Gather ’round, ye gamers! Power Mac Center is staging the third run of its gaming app tournament, Arcadium 3, beginning November 16. Arcadium lets mobile gaming enthusiasts pit their skills against each other using Apple products, including the iMac, Apple TV, iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.
This year, participants will battle it out for the top spot in five games: Ducati Challenge, Shadowgun: Deadzone, Scrabble, Despicable Me: Minion Rush, and Elite Command AR.
Elimination rounds will be held at various Power Mac Center outlets in Metro Manila on the following dates:
|Ducati Challenge||November 16-17||TriNoma|
|November 23-24||Greenbelt 3|
|Scrabble||November 16-17||Greenbelt 3|
|November 30-December 1||Robinsons Magnolia|
|Despicable Me: Minion Rush||November 16-17||SM Megamall|
|November 23-24||Power Plant Mall|
|Elite Command AR||November 23-24||SM Mall of Asia|
|November 30-December 1||The Annex, SM City North EDSA|
|Shadowgun: Deadzone||November 23-24||SM Megamall|
|November 30-December 1||SM Mall of Asia|
The finals will take place on December 7 at the TriNoma Activity Center. Up to four finalists for each game will compete for the top three spots in the tournament.
The tournament will also be heading south for a Davao leg slated from December 13 to 15, with three of the five featured games in tow: Ducati Challenge, Shadowgun: Deadzone, and Despicable Me: Minion Rush.
The prizes for the winners of the tournament are as follows:
|Champion||Arcadium trophy||Arcadium trophy|
|iPad Mini||PHP 3,000 worth of Power Mac Center gift certificates|
|PHP 2,000 worth of Power Mac Center gift certificates||Third-party products|
|1st runner up||Arcadium trophy||Third-party products|
|PHP 1,000 worth of Power Mac Center gift certificates|
|2nd runner up||Arcadium trophy||Third-party products|
|PHP 500 worth of Power Mac Center gift certificates|
Registration for Arcadium 3 can be done through an online registration form [LINK] or through Power Mac Center outlets.
Aside from the gaming tournament, Power Mac Center will simultaneously hold the Arcadium Design Competition, where new and seasoned artists alike are invited to create and submit their works using the Mac and the iPad from November 16 to December 1 at TriNoma, Greenbelt 3, SM Megamall, The Annex at SM City North EDSA, and SM Mall of Asia. Davao artists will be able to participate in the design competition during the Davao leg of Arcadium 3.