And just like that another week has passed us all by. So we’ll just hit you with another SA Gaming News Wrap.
Let’s start with a few articles you may have missed elsewhere:
- Zombiegamer: White Rabbit Gaming sign a console CoD team
- Zombiegamer: Local game Jengo gets signed
- Zombiegamer: Ventus Gaming respond to non-payment allegations
- Zombiegamer: WRG are the Mega8 Dota 2 Winter Cup Champions
- ACGL: Injustice 2 SA Cup | Heat 1 Wrap Up
- ACGL: Interview with MKX Champion Taga Kahn
- Carte Blanche: [Video] Cosplay
- Critical Hit: Ventus Gaming are allegedly withholding Mettlestate prize money
- Critical Hit: Tournament host Mega8 partners with GiNX TV
- Critical Hit: #AcerForGaming could fill a void in the local market
- GLHF: ESL – Inviting Africa To The Party
- Kwese ESPN: ESL African Championship: VexxedPhoenix goes into double overtime
- Kwese ESPN: SA, Algeria in Hearthstone driving seat for ESL African Championship
- MWEB GameZone: Everything awesome happening at ICON 2017
- MWEB GameZone: South African game Jengo gets a publisher, will be headed to consoles in 2018
- NAG: Local indie game Jengo makes it to the big time, bru
- SA Gamer: Locally developed game Jengo gets a publisher
- Telkom Gaming: DGL
A reminder that CS:GO and Dota 2 teams have until 5 June to sign up for Orena’s Championship Series.
ACGL have online tournaments for FIFA 17, Call of Duty Infinite Warfare, Overwatch and League of Legends. Details can be found here. The second heat of the Injustice 2 SA Cup is on this Sunday and interested fighters can register here for a bite at R60,000 and a trip overseas.
A number of other events are happening too 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.
- 01 – Injustice 2
- 08 – EA SPORTS FIFA 17 Pro Club 11 v 11
- 09 – F1 Games from Codemasters F1 2016 (Canada)
- 15 – DiRT 4
- 22 – Rainbow Six Siege
- 23 – F1 2016 (Azerbaijan)
- 29 – Micro Machines World Series
- GAC LAN is hosting their 40th LAN from 2 June to 4 June at Theo Marais Park. A seat will cost you R200 pre-booked or R220 at the door. Additional information can be found on the event page.
- Short Clawed Lark Game Studio in Bloemfontein has a FIFA 17 tournament on Friday 2 June. No times are listed but entry is R250 per player and there is R7,500 in cash up for grabs. Head to their Facebook page for more.
Remember to keep these days open for some upcoming action a little further in the future:
- 16 to 18 June: ICON
- 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 a Tekken 7 Collector’s Edition for PlayStation 4!
- SA Gamer: Free Games Vrydag: Tekken 7 (PC/PS4/Xbox One)
There’s some Razer swag up for grabs. Hit the link below to find out more.
RAZER COMPETITION TIME | For Gamers, By GamersThe votes were counted, and Clearly the masses decided they want a PC |…
Catch the team of Bravado Gaming in a recent feature on GiNX TV.
We're so proud to announce that our feature on GINX TV & The Bridge made it onto the SkySports website!…
Earlier this week Energy eSports announced the addition of Robby “blackpoisoN” da Loca to their CS:GO team as a replacement of Stefan “Nefan” Smit.
There has been a lot of speculation in recent weeks regarding our current CSGO lineup. Today we are very pleased to…
Some gameplay clips from the current (and ongoing) ESL Africa CS:GO tournament.
Energy eSports vs Exdee Gaming cobblestone DAY 5 Highlights
Posted by ESL Africa on Monday, 29 May 2017
Match Day 5 Energy eSports vs Exdee Gaming Cache Highlights
Posted by ESL Africa on Monday, 29 May 2017
— Kwese Gamer (@Kwese_Gamer) May 31, 2017
Xbox Playdates ZA
Xbox Playdates ZA has announced its June line-up of events.
Below is our proposed schedule for our June Playdates:01 – Injustice 208 – EA SPORTS FIFA17 Pro Club 11 v 11 09 – F1…
Nintendo and Spur have partnered for a Mario Kart 8 campaign happening around the country.
Hey Nintendo fans, start your engines!Have you got what it takes to be crowned the SA Time Trial Challenge…
FIFA 17 players in Ghana have a tournament on 3 June. Hit link below for more.
Looking Back with ACGL’s Holden
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to cover it.