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DBS Marina Regatta 2014

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Extreme weather both hot and cold, dragging almost 10kg worth of camera lens (including the new Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Sports) and gear in my Thinktank Airport Take Off, early mornings while just coming out from a two week reservist, well with these factors, most who know me immediately know I will give it a miss. But the DBS ... Read More »

Launching The Transformers: Age of Extinction Toys

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Even with the Transformers: Age of Extinction movie still a good month away, Transformers fever has already hit town with about 1,000 fans queuing up for the TRANSFORMERS Toy Madness @ 2200 event. Organised by Hasbro Singapore and held at Toys’R’Us at Forum The Shopping Mall, the queue began forming as early as 2pm, a good eight hours before the ... Read More »

Cornetto’s Ride to Fame Finals

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Local Band Imprompt-3 has emerged as the Winner of Cornetto’s Ride to Fame Competition to clinch a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform for a 12,000-strong crowd at iconic seven-time GRAMMY winning singer/songwriter Taylor Swift’s blockbuster The RED Tour, on 12 June 2014 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Co-organised by Cornetto and SONY Music, the ten weeks nationwide competition saw over 152 ... Read More »

The Logitech G Experience

Team Mark emeraged as the winner and took home the Logitech gaming products

Mention the name Logitech to anyone these days and most will talk about the many mice, keyboards and tablet accessories out in the market. No stranger to the Gaming side as well, Logitech has been making good gaming mice and keyboards for as long as I can remember (My first set was the G1 gaming mouse and keyboard). Having sponsored ... Read More »

Final Fantasy, the new and the old


Earlier last month, the PCO crew was invited to the Final Fantasy producer tour  where members of the gaming press was able to play the final game in the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy: Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. However it was not the only game shown at the event, in celebration of the 10 year anniversary of Final Fantasy X, ... Read More »

Spirited Away by Singapore Symphony Orchestra

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Ghibli fans were treated to an auralgasmic adventure over at The Star Performing Arts Centre last Saturday night. Conducted by Associate Conductor Joshua Tan, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra played tracks after tracks of memorable pieces from well-known Ghibli movies. The set list included fan favourites such as Departures, from the award winning film of the same name, and Orchestra Stories, from ... Read More »

Chinatown Celebrates “Galloping to Prosperity” in the Year of the Horse


Welcoming visitors to Chinatown till the end of February will be 88 life-sized horse-shaped lanterns and dazzling gold coins which are part of the celebrations to usher in the Chinese New Year. Organised by Kreta Ayer-Kim Seng Citizens’ Consultative Committee (KA-KS CCC), these celebrations are part of the Hua Qing Spring Festival celebrations, an umbrella branding for Chinese New Year ... Read More »

SITEX 2013 Report

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Held at the Singapore Expo over the last weekend of November, many flocked to the final computer and electronic consumer show for the year. While SITEX is no stranger to the crowded schedule of shows for each year, this year’s SITEX somehow proved to be one to remember. A common sight among the shows and no different for SITEX 2013 ... Read More »

Eating With Zombies

The Walking Dead Zombie Pop Up Cafe

So all these humans think they outsmarted us zombies by having more brains and leg power. They outrun, outsmart and cross into that cursed place called The Quarantine Carnival that we zombies cannot enter… or at least that’s what they think. They even boast about their achievements with a survivor tee shirt and call this zombie degrading sport, Race The ... Read More »

Oishii Japan 2013 – The best of Japanese F&B

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Oishii Japan was held at Suntec Singapore Halls 401 – 402, from 17 – 19 October 2013. The fair showcases the best of Japanese food and beverages products and technology, with demonstrations and talks by industry experts. This year, the POPCulture Online team visited Oishii Japan and was treated to an eye-opening and mouth-watering gastronomic experience. At the demonstration The ... Read More »

When Gaming met Comic

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Held over the first weekend of October is a very interesting mix of an event where gaming meets comics. With an even more interesting venue in the ITE Central Campus over at AMK, visitors got to enjoy both gaming and comics with GameFest and ComiFest both in the same multipurpose hall. Over at the gaming side, the action was fast ... Read More »

The Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2013

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Held at the Marina Bay Sands over the first weekend of September is the Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention 2013 which aims to be the coolest event to hit town this year. With the last two years showing that the team behind STGCC is serious about bringing both Eastern and Western Popular Culture content under one roof, Kenneth Wong ... Read More »

STGCC 2013 Media Preview

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Members of the Media were invited to a special Media Preview of this year’s Singapore Toy, Games, Comic Convention 2013 which was held at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention center. In a cozy little room, the media preview kicked off with our very own Elliott Danker introducing what can be expected at this year’s STGCC 2013. This year’s ... Read More »

Even More Reasons To Visit STGCC 2013

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The Singapore Toy, Game and Comic Convention 2013 is just one day away and if you are still thinking about it, well here are even more reasons why you should make the trip down to attend the coolest popular culture event where east meets west happens. The Man Behind The Armor Everyone knows Tony Stark and his Ironman Armors, but ... Read More »