Author: Mik

Mikhail Blacer is the sports editor of Scoopfed, thanks to his passion and interest in various athletic disciplines. He plays basketball and soccer in his spare time, although he's not really good at these. Other than being a full-time writer and editor for Scoopfed, he is also an administrator of numerous basketball pages in Facebook, and was the chief editor of his college's publication. In his spare time, you'll catch him enthusiastically talking about the Philippine National Basketball team, and his favorite NBA team, the Miami Heat. He is also an avid reader of ancient history books, Paulo Coelho's novels, and superhero comics.
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Not including the user-built buildings in games like Minecraft and Terraria, the video gaming world is filled with views and landscapes which can leave you staring at the screen for minutes. Other than that, the architecture and interior designing is something art students should take note of. Video games are...

This weekend, the opening games of the William Jones Cup 2015 in Taiwan will start, and we’ll have our first look at some of the teams competing in the Changsha joust. The Asian teams participating Chinese Taipei (two teams), South Korea, Iran, Japan, and the Philippines. Completing the cast for...

The Playstation Vita is both Sony’s success and folly. “Success” since a lot of gamers love it, and there is no shortage of breathtaking and top-quality Japanese role-playing games in the console. “Folly” since it proves Sony doesn’t care much about the handheld console and did a half-assed job in...

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It’s been a month since the last FIFA World Cup qualifying match in Asia has been played, and so far, we’ve had our fair share of shocking results. It’s not surprising as to why: the upset axe was swung several times affecting several better-equipped and stronger teams, and those who have...

Popular culture loves mixing it up with history – almost all of the TV shows you see are based in some factions, persons, and events in the past, barring ones of comic book origins, of course. In any case, it’s fun to think of hypothetical battles and what would have...

Although life’s best moments involve graduations, weddings, and stories involving success, the little things can be as amazing. The little things are usually forgotten, but we can all agree that experiencing these moments is enough to render you to thank your creator that you’re alive and kicking in this world....

(WARNING: SPOILERS IF YOU HAVEN’T WATCHED EVERY EPISODE UNTIL THE END OF SEASON 5) The fictional world of Westeros is filled with mystique, picturesque places, magic, wars, blood, and political intrigue. George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire are among the best fantasy novels today – no surprise...

In Asia, the road to the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia is in full swing, with over 40 teams contesting the four or five available slots in the world’s biggest sports event. The continent’s entries to the world may be considered as cannon fodder to all the teams worldwide,...

Basketball is one of the world’s most popular sports, played everywhere from the gigantic stadiums of the United States to the makeshift pocket-sized courts in Manila. Remember, basketball isn’t just about the NBA! After the 2014 FIBA World Cup (which was won by the United States), basketball fans’ attention will be...

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Regardless if you’re a newbie or a veteran cat owner, we’re sure you still have some unanswered questions regarding your feline friend’s behavior. Though each individual cat is different, they are programmed by evolution to react the same way to certain situations. If you have questions and things you’re still...

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Being a frequent visitor of the virtual world isn’t all fun and games. There are moments wherein you’ll need to wrack your brains to finish a level and cry because of a major twist in a storyline. Regardless of the console (PC, Playstation, Nintendo, Xbox), we’re all battle-scarred virtual world...

Preparations for the FIBA Asia 2015 in Changsha, China, are in full swing and most teams are gearing up and aiming high to win this year’s lone berth in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Like previous editions, it promises fireworks and it has several interesting back stories, like: • The last...

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Life lessons from Japanese-made cartoons? You’re kidding, right? Not really. From a general standpoint, Japanese anime is nothing but cartoons, and cartoons are for kids. It’s a common misconception with a weak premise: there are tons of anime with mature storylines and themes geared towards adults. Discounting the fact that...

Let’s say something funny happened, like you being transported into a certain video game universe in your current state. We’ve all imagined being Link in the Legend of Zelda, or the 8-bit kid in the Pokemon games series – and it’s seriously fun just thinking about these scenarios. Anyway, what...

The office is an amazing place because after all, it’s where you work and earn cold hard cash to feed yourself. Although it is usually associated with negative connotations (particularly in the media), its importance is probably next to your life and the lives of your loved ones. However, the...

Imagine yourself walking out of your office building, minding your own business and thinking of eating the cold cereal leftovers you put on the fridge that morning. Suddenly, you hear screaming from a few blocks behind you. In a burst of adrenaline, you rush back into your high rise apartment...

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If you’re looking for a place to rent, you need to primarily consider where it is and what it’s surrounded with. In a pie graph of rental priorities, everything about the property is just 50% – the area it is in takes up the other half. The location of a...

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[Note: This list only includes flesh-derived and mechanical monsters, no gods or otherworldly beings] Video games allow you to live the life you’ve never had. May it be a Japanese high school student fighting obscure monsters, a United States Navy Seal, a military commander, or simply a slayer of gargantuan...

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After a year and over a dozen games played, I can safely say that the Playstation Vita is definitely worth the price tag. Other than its multitude of games, its features including remote play are aspects its users are raving about. Take note that I’ve stopped console gaming (thank you,...

Other than the usual cream, sugar and milk combinations, people around the world have found it convenient to mix the caffeinated brew with certain ingredients which would make westerners shiver. It is hard to believe that people drink stuff like these and initially, it will make you wonder why they...