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Streamer signings here, Streamer signings there, Streamer signings everywhere – Week 26 2020

By on June 25, 2020

Week 26 2020 Featured Story this Week ATK Arena has announced the signing of popular local streamer Grant Hinds. Many multigaming organisations have signed streamers in recent weeks following Bravado Gaming’s onboarding of four well known content creators. Gaming News The South African Call of Duty community has been put on blast. An expose on […]

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Do not go outside this weekend – Week 25 2020

By on June 18, 2020

Week 25 2020 Featured Story this Week rAge Expo 2020 will continue as an online event due to COVID-19. rAge announced that the 18th edition of the expo will be reworked into a digital experience with more details to follow in the coming weeks. In the meantime, a survey is available (along with prizes) for […]

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More Corona cancellations (sort of) – Week 24 2020

By on June 11, 2020

Week 24 2020 Featured Story this Week Comic Con Africa 2020 will not have a physical event. Less than a month ago we reported that the expo organisers were assuring fans it was all systems go for the geek culture and gaming event. This week though, Comic Con Africa announced the convention will be run […]

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Everything we know about South African VALORANT servers – Week 23 2020

By on June 4, 2020

Week 23 2020 Featured Story this Week Black Lives Matter. With the ongoing protests around the world, many developers have delayed press conferences and game releases to ensure this remains “a time to listen”. Sony delayed their 5 June Playstation 5 reveal, Call of Duty Modern Warfare Season 4 has been delayed and CD Projekt […]

South Africa gets their first Rainbow Six Siege Operator – Week 21 2020

By on May 21, 2020

Week 21 2020 Featured Story this Week Rainbow Six Siege has announced two new operators for their Year 5 Season 2 Operation Steel Wave. The Defender is Melusi, the first South African operator to appear in the game. Vamers has more about the new operator, who can currently be played on the game’s test server. […]

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Are Comic Con Africa organisers jumping the gun? – Week 20 2020

By on May 14, 2020

Week 20 2020 Featured Story this Week Comic Con Africa organisers, Reed Exhibitions, say the event is still scheduled to go ahead at the end of September 2020. In an exclusive interview with Fortress of Solitude an unnamed spokesperson for the company says they have “extraordinary and innovative” steps in place to handle crowd control, […]


Brace yourself, more local server petitions incoming – Week 19 2020

By on May 7, 2020

Week 19 2020 Featured Story this Week South Africa will only get local Fortnite Servers IF Epic Games gives it the greenlight. Amazon Web Services told Business Insider they’re ready to provide the servers, but the final decision rests with the game’s developer. Expect more surveys, petitions and social media debates until Epic gives an […]

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Are South African Fortnite tournaments even legal? – Week 18 2020

By on April 30, 2020

Week 18 2020 Featured Story this Week Are some South African tournament organisers flouting Epic Games’ Fortnite Event License Terms? Following a tweet posted by Airo_OG_ it would appear many could be. The license terms state: “Except as otherwise agreed by Epic in writing (including email) an Event is licensed under these Terms only if […]


But do we really need Fortnite servers? – Week 17 2020

By on April 23, 2020

Week 17 2020 Featured Story this Week Amazon Web Services (AWS) went live (sort of) in South Africa and gamers immediately demanded Fortnite Servers. #FortniteAfricanServers trended on social media platform Twitter for most of Wednesday 22 April. Fortnite fans hoped the trending hashtag would create awareness and local servers. Both Critical Hit and Glitched have […]

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Vroom Vroom! Sim Racing takes pole position – Week 16 2020

By on April 16, 2020

Week 16 2020 Featured Story this Week Alleric “Ulti” Enslin won the Solidarity E-Race Event this week – which featured real life drivers, sim racers and fans of motorsport competing to raise awareness and funds for the South African Solidarity Fund. Ulti took the win in the Enduro Race Final and will now have the […]

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