SA Gaming News Wrap

Every week, we trawl the local internet in search of local news so you don’t have to. We’re nice like that. Sort of.

It’s not really local, but E3 kicks off coverage on 10 June. It’s important because, well, lots of new gaming stuff and that’s what we’re all about aren’t we?

In the meanwhile, here’s a few local interest things you may have missed:

Raru is celebrating their 3rd birthday with discounts and giveaways until 30 June. Head here for more.


Upcoming Events

ACGL have online tournaments for Rocket League, Call of Duty Infinite Warfare, Gears of War 4, Halo 5 and Overwatch. Details can be found here. The third 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.

Meanwhile, VS Gaming is hosting a variety of legs, cups and other tournaments, while Orena have kicked off their Orena Champions Series. Other events to keep your eye out for:

  • 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.
    • 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

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


Competitions & Giveaways


Kosta Games

Kosta Games is kicking off their fourth online season on 24 June. Registrations open on 9 June and cost R130 with R2,600 in cash prizes split across the two divisions.

We are happy to present to you the 4th season of our PS4 FIFA17 Online League.Inclusive is our league cup at the end…

Posted by Kosta Games on Thursday, 8 June 2017


FIFA 17 Tournament

If you’re looking for some FIFA 17 tournament action in Gauteng, then Republic of 94 has you covered on 25 June.


Friends of Design

The 2017 game students at Friends of Design are moving along with their course this year. Here’s a video recap of their first project.

Our Game Students Completed Their First Project!

Here it is!A recap on our Game Graphics students first project ?After many hours of hard work, they can finally see results!If you're interested in doing what these guys do, check out our Game Graphics & Multimedia Entertainment Course here: http://friendsofdesign.net/game-technology-and-multimedia-entertainment/

Posted by Friends of Design – Academy of Digital Arts on Tuesday, 6 June 2017


Videos

ESL African Championship CS:GO Wrap Show – 3 weeks in
by axtremes

Fancon 2017 Music Video
by Nutshellful


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.

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