Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Gamescom Asia Launches Hybrid Event in October 2021

Back in 2019, Gamestart Asia, the premier gaming convention in South-East Asia, announced a collaboration with the gamescom team to launch their festival in Red Dot Island. gamescom, whose organiser is German company Koelnmesse, is the world's largest tech and gaming event.

The Asian edition was supposed to kick off in October 2020. But then... the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic happened, and it joined many other mass events that had to be postponed.

As everyone looks forward to “the new normal”, the eagerly anticipated event will debut with a hybrid format this year from 14 to 17 October.

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Nab Tickets To The Museum of Ice Cream Singapore At The Golden Ticket Scavenger Hunt (19 - 20 June, 26 - 27 June 2021)

The colourful and social media-friendly Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) Singapore has been actively promoting its grand opening at Dempsey in August 2021. The experiential museum recently welcomed visitors at their pop-up outlet at Design Orchard, complete with a pink beach hut, a range of eye-catching merchandise and exclusively crafted ice cream flavours.

To give folks a chance to score tickets to the attraction, MOIC Singapore is holding a Golden Ticket Scavenger Hunt this weekend (19 and 20 June) and next weekend (26 and 27 June). There will be a pair of pink MOIC tickets up for grabs on each day of the hunt, and they will be hidden in 4 super-secret locations across Red Dot Island.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Gossip Girl Reboot Premieres in Asia on HBO GO, 8 July 2021

Nostalgia seems to be a popular currency these days, with reboots or shows that evoke memories of years past. Such examples include Roswell, Charmed, Cobra Kai, and the Friends Reunion. The latest toss into the pot is GOSSIP GIRL, the 2007 CW teen drama that ran for 6 seasons.

The original GOSSIP GIRL boasted of a cast of gorgeous actors, and the series helped boost the careers of many of them. Lead actor Blake Lively went on the star in movies like The Age of Adaline, The Shallows and A Simple Favour. She is currently married to A-lister and Deadpool himself, Ryan Reynolds. Co-star Leighton Meester married Adam Brody and besides acting, she carved a career as a musician, Broadway actor and social media influencer.

Monday, June 7, 2021

Loki Will Be Back With More Mischief and Mayhem on 9 June 2021, Disney+

Figure that you have time for only one show this week? Then, it has got to be Marvel latest TV series LOKI. The limited series, which consists of 6 episodes, will premiere on 9 June 2021 (Wednesday), exclusively on streaming service Disney+. New episodes will be available on Wednesdays.

Tom Hiddleston and his inescapable charms will return as the once Asgardian baddie, now anti-hero Loki, also known as the God of Mischief and step-brother of Thor (Chris Hemsworth). Marvel fans will remember that the Loki we have grown to love had his neck snapped by Thanos in AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR. However, in AVENGERS: END GAME, an alternate timeline was created by the Avengers during the Battle of New York, in a bid to undo Thanos' snap. And this quick thinking, still villainous Loki managed to escape, by jumping into a wormhole with the Tesseract.

If the summary still sounds confusing to you, perhaps you will understand it better when Tom Hiddleston gives you a 30-second rundown in the video below: