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Weekly Gaming Update by Pinoy Gamer! Let's talk about the League of Legends debut in Asian Games 2018, Black Desert Mobile Philippines release date, Monster Hunter Live Action Movie, Valve Steam Link App, and Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Battle Royale mode.


LoL in Asian Games 2018

  • League of Legends will debut as an esports in the 2018 Asian Games
  • According to the Riot Games League of Legends will be part of the 2018 Asian Games as an official demonstration
  • Take note that this event is recognized by International Olympic Committee as the second largest multi-sports world event behind Olympics
  • According to the source, Riot will advise the Olympic Council of Asia and its member nations to organize a tournament and format for selecting the teams that will represent each nation
  • This year Asian Games will take place from Aug 18 to Sep 21 in Jakarta Palembang Indonesia while the finals for the league will take some time in late Aug
  • There is currently no specific date but this is one step closer for eSports being part of the Olympics

Black Desert Mobile


  • Pearl Abyss developer of Black Desert Mobile has revealed details for the upcoming overseas release
  • Currently, the game is only playable in South Korea but if you can't wait there are ways to play the game
  • According to Pearl Abyss, Black Desert Mobile is scheduled to launch on Taiwan this 2018 around June to September
  • it's also speculated that the rest of the Southeast Asia servers will also go up right after the Taiwan launch
  • meaning it will be officially available in the Philippines soon
  • So no need to use those pesky emulators with Nvidia graphics card bugs - haha
  • While for the America and Europe version it will be much later as it's targeted around Jan to March of 2019 so mga kabayan abroad will have to wait a bit longer
Monster Hunter Live Movie


  • A new live-action adaptation of Monster Hunter has been confirmed
  • The film production will start on September and will star Milla Jovovich
  • If you remember Milla Jovovich also starred in the previous Ccapcom movie franchise Resident Evil
  • The Monster Hunter movie will have a 60 million USD budget and is being filmed in South Africa
  • It looks like Capcom likes Milla Jovovich so much they had to add her to another movie franchise
  • According to the report, this will not be a single Monster Hunter film but is envisioned as series
  • So like Avengers
  • There is currently no release date on when its expected to hit the theaters
  • Also according to the reports, the Resident Evil movie is being rebooted hopefully to a more conventional horror rather than an action flick
Steam Link


  • Valve Software will release the new steam link app for Android, iOS devices, and even tvOS
  • this app will allow PC gamers steam library to be played directly via smartphones making everything basically mobile
  • The app is scheduled to launch at the end of the month during the week of May 21st, with Android support initially offered in beta.
  • What the steam link app does is basically stream your steam library games to your mobile so meaning you will need a fast 5ghz wifi or wired internet connection
  • otherwise, you will notice major input lag making it impossible to play fps games
  • Steam says you can use the Steam Controller, MFI-compatible iOS controllers and more
  • the company hasn't stated if touch devices, Bluetooth or even a ps4 controller if it would work
  • Also steam is planning to launch a Steam Video app for iOS and Android which is similar to YouTube red or Netflix
  • this is aimed at streaming movies and shows on Steam

Black Ops 4 Battle Royale


  • The rumors are true: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will have a Battle Royale mode.
  • The mode will include land, sea and air vehicles on a huge map and will span multiple games and heroes, from across Black Ops and Zombies.
  • The mode is called 'Blackout' and it replaces the single-player campaign as one of the "three pillars" of Black Ops.
  • The mode will pull characters and locations from previous games in the subseries
  • Treyarch hasn't mentioned how many players are going to be in the last man standing mode although they mentioned that the map will be 1500 bigger than nuketown
  • They also mentioned that pc players will get dedicated servers with uncapped frame rates
  • Treyarch also stated that they will do the battle royal mode in a Call of Duty style so it's unsure if they are going to use hitscan or projectile bullets
  • since a majority of the weapons in Call of Duty are hitscan based
  • what do you think?
  • the PC version of Black Ops 4 will follow in the footsteps of Destiny 2 and utilize Blizzard’s Battle.net online infrastructure
  • which means it will be on blizzards BbattleNet pc client, if you check right now you can see black ops ready for pre-order
  • On the downside, Black Ops 4 won't get a single player campaign which is weird since Black Ops is known for its good story missions
  • Black Ops 4 is launching on the PS4, Xbox One, and PC on October 12th.
 

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