Gariath Concepts will be bringing fun in the world of gaming with the Esports and Gaming Summit 2017, which will be happening on October 27 to 29, 2017 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Compound, Pasay City.
Now on its fourth year, expect more game demos, freebies and esports matches from a diverse set of publishers and developers in the video game industry.
More Presence from the Big Brands in the Gaming Industry
Some big brands who have graced the previous ESGS events will be making a return to the event. At the PlayStation booth, expect to see upcoming titles for everyone to try out, plus some surprises that will be revealed at the event. Ubisoft will showcase Assassin’s Creed: Origins and Just Dance 2018 as well as hosting a series of activities about game development. Fans will be able to try out Capcom’s Monster Hunter World. Hi-Rez Studios will also make its debut on the ESGS main stage as they will be hosting demos and tournaments for Smite and Paladins.
Of course, gaming won’t happen without hardware, and these brands will also make a huge wave at ESGS with their newest products and activities. Expect more surprises from MSI, HyperX, Thermaltake, Predator, AOC, Philips, ASRock, Zotac and PowerColor.
Brace yourselves for more Brawlfest Action
The biggest fighting game communities will unite once again to bring another intense Brawlfest minievent to satisfy fans looking for intense console competition. The communities from Playbook, PinoyPS, Cosmic Gorgons, and Secret Base have joined forces to host a series of tournaments featuring fan-favorite fighting game titles. Their main highlight will be for Tekken 7 where the winner will be heading to EVO Japan 2018 to compete with the rest of the top players around the globe.
Leveling Up on Game Development
Aside from hosting local indie game developers, the Game Developers Association of the Philippines (GDAP) will be having their GameFest to promote the academic side of game development. They will also be bringing several academic schools and game development partners in their area to share their specialties to the public. They will also be inviting some of the top developers from different studios for a series of game development talks* where everyone can learn more on concept art, animation, programming and more.
Gear Up for the Cosplay Competition: Gaming Category
Where there’s gaming, there’s bound to be cosplay. ESGS 2017 will be bringing back its gaming-themedcosplay competition with bigger prizes are on the line. Participants will be evaluated by a panel of judges who are also long-time cosplayers themselves: tech influencer Kang Dupet, freelance events organizer Loki Heart, and World Cosplay Summit Philippines President Tessa. The cosplay competition will be handled by Anime Alliance Philippines and powered by Animax.
Organized by Gariath Concepts and dubbed as one of the biggest E-Sports Competition and Gaming Conventions in Southeast Asia, ESGS continues to grow and provides the best gaming and esports experience in the Philippines and has grown to become a bookmarked local gaming event, eagerly awaited by brands, publishers, tournament organizers, academic institutions, cosplayers, and fans of games and gaming.