NEWS

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

Shoot some arcade hoops with NBA Playgrounds 2

NBA Playgrounds 2 is a humours look at basketball in an arcade-style setting, with over-the-top, two-on-two street action.

Wed April 18 2018

Bravado acquires rival’s Finesse CSGO team

Finesse will be the backbone of Bravado’s Academy team, a move the organisation said is to promote female players, grow the industry and to teach others.

Tue April 17 2018

Disgraced Donkey Kong champion questions investigation into cheating

Official ranking company Twin Galaxies removed all records of Mitchell’s achievement, and have also launched an official investigation.

Mon April 16 2018

Shenmue I and II coming to PS4, PC and Xbox One

SEGA's hugely successful Shenmue I and II will be re-released for currently generation consoles and PC.

Mon April 16 2018

Two Point Hospital will feature a… golden toilet?

Because why don’t patient want to feel special when they are sick?

Mon April 16 2018

Fight as Ewoks on Wednesday’s Night on Endor update

Fans of Star Wars Battlefront II can look forward to the Night on Endor update, which is due to roll out on Wednesday.

Mon April 16 2018

Overwatch gets a new four-player PVE event

Similar to last year’s Uprising, the new mode will only be available for a limited time

Thu April 05 2018

We scored some sweet weapon skins in PUBG’s latest update

Skins can be acquired through two different crates, with more common skins available through the free non-random Raider Crates.

Tue March 27 2018

Help create a game about Johannesburg’s past, present and future

The game developed at the additional Game Lab in Addis Ababa will then be presented at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany in 2019.

Fri March 23 2018

This year’s Rush dates have been announced

The second-ever Rush will take place from 29 June to 1 July 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre.

Thu March 22 2018

Sea of Thieves’ one million unique players cause launch server issues

Launch day of Sea of Thieves saw up to four-times more concurrent players than saw during any Scale Test or Beta session.

Thu March 22 2018

EA unlocks all heroes and ships for Battlefront II

There is some good news for those that still play the game or who have been thinking of getting back into it.

Thu March 22 2018

Get Hitman Episode 2: Sapienza for free right now

If you have been eying the Hitman episodic titles, developer IO Interactive has some good news for you.

Thu March 22 2018

Epic Games to host Fortnite celebrity tournament at E3

Epic Games details that it will feature 50 celebrities and 50 professional gamer to make up the 100-person roster.

Fri March 16 2018

The Crew gets a June 29 release date

The game’s playground pushes physical boundaries to let driving and open world fans test their skills, solo or with friends.

Fri March 16 2018

Feast your eyes on SteelSeries’ new Rival 600 mouse

The Rival 600 is a gaming mouse designed for competitive gamers who want the most accurate sensor available.

Fri March 16 2018

Have a look at the Call of Duty: WWII - Operation: Shamrock & Awe trailer

Call of Duty: WWII gets a St. Paddy’s Day makeover, with a new limited-time Multiplayer playlist and more!

Thu March 15 2018

Have Twitch Prime? You’ll get free games for being a member

Twitch Prime members will be able to get selected free games each month as part of a rewards scheme.

Wed March 14 2018

Get ready for Hearthstone’s The Witchwood expansion

Once the expansion is released, players will have two weeks to arm themselves before embarking on Monster Hunts.

Wed March 14 2018

Battle for Azeroth now available for pre-purchase

World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth is now available for pre-purchase at selected retail outlets across South Africa.

Wed March 14 2018

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 officially announced

The next iteration in the hugely popular Call of Duty franchise has been officially announced.

Fri March 09 2018

More details revealed for Far Cry 5 post-launch

Ubisoft detailed a bevy of post-launch content for Far Cry 5, including three DLC adventures in the Season Pass.

Wed March 07 2018

Get 3 Kobolds & Catacombs packs to celebrate StarCraft anniversary

For the month of March Blizzard is giving away all sorts of free goodies, just for being a loyal fan of the developer’s incredible catalogue of games.

Mon March 05 2018

Blizzard aims to make Hearthstone more social with Year of the Raven

As part of its Year of the Raven update, it will allow players to create their own in-game tournaments to compete against friends.

Wed February 28 2018

Catch Team Liquid, Rogue in the Stream.Me PUBG Invitational

Competitors from the European Division will include Team Liquid, Alliance, Rogue, and Team Vitality.

Tue February 27 2018