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THAT virus is still making gaming headlines – Week 11 2020

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THAT virus is still making gaming headlines – Week 11 2020

By on March 12, 2020

Unlike hand sanitiser and electricity, there is no short supply of gaming and esports news for this week. Week 11 2020 Featured Story this Week E3 has officially been cancelled for 2020 because COVID-19 concerns. As one of the longest running shows in the gaming industry, this is a necessary but disappointing move for developers […]

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Clean those keyboards – Week 10 2020

By on March 5, 2020

We’re not in the business of making lists… Except for this list of the latest gaming and esports news for the week. Week 10 2020 Featured Story this Week Corona Virus has landed in South Africa. The first confirmed case was announced early this afternoon (5 March). Should you be attending LANs or playing at […]

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Another South African gaming location bites the dust – Week 9 2020

By on February 27, 2020

Hey, thanks for opening this mailer and browsing. Before you begin, can we ask you a quick favour? If you’re enjoying the content please hit that forward button and send it to your friends. Better yet, convince them to subscribe so you have something to chat about tomorrow. Thanks! Week 9 2020 Featured Story this […]

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Rainbow Six Siege is getting some South African flavour – Week 8 2020

By on February 20, 2020

A sprinkle of gaming, a dash of esports and a helping of other cool stuff. Here’s this week’s news: Week 8 2020 Featured Story this Week Rainbow Six Siege will have a South African Operator in Season 2! Ubisoft announced their Year 5 roadmap at the Finals of the Six Invitational 2020. Ubisoft has confirmed no other […]

There is no featured story this week – Week 7 2020

By on February 13, 2020

Up until 20 minutes ago we had a featured story. In fact, we’d followed it for days, we spent a lot of time writing our measly 5 lines and even had two incredible journalists in hard news (i.e. not gaming) check it for us to make sure it was fair and unbiased.  And then the […]

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Want your own Baby Yoda? – Week 6 2020

By on February 6, 2020

Gaming. Esports. Things. Here’s this week’s news: Week 6 2020 Featured Story this Week Local geek online store Vamers opened sales for lifesize Baby Yoda collectible figurines. And while this has nothing to do with local gaming or esports, it is probably the most important story, strike that, purchase, of your week. Your baby Yoda […]

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The first South African Esports shocker of 2020 – Week 5 2020

By on January 30, 2020

What would South African Esports be without at least one big shake up before the first month of 2020 comes to end? Our featured story has the details. If you’re enjoying this weekly update we’d love it if you could share the newsletter with your friends, family, clan mates and boss… anyone really – we […]

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Dude, Where’s my internet? – Week 4 2020

By on January 23, 2020

Day 96 of January is upon us. Do not despair, the end is near. While you wait (un)patiently for pay day, here is this week’s local gaming and esports news. Have a story you think we missed? Email us! Week 4 2020 Featured Story this Week Some South African Gamers are still struggling with slow internet […]

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rAge Expo 2020 dates set – Week 3 2020

By on January 16, 2020

Happy New Year and welcome back to your weekly news update on the various happenings in the South African Gaming & Esports scene. Expect a newsletter in your email inbox once a week keeping you informed. If you’re enjoying the content, be sure to forward it on or encourage your colleagues, friends and clan mates […]

It’s time to go on holiday and play some games – Week 51 2019

By on December 19, 2019

Happy holidays! This will be our last newsletter for 2019. We’ll return in 2020 (probably on the 10th of January). If you have any feedback or just want to chat a bit more drop us an email on – better yet, forward this on to your gaming friends and ask them to subscribe! Week 51 2019 […]

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