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Things just got serious – Week 31 2020

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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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South African Esports is back on the 6 figure train – Week 29 2020

By on July 16, 2020

Week 29 2020 Featured Story this Week A one million rand esports event has been announced by Nodwin Gaming. It was hinted at when the organisation expanded into Southern Africa. CSGO, PUBG Mobile, FIFA20 and Tekken7 will split the funds in the Umzansi Esports League 2020. Prize allocation can be found here. Gaming News Ghost […]

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Us: can 2020 get worse? Eskom: hold my beer – Week 28 2020

By on July 9, 2020

Week 28 2020 Featured Story this Week Eskom will likely turn your lights off later today. The Power Utility has reportedly struggled to return generating units back to service. It has been nearly four months since Gamers suffered rolling blackouts… so update those mobile games and charge your Nintendo Switch – the darkness is coming. […]

Almost R50K Was Won Via ZA Esports Last Week – Week 27 2020

By on July 9, 2020

Week 27 2020 Featured Story this Week The past weekend’s esports action saw almost R50,000 in cash won via various tournaments. Titles included CS:GO (Acer Predator Winter Slam), Fortnite trios, PUBG Mobile and various others. A full breakdown on all the tournaments and their respective winners is available here.  Gaming News More Than 60 Downloadable […]

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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