtesy of Bandai Namco Entertainment-Asia

Rappler Game Night: Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session

Dec 12, 2017 - 9:10 PM

Gelo Gonzales and Victor Barreiro put their music skills to the test by drumming to the beat of some of their favorite anime soundtracks

Soulcalibur VI announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC

Dec 08, 2017 - 3:23 PM

The game is set for release in 2018, 20 years after the series' debut

SOULCALIBUR RETURNS. The fabled fighting game series makes a comeback on current-generation hardware. Screen shot from YouTube

Final Fantasy XV's Noctis joins Tekken 7 as DLC

Nov 15, 2017 - 3:59 PM

Noctis will join the King of Iron Fist tournament in the second quarter of 2018

A NEW KING. Will Noctis become the King of Iron Fist? Screen shot from YouTube.

#GameNight: Get Even

Jul 04, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Try not to get too freaked out as we head into our blind playthrough of Get Even a psychological horror first person shooter game


REV Major Philippines brings Tekken World Tour to PH

Jun 26, 2017 - 7:55 PM

Happening on July 8 and 9 REV Major Philippines will feature 7 different fighting game tournaments culminating with a Tekken 7 tournament

#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, June 12-18, 2017

Jun 18, 2017 - 10:08 AM

Must watch videos from this week

CAMP WELCOME. 4th Infantry Division officers welcome President Rodrigo at the 4ID Advance command Post in Butuan City on June 17, 2017. Photo by Karl Norman Alonzo/Presidential Photo

IN PHOTOS: Tekken 7 fighters test their mettle at launch tourney

Jun 03, 2017 - 3:19 PM

Catch the action from the tournament here

LIVE: The Tekken 7 Rage Art Tournament

Jun 03, 2017 - 11:14 AM

Watch the live stream for the Rage Art Tekken 7 tournament here on Rappler

Rage Art: Tekken 7 to launch in PH with a tournament

May 23, 2017 - 2:17 PM

Tekken 7 will launch in the Philippines with a sponsored tournament called Rage Art on June 3

The 5 most promising games from Bandai Namco for 2017

Mar 27, 2017 - 4:17 PM

One of them Little Nightmares is an indie horror game with cartoony but scary visuals

INDIE SCARES. A trailer of 'Little Nightmares' shows one of the monstrous creatures who's after you. Screenshot from Bandai Namco

What went down at GameStart 2016

Oct 11, 2016 - 2:38 PM

Check out the highlights of this year s GameStart

Southeast Asia Major 2016 featured tournaments for Street Fighter V, Guilty Gear Xrd Revelation, BlazBlue Central Fiction, Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom, and Tekken 7. Photo by Mark Teo / Afterdark Facility / GameStart

GameStart 2015: Games galore in Singapore

Nov 23, 2015 - 12:19 PM

From console gamers to PC gamers to mobile gamers to indie lovers and even arcade gamers everyone had a place to go and a game to play at GameStart

GAMESTART. Photo by Nadine Pacis