Week 25 2020
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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 fans to make their voices heard as to what they would like to see from the online version of rAge. Ticketpro will be in contact with those who had already purchased tickets to process refunds.
The Last of Us II releases tomorrow (19 June). South African media reviews have been overwhelmingly positive. We’re linking them for you:
Critical Hit’s Review
SA Gamer Review
There is zero reason for you to go outside this weekend. Fortnite Season 3 launched this week. Splash Down includes a Jason Momoa Aquaman character so moms have cartoon eye candy while their kids play. The new Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6 Siege season launched this week and South Africa’s first operator is available to play.
DNMK Esports and Sinister 5 qualify for the finals of the Predator Africa Winter Slam. The CSGO rosters battled it out last weekend to secure their spots in the upcoming finals. The second set of qualifiers are set to take place 20-21 June.
The Virtual South African Drifting Competition presented by TTSA takes place this Saturday (20 June) for pro and novice Assetto Corsa (PC) drivers. Sign ups, car and track downloads and other details can be found on the TTSA discord.
Logitech will be displaying carbon impact labels on product packaging and online by the end of the year. The number on the label will represent the total carbon life cycle of the product (from sourcing of materials all the way to the use of the actual product). The Verge has more details.
Comic Con Africa are calling on their fans to participate in a survey to gauge what online attendees hope to get out of the new virtual event. Last week we reported on Comic Con Africa moving their event online in light of COVID-19 circumstances.
What’s the most important thing to you in a game besides the actual gameplay? According to the ZAGA Facebook group, they choose story content over game length, graphics and soundtrack. “Story” received 546 “votes” out of a total 668 reactions.
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