Tekken 5: Offline Play is as Good as Online

Tekken 5

Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection Online

Before purchasing the game from the Playstation Network Store, I was worried because as the title suggests, “Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection Online”, it’s only good for online play. I do want to play offline with 2 players with friends as well.

I searched the internet for what is the real deal, and this is the closest I got:

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Sigabong Clash 21: Defiance of the Nameless

UP HAMILI BROTHERHOOD
AND
UP HAMILIA SISTERHOOD

PRESENT

SIGABONG CLASH 21

DEFIANCE OF THE NAMELESS

AUDITION
METAL MANIA
ROCK BAR AND GRILL
ILOILO CITY
01-31-09
5:00 PM

Registration is open for all bands.
For more information,
please contact us at
09183473917, 09106818626
Or visit us at
The Hamili / Hamilia Tambayan
UPV City Campus

Or better yet, just leave a comment below for your inquiries.

Chess As Part of the School Curriculum

Inquirer.net reports that the DepEd in a memo dated January 8 of this year, chess will form part of the curriculum of Elementary and High School students.

“Global studies have shown that chess is a game that improves individual organizational and analytical skills. Children when exposed to this game at an early age achieve academically better or even faster than those who have not been engaged in said game,” Lapus said.

“Likewise, chess is among the activities that help build memory skills, concentration, self-confidence, self-esteem and in making disciplined decisions,” he added.

“Playing chess provides opportunities to practice such values as perseverance, honesty, and sportsmanship,” Lapus said.

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Photoworld Asia 2009 Schedule

Photoworld Asia or Photoworld Manila, whatever you want to call it, is set to open the exhibit in the Glorietta Activity Center on January 29 to February 3, 2009.

I’m looking forward to joining this photographic event, just like last year. I’ll have it marked in my calendar.

From the official website:

PhotoWorld Asia 2009 is a photography convention and trade exposition for the photography industry in the Philippines and neighboring countries in Asia. This year’s event holds simultaneous activities from January 29 to February 3, 2009 at the Glorietta Ayala Center and the Asian Institute of Management in Makati.

The trade show at the Glorietta Ayala Center will be open to the public the whole time during PhotoWorld Asia 2009 from January 29 to February 3. It will feature the latest products from the major players in the industry including Nikon, Canon, Sony, Olympus, Fujifilm, HP, Panasonic and many others.

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Some of the Most Expensive Domain Names

Sammy lists down some of the top domain name sales, excerpt follows:

Sex.com – Sold for: $14 million on January 19th, 2006
Fund.com – $9,999,950 – Sold in 2008
Porn.com – Sold for $9,000,000 sometime in 2007 (Update: OR $9,500,000 — Two different prices shown across many different sites/news reports)
Business.com – Sold for $7,500,000 in 1999 (Remember: This was pretty much a “business” sale with a developed name)
Diamonds.com – Sold for $7,500,000
Beer.com – Sold for $7,000,000
AsSeenOnTV.com – Sold for $5,100,000 in January of 2000
Korea.com – $5,000,000 – Sold in January of 2000
Casino.com – $5,500,000 – Sold to a private company in 2003
YP.com – $3,850,000 – Sold to YellowPages.com
Shop.com – Sold for $3,500,000 in 2001
WorldWideWeb.com – $3,500,000 in 1996
AltaVista.com – $3,250,000 (Saw this one but didn’t list it because I was sure it was because of the business built on it)
Software.com – $3,200,000
Loans.com – $3,000,000
eShow.com – $3,000,000
Vodka.com – $3,000,000 Sold December 2006

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