Riot Games brings first ever Student Ambassador Program to Malaysia

It may or may not come as a surprise to you – Asia is the largest market for competitive video-gaming, or esports, for short. Globally, esports revenue in 2017 is anticipated to hit USD1 billion (Data: SuperData, 2017). If all goes as planned, Malaysia may grow to be one of the biggest esports hubs in the region. Thanks to initiatives by agencies like Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s a little closer to that reality. On that note, a big name in esports shares the sentiment about Malaysia’s potential in the arena – Riot Games.

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Comic Fiesta 2014: Logitech G unleashes G302 Daedalus Prime MOBA gaming mouse

Logitech G302 Daedalus Prime

At the annual epic ACG (Anime, Comics & Games) event — Comic Fiesta 2014, Logitech introduced its latest Logitech G mouse, the Logitech G302 Daedalus Prime MOBA Gaming Mouse. According to Logitech, the entry-level G302 was tested by professional MOBA gamers around the world including players from Team SoloMid, cloud 9, CJ Entus Blaze, and Invictus Gaming.

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[Rumor] Increase in E-sports Tournaments in Malaysia for 2013


Are you an eSports fan? Well, according to multiple sources, there will be a larger number of eSports events in Malaysia this year. We’ve gotten wind that independent DoTA 2, League of Legends and Heroes of Newerth tournaments are in planning, not to mention official tournaments that have been announced as well. That’s good news for eSports teams and their fans, as we get to see more of them in action.

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Garena Carnival Day 1- HoN and LoL for the masses!

Are you READY for lots of HON and LOL?


The Garena Carnival is coming up this week and the Day 1 schedule is out. Guess what? It’s Heroes of Newerth(HoN) and League of Legends (LoL) mayhem for all!

Day 1 of the Carnival has a lot to offer for those who really love or maybe want to try out these two great and awesome games, brought to you courtesy of Garena Malaysia.

Day 1 – Friday, 4th January 2013

Time Time Center Court West Lobby
10.00 11.00 Welcome & Opening Show HON Group Stage – Group A
11.00 12.00 LOL Invitational Match Group Stage
12.00 1.00
1.00 2.00 Stand by
2.00 3.00 HON Group Stage – Group B
3.00 4.00
4.00 5.00 LOL Pro Girls Team Showmatch
5.00 5.30 KLH Signing Ceremony League of Legends Free 2 Play / Promote Session
5.30 6.30 Showmatch – KLH vs Invitational Match Champion
6.30 7.00 Dance Performance
7.00 8.00 GPL Kickoffs – First Match
8.00 9.00 GPL Kickoffs – Second Match
9.00 10.00 GPL Kickoffs Closing Remarks

*Events and time subject to change without notice by Garena Malaysia

Heroes of Newerth (HoN) is developed and published by S2 Games. If you’re keen on trying something new, yet not stray too far from your DoTA counterpart, this is a MoBA game for you. Featuring familiar and new unique heroes, Heroes of Newerth also provides key in game features such as reconnecting from disconnected games, stat tracking, interesting aesthetic changes and a performance based online matchmaking system.


League of Legends (LoL) is developed by Riot Games. Unlike Heroes of Newerth, League of Legends features an entirely new cast of unique heroes, a colorful and vibrant environment with unique in-game summoner skills and runes that boost in game hero attributes. Despite having a completely different approach to MoBA games, LoL is easy to pick up with its simplified user interface and informative tutorials.

This is a great time to really either to try out your skills with your friends or maybe sign-up and probably get some goodies as well!

So, if you want more info, drop by their website here: Garena Carnival 2013


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RIOT Bans LOL Pro Player For “Violations of Summoner’s Code”

Team Dignitas is in trouble… because of one player

Playing in a Pro League of Gaming (albeit digital games) can be challenging. And as in any sport, good sportsmanship is encouraged to grow the gaming community (you know, in a better and negative-free environment). Having said that, one pro player got into some hot soup lately for not following the rules, the Summoner’s Code to be exact.

Christian Rivera @ IWillDominate from the Team Dignitas of League of Legends game was recently highlighted and banned by the developers, Riot Games for “Violations of Summoner’s Code”. He’s been a very, very bad boy (no Xmas prezzies for you).

According to the forum post, IWillDominate was brought before the Tribunal for consideration of a permanent ban. He was brought before the Tribunal for NINE times but was only punished eight times including this recent ban. Here is more:

“He has a persistent record of in-game harassment, verbal abuse, offensive language and negative attitude.

Despite the punishments and official warnings, his harassment score has risen more than 30% from early August to the present date, placing him at the top of the list of North American pro players and among the worst 0.7% of all North American players.

There also have been repeated incidents of similar behavior outside the game.”

-Details from the LOL Community Forum Board.

Now, the punishment for his crimes is a one year permanent ban of any account linked to him and  ineligible to play in the League of Legends Championship Series for one year as well. Ouch!

Team Dignitas are now facing some challenging times with this news. Let’s see who will replace him and will Team Dignitas be back again next year for the upcoming Championship? We will never know…

So, gamers out there, please be nice to the newbies and do not rage negatively in the game. Don’t end up like @IWillDominate. Start playing nice from now on,ok?

Read the forum here: LOL Forum

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