Yes, there’s another month coming up in South African gaming. Shame on you if you didn’t think there was. There’s always another month.
Weekend One (6 to 8 June)
The zombies and some human friends from TTSA will be at Trenchtown on Saturday. FIFA 14 and Forza 4 is the order of the day which includes cash prizes and lots more. Details here.
Ground Zero LAN kicks off at 9am on Saturday and runs until 9pm. R50 per person is the asking price, with entry to the tournaments included in the entry fee. Head to Tamboti Hall in Kiblerpark (Jhb) with your PC in hand. More information is available here.
If you don’t want to leave the comfort of your home, then the Dota 2 National Trials are happening online on Saturday. It’s an MSSA event, so ensure all your registrations are done. [More…]
Good Game Cafe in Gauteng is hosting an Injustice Gods Among Us tournament from 1pm on Saturday. R100 gets you fighting, and we’re pretty sure the last man (or woman) standing will get something in return. The Events Page can be found here.
The gamers in Durban – also known as DBNGamers – are hosting a pre-E3 get together. It seems the venue is still to be confirmed, but maybe cruising the streets of Durban at around 1:30pm will pay dividends. Events Page.
Weekend Two (13 to 15 June)
Quiet weekend at the time of writing, but Port Elizabeth is the place to be on Saturday 14 June. Plan-G is hosting FIFA 14 Unlimited at Kings Court from 10am. There’s a total of R1500 in cash up for grabs, along with other prizes. Details can be found here.
**UPDATE** Good Game Cafe in Gauteng have a FIFA World Cup Tournament scheduled for 14 June and kicking off at 1pm. Cash prizes and more up for grabs. Details here.
Weekend Three (20 to 22 June)
Currently… nothing. We’ll update when we know of anything.
Weekend Four (27 to 29 June)
Things kick off on 27 June at 6pm in the North West with the Enjoy Gaming LAN. For R100 per person, you will get 40 hours of gaming that ends on Sunday at 10am. Details can be found here.
Gaming World SA will be hosting their Call of Duty Ghosts ‘Winter LAN’ on Saturday and Sunday. Venue and pretty much all other details still need to be confirmed, but teams interested can email email@example.com.
The MSSA makes it the Eastern Cape’s busy month with the Provincial Championship scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at a venue that is still to be confirmed. Once we know, we will let you know.
Repeat events throughout May…
There are a few events which just keep on keeping on – sometimes weekly, sometimes daily. These are them.
Cape Town Showdown play host to the virtual fighters in their equivalent of the fight club every Saturday from 11am. The beatdowns happen at GamerNET House on 45 Salisbury Street, Boston, CT. Details can be found here.
The SA Forza 4 Drift Community will be hosting events this month as part of their World Drift Championship Series. We’d suggest heading over to their Facebook Page to keep in the loop.
The Cape Town zombie will be hosting a casual gaming night every Wednesday night from 7:00pm at Trenchtown in Observatory, CT. For more details as they break, keep your eyes here, there and on our social media.
Cape Town is also lucky enough to have a number of eSports Lounges operating now. There’s always something happening at one of them, so keep up to date by visiting their Facebook Pages: Games On, Bracciano’s and PS3 & PS4 Gaming Lounge.
Please note, if we have missed an upcoming event, it might be because we didn’t know about it. As much as we pretend to be know-it-alls, we’re not actually, and need your help in keeping up to date with all the happenings around this place we all call home. You can also keep up with everything happening by visiting our new Calendar. We will update both the calendar and this article if new events are announced for the month.