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SA Gaming News Wrap

Hey South Africa, do you have any idea what all went down this past week in your own (gaming) backyard? That’s fine, we’ll help inform you. Firstly, remember to book your weekend for Geekfest if you’re in Johannesburg. Then catch up on a few news articles you may have missed from elsewhere: Zombiegamer: Orena Announces the R1.7 Million Champions Series Zombiegamer: Dota…

Bravado Gaming are the Mettlestate Samsung Galaxy CS:GO Champs

One of the biggest paydays in South African esports happened this past weekend in the Mettlestate Samsung Galaxy CS:GO Champs when Bravado Gaming walked off with the lion’s share of R1 million. The top eight teams from the online qualifiers kicked the LAN battle off on Friday 5 May with match one featuring tournament favourites Bravado Gaming up against Ventus Pro. The…

SA Gaming News Wrap

Another sun sets on another week in South African gaming and… we get all poetic. But it means another weekly wrap up article for you. This weekend sees Free Comic Book Day hit South Africa, and we see both Nexus and Readers Den are celebrating it. There may be more doing things so check what your local comic book shop…

SA Gaming News Wrap

The SA Gaming News Wrap. Our weekly attempt to try and source everything gaming related in South Africa and share it with you. We may miss things, but we try OK? A few news articles you may have missed: Zombiegamer: FanCon 2017 | (Almost) All You Need to Know Zombiegamer: DGL’s Dota 2 Masters Cup Finals Dated ACGL: Connecting with your Community…

SA Gaming News Wrap

The SA Gaming News Wrap – giving you your weekly dose of local news all wrapped up. Yes. It really is that simple. How about a few things you may have missed elsewhere: Zombiegamer: Telkom Digital Gaming League (DGL) | DotA2 Community Shield Grand Final Preview Zombiegamer: R2 million up for grabs in the ESL African Championship Zombiegamer: Telkom Digital Gaming League (DGL)…

R2 million up for grabs in the ESL African Championship

When R1 million, or even R1,5 million isn’t enough, there’s a R2 million tournament for (South) Africa. Kwesé has announced the ESL African Championship which will see Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Hearthstone featured in the R2 million (or $150,000 US) series. The tournaments will be see a series of online qualifiers that will culminate in a grand final (featuring the top…

SA Gaming News Wrap

It’s always a busy week in the local gaming scene. Except around the end of the year holidays. Thankfully we’re nowhere near that at the moment. Here are just a few things you may have missed over the last week: Zombiegamer: Energy eSports acquire female CSGO squad Zombiegamer: ViNCO Black is no more Zombiegamer: Fighters assemble for the Team PlayBell Grand Master Challenge…

SA Gaming News Wrap

It is heating up in gaming around SA. Plenty happening and we reckon it’s just the start. While we wait for everything to be announced, here’s what you may have missed recently: Zombiegamer: Telkom Digital Gaming League (DGL) | Sapphire Showdown Zombiegamer: GINX eSports TV coming to DStv 1 May Zombiegamer: ACGL announce a season of tournaments Zombiegamer: Mettlestate Samsung Galaxy CS:GO Championship Details…

GINX eSports TV coming to DStv 1 May

SuperSport has announced that GINX eSports TV will be launching on DStv on 1 May. The announcement marks an expansion from SuperSport’s casual flirtation with limited eSports broadcast over the last year or so. In March 2016, SuperSport covered IEM World Championship and have since gone on to broadcast Eleague. GINX will be available to DStv Access, Family, Compact, Extra and Premium customers,…