SA Gaming News Wrap

You know the score by now (we hope). All the news from what’s happening in South African gaming in one spot, once a week.

A few articles you may have missed recently:

Upcoming Events

  • We’re at Trenchtown this Saturday (28 February) for a FIFA 15 tournament which features cash prizes and vouchers from Digicodes. Everything you need to know about the event can be found here.
  • Cape Town Showdown will be at Kamimodo E-Sports Cafe for a Guilty Gear Xrd tournament from 1pm. Details can be found here.

Competitions & Giveaways

  • Win an AMD FX-8320 8-Core Processsore with The Division and Orena’s Robohobo.

Sales & Discounts

Kalahari.com has kicked off the ‘Mind Blowing’ Sale which features games under R100, discounts on consoles and hardware, and more. Details of the items on sale can be found here.

Orena

Orena_BftT_01Energy eSports has claimed the throne in the first CS: GO ‘Battle for the Throne’ tournament hosted by Orena.

eN. Heat defeated Eternal Conflict 2-0 in the final and will now await a challenger in the next installment of the tournament which is “coming soon”. You can find the brackets for the completed tournament here.

Energy have also bagged the first seed and only invite for the Logitech Invitational event. Details of this tournament are expected today still.

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Meanwhile, the Dota 2, Hearthstone and Xbox One Advanced Warfare legs of the Battle for the Throne have kicked off. You can follow the results by hitting the links for each title.

GG Tournaments SA

GG Tournaments SA have kicked off their 2015 tournament season with a 3v3 SnD tournament for Xbox One. The team cap for the event has already been hit and matches should be underway from tomorrow with the finals scheduled for this Saturday.

Jukes Club and Esports Lounge

Pretoria looks set to be getting its own eSports venue in the shape of Jukes Club and Esports Lounge. No opening day has been announced, but if you’re a Pretoria gamer, keep your eye on their website and Facebook page.

MSSA

MSSA SA Flag LogoOnline Inter-Schools

The MSSA Online Inter-Schools eSports League has opened registrations for school clubs to participate across a variety of titles. Registrations for the league will close on 16 March.

The league will be played in the Swiss format and schools do not have enter all titles offered. Affiliation fees for the school are R100.00 per annum, while player registration fees are R5.00 each.

North West LAN Championships

The North West LAN Championships will be hosted on 7 and 8 March. Registrations for the tournament – which will feature StarCraft II, CoD: Advanced Warfare, League of Legends, Hearthstone, Ultimate Street Fighter IV and Tekken Tag Tournament 2 on the Saturday, and Dota, Counter-Strike, OSU, FIFA and Trackmania on the Sunday – closes on 4 March.

Details of the event:

Hosting Club: St Conrad’s College

  • Venue: St Conrad’s College, Klerksdorp
  • Date: 7 & 8 March 2015
  • Entry Fees: R60.00 per Registered Player per Period
  • Computers: Bring your own. Please ensure that all game updates are done prior to arrival. No updates shall be done at the event.

You can email mindsportssa@iafrica.com if you have any queries.

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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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