Here’s an excerpt from my latest CNET Asia blog post.
For Filipino online gamers, all roads lead to the World Trade Center in Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City every year. This is the venue of the biggest online gaming event in the Philippines, Level Up! LIVE, which this year will be held from Nov. 7-8.
As I blogged last year, LU! LIVE is the country’s premiere online gaming event, offline and online. I’m not just saying that because I joined Level Up! last year as their multimedia head–people in the Philippines have known this for years, and the numbers speak for themselves. Last year, LU! LIVE had over 20,000 attendees at the actual event, while online we had over 12,000 unique readers following the action via the live blog, and 55,000 viewers from 27 countries watching the live video stream.
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