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WATCH: Ben&Ben release 'Nakikinig ka ba sa Akin' music video

Jul 11, 2020 - 4:14 PM

'Isang alay sa ating mga kapamilya,' says the band

BEN&BEN. The folk-pop band releases the music video for their song 'Nakikinig Ka Ba Sa Akin.' Screenshot from YouTube.com/BenBenMusic

‘The Last of Us Part 2’ was never meant to satisfy

Jul 08, 2020 - 12:45 PM

This treatise on empathy and forgiveness may be the needed, but not the easiest, pill to swallow

'The Last of Us 2': Are we not ready for a major character death in games?

Jul 06, 2020 - 3:15 PM

Let's reflect on the hate 'The Last of Us 2' has received


Kobe Bryant honored on 'NBA 2K21' 'Mamba Forever' edition

Jul 03, 2020 - 8:01 AM

The late Lakers star makes a return to the NBA 2K cover

Photo from Twitter/NBA2K


WATCH: BLACKPINK finally drops 'How You Like That' music video

Jun 26, 2020 - 8:35 PM

BLACKPINK in your area!

COMEBACK. BLACKPINK releases the music video for their latest single, 'How You Like That.' Screenshot from YouTube.com/BLACKPINKOFFICIAL

Esports social network Kalaro to be launched in October

Jun 25, 2020 - 2:49 PM

Kalaro wants to be an online hub for esports in the Philippines

KALARO. A photo shows how the Kalaro app appears on mobile. Photo from Kalaro


Tencent buying iflix streaming service

Jun 25, 2020 - 1:10 PM

Tencent says of the deal: 'This is in line with our strategy to expand our international streaming platform, WeTV, across Southeast Asia'

Pokémon takes on 'Mobile Legends' with new MOBA 'Pokémon Unite'

Jun 25, 2020 - 1:07 AM

The game is being co-created by Tencent and Timi Studios, which developed another mobile MOBA, 'Arena of Valor,' and 'Call of Duty: Mobile'

CROSS-PLAY. Smartphone players will be able to play with Switch players. Screenshot from YouTube/official Pokemon channel


China punishes live-stream apps for 'vulgar' content

Jun 23, 2020 - 5:47 PM

Ten live-streaming platforms have been reprimanded and ordered to suspend new user registrations and overhaul their feeds, the Cyberspace Administration of China says

'Fortnite' removes police cars with eye on U.S. race protests

Jun 22, 2020 - 6:57 PM

Fortnite's virtual world previously contained police cars, but those could no longer be seen in the latest version of the game

FORTNITE PLAY. Gaming fans play "Fortnite" at the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo, also known as E3, in Los Angeles on June 11, 2019. File photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP

Didal, Panugalinog rule Asian online skateboarding tiff

Jun 21, 2020 - 11:16 PM

Cebuanos Margielyn Didal and Motic Panugalinog reign supreme in the Asian Skateboarding Championships 2020 Online Skate Lockdown Video Competition

GRIND. Tokyo Olympic hopeful Margielyn Didal continues to polish her skateboarding skills at home. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP


10 new games to watch for from the PC Gaming Show 2020

Jun 18, 2020 - 7:13 PM

We get our first glimpses at previously announced games and some welcome surprises

MORTAL SHELL. Image from Mortal Shell's Steam page


PlayStation 5 fan-made renders draw interest in black console design

Jun 17, 2020 - 11:22 AM

Apparently not everyone is a fan of the new predominantly white colorway

BLACK PS5. On the left is the official white PS5. On the right is the black render done by Twitter user @MrUnknowArtist. PS5 image from Sony


'The Last of Us 2' spoiler-free review

Jun 12, 2020 - 3:01 PM

Like the original 'The Last of Us,' the sequel sets the bar for storytelling in a video game

THE LAST OF US 2. Nature starts to reclaim cities in post-apocalyptic USA. All screenshots from Sony


All the games revealed at Sony’s PS5 showcase

Jun 12, 2020 - 8:08 AM

From 'Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales' to 'Horizon Forbidden West,' here are all the games that have been announced for the PS5

SPIDER-MAN. A new Spider-Man game comes to the PS5. Screenshot from trailer


One is online: Queen joins first official video call

Jun 11, 2020 - 9:01 PM

Queen Elizabeth II logs in from Windsor Castle, where she has been staying during the COVID-19 outbreak, to speak with carers and discuss how they have been coping

QUEEN ON (VIDEO) CALL. In this file photo taken on November 26, 2019 Britain's Queen Elizabeth II visits the new headquarters of the Royal Philatelic society in London on November 26, 2019. File photo by Tolga Akmen/AFP

Nintendo says 300,000 accounts breached after hack

Jun 10, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Nintendo says an initial hack in April compromised 160,000 accounts and a further 140,000 breaches have been discovered since then

NINTENDO. People wait in line to play Nintendo Switch games at the 24th Electronic Expo, or E3 2018, in Los Angeles, California on on June 12, 2018, where hardware manufacturers, software developers and the video game industry present their new games. Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP


Postponed PS5 event gets new date

Jun 09, 2020 - 9:46 AM

It takes place on June 12, Philippine time

Image from Sony


Inside the Industry: The future of film production with Inter-Guild Alliance's Patti Lapus and Mara Marasigan

Jun 08, 2020 - 6:00 PM

Filmmakers Patti Lapus and Mara Marasigan elaborate on the new Inter-Guild Alliance protocols for film production

'LoL: Wild Rift' alpha invites to start on June 6 in the Philippines

Jun 03, 2020 - 1:14 PM

Invites will be sent via email, with the alpha running from June 6 to June 27

WILD RIFT. Image from Riot Games


Rappler Talk: Rappler's video journalists – Imagining the new normal

Jun 02, 2020 - 1:17 PM

See the 'new normal' through the eyes of Rappler's video journalists Charles, Naoki, Nappy, Franz, and Jeff

YouTube rolls out video chapters feature

Jun 01, 2020 - 6:23 PM

The feature allows creators to divide a video’s timeline into clickable portions

YOUTUBE. This illustration picture taken on July 24, 2019 in Paris shows the logo of the US Youtube logo application on the screen of a tablet. Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP


PS5 games to be showcased on June 5, PH time

May 30, 2020 - 8:40 AM

The games showcase will run for 'a bit more than hour,' says Jim Ryan, president and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment

Image from Sony

How to add PS4 storage space

May 30, 2020 - 8:00 AM

With gamers buying titles digitally, there's been an added need for more storage

PS4 AND PS4 SLIM. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler


Beloved ghost-gobbler Pac-Man turns 40

May 22, 2020 - 5:20 PM

As every Pac-Man player knows, the greatest joy comes from turning the tables by munching a power pellet, sending the ghosts fleeing in all directions as they suddenly become edible themselves

PAC-MAN TURNS 40! A visitor takes a picture of the video game Pac-Man (1980) during an exhibition preview featuring 14 video games acquired by The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, March 1, 2013. File photo by Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

Child sex abuse material now peddled for as low as P100 on Twitter

May 21, 2020 - 5:03 PM

(UPDATED) PART 2 | EXCLUSIVE: Child sexual abuse has gone from the obscurity of the dark web into free and widely-used social media platforms

Alter Twitter’s awful side: Leaked private sex videos for sale

May 20, 2020 - 9:34 PM

(UPDATED) PART 1 | EXCLUSIVE: Victims are left helpless while their private videos are spread online and sold by anonymous Twitter accounts patronized by thousands of followers

WATCH: 10 steps to shoot video like a pro

May 20, 2020 - 4:50 PM

You don’t need professional gear to look professional on video

Pre-registration for ‘League of Legends: Wild Rift’ limited alpha now open in PH

May 20, 2020 - 1:43 PM

Test your luck in getting early access to the much-awaited mobile adaptation of 'League of Legends'

Screenshot from Wild Rift website


What TV to get for the PS5 or the Xbox Series X

May 14, 2020 - 4:12 PM

With the next generation of consoles upon us, it's time to see if we'd need to upgrade our screens

An 8K TV on display at CES. Photo by Glenn Chapman/AFP


'Bayani' and Ranida Game's humble but heroic development story

May 14, 2020 - 4:00 PM

Ranida Games seeks to immortalize Filipino heroes in their own way

The Rizal-inspired Joe faces off against the Bonifacio-inspired Dre. Image from Ranida Games


'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1' and '2' get the remake treatment

May 13, 2020 - 9:47 AM

A favorite among gamers in the 1990s and early 2000s, the remaster comes out on September 4, 2020

Image from Activision Blizzard


Gaming becomes king of entertainment in pandemic lockdown

May 07, 2020 - 9:15 AM

'Following a record-breaking year in 2019, with gaming software generating $143 billion of consumer spend, the industry is now poised for further growth, with captive audiences worldwide acting as a catalyst,' says one industry report

Screenshot from Final Fantasy VII Remake/Square Enix


Animal Crossing offers 'digital getaway' under lockdown

May 02, 2020 - 11:06 AM

Gamers around the world are skirting lockdowns by strolling through parks, flying overseas, and watching sunsets in the virtual world of 'Animal Crossing'

'Last of Us Part II' gets new June 19 release date

Apr 28, 2020 - 2:43 PM

The post-apocalyptic PlayStation exclusive gets a new release date, about a month after an announcement delaying its launch

LAST OF US. Series protagonist Ellie appears in a screenshot for Last of Us Part II. Image from Sony


Games to check out before PlayStation’s April sale ends tonight

Apr 28, 2020 - 2:11 PM

Check the PlayStation Store for deals on games you may have missed when they first came out. Here's what we're eyeing!


Qualifiers for 'Call of Duty: Mobile' world championship kick off on April 30

Apr 24, 2020 - 7:45 PM

The tourney will feature $1 million in prizes in the form of cash and in-game cosmetics


Digital video game spending hits record high under virus lockdown

Apr 23, 2020 - 2:27 PM

The closing of real-world stores due to the pandemic is cited as a factor in gamers purchasing more titles as digital downloads

GAMERS. File photo of Brazilian brothers Guilherme (right), 14, and Arthur, 11, watching professional players from the Loud YouTube channel play the mobile game Free Fire on Youtube, at their house in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo Mauro Pimentel/AFP

Singapore teachers drop Zoom after online class gatecrashed

Apr 10, 2020 - 6:15 PM

During a geography lesson involving teenage girls conducted on Zoom, two men intrude into the livestream, showing obscene images and making lewd remarks

ZOOM. In this photo illustration a Zoom App logo is displayed on a smartphone on March 30, 2020 in Arlington, Virginia. Photo by Olivier Douliery/AFP

TikTok pledges $250 million for coronavirus relief

Apr 10, 2020 - 1:21 PM

TikTok says the funds would be for 'front line medical workers, educators, and local communities deeply affected by the global crisis'

TIKTOK. This photo taken on November 21, 2019, shows the logo of the social media video sharing app Tiktok displayed on a tablet screen in Paris. Photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

Video conference etiquette: Tips on being a pro in online meetings

Apr 09, 2020 - 11:36 AM

Sometimes you'll have to meet with key clients or make important reports to your superiors online. Here are a few basic tips on presenting yourself professionally in these


Taiwanese gov't bans Zoom use for official business

Apr 08, 2020 - 3:07 PM

Taiwan says the services and apps of Google and Microsoft, meanwhile, are acceptable for government use

Inside the Industry: Twitch streaming with Ramenstyle

Apr 04, 2020 - 9:48 PM

For this episode of Hustle's Inside the Industry, we talk videogames with Vince Cabrera aka Ramenstyle

Zoom patches vulnerabilities in macOS version, freezes feature development

Apr 02, 2020 - 6:20 PM

Two flaws in Zoom's macOS client can give local attackers root privileges or allow the attacker to access a user's camera and microphone

ZOOM FLAWS. In this photo illustration a Zoom App logo is displayed on a smartphone on March 30, 2020 in Arlington, Virginia. Photo by Olivier Douliery/AFP

Zooming out: Video chat apps aren’t perfect, but we need them anyway

Apr 02, 2020 - 6:12 PM

While video chat apps are likely more needed now for both personal and business uses, it becomes more important that we also take stock of what we’re giving up to supposedly free services

Boom in video chat apps brings out cybercriminals with fake sites, malware

Apr 01, 2020 - 4:01 PM

Phishing websites are targeting unsuspecting consumers who want to use a video chat app to connect for work, or to talk to friends and family

Zoom under scrutiny in U.S. over privacy, porn hacks

Apr 01, 2020 - 9:30 AM

Some sessions are being 'Zoom-bombed' by porn, hate images, and threatening language

ZOOM. The Zoom video meeting and chat app has become the wildly popular host to millions of people working and studying from home during the coronavirus outbreak. Photo by Olivier Douliery/AFP


To save bandwidth, Steam to only update games you actively play

Mar 31, 2020 - 6:37 PM

Steam is hoping to help users manage their bandwidth by tweaking its automatic update feature to actively work only on recently played games

Athletes turn to video game streaming for coronavirus relief

Mar 30, 2020 - 6:53 PM

Following the suspension and cancelation of major sports leagues, athletes decide to pursue video game streaming to raise funds for the fight against coronavirus

ESPORTS. NFL star JuJu Smith Schuster and NBA star Donovan Mitchell are both avid video gamers. Photos from Instagram/@juju (Smith Schuster) and Twitter/@spidadmitchell (Mitchell)


Filipino-made RPG ‘Grand Guilds’ out now

Mar 26, 2020 - 5:12 PM

(UPDATED) Works such as 'Final Fantasy XIII' and 'Adventure Time' serve as eureka moments for developer Justin Villegas

GRAND GUILDS. Photo from Kickstarter/Grand Guilds