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An in-game screenshot of Risk of Rain 2. The game is set for release in Summer 2019. Image sourced from Risk of Rain 2.

List of Indie games announced during Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase

August 21, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

On 19 August 2019, Nintendo held a live-stream titled Indie World Showcase on its official YouTube channel. The live-stream showcased upcoming Indie games that will launch on the Nintendo Switch in the coming months. Below is the list of games that were announced and a brief description of each of them. All of these games [&hellip...

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Screenshot of actor Idris Elba (left) in the story mode for NBA 2K20. Image sourced from HYPEBEAST.

SpringHill Entertainment to produce NBA 2K20 MyCAREER Mode

August 20, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

2K recently announced a partnership with SpringHill Entertainment, a content company created by American businessman Maverick Carter and NBA Superstar LeBron James. SpringHill Entertainment will produce and create NBA 2K20’s MyCAREER cinematic...

Energizer's newest smartphone now available in South Africa

Energizer’s newest smartphone now available in South Africa

August 20, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments (0)

The Energizer Power Max P600S is equipped with an ultra-powerful 4500 mAh battery which lasts more than 16 days in standby mode and 12 hours in use. It comes with a Fast Charge 12V charger and a USB-C cable.  According to the company, the Power Max P600S is...

6 exciting Huawei Y9 Prime features

6 exciting Huawei Y9 Prime features

August 20, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Unless you’re a tech-aficionado, learning how to use your newest smartphone’s features and functions can be a little tricky — and more often than not, by the time you’ve gotten the hang of them, it’s time for an upgrade.  That’s why just one...

2K Games unveils all the content arriving in "Bump in the Night," the first of 4 content packs collectively titled "WWE 2K20 Originals." Image sourced from WWE 2K20.

2K Games reveal first entry in WWE 2K20 Originals

August 19, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

2K Games is planning to release a series of post-launch content for this year’s release of the company’s popular annual wrestling series, WWE 2K. WWE 2K20 will feature 4 post-release content packs under the title WWE 2K20 Originals. These content...

Gamers at the ASUS booth during rAge 2018. Image sourced from rAge.

ASUS South Africa to launch inaugural Republic of Gamers Invitational at rAge 2019

August 18, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

On 16 August 2019, ASUS South Africa announced the inaugural ROG Invitation which, according to a rAge press release, will be South Africa’s richest short-form Counter-Strike tournament. The prize pool is $9,900 and will span a period of one month. The...

South African engineers tech-ify the golfing industry

South African engineers gamify the golfing industry

August 17, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, StartupsComments (0)

Smart tracking gamification platform, Inrange been successfully installed at Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range in London as well as the Leadbetter Academy World Headquarters in Orlando, Florida.  The platform, designed by a team of South African engineers,...

The Sega Genesis Mini console and a wired classic 3-button control pad. Image sourced from Polygon.

List of games launching with the Sega Genesis Mini

August 16, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

The Sega Genesis Mini is an upcoming ‘mini’ version of Sega’s classic 16-bit video game console, the Sega Genesis, which was originally released in 1989. The Sega Genesis Mini is the latest console to join the expanding roster of...

Electronic Arts and Ghost Games reveal newest Need for Speed game: Need for Speed Heat. Image sourced from Twitter.

EA and Ghost Games reveal new Need for Speed game

August 16, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Need for Speed (NFS) is a popular racing game franchise published by EA Games and currently being developed by Ghost Games. Need for Speed has been an almost-annual release since the first game launched on 31 August 1994. The last NFS game to be released was...

Canon lands 5 top spots at the 2019 EISA Awards

Canon lands 5 top spots at the 2019 EISA Awards

August 15, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

Japanese camera manufacturer, Canon has scooped up five prestigious titles at the European Imaging and Sound Association Awards. Although the official EISA Awards ceremony will take place in Berlin on Friday, 6 September 2019, they hope to showcase Canon’s...

TECNO announces first device running on KaiOS

TECNO announces first device running on KaiOS

August 15, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Smartphone manufacturer, TECNO has announced the first device running on KaiOS. The T901 is a 3G smart feature phone that is equipped with a hybrid dual-SIM slot which can support two SIM cards and with 512MB +256MB memory. The partnership between TECNO and...

Image of attendees at E3 2018. The recent ESA leak is said to have compromised the information of over 2,000 media personnel and content creators. Image sourced from E3 Expo.

The ESA leaks personal information of E3 2019 attendees

August 15, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, SecurityComments (0)

The Electronic Entertainment Expo is an annual video game industry trade event that takes place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in the USA. Media and content creators are provided media badges by the ESA upon completion of the application process....

Video game companies issue new regulations on loot boxes

August 14, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

A ‘Loot box,’ based on a definition from tech website TechTarget, is”an in-game purchase consisting of a virtual container that awards players with items and modifications based on chance. Loot boxes are considered to be a type of...

DJI launches new Osmo Mobile 3

August 13, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

DJI has introduced the latest edition to the Osmo series, the Osmo Mobile 3, a portable, foldable mobile phone stabilizer which is estimated to be available in South African by mid-September. DJI says the lightweight Osmo Mobile 3 allows users to capture...

In-game screenshot of Breanna Stewart, power forward/center for the Seattle Storm, in NBA 2K20. Image sourced from NBA 2K.

WNBA teams will make their debut in NBA 2K20

August 13, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Video game publisher 2K Games recently announced that all 12 teams in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), a basketball league in the United States, will make their debut in NBA 2K20, the latest iteration of the publisher’s annual...

Raspberry Pi 4 available for Pre-order in South Africa

Raspberry Pi 4 available for pre-order in South Africa

August 9, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Earlier this week, it was announced that the Raspberry Pi 4 has been launched globally – South African fanatics will have to pre-order the microcomputers. The announcement comes after the Raspberry Pi Foundation received the Independent Communications...