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Magic 2014 | Zombiegamer Review

Let’s begin by explaining what Magic: The Gathering is, for the uninitiated. You remember back in high school when your teachers referred to a certain demographic as satanists performing occult rituals on school property? Well more than likely those were nothing more than normal geeks playing the very popular and world famous trading/strategy  card game known as Magic: The Gathering.…

Gaming News Wrap [22 July 2013]

Good morning. It’s a new week yes. But we’re still only on last week’s consignment of brains. Better catch up then. This past weekend saw the first MSSA ‘Inter-Regional’ tournament between Cape Town and Johannesburg play out. While Cape Town went on to win the competition 3-0 (we will give more in-depth coverage in an upcoming article), we would like…

Gaming News Wrap [19 July 2013]

Good morning and welcome to the start of the weekend. If you’re an eSports watcher, then turn your eyes to the Inter-Regional tonight brought to you by MSSA and MWEB. While some analysts predict that ‘Xbox One, PS4 and Wii U won’t match their predecessor’s sales’, pre-orders of the new consoles appear to say otherwise. Ubisoft’s CEO Yves Guillemot has said that “Some…

Ninja Gaiden creator believes consoles won’t survive just “doing what they previously were”

Ninja Gaiden creator Tomonobu Itagaki believes consoles will need to be more innovative if they are going to survive in a crowed industry that offers new ways of gaming. Polygon are translating a Famitsu piece where Itagaki says he believes consoles won’t survive if they continue to do what they always have been doing. “In a world where our customers…

Gaming News Wrap [16 July 2013]

Good morning. It’s another spectacular Chewsday. Hey, that joke will never get old. The Last of Us has held on to the number one spot in the UK games chart for the fifth week in a row, probably setting a record for the year. [More on CVG] The Xbox One family sharing feature may make a return post-launch if it’s…

Gaming News Wrap [15 Jul 2013]

Good morning and welcome to a new(s) week. A quick bit of SA news to kick off with (and which will be detailed in future articles), this past weekend was a busy one for Cape Town’s gaming community, which saw a fantastic – and impressively supported – Trenchtown Gaming Tournament, as well as the MSSA FIFA Regional. Our congratulations to…

Gaming News Wrap [12 July 2013]

Good morning and happy Friday to you all. Microsoft is pitching the Xbox One as a business tool to small businesses. The reasoning is that the Xbox One offers features (Kinect and Skype) that “could help it rival even the most modest of video conferencing and networking platforms” all for only $499. I’d happily right it off as a business expense.…

Gaming News Wrap [26 June 2013]

Welcome to the midweek, jam-packed edition of the Gaming News Wrap. You’re halfway there people. Even with an ‘adult category’ for video games in Australian, Saints Row IV has been banned. Those purple dildos must be just too much for some on the classification board. Voilition is working on cutting the offending content. It seems the Xbox One will not…

Gaming News Wrap [10 June 2013]

Welcome to E3 week. While we won’t be at the event in the flesh (…) we will still be trying our damnedest to bring you all the news you can use from L.A. We’ll start with everything else so long… Another analyst has waded in with a pricing prediction for the next-gen consoles. Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia reckons that Sony…