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Updates on RSA teams @WESG | Featuring Ashley “BrinkeR” Groves

South African Gamers going to the World Electronic Sports Games The World Electronic Sports Games (WESG) takes place between March 13th and 18th, and sees over 46 different nations competing across four competitive titles for a massive prize pool of $5.5 million (R65.8 million). This event takes place in Haikou, China and a large contingent of South Africans are competing…

SA Gaming News Wrap

See that in the rear view mirror? That’s the last week that went racing by and is disappearing into the distance. If you don’t take the time to stop and see what’s happening in the local scene, you will soon find yourself in 2019 wondering where this year went. Here are a few things you may have missed elsewhere this…

SA Gaming News Wrap

Get yourself a little acquainted with what’s been happening around the local gaming scene once a week with our wrap. It’s tasty. It’s nutritious. It’s wholesome. It’s… we’re running out of superlatives and opening paragraph ideas as we close in on edition 250 of our weekly love-letter to the local scene. But let’s kick you to other local news you…

What is… Dota2 BlueZ Cup?

Competitive Dota2 tournaments aimed at the amateur level in South Africa is a bit of a contentious issue. While it’s certainly important small teams get to compete against other small teams for a small prize pot, these are usually self-funded by teams (by way of an entry fee). In previous years, in at least a few instances, winning teams in…

SA Gaming News Wrap

Been a week of firsts in South Africa with the big news that Comic Con was making its official debut later this year, and that local servers for Rainbow Six Siege were on the horizon. And some say, nothing good ever happens here… Some news you may have missed in the last week: Zombiegamer: AfrEsports | Details, schedule and more Zombiegamer: Comic…

VS Gaming Qualifiers | CS:GO Prem & Masters Teams Decided

With yesterday’s VS Gaming Qualifiers drawing to a close for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, there have been a few surprises to say the very least. The Qualifiers determined which teams will be part of the Masters and Premier Divisions respectively. To plagiarise (read directly copy) my esteemed and rather diminutive colleague Chris “Sargon” House, here is how the competition format worked.…

SA Gaming News Wrap

South African gaming is one place we should all be able to forget prejudice and embrace everyone. Sadly, it seems, that’s not always the case. As we head into the weekend and on to another week of local esports and gaming, remember that sometimes, it’s not always about you. Support the scene and ultimately, it will support you. Let’s get…