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  • Overcoming the odds with determination and drive

    The Art of Female Gaming

    August 1, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on The Art of Female Gaming

    eSports is one of the fastest growing sporting sectors and could be worth over US$5 billion globally by 2020. But this is not the most interesting aspect of this fast-rising and highly competitive world. Instead, eSports – the competitive play of...

  • Virtual Reality, digital games

    Goethe-Institut launches Library–Gamebox–Hub in Johannesburg

    August 2, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Goethe-Institut launches Library–Gamebox–Hub in Johannesburg

    Goethe-Institut, a cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany has launched a Library–Gamebox–Hub in Johannesburg, which consists of a gaming facility and a creative hub with eight working spaces. The hub was launched on Saturday 29 July and is...

  • Top 10 African game developers

    October 15, 2013 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 African game developers

    International technology media would have the world believe that Africa is a continent that struggles to hold its own in terms of innovation, development and production – let alone in the development of video game titles. However, there are a good number...

  • Atari files for bankruptcy, sells off Pong

    January 21, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Atari files for bankruptcy, sells off Pong

    Atari, the company that has for long been seen as the forefather of video games, has filed for bankruptcy in the US under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. “With this...

  • Review: 007 Legends

    December 11, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Review: 007 Legends

    Iconic British spy James Bond needs no introduction. In fact, he is probably the best known spy around the world – a bit of an oxymoron actually, as a spy needs to keep its identity safe at all times. But be that as it may, the quintessential spy’s name...

  • Details on Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 14 revealed

    December 10, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    In an historic celebration of the world of golf, Arnold Palmer, “the King,” makes his first appearance alongside Tiger Woods on the cover of Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 14. Palmer’s professional career spanned five decades and the box art image is taken from...

  • Sony sold 525 000 PS3 consoles on Black Friday

    November 30, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Sony sold 525 000 PS3 consoles on Black Friday

    It is clear that millions of gamers across the US will be spending some quality time with PlayStation during the holidays if sales results for the week of Black Friday are anything to go by. PlayStation 3 Black Friday bundle sales increased 15%, and total PS3...

  • Gran Turismo 5 to get a special edition

    November 29, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    Gran Turismo 5, the ‘real driving simulator’, will celebrate the success of Sony Computer Entertainment’s innovative partnership with Nissan, GT Academy. The special edition will provide buyers with a re-mastered version of GT5 including all...

  • Mass Effect 3 releases new DLC

    November 27, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Mass Effect 3 releases new DLC

    One of the best-selling games of the year, Mass Effect 3, released another piece of downloadable content yesterday – Mass Effect 3: Omega. This new piece of single player DLC expands upon the events of Mass Effect 3 by allowing players to return to the...

  • SA’s biggest gaming expo kicks off in Johannesburg

    October 5, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    rAge, South Africa’s biggest video game and electronics expo, kicks off today at the Coca-Cola Dome in Johannesburg, and gamers from around the country will get the opportunity to see some of the latest games and future releases. Several official...

  • PlayStation 3 to receive support until 2015

    September 25, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on PlayStation 3 to receive support until 2015

    The video game division of Sony recently put PlayStation 3 gamers’ fears to rest, as the company assured users that Sony will support the PlayStation 3 until at least 2015. It has long been rumoured that the company will unveil a new video game console next...

  • Sony unveils new PlayStation 3

    September 19, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Sony unveils new PlayStation 3

    Electronics giant Sony has unveiled an updated version of its hugely popular PlayStation 3 video game console at this year’s Tokyo Game Show, which started last night. An updated version of the console has long been rumoured, which also fuelled speculation...

  • Microsoft creates new Windows 8 tablet-focussed gaming studio

    September 17, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Microsoft creates new Windows 8 tablet-focussed gaming studio

    Microsoft Studios have announced the formation of a new London-based studio, headed by Rare Ltd’s former Production Director, Lee Schuneman. Reporting into Phil Harrison, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business...

  • rAge expo to take Africa’s gaming to a whole new level

    September 14, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments (2)

    This year’s Really AWESOME Gaming Expo, rAge, is not only set to be an epic extravaganza of digital delights and wonders, but bigger and better than ever before – featuring the tenth annual NAG LAN. This adrenaline-infused event will see 53 hours of...

  • Nintendo’s Wii U to ship in two versions, release date confirmed

    September 14, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Nintendo’s Wii U to ship in two versions, release date confirmed

    Video game electronics maker Nintendo revealed that their latest video game console, the Wii U, will be made available in two different versions. The basic edition, which will be available in white, will retail in the US for around $299, while the Deluxe unit...