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Marvel’s Secret Empire’s Most Iconic Moments

We’ve been a week removed from Marvel’s latest Summer Event, Secret Empire. While the event drew both raves and criticisms for making a beloved hero, Captain America/Steve Rogers, into the Supreme Leader of Hydra, one cannot deny the fact that the event was a just a joy to read, ultimately making it one of the more memorable events in Marvel Comics since Civil War.

Spoiler warning!

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KIX’s R U Tough Enough 2017 Proudly Crowns Its First Igorot Champion!

 After a grueling afternoon filled with tests of strength, agility and fortitude, KIX Channel’s R U Tough Enough 2017 hails Renz Lou Lagria as the Philippines’ Toughest Pinoy!

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In The Car After (Ep. 46): Justice League and the 4 Atlanteans

Heyoooo! In this week’s episode of In the Car After Raffy and Denise go #AllIn with Justice League!

But first, they do a little catch-up with all the awesome stuff they got into this crazy long weekend Geekend! You’ll hear all about Denise’s Great Taipei Ticket Odyssey and all the last-minute shenanigans she went through for her trip; Raffy’s first Komikon experience selling art; and the Mythical Prince Adam Satyr riding a Centaur Drake.

Also, find out what our hosts think about Justice League and “how you can’t go wrong with a topless Jason Momoa”; How the Wonder Woman and the Amazons just kick wholesale ass; and The 4 Atlanteans you meet in Atlantis.

The ride ain’t over yet, my man. Here’s comes In the Car After!


What did you think of Justice League? Let us know in the comments below! We’d love to know what you think!

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The Dashboard

The Dashboard is a new feature we’re adding to In the Car After where we put in links to all the stuff we talked about for your driving and listening convenience!

Hugot – Card Game Review

Ever heard of the saying “Everyone you meet is fighting their own battle”? Well, this card game “Hugot” took that saying and flipped it into a fun, no-holds barred card game that everyone from all walks of life can enjoy and relate to.

Hugot, a Filipino term, meaning to draw from is best known in the Philippines as a means of letting out one’s own feelings or opinions for all sorts of stuff that elicits any type of feeling. Usually, this term is prevalent when one talks about a past flame or even a current flame.

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Our ESGS 2017 Best Of The Show Award Winners!

ESGS 2017 was an amazing spectacle of all things gaming. There were massive booths, crazy cosplays and impressive games in every which way you went on the show floor. This year, Geekend Gladiators took the time to appreciate the awesome standouts at the show and award them for all their tremendous work and dedication.

Here are your winners for our Best of the Show Award for ESGS 2017! Continue reading “Our ESGS 2017 Best Of The Show Award Winners!”

Komiks and the Filipino Folklore: An Exclusive Interview With Tabi Po Creator Marvin Malonzo

Geekend Gladiators was able to catch the award-winning creator of the hit Komiks Series Tabi Po, Mervin Malonzo. He shares with us his history as a writer, how the idea for Tabi Po came about and what he thinks of the blossoming Komiks Industry in the country.

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Here’s All Our Best Photos at ESGS 2017!

The E-sports and Gaming Summit was full of bodacious booths, radical rigs, marvelous merch and positively-awesome people! Here are all the best photos we took the whole weekend!

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7 Reasons Why you Shouldn’t Miss ESGS 2017!

It’s time once again for the most wonderful time of the year! At least for gamers in the Philippines that is. ESGS is happening right now at SM Mall of Asia and here are 7 reasons why you shouldn’t miss it!

Everything is Bigger and Better

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This year, ESGS is much bigger and better than ever before. The Con occupies the whole Ground Floor of the Mall of Asia, SMX Convention Center and the exhibitors are clearly happy to make use of the bigger and wider spaces. All sorts of gargantuan booths have popped up all over SMX! From the awesome Playstation Area, the Ancient Egyptian-themed Ubisoft booth, Synergy 88’s cylindrical game station featuring an actual DJ pumping music, and the huge Brawlfest Area everything is much more of an awesome spectacle than ever before.

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Our Best Photos From The R U Tough Enough Final Showdown!

We were on hand to witness the RUTE Final Showdown go down at Mall of Asia Music Hall this weekend and here are the best photos that we took!  Continue reading “Our Best Photos From The R U Tough Enough Final Showdown!”

In the Car After (Ep. 45) Komiket, WeddingMania 2017 and Raffy’s Big Hell in a Cell Win

What’s up everybody this episode of In the Car After is coming in with an extra dash of Catch-up!

Our hosts Raffy and Denise give us an update on what’s been going on with their lives, like Raffy’s first time selling art at Komiket, Raffy and Denise’s Wrestling-Themed Wedding Plans and how Roman Reigns should be their best man, because he is The Best Man according to Denise.

We also get to hear Denise read her Roman Reigns Fan Fiction live on stream as punishment for losing the last predictions battle!

You won’t want to miss this episode of In the Car After, coming right at ya!


Check out the FB live stream we did over on our Facebook page to check out our predictions going into No Mercy and how we came up with our bets! We’ll be doing more of that in the coming PPVs so make sure to Like the Page if you want join the discussion!


Please let us know what you think of this episode of In the Car After in the comments below! We’d love to know what you think!

We are now also on Itunes! Click on the link below and subscribe so you can take all the episodes of In the Car After with you on the go!

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Email us geekendgladiators@gmail.com

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5 Best Opening Scenes from Superhero Movies

It’s no secret that superhero movies have gone a long way from inception, from the first Superman movie to the oft ridiculed 90’s Batman, up until the present. Along with this evolution comes the quality of the movies from campy depictions to the more grounded, realistic types, even reflecting the current views and political situations of present society.

With this evolution, story-telling has evolved and even includes complex scenes and sets. Superhero movies have likewise upped the ante when it comes to the opening scenes, after all these opening scenes setup the ensuing proceedings in the movie. While there are tons of lists there listing the best superhero movies, we here at geekendgladiators have decided to list down the best opening scenes in superhero movies, since we know that not all good opening scenes necessarily mean that the movies a hit.

Without further ado, here’s our 5 best opening scenes from superhero movies.

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