Tag: DotA2

eXdee Gaming and Cougar Gaming Announce 2017/2018 Sponsorship

eXdee Gaming and Cougar Gaming: 2017/2018 Sponsorship If there is one thing that gets players and MGOs united, it’s the prospect of fresh sponsorships entering the local esports market. In fact, many MGOs burn the midnight fuel putting together proposal after proposal to try and secure committed sponsors. Thus whenever an agreement is finally reached between an MGO and a…

Mind Sports South Africa (MSSA): A Bravado Challenge | Response & Opinions

The MSSA: What good governance of local esports looks like It’s been a fairly busy week if you’re either a fan of or involved with South African esports. Yesterday the MSSA released a news article (which was also linked via their official Facebook page) titled, “Mind Sports South Africa never takes selection for a national team lightly.” You can read…

The PotP Podcast: The South African Scene | Response & Opinions

Not Clowning Around | The Mesopotamian Response By now if you’re a fan of local esports (or just local DotA2) you’ve undoubtedly caught wind of the massive scandal that is Doni 2.0. It doesn’t include Doni, but the community has already decided it’s right up there with the alleged infamous anti-South African sentiments Doni shared on international media some years…

SA Gaming News Wrap

Phew. It seems to have been one breakneck week of activity in the local gaming and esports scene. Plenty of tournament announcements making it all very exciting for everyone involved. If you missed anything, we’ve hopefully got you covered here. Zombiegamer: EGE 2017 | VS Gaming Headline Sponsor with Dota2 Grand Finals Zombiegamer: ACGL at Rush Zombiegamer: EGE 2017 | Our Gaming Plans…

SA Gaming News Wrap

Look, we try to keep up with what’s happening around the country with gaming and esports but sometimes it’s not that easy. So if we missed something, how about helping us by letting us know – it makes you a better person and helps keep the community informed. Here are a few articles you may have missed from elsewhere: Zombiegamer: VS…

Player Contracts, Salaries, and Professionalism in South African esports | A Sinister Response

A Sinister Response On the 19th of June 2017, Tech Girl (Facebook | Twitter) published an article introducing Goliath Gaming, which I highly recommend you read here. The MGO reveal was fairly significant for a few reasons, most notable of which was the focus on a more professional business model and structure (with specific attention paid to implementing player salaries in…

SA Gaming News Wrap

There’s always plenty happening in South Africa but some weeks are more focused than others. This week, it’s all pretty FIFA (or virtual football)-like. Let’s kick things off with some articles you may have missed from elsewhere: ACGL: Injustice 2 SA Cup | Heat 4 Wrap Up and Top 16 Announced ACGL: Cape Town Esports Weekend Featuring FIFA 17 and Injustice…

SA Gaming News Wrap

There are always things happening in the local gaming scene. If you didn’t know that, then you’re not visiting us at the times it matters. (Once a week at least…). Zombiegamer: Ready yourself for ICON 2017 Zombiegamer: Rush | New Esports Event for SA ACGL: Injustice 2 SA Cup | Heat 3 Wrap Up ACGL: Injustice 2 SA Cup | Interview with Heat 2…