SA Gaming News Wrap

Another sun sets on a week in South African gaming. And we’re there creeping over the horizon to bring you what you may have missed in that time.

Don’t forget to get yourself signed up for the Injustice 2 SA Cup being brought to you by ACGL. Details here.


Upcoming Events

Our sister organisation, ACGL, has the following online tournaments running this week:

Telkom DGL (nay, VS Gaming) activities continue but there are a few other events happening to keep you entertained over the coming week (or so):

  • Xbox Playdates ZA are hosting a number of playdates in May. The Thursday events start at 8pm, while the Friday F1 events begin at 9pm. You can get more information here about the regular gaming play dates.
    • 18 – Gears of War 4 Horde Mode
    • 25 – Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
    • 26 – F1 2016 GP (Monaco)
  • Telkom DGL has the Dota 2 Masters Cup on from 19 May to 21 May. There’s R110,000 up for grabs between the eight competing teams. The action will be streamed to both Twitch and YouTube all weekend. Full details can be found here.
  • Fragcon is hosting a “Mini LAN/Tryouts” starting 5pm on Friday (19 May) and running until 8pm the following night. The LAN is in Polokwane and entry is R20 per person. Additional information can be found on the event page.
  • FIFA 17 fans in Gauteng, there’s a tournament happening at Republic of 94 in Braamfontein on Sunday 21 May from 1pm. Entry is R100 and there is cash up for grabs. Additional information can be found here.

Remember to keep these days open for some upcoming action a little further in the future:


Competitions & Giveaways


Bravado Gaming

Bravado Gaming will be on GiNX TV tonight (18 May). And Mettlestate. Tune in.


ESL Africa

A few highlight clips from the recent ESL Africa CS:GO Championship.

Trogie 4k

Trogie from PRO gets 4k in the #KweseESL African Championship qualifier.

Posted by ESL Africa on Friday, 12 May 2017

Consp1racy crispy 3k

Consp1racy gets a ? 3k in the qualifiers for #KweseESL African Championship.

Posted by ESL Africa on Monday, 15 May 2017


Mega8 Esports

Over the course of 26 to 28 May, these eight teams will be battling in the Mega8 Esports Dota 2 Winter Cup.

Congratulations to the following teams who qualify for the Mega8 Esports Winter Cup main event on the 26-28 May…

Posted by Mega8 Esports on Sunday, 14 May 2017

If you missed the games I casted for the Mega8 Esports Winter Cup DotA qualifiers The VODs are now online!!Exdee…

Posted by Kaameel Chicktay DOTA on Monday, 15 May 2017


Orena

Orena is offering budding esports sorts a chance to get into the industry side of things.

Now hiring – Must LOVE gamesLooking for: a Multimedia Designer; Video Control Operator; Audio Control Operator and Content ManagerHave The Awesome inside you? Then send your CV to info@orena.com

Posted by Orena on Thursday, 11 May 2017


Kosta Games

FIFA 17 fans, there’s an online tournament from Kosta Games on 27 May. R15o entry with R2,000 in cash up for grabs.

Kosta Games bring you our 1st One Day Online Tournament. Registration now open. Book your spot, limited entries.Tag a gamer.#KostaGamesOnlineTournament#FIFA17OnlineTourney#OwnTheGame

Posted by Kosta Games on Tuesday, 16 May 2017


Ghana

Some FIFA 17 action from Ghana.

WonderKid vs YBee Grand Final Match eSportsGH Tigo#BlueLightDi…

WonderKid vs YBee Grand Final Match eSportsGH Tigo #BlueLightDistrict #Fifa17 Tournament Tigo Ghana Virtual Union Playboxgh 4 ChangeAlisxta Frank "Wonderkid" Kpakpo #Fifa17

Posted by Ghana Esports Association on Thursday, 11 May 2017


Videos

ACGL Top 5 | April
by African Gaming

Looking Back with Flipsid3 SA’s Skychief
by axtremes

Looking Back with CongoKyle
by axtremes

Fancon 2017 – Hunter Cos We Play
by Cos We Play


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.

Know of anything gaming related happening or happened in South Africa? Drop us an email at info@zombiegamer.co.za and we will do our best to cover it.

About Zombie Dredd

Wannabe gaming journalist. Wannabe zombie. And sometimes clan leader of OAP. Clint O’Shea when in his human disguise.