#SPONSORED A few weeks ago, Chani_ZA told you a little bit about RUSH. A new Esports event that is being organised by the same folks who bring you rAge every year (i.e. they know what they're doing and it won't be sh*t). The idea is simple: a giant celebration of South African Esports under one roof and powered by HP Omen. That's the abridged version on…
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…
Looking back on the past year, we've seen tremendous growth in the support of local Esports. With the introduction of events such as the Telkom DGL Masters, Mettlestate and the CWL MAG Cup, we've seen players from different titles and platforms able to compete for bigger prizes, on bigger stages, with bigger audiences. Which is really awesome! Today, NAG announced in a press release that "rAge…
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…
You're probably seeing them everywhere and like me wondering WTF a fidget spinner is, and what the big deal is. Well I'm here to tell you. Think of this as Fidget Spinners 101. What is a fidget spinner A fidget spinner is a stress relieving toy that has taken the world by storm. It first gained popularity among school kids and now adults are catching on.…
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- June 21, 2017
By Sam Wright