SA Gaming News Wrap

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There are plenty of people keeping the other people of South Africa entertained with gaming activities. This is them, and the news they generate.

MSSA

Team eSports SA has cracked the top ten rankings for 2013 according to the IeSF.

That’s according to a press release from the MSSA, which goes on to say that from “being unranked in 2010, the South African team has ploughed its way through the opposition to make it into the top twenty (13th) in 2011.

“Unfortunately, the team slipped in 2012 to 18th position, but still showed improvement with the team coming home with a silver in the Women’s StarCraft II event.”

While South Africa didn’t win any medals at the 2013 IeSF event, it was enough to see get into the top ten, tied ninth with Serbia.

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Call of Duty Championship

Don’t forget that the online SA qualifier for the Call of Duty Championship will be happening on 22 February. If your team isn’t registered yet, don’t delay, do so today.

Local distributor, Megarom, has also launched a search for gameplay footage from local Call of Duty players to feature in a South African showcase video. Find out more in our recent article, which can be found here.

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Afrihost Call of Duty LAN

A few more pictures have hit the internet from the recent Call of Duty event hosted in Johannesburg. Pictures are available on High 5’s Facebook Album.

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Incredible Connection Console Special

This weekend, Incredible Connection is hosting a special where they will be accepting your “any old gaming device” for a R1000 discount on one of their Xbox 360 bundles.

Xbox 360_IC Special_01

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TTSA

The TTSA (also known as the SA Forza Drift Community) kicked off its WCDS event last week. 22 entrants got their drift on to battle for early dominance over the series.

The top three placed drivers after round one are:
1:Dropper tk
2: RICKTHERACER
3: L0NG JNR

The full bracket can be found here, while photos and an in-depth round up of the evening’s competition can be found here.

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FUTball.co.za

The online football tournament site FUTball.co.za has announced its first PS4 ‘Head 2 Head’ tournament.

The online tournament starts at 11am on Saturday 1 March and will be a single elimination event with the winner of the  best of three matches progressing. Up for grabs is a 90 day PS Plus subscription.

Registrations close at 23:59 on 28 February.

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Hearthstone SA Community

You like Hearthstone? Do you live in South Africa? Then you will be happy to know that Hearthstone in SA “just got a whole lot more competitive.”

For now you can give them a follow on Twitter, while their “army are busy working” on their website.

Videos

The second episode of BeZerk Gaming’s Top 5 Battlefield 4 plays.

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Upcoming Events

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For more events happening this February, head here.

You can find out about even more events happening in South Africa in our (new and improved) 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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