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  • Review: Microsoft’s Xbox One

    January 20, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Review: Microsoft’s Xbox One

    Microsoft released their Xbox One gaming console late last year in the US, UK and a few other territories, but while the unit isn’t available in Africa, South African gamers have opted to import their consoles rather than wait for a solid release date....

  • Rayman Legends coming to Xbox One

    December 12, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Rayman Legends coming to Xbox One

    Ubisoft announced that Rayman Legends, the platformer developed by Ubisoft Montpellier, will enter the next generation of gaming on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, on February 28th 2014. Thanks to the enhanced capabilities of these next-gen consoles, the...

  • PlayStation 4 unveiled, bad news for South Africa

    December 11, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on PlayStation 4 unveiled, bad news for South Africa

    Sony unveiled their latest console, the PlayStation 4, to selected media in Johannesburg last night – ahead of the scheduled national rollout date of Friday 13 December. The PlayStation 4 is being launched in South Africa before Microsoft’s Xbox...

  • Fans go wild as Xbox One launches worldwide

    November 22, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Fans go wild as Xbox One launches worldwide

    Microsoft’s Xbox One gaming console hit store shelves and online traders on Friday, much to the delight of millions of fans participating in global launch celebrations, watching a live broadcast on Spike TV and in line at retail stores. The hotly...

  • Third-party Xbox One headsets ruled out until 2014

    October 21, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Third-party Xbox One headsets ruled out until 2014

    Gaming headset maker Turtle Beach announced an extended partnership with Microsoft to create innovative hardware, software, and applications that support the Xbox One’s advanced audio capabilities. Turtle Beach expects to launch the new XO FOUR and XO...

  • rAge 2013 registers record attendance

    October 11, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on rAge 2013 registers record attendance

    rAge 2013 broke its own attendance records, with 32,626 gamers, tech consumers and computer fanatics swarming through the expo –  almost 13% more than in 2012. rAge is the only place on the African continent where gamers have the opportunity to hold...

  • Telkom’s SoftCap to get uncapped data

    October 5, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom’s SoftCap to get uncapped data

    Telkom today announced that it will offer its SoftCap customers uncapped data for video and gaming services to maximise the value of the latest bandwidth hungry devices and services. “As devices evolve and video streaming gains popularity we know that to be...

  • Battlefield 4 Open beta gets a release date

    September 16, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Battlefield 4 Open beta gets a release date

    Users waiting for Electronic Arts’ (EA) highly-anticipated first person shooter Battlefield 4, scheduled for launch on 29 October, will be able to get a first glimpse of the title when the game opens its doors to an open beta. EA’s CEO Peter Moore wrote...

  • Xbox One on show at rAge 2013

    September 6, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Xbox One on show at rAge 2013

    Microsoft South Africa today announced that the highly-anticipated next-generation gaming console, the Xbox One, will be on show at this year’s rAge gaming expo in Johannesburg. “It has taken some time to lock things down but we can finally share the...

  • Nintendo announced 2DS handheld gaming console

    August 29, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Nintendo announced 2DS handheld gaming console

    With the impending release of the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One in November, electronics company Nintendo announced a 2D version of their 3D handheld gaming console. The Nintendo 2DS is set to go on sale on 12 October. The new device will be made available...

  • Xbox One delayed in several countries

    August 15, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Xbox One delayed in several countries

    Technology giant Microsoft is preparing to launch its highly-anticipated Xbox One console across several countries in November, but while most of North America will be receiving the units, Microsoft announced yesterday that eight countries will experience a...

  • Microsoft’s Xbox One gets unboxed

    August 9, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Microsoft’s Xbox One gets unboxed

    With the imminent release of Microsoft’s Xbox One gaming console, the company released a video in which Head of Programming Larry Hryb (Major Nelson) unpacks one of the first retail versions of the console. The video provides the first glimpse of what users...

  • PlayStation 4 increases friends list to 2 000

    August 1, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on PlayStation 4 increases friends list to 2 000

    With Sony inching closer to the release date of their next-generation gaming console, the PlayStation 4, more details have emerged about the system. Yesterday it was revealed that gamers will be able to have 2 000 contacts in their online friends list....

  • EA details Battlefield 4’s new Battlelog

    July 26, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on EA details Battlefield 4’s new Battlelog

    Electronic Arts will be releasing their highly-anticipated war shooter Battlefield 4 later this year. And with that comes a new Battlelog system to track gamers’ progress and statistic – and EA has revealed on how it will change. The most advanced...

  • Microsoft removes always-on internet for Xbox One

    June 19, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Microsoft removes always-on internet for Xbox One

    Xbox One maker Microsoft today confirmed that there will be no need for a constant internet connection in order to play games on the new video games console. When news emerged during this year’s E3 that gamers will have to verify games online once every 24...

  • Mirror’s Edge reboot in early stages of development

    June 12, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    DICE, a studio of Electronic Arts and developer of the Battlefield franchise, announced that the reboot to fan-favourite Mirror’s Edge is in early stages of development. Mirror’s Edge was first introduced in 2008 and fans quickly elevated the game’s...