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Claim your six free packs for Hearthstone’s Rastakhan’s Rumble today

Rastakhan’s Rumble thrusts players into a rough-and-tumble fight for glory with 135 new cards and a mojo-fueled arsenal of new mechanics.

Wed December 05 2018

Biggest Elite Dangerous update to launch on next week

Beyond - Chapter Four is headlined by two new ships, a new discovery system for exploration, advanced mining techniques and additional multiplayer options.

Tue December 04 2018

Ghost Recon Wildlands update adds PvE mission, new PvP maps and classes

More than 90 new items will be added, including a new pack themed for Special Operation 3.

Tue December 04 2018

New competitive multiplayer mode comes to ARMA 3

In Warlords, two competing teams try to capture the base of the opposite side.

Tue December 04 2018

SA’s Bravado beat CSGO giants to reach Grand Finals of DreamHack Winter

The team didn't take the top spot, but Sonic hopes that it will but South African on the global CSGO map.

Mon December 03 2018

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey details first post-launch story arc

The first episode, Hunted, will release December 4 across all available platforms.

Wed November 28 2018

Bungie details what is in store for Destiny going forward

Destiny 2 developer Bungie has detailed what players can look forward in the coming months.

Wed November 28 2018

SA esports gets R10 million injection from Smartcall

Smartcall has made a R10 million investment into Mettlestate in a bid to drive growth within the South African gaming and esports industry.

Tue November 27 2018

Hitman 2’s first Elusive Target is none other than Sean Bean

Notoriously known as “The Undying,” Faba’s reputation as a master of faking his own death is second to none.

Wed November 21 2018

Battlefield V now officially available for everyone

If you missed the Early Access period, you can get fighting from today

Wed November 21 2018

Rocket League gets Xbox One X Support in December

Company announced that the 'December Update' will go live on December 3

Wed November 21 2018

Blizzard details its Black Friday sale and offers

Deals include games like Diablo, World of Warcraft and Overwatch

Wed November 21 2018

All the winners from The Esports Awards 2018

Ninja picked up two awards, and Cloud 9 scored Esports Organisation of the Year.

Tue November 13 2018

Can Africa compete for $2 million in PUBG’s Global Pro tournament?

Local professional teams from nine international regions will compete against each to reach the Global Championship.

Wed November 07 2018

Get to know Overwatch’s new hero Ashe

Ashe is the leader of the Deadlock Gang and a rebellious gunslinger who’s not afraid to get her hands dirty.

Wed November 07 2018

Comic Con Africa will be only 4 days before rAge next year

This take full advantage of the public holiday in September, and it also announced that the venue will change to the Gallagher Convention Centre.

Thu November 01 2018

Get Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition free in PlayStation Plus this month

Sony accidentally leaked the information last month, but made an official announcement of the addition today.

Thu November 01 2018

This is Triss for Netflix’s The Witcher adaptation

Netflix has now revealed that Anna Shaffer will be cast as Triss Merrigold.

Thu November 01 2018

Dig into Fallout 76’s Tales from the West Virginia Hills holotape series

The Tales from the West Virginia Hills holotape series is here to give you an idea of what to look out for if you hope to survive.

Thu November 01 2018

Esports giant Fnatic opens bar in South Korea

Fnatic takes over Seoul’s Retro Game Bar ahead of final against Invictus Gaming.

Thu November 01 2018

Are you ready for Demons, Dare Devils and Danger in Just Cause 4?

Get new details and a trailer on Just Cause 4’s Expansion Pass DLC

Thu November 01 2018

There is a new fighting esports league in town - and it features celebrity fighters

The eFL has some of the world’s most renowned MMA fighters and other UK and internationally recognised celebrities.

Thu November 01 2018

GWENT: The Witcher Card Game comes out of beta today - celebrate with a video

The video highlights new features and changes being introduced to the game in Homecoming.

Tue October 23 2018

Angry Birds developers partners with Chicago Bulls for unique camera angles

This brand-new camera angle will be featured on top of both backboards at all Chicago Bulls home games.

Tue October 23 2018

The world has a new Tetris champion

More than 100 players from around the world gathered for two days of heated Tetris battles and face-offs against long-standing rivals.

Tue October 23 2018

rAge 2018 saw marginal attendance drop as Comic Con made debut

Last year rAge attracted 35 845 visitors, but this year the attendance was marginally down with 34 002 visitors.

Mon October 15 2018

PUBG Mobile partners with shoe brand A Bathing Ape

With this partnership, PUBG Mobile players will have the opportunity to obtain exclusive in-game BAPE-branded clothing and accessories.

Wed October 10 2018

Hearthstone’s HCT Fall Championship begins this Thursday

Sixteen Hearthstone players will head to Blizzard Arena Los Angeles, where they’ll compete for a share of the $250 000.

Tue October 09 2018

First of seven new DLC for Shadow of the Tomb Raider announced

Available as a free download to all Season Pass holders, and sold separately, ‘The Forge’ will launch worldwide on 13 November.

Tue October 09 2018

FNATIC to wear ‘Korean Neon’ kit at the World Championships

The pro jersey and jacket both feature the new ‘Korean Neon’ design, keeping in with the Fnatic theme for the Worlds.

Tue October 09 2018

Bravado and NAG team up to promote esports at rAge

In a joint collaboration, NAG and Bravado Gaming will be running an esports activation at rAge, with tree days of scheduled talks.

Mon October 01 2018

FACEIT’s London Major had over 57 million viewers on Twitch

The London Major saw over 57 million views on Twitch, with a total of 61 million hours watched and established it as officially the fastest growing Twitch account.

Thu September 27 2018

Get a glimpse of DiRT Rally 2.0 with a mud-splattering trailer

Codemasters has announced DiRT Rally 2.0, the follow up to the fan favourite that puts players in control of a collection of the most iconic rally cars.

Wed September 26 2018

PUBG Mobile gets $600,000 worldwide tournament

Do you think that you have what it takes to battle against the world in a game of PUBG on mobile?

Tue September 25 2018

Arena of Valor gets a Switch launch date – and its next week

The title, which has around 200 million players in China, will see its Switch release with Valor Club.

Fri September 21 2018

Life is Strange 2 launch trailer sets the scene a week early

The game is just a week away and developers Dontnod saw it fit to release the launch trailer a bit early.

Fri September 21 2018

Streaming service Twitch is now illegal in China

Websites like Google, Yahoo, Instagram and YouTube are blocked on the mainland – and streaming service Twitch has now joined the list.

Fri September 21 2018

Call of Duty World League’s new season gets five vs five

CWL Pro League will make use of five vs five team play, a dedicated amateur circuit featuring its own prizing and the largest overall purse in league history of $6 million.

Thu September 20 2018

Would you buy a PlayStation Classic preloaded with 20 games?

From retro gaming systems to remastered games, gamers seem to love their nostalgic experiences.

Wed September 19 2018

Dunk some hoops with NBA 2K Playgrounds 2’s outrageously big heads in October

NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 will be launching in the middle of next month.

Wed September 19 2018

Master of the rapier Raphael returns to Soul Calibur VI

Fan favourite French nobleman, and master of the rapier, Raphael, returns to the fight.

Wed September 19 2018

Learn more about exclusive moves and secret techniques for Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!

Did you know that your Pikachu or Eevee can use exclusive moves that no other Pokémon can use?

Tue September 11 2018

Get your hands on OVERKILL’S The Walking Dead beta in October

We'll just pretend that 2013's The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct never happened.

Tue September 11 2018

Fighting game Dead or Alive 6 to launch early next year

If you pre-order, you'll also get a unique DOA6 theme.

Tue September 11 2018

Hitman 2 goes to Colombia in new video

The new setting will put players directly in the heart of a dark and dangerous South American rainforest, providing a vastly different canvas for Agent 47.

Mon September 03 2018

Get a taste of NBA 2K19 with the release of the Prelude

Its the first chapter of NBA 2K19’s MyCAREER mode, and it features performances by a host of actors.

Mon September 03 2018

Two people fatally shot at Madden esports tournament

The Madden NFL 19 Classic qualifier event was held at the local GLHF Game Bar, with two dead and nine injured.

Mon August 27 2018

Upcoming Lara Croft game to feature Nvidia’s new graphics technology

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is being developed to feature real-time ray tracing as a rendering technique.

Tue August 21 2018

Remastered locations from the previous Hitman to feature in sequel

Known as the Hitman Legacy Pack, all six locations will be accessible as downloadable content.

Tue August 21 2018

Life is Strange 2 is the tale of two brothers on the run

It departs from the first game in the franchise and focuses on 16-year old Sean and 9-year old Daniel Diaz.

Tue August 21 2018

Battlefield V Open Beta will begin on September 4

The Open Beta will showcase the soon-to-be-iconic Rotterdam map on Conquest mode as well as the Arctic Fjord map.

Tue August 21 2018

Diablo III Eternal Collection is a must-have for Nintendo Switch

The Eternal Collection is the definitive edition of the award-winning action RPG, including everything from the original Diablo III.

Fri August 17 2018

PUBG Mobile hits 100 million downloads in 4 months

It was the most-downloaded mobile game in more than 100 countries during its first week of availability.

Fri August 17 2018

The Resident Evil 2 Collector’s Edition is totally amazing!

The limited Resident Evil 2 Collector’s Edition is bursting full of exclusive spine-chilling nostalgic.

Fri August 17 2018

How beautiful is the PS4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition?

Sony will introduce a specially designed PS4 Pro 500 Million Limited Edition with 2TB storage.

Tue August 14 2018

HyperX shows off its first gaming headset for PS4

The HyperX Cloud for PS4 gaming headset has been licensed by Sony and designed specifically for PlayStation 4 gamers.

Wed August 08 2018

Three new Shadow of the Tomb Raider videos? Yes please!

Each of the three videos focus on a key feature of the game, and serves as a "tantalizing preview of the new gameplay coming".

Wed August 08 2018

Video games developed in Africa to be showcased in Germany

A number of video games developed in African countries will be showcased at Gamescom.

Wed August 08 2018

Astaroth and Seong Mi-Na set to return for Soulcalibur VI

Two of the most famous characters in the Soulcalibur franchise is set to return for the sixth iteration.

Tue August 07 2018

FIFA 19’s Alex Hunter continues career with Real Madrid FC

Alex Hunter, star of The Journey: Champions in FIFA 19, will continue his career with Real Madrid FC.

Tue August 07 2018

PUBG Mobile goes Mission: Impossible with new content

Experience the world of Mission: Impossible - Fallout with new content in PUBG Mobile to celebrate film.

Fri August 03 2018

NBA 2K18 has now sold-in more than 10 million units

NBA 2K18 franchise sets a new record, crossing over into the double-million digits.

Fri August 03 2018

Arma 3 to get free bonus content with Encore Update

NATO destroyer ship, surface-to-air missile systems, radar sites!

Thu August 02 2018

Didn’t buy Middle-earth: Shadow of War yet? Get the Definitive Edition

The Definitive Edition and will include the main game packaged together with all downloadable content (DLC), free updates and improvements.

Thu August 02 2018

Destiny 2: Forsaken - Legendary Collection is the only Destiny you’ll ever need

Get ready to tackle all that Destiny has to offer in September.

Wed August 01 2018

Tickets for Overwatch World Cup Group Stage in Paris now available

Going to be in Paris and fancy some Overwatch? Then grab your World Cup Group Stage tickets now!

Wed August 01 2018

Rocket League: Ultimate Edition to hit shelves end of August

Will only be in selected territories, but South Africa is luckily one of them.

Wed August 01 2018

Electronic Arts unveils a Premier tier for its Origin Access subscription service

Electronic Arts announced that players can sign up for Origin Access Premier.

Tue July 31 2018

Grab your Wrecking Ball and cause mayhem with Overwatch’s new hero

Wrecking Ball is rolling in as the newest member of Overwatch.

Fri July 27 2018

Choose your own floor space at rAge’s NAG LAN

"For the first time ever, gamers will be able to pre-select their preferred experience in three dedicated LAN areas when purchasing their tickets."

Wed July 25 2018

Battalion 1944 gets a major update that includes new map and weapons

Major Performance Improvements! New Matchmaking System! Rebalanced Weapons!

Fri July 13 2018

Build a monster PC with ZOTAC parts in PC Building Simulator

Parts manufacturer ZOTAC will be included in the game for epic PC builds.

Fri July 13 2018

Get ready for Season 5 of Fortnite!

Epic Games announced that the highly-anticipated fifth season of their smash-hit Fortnite is now live!

Fri July 13 2018

Far Cry 5’s latest DLC takes players to Mars

Lost on Mars continues the uncanny adventures in the Far Cry 5 Season Pass as players travel to Mars to eradicate an alien threat.

Wed July 11 2018

Hearthstone’s next expansion will be release in August

Conduct crazed experiments with 135 outlandish new cards in the next expansion.

Wed July 11 2018

PUBG announces paid ‘event pass’ to unlock rare cosmetic items

PUBG Corp. announced a new structure to crates and cosmetic rewards – just in time for the launch of the new Sanhok map.

Wed June 20 2018

‘Gaming disorder’ added to WHO’s Classification of Diseases

There are certain criteria that needs to be met for a person to qualify as having a ‘gaming disorder’.

Tue June 19 2018

Battlefield V to dip its toes in the ‘Royale’ mode

There are still very few details about it, but EA did say that it has been “re-imagined for Battlefield”.

Mon June 11 2018

All the games, updates and developments from Microsoft at E3

Forza Horizon 4! Halo Infinite! Gears 5!

Mon June 11 2018

Set the world on fire (again) in Just Cause 4

Set in the fictional South American world of Solis, it takes the series incredible destruction and unique physics to a whole new level.

Mon June 11 2018

Wolfenstein: Youngblood has co-op, and that is all we need

Set in 1980, Youngblood introduces the next Blazkowicz generation to the fight against the Nazis.

Mon June 11 2018

More details revealed about Bethesda’s Fallout 76

Fallout 76 will be a FPS survival game, will be multiplayer, and will be online-only.

Mon June 11 2018

Rainbow Six Siege’s Operation Para Bellum is now live

Operation Para Bellum is one of the largest content updates ever released for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege.

Fri June 08 2018

Hitman 2 to feature co-op sniping missions

The next installment of the hugely-popular Agent 47 will launch in November.

Fri June 08 2018

Jurassic Park car pack comes to Rocket League

Developer Psyonix announced that Rocket League will be getting the Jurassic Park treatment.

Tue June 05 2018

Grab a Limited Edition PS4 during Sony’s Days of Play

In the market for a new PS4? Why not get one on a discount during Days of Play?

Wed May 30 2018

Street Fighter is 30 years old - celebrate with an Anniversary Collection!

It is almost unimaginable that a classic stick fighter like Street Fighter is 30 years old.

Wed May 30 2018

HGC Mid-Season Brawl all set for 9 June

The best Heroes of the Storm teams in the world are preparing to battle for international bragging rights at the Mid-Season Brawl.

Wed May 30 2018

Rush esports event changes venue and adds Fortnite to roster

The second annual Rush esports event will be held in at the Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria

Tue May 29 2018

H1Z1: Battle Royale is free on PlayStation 4

H1Z1: Battle Royale, the original standalone battle royale game, is now available for free on PlayStation 4.

Wed May 23 2018

Rocket League’s Salty Shores Update to launch at the end of the month

Psyonix has announced that the Salty Shores Update will launch in Rocket League on May 29.

Wed May 23 2018

Registration for Gfinity CS:GO Spring Series 2018 is now open

The Gfinity Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Spring Series 2018 will see the best talent battle to become Champions of Europe and North America.

Wed May 23 2018

Energy Esports announce CSGO Academy line up

Hot on the heels of rival Bravado Gaming’s recent announcement of an academy team, Energy Esports today revealed its academy team lineup.

Thu May 10 2018

Overwatch’s Mercy gets pink skin for breast cancer research

To help support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, healer character Mercy will get a pink skin.

Wed May 09 2018

FIFA 18 gets free update in time for World Cup

The 2018 FIFA World Cup update will deliver a complete and official tournament experience through official FIFA World Cup elements.

Tue May 08 2018

Vodafone partners with ESL to sponsor flagship events

Vodafone has become a Premium Partner of ESL and will sponsor ESL’s flagship event series.

Thu April 26 2018

H1Z1 goes free-to-play on PS4 with open beta on 22 May

H1Z1, the original standalone battle royale game, is coming to PlayStation 4

Wed April 25 2018

North Africa included in PUBG’s first official esports tournament

PUBG Corp. announced that the battle royale title’s first official esports tournament will include one team from North Africa.

Tue April 24 2018

PUBG adds 8-man squads, armoured UAZ for limited event

Eight-man squads, flare guns and heavily-armored UAZs. What could possibly go wrong?

Fri April 20 2018

Fortnite’s guided missile raises questions “over fairness and strength”

Epic Games will be removing the recently-added guided missile from the game, as some serious concerns have been raised about it among players.

Wed April 18 2018