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Racism in South African esports AGAIN – Week 47 2020

By on November 19, 2020

Week 47 2020 In August this year, we reported on racist behaviour by two Dota 2 players who form part of Exdee Gaming. To date we have received no response from Exdee Gaming. VS Gaming issued a statement that the organiser does not tolerate racist behaviour and will expel players found contravening their regulations. Despite […]

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How to win a new console – Week 45 2020

By on November 5, 2020

Week 45 2020 Featured Story this Week A host of popular lifestyle brands are giving away brand new consoles. Pringles, Kelloggs, Twinkies and Reebok are all currently running competitions which allow fans to enter to win an Xbox Series X. While yesterday, Mr D Food announced that users of the food delivery service could win […]

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The calm before the storm – Week 43 2020

By on October 22, 2020

Week 43 2020 Featured Story this Week A South African Apex Legends team has won the PGL Showdown for Middle East and Africa. ATK Arena’s team were able to claim top spot and overcome severe ping difficulties. The PGL Showdown forms part of the Apex Legends Global Series. The Middle East and Africa region did […]

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Who isn’t playing COD this weekend? Week 42 2020

By on October 15, 2020

Week 42 2020 Featured Story this Week The Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War open beta takes place this weekend. All platforms can stress test the latest offering from everyone’s (sometimes) favourite pew pew franchise. Expect every streamer you watch to be playing as well as other titles’ local servers to be dead. Insert […]


Not a mailer about a swanky Cape Town Gaming House – Week 40 2020

By on October 1, 2020

Week 40 2020 Featured Story this Week ATK Arena’s CSGO team hogged all the headlines this week, including ours! The team secured back to back victories in the two biggest CS:GO tournaments of the year: The VS Gaming Masters Championship at Comic Con Africa and the ROG Invitational Soldiers of Fortune tournament hosted by Mettlestate. […]

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Rolling blackouts set to devastate ZA Gaming – Week 36 2020

By on September 3, 2020

Week 36 2020 Featured Story this Week Rolling blackouts continue to wreak havoc on the South African Gaming and Esports industry. This week Eskom pushed the country to Stage 4 of load shedding – which will likely have devastating effects on streaming and online events. With the threat of COVID still looming and a continued […]

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Dear ZA Gamers, this is not okay – Week 34 2020

By on August 20, 2020

Week 34 2020 Before we get into the news this week we wanted to circumvent the questions which may arise from our featured story. Why did we make this particular story the featured one this week? Because the South African Gaming and Esports industry needs to be better. If you don’t believe us go listen […]

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Dealing with Racism & Sexism in Gaming – Week 33 2020

By on August 13, 2020

Week 33 2020 For three weeks now we’ve continued used the community section of our newsletter as a way to educate and inform on serious issues plaguing our community. We’ve shared commentary around banter vs bullying, ethically sourced games and this week, share a resource on every day sexism and how to tackle it. We’ll continue with this […]

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Things just got serious – Week 31 2020

By on July 30, 2020

Week 31 2020 This platform has never been a place for the curators to push their views or express their opinions. However, today we’re going to cross the line a little bit, because it is the job of each and every one of us to do something. Many promote pride month, women’s month or any […]


3 local FIFA players named in the top 100 in the world – Week 30 2020

By on July 23, 2020

Week 30 2020 Featured Story this Week 3 of South Africa’s FIFA players have been named among the top 100 competitors in the world. Mohammed “King CJ0” Diop, Thabo “YvngSavage” Moloi and Kaylan “MBCKaylan” Moodley all featured on the official EA rankings. Gaming News The Xbox Games Showcase happens tonight (23 July 2020). You can […]

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