THE PHILIPPINES — JULY 22, 2017 — Gamers in the Philippines were treated to loads of fun and exciting activities at GeForce Day Philippines.
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Held at SM City North EDSA in Manila as the final stop of a series of GeForce Days that took place across the Philippines, the event venue was like a gamer’s heaven with delightful goodies that gamers dream of. On show were the award-winning Pascal-based line-up of GeForce® 10 Series of graphic processing units (GPUs), including the highly popular GeForce GTX 1050.
Fast and powerful and energy-efficient, the GeForce GTX 1050 turns the PC into a true gaming rig. Loaded with innovative NVIDIA Game Ready technologies, it lets every gamer experience the latest titles in their full glory.
NVIDIA partners hailed graphics cards as well as gaming peripherals
As an icing to the cake, gamers won GeForce GTX 1050, 1050Ti and 1060 graphics cards, and other gaming devices in the hourly raffle.
GeForce Day was packed with engaging activities for all participants. For starters, the first 300 to arrive on the venue received premium items from NVIDIA and its partners Corsair, Galax, MSI, and Zotac.
Competitions and cosplayers galore
Cosplayers took part in a competition with 15,000 Philippine peso worth of prizes. The cosplay was opened to online/video game or any game-related character.
The cosplayer who portrayed War Machine won the competition while Khazix from League of Legends and 2B from Nier Automata won the second and third place, respectively.
The finals of the month-long GeForce eSports Xtreme Tournament (GEXT) in the Philippines was held during GeForce Day. Teams competed in Defense of the Ancients 2 (DOTA 2) for a slice of the US$75,000 worth of prizes up for grabs across the region.
NFANs took part in the Game Ready Tribe Challenge, which entailed them designing a banner including the word “GameReady” for their favorite gamer tribe. They then uploaded a group photo with the banner on Facebook, tagged NVIDIA Philippines and used the hashtag #GameReady. The photo with the most number of shares won.
At GeForce Day, gamers also met NVIDIA influencers Suzzysaur, Allyza Taylor, Asurai, and BossMac, as well as some other influencers and internet celebrities who went there to witness and join the event.
“The gaming community in the Philippines is one of the fast growing in South East Asia, driven by eSports. NVIDIA is thrilled to host our 2017 GeForce Day for gamers to come together, experience the latest games and enjoy the immersive gaming experience delivered by the latest GeForce GPUs,” said Simon Tan, Director, Consumer Business, APAC South, NVIDIA.
NVIDIA‘s (NASDAQ: NVDA) invention of the GPU in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market, redefined modern computer graphics and revolutionized parallel computing. More recently, GPU deep learning ignited modern AI — the next era of computing — with the GPU acting as the brain of computers, robots and self-driving cars that can perceive and understand the world. Today, NVIDIA is increasingly known as “the AI computing company.” More information at http://nvidianews.nvidia.com/.