Here’s a few things you may have missed over the last week (and a bit):
Apex Interactive is running a giveaway which has a Turtle Beach Elite 800 PS4 Gaming headset up for grabs for one of their Facebook fans. The winner will be announced in January, and you can enter by following their instructions here.
Megarom Games has an Assassins Creed Phantom Blade up for grabs. You don’t have long to get your entry in, and the winner will be announced on 18 December at 12:00.
If you’re hankering for a PC LAN event early next year, then the Gigabit LAN at UCT on 24 to 25 January may be just for you. Entry starts at R40 for ‘console lounge access’ and goes up to R140 (GIGABIT LAN seat) and R170 for full LAN access and all the funds raised at the LAN will go towards the Red Cross Children’s Trust. Spectators are free.
The LAN kicks off at 11am on 24 January and ends at 5pm the next day. The LAN will be at the Sports Science Hall on UCT’s Upper Campus. More details can be found on the Event Page.
- PS4 Console Bundle with DriveClub, Infamous: Second Son and Infamous: First Light. R6,999
- Xbox One Console. R5,799. Price valid until 24 Dec.
- 60% Off Clearance Sale
- 2 PS3 and Xbox 360 Games For R299
- 3 PC Games for R99
- Expires 31 December 2014 – R100.00 off any purchase over R350.00 use code Wish100
- Expires 30 December 2014 – R100.00 off any purchase over R350.00 use code win100
- Expires 31 January 2015 – R100.00 off any purchase over R350.00 use code BOS100
The MSSA has announced their calendar of events for 2015:
|7 & 8 MARCH||19th NORTH WEST Championships||All||Crown the King, Mafikeng|
|28 & 29 MARCH||32nd GAUTENG Championships||All||TBD|
|1 APRIL to 31 MAY||Inter-school online league (dates to be set)||eSports (PC)||On-line|
|11 & 12 APRIL||Provincial School Championships||Board and Figure games||TBD|
|18 APRIL||Dota 2 Online Championships||eSports (PC)||On-line|
|9 & 10 MAY||16th EASTERN CAPE Championships||All||TBD|
|23 & 24 MAY||14th MPUMALANGA Championships||All||HTS Witbank, Beyers Road, Witbank|
|23 MAY||FINANCIAL AGM||Meeting||HTS Witbank, Beyers Road, Witbank|
|27 & 28 JUNE||13th FREE STATE Championships||All||TBD|
|4 & 5 JULY||22nd KWAZULU NATAL Championships||All||TBD|
|25 & 26 JULY||SA School Championships||Board and Figure games||TBD|
|15 AUGUST||5th On-line Championships||StarCraft II, League of Legends, Hearthstone||On-line|
|22 & 23 AUGUST||20th WESTERN CAPE Championships||All||TBD|
|TBA||Indigenous Games||Morabaraba||To be determined by SRSA|
|17 & 18 OCTOBER||6th LIMPOPO Championships||All||TBD|
|5 & 6 DECEMBER||29th S A NATIONAL Championships||All||HTS Witbank, Beyers Road, Witbank|
|5 DECEMBER||33rd NATIONAL CONVENTION||Meeting||HTS Witbank, Beyers Road, Witbank|
|TBA||SRSA’s S A Schools Championships||Morabaraba||To be determined by SRSA|
The bracket is available here.
For more on the tournament, head to Orena’s write-up.
Xbox South Africa has kicked off a new videogame show following their “successful” podcast. Below is the pilot episode of ‘Ready Go Gaming’.
- Gforce Sim is running its daily (until 20 December) fastest lap competition in Vaal Mall. Details via Facebook.
- On Saturday we’re collaborating with FIFAChamps on a 2v2 FIFA 15 tournament at Trenchtown. Details can be found here.
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.
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