Good Game Asia Live Gaming Reality TV

Good Game Asia Live Gaming Reality TV

The highly anticipated new multi-channel reality show Good Game Asia launches to a worldwide audience on 10 June. Hosted by the husband-and-wife team of Singaporean music sensation Sezairi and gaming community lead Syaza Tan, the show will feature 15 international stars battling it out in a series of challenges for S$200,000 in cash and prizes, and the right to be crowned Asia's next gaming entertainment superstar.

The TV show will air in English on Warner TV every Friday beginning on 10 June at 7.35pm SGT, as well as on Good Game Asia's website, featuring 1-hour pre- and post-show commentary and live streaming by the contestants and local hosts in-market.

Korean multi-hyphenate superstar Haha, known internationally for being one of the hosts of Running Man, will also be hosting weekly viewing parties through his own social media channels.

Good Game Asia will bring together a collection of seasoned veterans and new amateur gaming talent from all over Asia to Singapore, where gaming and esports are gaining tremendous momentum. Contestants will be placed in the 'Good Game Arena' where they will compete against themselves and each other in a series of challenges, both online, and offline around the garden city, aimed at identifying Asia's next great gaming content superstar.

During their journey, contestants will make friends and enemies, win prizes, sponsorships, grow their fan base and drive to win a professional contract with Good Game Asia pulls back the curtain on the gaming/esports industry, shows the real faces and tells the real story of what it takes to make it in the world's largest and fastest growing entertainment category.

Show creator and CEO of tech gaming platform Raiford Cockfield III, said, "I founded on the basis of bringing together opportunities, information, people and products for the gaming community in a single online platform.

What better extension to that than creating a show that would introduce gaming to a wider global audience and making it accessible to people of all ages, no matter where they were in the world. My hope is that Good Game Asia provides a platform to take all gamers to another level in their career, while supports their journey and makes it easier to grow and monetise."

Gamers were selected across Asia Pacific and were eventually chosen for a variety of reasons including their personalities, audience reach, and gaming level of expertise.

Judges include Good Game Asia show creator, Cockfield along with hosts Sezairi and Syaza. Viewers can also expect to see special guest judges making an appearance throughout Season 1.

Good Game Asia will portray reality TV in a natural manner that promotes authentic engagement, as the gamers are not 'locked-in' but are free to come and go as they please while sticking to the production schedule and their social media and fan commitments.

Good Game Asia Director and Executive Producer, Jonathan Glazier said, "It is important to understand that this is a 'live' competition. The content may not all be live, but the 10 weeks of production happen over 10 weeks in reality, enabling our social media to be live and interactive. Also, contestants will be housed together throughout the duration of the show where they will train, creating an intense and positive competitive energy. The judges and participants will also interact naturally, resulting in a complex and entertaining reality experience for viewers."

Marcus Hanna the Managing Director of Good Game Asia's Hotel Partner the Fairmont Singapore shared, "We are pleased to be the home ground for another new frontier in the exciting and fast growing world of gaming and esports. Building on our success of hosting last year's ONE Esports Dota 2 Singapore Major, we hope for the contestants to experience Fairmont Singapore's distinct thoughtful hospitality and amenities; while setting a new benchmark in luxury for a 5-star "Good Game Gaming Arena". This partnership is set to capture the gaming niche and diverse global communities of players in a time when gaming has permeated the mainstream and become an encompassing form of fun and entertainment."

"We are excited to partner to launch this trail-blazing new hybrid streaming format," Marcus Wee, Aftershock PC Founder and Managing Director said. "Aftershock PC has always been a proud supporter of gamers and streamers alike, and Good Game Asia presents a perfect opportunity for us to help these budding creators jumpstart their careers."

"Overall, the biggest appeal of our show will be the authenticity and intensity of the interactions between contestants, especially in the high stakes challenges we set out for them. Good Game Asia entails action, adventure and comedy live streamed through the platform that sets us apart. This show will be big, it will be awesome, and it will be exciting and compelling viewing," summed up Cockfield III.

Modern Sports Arenas

Modern Sports Arenas

With a total land area of just 700 square kilometres, Singapore is one of the smallest nations in the world. Singapore is also among the most densely populated countries in the world. However, Singapore is a fast-paced country where people always demand the best. Be it a home, an office, or a shopping mall, Singaporeans expect nothing but the best. As a result, the country has excellent high-tech modern sports arenas like the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Interestingly, not so long ago, Singapore sports was dominated by home-based games. However, over the years, facilities for these sports have been steadily improving. It's now commonplace to see Singaporeans traveling across the island to play sports at the modern sports arenas. Singapore is rapidly changing with new concepts and ideas about sports being developed. One thing that has become very common in Singapore is the merging of sports with modern technology; this helps to develop new sports. Here are some of the most interesting sports developed in Singapore.

Since the country has a population of almost 6.5 million people, it means there is not a lot of land to build football stadiums and arenas. In sporting activities, Singapore is full of modern complexes. Undoubtedly, Singapore is a great place for sports, especially for expats visiting with families. The Singapore Sports Council is doing a great job of keeping Singapore on the world sporting map.

The first-ever stadium in Singapore was the National Stadium which was built in 1973 to provide an arena that could host sporting events and other large-scale events. It was demolished in 2007 because it was too old and expensive to maintain. After its demolition, there were no stadiums left in Singapore until the end of 2017, when the new National Stadium opened its doors.

There are a number of sports arenas that were built in the 1960s and 1970s; this was in the heyday of Singapore sports. They were not the only arenas to be built at that time; nevertheless, they were among the best-preserved arenas in that period. With the rise of technology and the internet, the latest trend in the entertainment industry is to watch games on electronic screens.

Notwithstanding the increased interest in sports, more modern facilities have been built all around Singapore. In 2007, the Singapore Sports Hub was built and was ready for use in 2010. It is a state-of-the-art multi-sport arena with a number of facilities that can host different sports events. Over the years, several other world-class sports facilities have been built to meet the growing needs of sports enthusiasts.

With the arrival of the Singapore Sports Hub, people got excited about the emerging sports facilities in the country. The Sports Hub will host the Singapore Sports Council and the Singapore National Olympic Council. The Singapore Sports Hub is a great place to enjoy a wide range of sports. If you are looking to watch a game, play a game, or even exercise, you will find something to do here. It's interesting to discover Singapore's modern sports arenas. You can imagine how they were built, who built them and other interesting matters about them.

Consider some of Singapore's best arenas and their history:

The National Stadium, Singapore - Built in 1973, for a long time, this was Singapore's main stadium before the modern facilities started emerging. Next is the Singapore Sports Hub - a complex that houses the Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore Sports Hub, Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore Indoor Stadium, and the OCBC Arena. It opened in 2014. Then there's the Singapore Sports

Undoubtedly, Singapore is a sports-loving nation where you can find a number of arenas facilitating various activities. To illustrate, the Singapore government has been pushing for citizens to adopt an active lifestyle for years. The government made concerted efforts to build modern sports arenas in Singapore. These modern arenas put Singaporean sports enthusiasts in the heart of the action while providing them with the best possible viewing experience. In this respect, Singapore ranks among the few countries making a strong push for modern sports in their country. The latest attraction is the Australian Football League (AFL.

Sports arenas have been around for a long time. In modern times, they are often used for concerts and other non-sporting events. However, in Singapore, sports arenas are still mostly used for sporting events like football games or basketball games. They are also used as a venue for other large-scale events like concerts and exhibitions.

As noted, the Singapore Sports Hub is a state-of-the-art sports facility that was built in 2014. It has a number of sporting venues, including the National Stadium, which is the main stadium for Singapore. The stadium can hold up to 55,000 people and is one of the largest in Southeast Asia.

OWNDAYS opening new store at Takashimaya

OWNDAYS opening new store at Takashimaya

Japanese fast fashion eyewear brand, OWNDAYS, is pleased to announce the opening of a new store at Takashimaya S.C., Ngee Ann City. This will be the brand's second premium concept store in the world and its 33rd store in Singapore. The new store will open to public on 20 May 2022 and will house a collection of made-in-Japan eyewear and premium ophthalmic lenses curated exclusively for its premium concept stores.

The Takashimaya S.C. store mirrors the concept of "Japanese Luxury" originally introduced at its first premium concept store at Marina Bay Sands, offering a premium eyewear shopping experience topped with Japanese hospitality and an extended product offering. Drawing inspiration from Ryoanji Temple, an UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular attraction in Kyoto, Japan known for its famous rock garden, the new store features a distinct Japanese-styled aesthetics that pays homage to the origins of the brand while incorporating a touch of luxury.

The main retail floor is flanked by a dry landscape complete with rock arrangements, gravel, moss and shrubs to achieve the Zen Garden interior. Beige wood elements are also heavily featured in the store interior to emphasise a sense of traditional Japanese-ness.

Také Umiyama, Managing Director/COO of OWNDAYS INC. said, "The Takashimaya S.C. store reflects the core value of OWNDAYS, which is to constantly evolve and innovate in order to deliver quality eyewear to consumers at the best value. With a store that is located right in the heart of Orchard Road, it allows us to make well-designed, good quality eyewear more accessible to our customers. Besides, the new store is a space where we hope local consumers could enjoy a complete Japanese experience without having to physically travel to Japan. We welcome customers to visit the store even when they are not looking to purchase any spectacles and just to feel transported to Japan."

To celebrate the store opening, OWNDAYS will be giving away gifts to customers who visit the store during its grand opening campaign that runs from 20 to 22 May 2022. The first 33 walk-in customers of each day will receive $100 OWNDAYS digital gift voucher[1] each while the 34th to the 66th walk-in customers of each day will get to bring home a pair of OWNDAYS sunglasses (worth $78)[1] of their choice. No purchase is required.

OWNDAYS Takashimaya S.C. Premium Store is located at 391 Orchard Road, #B1-30 Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Ngee Ann City, Singapore 238872 (near the B1 underground passage between Takashimaya Shopping Centre and Wisma Atria). The store is open daily from 10:00am to 9:30pm.

OWNDAYS is a leading eyewear brand from Japan with more than 350 shops in Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Cambodia, the Philippines, Australia, Malaysia, Vietnam and Indonesia, Hong Kong, India and Dubai. The company sells over 2.5 million pairs of glasses a year. It is one of the few companies in the world that have implemented the SPA (Specialty store retailer of Private label Apparel) system into the optical business where the entire process from design and manufacturing through to inventory management and retail is managed from within. This system has allowed the company to maintain the highest level of product quality in order to meet the Japanese Industrial Standards while keeping prices affordable.

As it increases its global footprints, OWNDAYS continues to challenge itself to provide eyewear that are both functional and fashionable. The company aspires to be the eyewear of choice for everyone by constantly innovating and improving its systems and services.

Famous Infrastructures

Famous Infrastructures

Singapore has stunning skyscrapers and exciting architectural styles. However, because of the proximity to Changi Airport, there is a height restriction for any structure created, which the owners and architects must adhere to. This list outlines some of the prominent, must-see structures that Singapore has in store for all visitors.

Tanjong Pagar Centre- Tanjong Pagar Centre, also known as Guoco Tower and located in 'Tanjong Pagar,' is now Singapore's highest building. The building's height, 290m, exceeds the height limit for structures in Singapore- however, the government exempted it from the limitation owing to its position, which does not interfere with flight patterns. The development began in 2013 and was finished in 2016, breaking the record by UOB Plaza, Republic Plaza and One Raffles Place, for being the highest buildings- with a height of 280m.

Marina Bay Sands- Nothing in Singapore thus far can compete with Marina Bay Sands in terms of design and location since it fronts Marina Bay and all this world-class integrated resort has to offer. The architectural style appears to be inspired by decks of cards, with three major towers that are wider at the base and connected by a lobby. Sands SkyPark, with a 150m swimming pool, gardens, and running pathways on the top of the complex, is one of the Hotel's distinguishing characteristics.

Shenton Way – Also known as AXA Tower- This tower, with a height of around 235m and 16 Double Decker elevators, is famous for providing a 360-degree bird's eye perspective of the business center. This commercial complex's structure is made up of steel beams that took nearly four years to build. Capital Land sold it to MPGA in 2007 for around S$1.04 billion.

Capital Tower - Capital Tower, Singapore's fourth-tallest skyscraper, has 52 floors. This 254m tall tower is served by five shuttle double-deck elevators and stands out aesthetically at night when specific areas of the structure undergo a lighting shift every few seconds. When it was authorized as the company's main building, it was dubbed 'Capital Tower.'

Ocean Financial Centre- Ocean Financial Center, an epicenter of several financial businesses in the city, encourages the use of sustainable energy (Solar Energy) by exhibiting a large 'solar array.' This skyscraper, at 245m tall, is the eighth-tallest structure in the city-state and took around three years to complete. The structure was built to replace the Ocean Building, which was destroyed in 2007.

Pearl Bank- Pearl Bank, often known as the Death Star among architecture students, is regarded as one of the best works by the pioneering architects of the mid-twentieth century. The façade conceals all of its complexity, and merely gazing at it does not reveal the interlocking of split-level apartments throughout each story. When it was built in 1976, this was the highest and densest residential building in Singapore, standing at around 113 meters. The fundamental notion was to build the complex in such a way that the facade area exposed to direct sunlight was greatly decreased.

The Interlace- Despite its moderate height, roughly 90 meters, this is one of the trendiest complex buildings in Singapore, with over 1000 units on 25 floors, designed by OMA and Ole Scheeren.It's an attractive complex for its contemporary style architectural design, which resembles 31 bricks irregularly stacked upon each other, similar to Jenga blocks, and is fully equipped with facilities such as swimming pools, gymnasium, tennis and basketball courts, karaoke rooms, and playgrounds for children, offering convenience to residents. This is among the city-most state's ambitious residential complexes, with a distinct housing ideology, and it took around six years to complete.

Tree House, Bukit Timah- Tree House, the world's largest vertical garden, is an eco-friendly condominium that entered the Guinness Book of Records; this was in 2014. Why? For its creatively constructed, sheer scaled construction. The vertical garden significantly decreases the estate's carbon footprint and hence global warming since it minimizes the energy needed to cool internal spaces and is fitted with additional modern amenities such as heat-reducing windows and proximity sensors (for lighting) in public areas. Apart from the recreational swimming pool, Tree House also has a Rain spa and an Aqua-gym. It's among the most remarkable buildings in Singapore.