Could games be used to combat health and vaccine misinformation

Following hot on the heels of the global spread of Covid-19 was the dissemination of misinformation and conspiracy theories about its origins (with claims ranging from it being caused by 5G cellular networks, to it being developed as a bioweapon), and the motivations...

Ford SA launches Team Fordzilla Nations Cup

Ford South Africa is gearing up for its next Esports sim-racing competition, which is set to launch on 23 August. The competition, which is free to enter and open to all age groups, will be the first time that South African sim-racers will be able to represent their...

Why women are slaying in the gaming world

The gaming industry is growing exponentially, and so is the participation of women players. Leading this female-driven revolution are a handful of top women gamers who believe women can change the eSport and gaming world as we know it. Africa's increasing youth...

Get the best out of mobile gaming with a budget smartphone

Local gaming leader Ekasi Esports says mobile gaming, online learning and remote working are set for continued stellar growth as South Africa looks to March 2022 as its herd immunity target. "Combine the ongoing virus threat; the fact that a third of our population is...

How fitness can step up your gaming

From everyday enthusiasts to esports professionals, the gaming industry surged in 2020. This growth also increased competition, challenging esports’ premier athletes and novice gamers alike to find ways beyond the screen to level up their play. Enter Jasper Schellens,...

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The road forward for gaming

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced in a national address on Saturday evening on 15 August 2020 that a number of South Africa’s lockdown regulations will be relaxed as the country moves to a level 2 lockdown from midnight on Monday (17 August 2020). Mind Sports South...

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