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Counting Down to GameStart 2014

GameStart 2014 Media Preview

It is all about games, games and more games this year as local gamers will be in for a treat as GameStart 2014 comes to town on the 25th and 26th of October at the Suntec City Convention Centre. The brainchild of Ms Elicia Lee, Director at Eliphant Pte Ltd, the team behind GameStart 2014, the event looks to bring ... Read More »

Skechers Sundown Festival 2014 Adds 4 More Artistes To Line Up

Skechers Sundown Festival 2014 - WEAVER Japanese piano rock band

Skechers Sundown Festival announces four more breakthrough artistes – WEAVER (Japan), CROSS GENE (Korea), Olivia Ong (Singapore) and Shila Amzah (Malaysia), to this year’s festival, adding on to nine other artistes announced the week before. “Each year is exciting for us as we hunt and scout some of the best Asian talents with the X-factor, and embodies the breakthrough in ... Read More »

GameStart 2014 Comes To Town

GameStart 2014 Banner Logo

Have you ever wished you could attend E3, GamesCon or even the Tokyo Game Show but never could because of cost or time? If you have, you can join the long list of people including this writer. Well for everyone in the same corner as me, drawing circles and sighing because we couldn’t attend the recent GamesCom, its time to ... Read More »

Cosplay @ STGCC 2014

STGCC 2014 Cosplay Saito Hajime from Rurouni Kenshin

One can say that the cosplay scene in Singapore is perhaps the fastest growing one in the region. Just by walking around the various halls at the Marina Bay Sands this year for STGCC 2014, it will be hard to disagree. Cosplay has become a mainstay for popular culture events in Singapore and STGCC 2014 is no different with cosplayers ... Read More »

Epson Brings Fans Closer To Juventus Football Club Through Technology

A lucky fan gets up close with a Juventus Football player

Football Fever reached an all time high here in Singapore with the Singapore Selection vs Juventus Football Club match held on 16 August 2014 and Epson, a world leader in digital imaging and printing solutions, had a huge part in this with a series of community and social media activities. As a Platinum Sponsor for the Singapore Selection vs Juventus ... Read More »

Japan’s Largest City-Style Music Festival “a-nation” Comes To Singapore

a-nation Singapore Wagakki Band

Held for the 13th year, Japan’s largest city-style music festival “a-nation” has attracted over 4 million attendees. With this year’s theme of “Taking Japanese Entertainment to Asia”, the event will be held in Singapore for the first time this year. Organisers announced the first group of artistes for “a-nation singapore” today. From Japan, Ayumi Hamasaki, m-flo, Sonar Pocket and Wagakki ... Read More »

Matt “Sekure D” Fabris,Lenneth XVII & Aliga Plus Many More Coming To STGCC 2014

STGCC 2014 - Lenneth XVII - Cosplay 2

With just three weeks before Singapore becomes a mecca for all things pop culture, the Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) unveils eight more pop culture personalities, starring designer Matt “Sekure D” Fabris whose customised sneaker art has been an international sensation. Joining him at this year’s Walk of Fame line-up at the annual convention are popular toy designers ... Read More »

STGCC 2014 adds 12 more including Tomokazu Sugita, Cameron Stewart & David Mack

STGCC 2014 - Cameron Stewart and David Mack - Fight Club Featured Image

The Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention (STGCC) will take Southeast Asia’s pop culture scene by storm with its latest power-packed announcement of 12 top-notch personalities, released six weeks before the main event kicks off in September. From East to West, from comic book artists to the elusive creative forces behind popular Japanese entertainment, this year’s STGCC will see a ... Read More »

Hoobastank Live In Singapore 2014

Hoobastank Live In Singapore 2014

Modern Rock band Hoobastank returns to Singapore for a one-night only live concert at the Coliseum Hard Rock Sentosa on the 30th November 2014. Best known for their mega hit “The Reason” which top the radio charts in Singapore, Hoobastank are pulling no stops for their 2014 Asia tour and promise an electrifying performance. Concertgoers can expect to hear hits ... Read More »

Japanese Pop Icon Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Announced as MTV’s Asia Exclusive Artist

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu MTV Asia Exclusive Artist

Tokyo’s iconic pop singer/fashion model and MTV Video Music Awards Japan (VMAJ) multi-awards’ winner Kyary Pamyu Pamyu has been selected to be MTV’s Asia Exclusive Artist, as the J-Pop artist offers her video clips to be exclusively featured on MTV outside of Japan. Two video clips from her gig at Seattle in the latest “KPP Nanda Collection World Tour 2014″, ... Read More »

Heroes of the Storm & Cosplayer Kamui Coming To ICDS 2014

ICDS 2014 Cosplay Kamui World of Warcraft Warrior

An epic collaboration between the premier game publisher and ICDS organizers Neo Tokyo Project will see Asiasoft showcasing Blizzard Entertainment's Heroes of the Storm™, a free-toplay online team brawler that features iconic heroes from more than 20 years of Blizzard games. Read More »