Some photos courtesy of Mettlestate. I harp on a lot about Esports in South Africa. If you regularly frequent this blog you'll know that. A few weeks ago I hosted the #AcerForGaming evening and it was a huge success (or at least I thought so), with a great response and watching so many ladies jam Overwatch and CSGO got me super hyped. It made me realise…
It has been close on 2 years now that I've been smashing the keyboard sharing my thoughts on Esports and trying to build the scene. When I started bashing out blog posts and doing silly YouTube videos it was about trying to put a spotlight on a scene I loved. It was specifically about telling the stories of the players because I really believed that if…
The past few years saw tons of controversies around women in gaming. Mostly, it led to even more toxicity in online gaming environments. However, we did see some growth in female-led games. From Aloy of Horizon Zero Dawn, to more Lara Croft in the recent reboot, and even the lady leading ReCore on Xbox or Mirror’s Edge. I’m not saying that all games need to have…
Last week was #AcerForGaming - I shared with you how this event came about and what the reasoning was behind it. There's a lot that went on that you probably didn't know about. For starters, we opened registrations on the Friday morning and I was well aware I was jumping on a plane to head to Taiwan for Computex. I was super stressed about not being…
I cannot believe that tonight is the #AcerForGaming evening. This has actually been something in the works for months on end (even though you found out about it less than 2 weeks ago) so it seems rather surreal that it is finally here! If you're pulling through to the event tonight here are a few important things you need to know: Games we're going to play…
Just before I jetted off to Taiwan for Computex I went to go watch Wonder Woman at an exclusive screening. It is no secret that I'm a giant Wonder Woman fan, hell I walk around with Wonder Woman earrings most of the time! I loved the movie. I loved Wonder Woman. I loved Gal Gadot's portrayal of the character. There was something really special about the…
My name is Sam. A South African geek who loves gadgets, technology and Esports. I'm obsessed with South African Esports, own far too many pairs of Converse and secretly wish I could be one of the X-Men. This little blog is a space to find friends who share my geekiness and love for gaming, gadgets and Esports. Welcome!
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- June 21, 2017
By Sam Wright