So it’s the weekend of EGE and, well, a few other things too. But EGE mainly.
If you’re looking to sign up for EGE events you can find all the links right here.
Meanwhile, this is what happened around the local internet about local gaming while you weren’t (possibly) looking:
- Zombiegamer: SA eSports | Scheduled Matches 25-31 July 2016
- Zombiegamer: UPDATE | Local players join the console Battlefield 4 World Nations Tournament
- Zombiegamer: SA eSports | DotA 2 Results 18-24 July 2016
- G3AR: Plantronics announced as Team Pulse’s new sponsor
- GLHF: The Champions League, Evetech Style
- Lazygamer: The Coalition is “looking in to” Gears of War 4 servers for South Africa
- Lazygamer: Bravado Gaming are the DGL Masters Champions
- Lazygamer: The shaky future of South African spectator eSports
- MWEB GameZone: Predator MGMS COD: BO3 – Qualifier 2: Team Spotlight
- MWEB GameZone: Pokémon GO fever hits Cape Town
- NAG: This cheeky scamp is now South Africa’s youngest eSports athlete
- NAG: Local indie game Among the Innocent: A Stricken Tale launching at rAge
- nAvTV Podcast: Episode 37 – 22-07-2016 – Who’s That Pokemon?
- SA Gamer: Local game, Among the Innocent: A Stricken Tale, launching on 7 October
- SA Gamer: Bravado Emotion takes the win in Telkom DGL Masters
- SA Gamer: Today I am watching eSports live in a cinema. Pinch me, I’m dreaming
- Tech Girl: When you know nothing about Dota 2 – The Telkom DGL Masters Dota 2 competition
- Telkom Gaming: DGL
There are a few things happening this weekend along with a number of ongoing events currently underway including the HaloSA tournament, Telkom DGL, Eclipse Cup, Orena’s Ladders, ESEA, Plan G’s Proving Ground, Predator MGMS and more.
- EGE 2016 is her and sees CTICC welcome guests on 29 to 31 July. There will be vendors, cosplay, table top gaming, a 53-hour BYOC LAN, competitive gaming, a school’s day, prizes galore, panels, and a whole host more. You can find out all you need to be looking at our comprehensive coverage of activities here.
- In The Box in Ghana are hosting an event on 29 July. Titles appear to be FIFA and Mortal Kombat X, but if you’re looking for additional information, we suggest heading here.
- MSSA are hosting the National Schools Championship at Parklands College on 30 and 31 July. If you’re keen to get involved, head over to the MSSA Facebook page.
- Con.ect 2016 hits the NMMU Vodacom Indoor Sport Centre in Port Elizabeth. The geek convention runs 30 and 31 July and will cost you R50 for a day pass and R80 for a weekend pass. Cosplay is optional, but go on and dress up, you know you want to. Head to the event page for more information.
- If you’re looking for FIFA 16 action (outside of an expo), then the Football Masters E-Sports Tournament happening at The Loft in Wetton, Cape Town is for you. R100 is the current entry fee and there is R3,000 up for grabs. The tournament kicks off at 10am on 30 July 2016. Facebook event page.
Remember to keep these days open for some upcoming action a little further in the future:
- 7 to 9 October: rAge
- 19 to 20 November: UCON
Competitions & Giveaways
- The Killah Clowns: M4A4 | (Dragon King) (MW) + Desert Eagle | Corinthian (FN) GIVEAWAY
- SA Gamer: FREE GAMES VRYDAG! LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PS4/Xbox One)
Cape Town based gaming lounge, Games On, appear to have called it a day after four years. While we would like to wish owner Richard van Wyk and his crew all the best and thank them for the years of service to SA gaming.
This announcement was made via their Facebook Page:
Regretfully the gaming lounge is now closed until further notice…
All customers who currently have credit on our database will you please email your username and account details to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can reimburse you accordingly.
To all of our loyal customers we would like to thank you for your support the last 4 years! It has been a honour to game with you all.
ESWC South African Qualifiers | CS:GO Teaser by Floom
You can find out about even more events happening in South Africa in our events calendar. If you want all the news about goings on in South Africa, simply click on the SA flag to be whisked to the most comprehensive coverage of South African gaming that you will find on the internet. You may just be surprised by how much is happening around the country.
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