Monday, August 23, 2010

Eton Cyberpod hosts ultimate Cosplay championship

Cosplayers met and battled it out at the E-Life Cosplay Genre Wars Ultimate Championship at Eton Cyberpod Corinthian. Fans, anime lovers, and video game enthusiasts supported their favorite characters until the end where Guy Singzon who  played Spawn Mandarin from Spawn Dark Ages won the title as ultimate champion.

The Ultimate Championship is the last leg of the four-week cosplay convention, Cosplay Genre Wars. Each weekend, cosplayers showed up in different costumes to match the given theme: Anime Mayhem, Comic Book Battle, Video Game Face-off, and Motion Picture Showdown. For the Ultimate Championship, the three winners of each event go head-to-head for the three top prizes of P5,000, P10,000, and P15,000.

Dan “Spider-Dan” Geronomo, a cosplayer aficionado, opened the show as Michael Jackson. He showed his moves on the stage as fans cheered and waited for the auction event where a lucky winner gets to go on a date with Spider-Dan. Girl group Cloud 9 also joined the entertainment and engaged the crowd in their trademark Korean pop song-and-dance number.

Cosplay fans were also treated to a cosplay parade where they got to see their favorite manga, anime, video game, and movie characters come to life on the catwalk. After the auction and the raffle, the afternoon closed with the announcement of the three ultimate winners: Marx Fulloda as Batman Killgear from The Batman in third place; Abraham Cruz as Master Gundam for Gundam G. in second place; and Guy Singzon Spawn Mandarin from Spawn Dark Ages the ultimate champion.

All of this was held at E-Life, which features a wide range of electronics and gadgets stores. Located across Robinsons Galleria along Ortigas Avenue, E-Life opened last March to become the latest electronics haven this side of Ortigas. Among the stores are Villman Computers, Datablitz, Zoom Out, TCA, Net Gear, CDR King, Computechnologies, Fujifilm, Crown, PC on Demand, Platinum PC, Linkcity, Audiophile and Quantum Amusement, among others. E-Life is also home to famous fast food chains and restaurants such as Jollibee, KFC, Mang Inasal, Savory, Bargos Restaurant and Bar, Dunkin Donuts, Potato Corner and Yoshi’s. Service-oriented stores include Western Union, LBC, Stanford IT Learning Center, National Bookstore and the Philippine National Bank. E-Life is open Mondays to Saturdays, 11am to 9pm.

A project of Eton Properties Philippines, Inc., E-Life is a must-see one-stop lifestyle destination for the digital savvy shopper. E-Life is open Mondays to Saturdays, 11am to 9pm.


Eton Properties Philippines, Inc. is a member of the Lucio Tan Group of Companies, one of the biggest and well-established business conglomerates in the Philippines. Its foreign counterparts, Eton Properties Group of China and Eton Properties Limited of Hong Kong, are highly-recognized real estate brands.

Since starting operations Eton Properties has launched a total of 30 projects. Its property portfolio of launched and completed projects encompasses residential, commercial, office projects and township developments. It entered the Philippine real estate scene in 2007 with the launch of several residential projects including its almost 1,000 hectare township project in Sta. Rosa, Laguna, dubbed as the Eton City.

Experience E-Life at Eton Cyberpod Corinthian

Eton Properties Philippines Inc. graces Ortigas with a site that brings a new and refreshing lifestyle to city goers. E-Life, the lifestyle hub and retail component of Eton Cyberpod Corinthian, started its operations this March 9 with a launch and the opening of most tenants.

E-Life deviates from the usual mall scene. It’s a space where a wide range of consumers can purchase and enjoy their choice of electronics and gadgets. An exciting one-stop shop digital destination, E-Life shines like no other place of its kind in the city.

The mall is complete with general electronics, gaming gear and gadgets for the hip and fun loving youth; photography equipment and peripherals for the digitally artistic; and audio-video hardware for the above average film fan and music mogul. Of course, desktop computers, printers, laptops, supplies and accessories, as well as cellular phones for everyone who’s riding the techie trend of today.

The launch was attended by Quezon City Mayor Sonny Belmonte, Mrs. Carmen Tan, ETON Properties Philippines President and COO Danilo Ignacio, ETON director and Asia Brewery CEO Michael Tan, as well as tenants from E-Life and Eton Cyberpod Corinthian.

E-Life is situated throughout the ground floors of the three four-storey buildings that comprise Eton Cyberpod Corinthian. The upper floors serve as office levels for BPO (business process outsourcing) companies. It is currently home to two BPO companies – Northgate Arinso of UK and US-based Star Tek.

Among the 27 tenants of E-life who opened their doors to the excited stream of consumers were Villman Computers, Compex International, E2 GameZone, Datablitz, Zoom Out, TCA, Net Gear, CDR King, National Book Store, Jollibee, Mercury Drug, LBC Express, Bargo Restaurant and Bar, KFC, Mang Inasal and the Philippine National Bank. More stores are scheduled to open within the next two weeks.

Eton Cyberpod Corinthian is a project of Eton Properties Philippines, Inc., the global real estate brand of the Lucio Tan Group of companies. It is strategically situated at the corner of EDSA and Ortigas Avenue, next to Corinthian Gardens and just across Robinsons Galleria. So whether you’re walking or driving, E-Life is the newest and savvy shopping experience you could have in this side of town.

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