The gaming from South Africa, in one tasty to digest wrap.
There’s a few things on this weekend you may find of interest:
Electronics & Gaming Expo
This weekend it’s the first of Cape Town’s Electronics & Gaming Expo. These are the articles that will help keep you informed about the goings-on on the weekend of 29 to 31 May.
- EGE | Advanced Warfare (Xbox One) Registrations
- EGE | Advanced Warfare (PS4) Registrations
- EGE | Corsair CS:GO Tournament Registrations
- EGE | Mortal Kombat X Pre-Registrations
- EGE | FIFA 15 (X360) Registrations
- We’re taking our little party to CTICC… and we’re bringing friends… (Zombiegamer)
- Cape Town’s Gaming Expo is Definitely On – Everything you need to know (MWEB GameZone)
- Cape Town’s Gaming and Tech Expo – Tournaments, Cosplay and More (MWEB GameZone)
- Cape Town’s First Gaming Expo Kicks off this Week (Cape Town Etc)
Mortal Kombat Cup
We were there, and if you want to know what went down, we (or one of us) did some coverage for MWEB GameZone, which you can read here.
Pictures from the event can also be viewed here.
The second Gauteng qualifier for the Mortal Kombat Cup is this weekend. Unfortunately, entries are closed, but you can catch the action on nAvTV.
The final eight teams for the South African qualifier for ESWC, hosted by Orena, have been decided.
Energy eSports, Above the Law, Eternal Conflict, Damage Control, Clutch Kingz, Bravado, Aperture and Defekt are all heading to the LAN final at Jukes Club and Esports Lounge on 6 and 7 June.
Teams are playing for a spot to go to Montreal, Canada for the ESWC CS: GO Tournament in July.
Braccianos e-Sports Lounge in Brackenfell, Cape Town will be hosting two Hearthstone Fireside Gathering Championship Qualifiers in the next month or so.
A new online tournament site that appeared somewhere in a timeline of ours. There’s not much we can tell you just yet about the site, but they do have a wide variety of titles (across a number of platforms) listed.
For now, go and register on the site to be kept in the loop.
The full line-up of teams can be found here.
According to the press release, the squad “consists of nine of the finest Counterstrike players that participate in the official South African tournament scene.” And those players are:
|Heymans, Johan||BeZerK||Team Captain|
|Batzofin, Jason||St John’s College||Player|
|Brown, Thomas||All Stars||Player|
|Nortjé, Thylé||All Stars||Player|
|Smale, Duncan||St John’s College||Player|
|van Wamelen, Bastiaan||St John’s College||Player|
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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