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Dell study discusses the art of female gaming

eSports is one of the fastest growing sporting sectors and could be worth over US$5 billion globally by 2020. But this is not the most interesting aspect of this fast-rising and highly competitive world. Instead, eSports – the competitive play of certain video games for prizes – is proving to be a great magnet for women. According to a PWC study, even though the gender split among game... »

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Bravado Gaming Dominates ESEA Mountain Dew League Season 28

Bravado Gaming, one of Africa’s premiere e-sports team and organisations, hit a career-high when they dominated the playing field in season 28 of the E-Sports Entertainment Association League’s (ESEA) Mountain Dew League (MDL). Competing in the league with the latest innovations from Dell’s Alienware gaming range, Bravado Gaming took down the biggest contenders in the MDL in order to l... »

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Dell study puts PC gamers in the spotlight

Over a third of South African gamers consider themselves as mainstream, but roughly the same number play games daily and a fifth of them play for between 6 and 10 hours. Where do they find the time? Many of the more hardcore gamers can play from 6pm to midnight. Related: Dell study finds that gamers are not your typical stereotype These are some of the findings by Clockwork Media, commissioned by ... »

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Dell study finds that gamers are not your typical stereotype

Video gaming is no longer a niche activity enjoyed by a few away from everyone else. As superstar Drake stole the limelight at the recent E3 gaming conference, it’s clear that the $30 billion gaming industry is solidly in the mainstream and growing fast. In 2017, more people watched esport’s League of Legends finals than the U.S.’ football and baseball professional championships combined. Related:... »

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VS Gaming hosts largest e-football tournament in Africa

Over an intense weekend of e-football, VS Gaming hosted the first tournament of its kind in Africa. VS Gaming hosted 1,024 e-football players over the two days at the Gallagher Convention Centre and finally awarded the first prize of R500,000 to Zuhair Ebrahim Ebrahim (ZaZe) as the last player standing. The runners up were Brandon Nell (CrypticVortex72), Tebogo Mathopa (Tebza) and Muhammad Zaid Pa... »

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South Africa: Everything you need to know about Rush 2017

Want to learn more about esports, meet and talk to pro players, watch SA’s top teams compete, and maybe even enter a competition yourself and win some prizes? Then Rush is where you want to be from 21-23 July, 2017. Designed by the creators of the rAge expo (really Awesome gaming expo), the inaugural Rush event, powered by HP OMEN, is a first for esports in South Africa and is set to become an ann... »

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South Africa: Kaizer Chiefs embrace Rush esports

In the latest of a series of innovations that keep Kaizer Chiefs and supporters at the cutting edge of technological advances, Kaizer Chiefs are excited to announce their participation at this year’s Rush esports event taking place from 21-23 July at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Rush is a rAge esports initiative which aims to bring a number of different esports tournaments and ac... »

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South Africa: Rush set to take esports to the next level

From the creators of the legendary rAge (really Awesome gaming expo) comes the next evolution in South African gaming – the dawn of Rush! The inaugural Rush event, powered by HP OMEN, is a first for esports in South Africa and is set to become an annual showcase of everything that esports has to offer. This unique event will offer aligned partners the opportunity to affiliate their brands with one... »

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Telkom forms dedicated company to grow eSports in South Africa

At a media briefing held in Johannesburg, the Telkom Digital Gaming League (DGL) announced major changes to the business and its management team. One of the most significant changes was the announcement that the company has become a stand-alone subsidiary of the Telkom Group as of 1 April 2017. The company, which has also been rebranded and is now known as VS Gaming, is headed up by CEO Cambridge ... »

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Acer named official sponsor for 2016 League of Legends World Championships

Acer has been named an official Sponsor for the 2016 League of Legends World Championships and 2016 All Star Event, with the partnership with LoL esports kicking off now and continuing through the duration of these events. Assisted by CAA in setting up the partnership, Acer will supply Predator XB1 (XB241H) monitors for the global esports events, equipping the professional practice rooms and stage... »

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