Singapore Media Festival 2019 will take Comic Con under its wing

7-8 December 2019. Mark it down. Why? Because that’s when this year’s Singapore Media Festival (SMF) will be happening. But if that isn’t enough reason, Singapore Comic Con will be joining in the festival as well! Alongside the Asian Academy Creative Awards (AAA), Asia TV Forum and Market (ATF), ...

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Netflix’s Playing Hard puts the spotlight on videogames development

Video game documentaries are frustratingly rare, so it’s frankly amazing that something like Playing Hard even exists at all. The 91-minute feature goes behind-the-scenes of Ubisoft’s For Honor and, following plenty of positive buzz at select screenings, is now viewable on Netflix. The exciting thing about Playing Hard is ...

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Gotta catch ’em all at Pokemon Go’s first Safari Zone

Last Thursday, GameAxis attended Pokemon Go‘s inaugural Safari Zone held on Sentosa. Jam-packed with rare Pokemon, Pikachu Meet-and-Greets, adorable standees and Lapras floaties, the event was a great success, drawing droves of Pokemon Go players. Running from 18-22 April, the Safari Zone was immensely hyped, mainly because of the ...

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Here’s how you can win Street Fighter T-shirts by taking the MRT

Four trains, six cabins each and…500 super-cool t-shirts to be won. Taken by themselves, the first two parts might pass for something from a Hercule Poirot novel, but what we’re really talking is about Uniqlo’s “Wear your world” campaign. So, if you’re a Street Fighter, Marvel or Super Mario fan, ...

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Is One Punch Man Saitama’s fitness regime actually legit?

Let’s be frank. Most things in anime aren’t meant to be taken seriously. That said, there is no concrete rule that says you can’t either. The popular One Punch Man series, famed for its severely exaggerated but hilarious concepts, focuses on a superhero called Saitama. He’s a regular dude ...

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Jump Force: Rurouni Kenshin’s main hero and villain join the roster

Break out your old Tamagotchis and pocket pagers; let’s celebrate! One of the most iconic anime series from the late 90’s is making its way onto the Jump Force roster — Rurouni Kenshin. Also known by its English-localised title Samurai X, Rurouni Kenshin tells the story of Himura Kenshin, a ...

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Remembering Stan Lee with 3 classic Marvel games

The world has lost a true superhero. Comic book legend Stan Lee, the creator of iconic Marvel characters such as Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk and the X-Men passed away aged 95 earlier this week. As tributes continue to pour in for the late visionary and people cast their eyes ...

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In photos: Dragons, beasts, and puzzles at the Singapore Zoo and River Safari

From the Greek cyclops to the Chinese lóng and West African Ninki Nanka, legends have come back to life at the Singapore Zoo and River Safari. The two wildlife parks are featuring mythical bestiaries for their year-end events, riding on pop culture appeal for a bit of family and educational fun. Read ...

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