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Tuesday, March 08, 2022

Newsletter: Andrea Brillantes, Alodia Gosiengfiao, OhmyV33nus break stereotypes with "Tear It Off" campaign

03/08/2022 02:37:54 AM

Author's Note: Mobile Legends has addressed the issues of gender stereotyping that has been a common issue with the Filipino gaming community. Through the Tear It Off campaign, Moonton Games is out tor ip of all common offensive labels that has something to do with female gamers as well as LGBTQ+ players. More of the story of this movement in the press release below.

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Philippines has launched "Tear It Off - Everyone Is Awesome" campaign to address biases within gaming and defy stereotypes commonly experienced by Filipino gamers. The campaign by international gaming developer MOONTON Games aims to kickstart a movement to rip off common offensive labels often associated with female gamers, including "fake, weak, or being good at playing support roles." It also addresses the preconceived notions surrounding LGBTQ+ players who face discrimination - whether in-game or in person.

In collaboration with Filipino actress Andrea Brillantes, renowned gaming personality Alodia Gosiengfiao, esports athletes Johnmar "OhMyV33NUS" Villaluna and Renejay "RENEJAY" Barcarse, MOONTON Games has released an empowering soundtrack that shares the prejudice they have encountered and encourages listeners to break away from these judgments. For one, OhMyV33NUS was told he can only use a few heroes in-game, specifically Estes.

"Promoting to break stereotypes is a collective responsibility. We hope the campaign encourages everyone to defy these labels, and embrace inclusitivity." - Alodia, Co-owner of Blacklist International.

Watch the music video today through Mobile Legends: Bang Bang's official YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter channels.

Break away all biases with the #TearItOffChallenge

Starting March 7th until 15th, participate in the #TearItOffChallenge by sharing a story or snippet on Facebook on biases or stereotypical incidents faced. Lucky entrants can take home blind boxes containing MLBB-branded shirts and pullovers, Andrea’s Secret Surprise Accessory Set, or photo cards with signatures from Andrea, OhmyV33nus, Alodia, and Renejay. 

In the caption, mention Mobile Legends: Bang Bang's official Facebook account and tag two (2) friends to join. Use the hashtags #TearItOffChallenge #MLBBTearItOff. Winners will be announced through the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Philippines Facebook page on March 10th, 13th, and 16th. All entries will be judged on confidence (70%), creativity (20%), and obedience to rules (10%).

That's not all! Fans of Blythe Cosmetics have much to look forward to, with an upcoming collaboration with Mobile Legends: Bang Bang. Keep your eyes peeled for exclusive MLBB X Blythe merchandise that will be shared in detail on March 7th. 

Author: slickmaster | © 2022 The SlickMaster's Files

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