Yes, that’s another week gone in the SA gaming scene, but the good news is that there’s another one (and more) still to come, so catch up here and remember to keep catching up here, because doing so will make the zombies happy, and happy zombies are friendly zombies.
Here are a few things from elsewhere that you may have missed:
- Zombiegamer: South African esports | Weekly Schedule (30 January – 05 February 2017)
- Zombiegamer: Telkom Digital Gaming League (DGL) | Emerald Showdown Round 2 Results
- Zombiegamer: Telkom Digital Gaming League (DGL) | Masters DotA2 Round 1 Results
- Zombiegamer: Telkom Digital Gaming League (DGL) | Emerald Showdown Round 1 Results and Preview
- Zombiegamer: South African eSports | Results (23 – 29 January 2017)
- Zombiegamer: 2017 South African Gaming and Geek Expo Guide
- Zombiegamer: Telkom Digital Gaming League (DGL) | DotA2 Emerald Do-or-Die Proving Grounds Round 4 Results
- Zombiegamer Photos:
- Critical Hit: Bravado Gaming – The hero SA needs or the one it deserves
- GLHF: Shifting Mindsets: We’re A Big Deal Now
- MWEB GameZone: What SA gamers will pay for February’s top game releases
- MWEB GameZone: South African gaming events in February 2017
- NAG: Podcast: Episode 28
- NAG: Local indie developer The Brotherhood’s Beautiful Desolation Kickstarter campaign is live
- Tech Girl: Morizane Boyes enters the great MSSA debate
- Telkom Gaming: Off the Starting Block – A Look Back at Week One of the CS:GO Masters
- Telkom Gaming: DGL
Alongside the upcoming single events, Telkom DGL continues with the Masters Leg 1, the DGL Leg 1 and the Emerald Series. If you’re not involved with any of those, maybe you could consider these:
- Xbox Playdates ZA is hosting a Halo 5 playdate on Thursday (2 February) from 8pm. If you feel like a little Red on Blue action with fellow South Africans, you can find details are available here.
- GAC LAN kicks off their 2017 with a LAN from Friday (3 February) at 5pm until Sunday morning. Entry is R200/R220 at Theo Marais Park in Milnerton. Additional information is available here.
- Kosta Games get their year off with their FIFA 17 tournament on Saturday (4 February). The event starts at 12pm at the Epic Lounge in Ormonde. The cash prize pool totals R3,000 with pre-registration costing R180. Additional information can be found here.
Remember to keep these days open for some upcoming action a little further in the future:
- 27 to 29 April 2017: rAge Cape Town
- 29 April to 1 May 2017: FanCon
- 28 to 30 July 2017: EGE
- 6 to 8 October 2017: rAge JHB
- More 2017 Gaming and Geek Expos can be found here.
Competitions & Giveaways
- Critical Hit: WIN! We’re giving away an Overwatch Collector’s Edition for PS4
- Critical Hit: Win a copy of Hitman: The Complete First Season!
- Raru: Vote for your most anticipated Game of 2017 and you could WIN a Xbox One 500GB White Console
- SA Gamer: Free Games Vrydag: Hitman: The Complete First Season (Steelbook Edition – PS4)
— Krypto Gaming (@Krypto_Gaming) January 21, 2017
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