Busting the gaming stereotype

South Africa's gamers are educated, healthy, well-off and lives life to the full, writes Rachel Thompson, insights director of GfK South Africa. Perceptions that gamers are predominantly young, geeky, and male persist, despite the reality that playing videogames has...

Bravado unveils its first Fortnite team

They have been blazing trails in Call of Duty, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and FIFA. Now South Africa's top esports group, sponsored by Dell, Alienware and Intel, has expanded into one of the biggest competitive games on the planet. Bravado Fortnite will...

All roads lead to Soweto gaming festival

Thee 2019 Esports tournament will be co-hosted in three African countries - Ghana, Nigeria and Zimbabwe. The esports tournament will have a prize pool of R20 000, which will be the first of its kind and will be hosted at the prestigious Soweto Theatre. The third...

Trends driving the gaming market in 2019

Current trends are positively reshaping the gaming experience, transforming virtual to reality through ICT innovation. As the gaming industry evolves, gaming enthusiasts are increasingly devouring cutting-edge technology, says Matthew Hall, product director at...

Creating an esports team – a pro’s view

2018 was a landmark year for South African esports as one of the country’s best teams took the battle overseas and made waves in the international scene. A year ago Bravado’s top Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) team relocated to Arizona in the U.S., a venture...

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