SA Gaming News Wrap

It seems like things are kicking off now fully in SA. Looks like 2015 is going to be a busy one.

A few things you may have missed on the site this past week:

MGMS Advanced Warfare First Recon Tournament

MGMS 2015_01The 32 teams for the first MWEB GameZone Call of Duty tournament in 2015 have been revealed and it includes the familiar names and a bunch of newer ones. The teams will play for R6,000 in Kalahari vouchers over the next few weeks.

All the details, including links to the ruleset, can be found in the MWEB GameZone article here.

LazyGamer Call of Duty Tournament

LazygamerNetThe ruleset for LazyGamer’s first Call of Duty tournament has been announced. The PS4 tournament will be played on the weekend of 30 January, and teams have until 29 January to register.

Up for grabs is R2,000 cash, as well as other product prizes.

Orena

orena-lifechild-bannerThe postponed Dota 2 online final of the Orena Life Child Invitational was held on 11 January, with two Bravado teams – Emotion and Blue – facing off for the R7,500 cash prize.

In what was described as an “epic affair” Bravado’s Emotion took the series 3-1 over their clan mates.

[via Facebook]

Killah Clowns_CANSA_01The Killah Clowns

The Killah Clowns have announced a fundraising gaming event in aid of CANSA. For a donation of R20, individual players can join TKC in a 64-player lobby on Sunday 1 February from 4pm.

For more details, head here. To donate to the cause (via GivenGain), head here.

A reminder that The Killah Clowns will also be hosting a four season Battlefield 4 tournament. Details can be found here.

DGL

A reminder that registrations are open for the upcoming summer leg of DGL. Registrations will remain open until 24 January 2015, so get your team signed up.

Games On Gaming Lounge

Games On LogoGames On Gaming Lounge is recruiting for a Dota 2 team. Succesful team members will be allowed to play and practice at the venue during the DGL season.

[via Facebook]

The venue hosted a FIFA 15 tournament this past weekend which saw 32 players battle for prizes sponsored by the venue, Peninsula Beverage Company (Play Energy Drink) and NAG. The winner on the day was Mubeen Gaffoor, and the full tournament bracket can be found here.

TTSA_Livery Comp_01TTSA

The chaps from TTSA had a busy end to last year and early start to 2015, with the finals to their Virtual Super Drift event ending a full year of competitive drifting. The year has kicked off with voting on their livery competition.

The finals of saw stiff competition between the drifters but once the smoke had cleared, FaultyJoker had grabbed the win with BEEMERSTEIN in second. The full round-up of the finals can be found here.

The three finalists for the ‘Dropper Livery’ competition have been revealed, with the winner (by votes) walking away with “R1000 cash and a shotgun ride in a monstrous Nissan R33.” You can go and help them decide the winner by voting here.

FIFA 15 2v2 Tournament

If you missed our end of the year collaboration with FifaChamps and our subsequent coverage of the tournament, then head over to Brainwavez.org for more coverage by Mandy Watson.

Xbox 360 Sale

Xbox South Africa has revealed ‘GearFest’ which has “some great deals on our best Xbox 360 games and up to 20% off Xbox 360 accessories.” Deals are available at all participating retailers, with more information available “in-store”.

[via Facebook]

Megarom Interactive

Megarom-LogoXbox SA’s PR go-to man, Graeme Selvan, will be leaving the company at the end of January to take up a post at Megarom – presumably the PR position that Devon Stanton will be vacating in February.

We wish both Graeme and Devon the very best in their new jobs.

[via Facebook]

Sales & Discounts

Kalahari Logo_01Kalahari.com has a sale on featuring ‘100s’ of games discounted by up to 60%. There’s likely to be something for everyone as the sale covers all platforms. You can see everything available here.

Upcoming Events

  • Nothing on the agenda in the next week. That’s a little sad isn’t it?

For more events happening this January, head 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.

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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