Kids love Lego's new inventions, financials show

2017-03-10 08:46

After the patent for Lego blocks expired and imitation interlocking blocks started flooding South African shops, Lego is still 75 billion Lego blocks a year.

Pac-Man, Space Invaders coming to Facebook Messenger

2016-11-30 14:05

Seventeen classic games are coming to Facebook Messenger – including Pac-Man and Space Invaders.

Nintendo scores with Pokemon Go smartphone hit

2016-07-11 09:30

Nintendo, which hasn’t yet thrown itself fully into the world of mobile gaming, is giving people a good idea of what a smartphone hit looks like with the success of Pokemon Go.

Watch out Kim K! Taylor Swift is also launching her own mobile game!

2016-02-04 21:00

Taylor Swift is set to launch her own mobile game, with designers promising a "one-of-a-kind digital gaming experience".

Tencent uses entertainment to beat China slowdown

2015-11-09 09:19

Smartphone games for the one billion users of WeChat and free streaming of ‘Game of Thrones’ are expected to help drive a 28% surge in sales for Tencent Holdings.

Ancient toy has township kids on top of the world

2015-07-02 16:07

For centuries, spinning tops have given joy to children across the world - and Mfuleni, Cape Town, is no different. Some youngsters agreed to take us for a spin.

DIY learning games

2015-05-20 10:07

Make these simple and clever developmental games for your kids.

“Feast of Murders" Mystery Calendar 2015

2015-04-08 14:47

Once again we need your sleuthing abilities to catch devious killers while dining on sumptuous feasts at select venues across the city!

Dad's huge peek-a-boo fright

2014-09-15 15:08

Little girl reacts badly to dad’s surprise peek-a-boo reveal.

Tablet games may relax anxious kids before surgery

2014-08-07 14:34

Playing tablet-based games before undergoing surgery has shown to relax some children more effectively than a sedative.

Want to play Doom in a Porsche 911? Here's how in 3 easy steps!

Ever wanted to play 1993 classic horror game, Doom, in your car? This video shows you how to mod a Porsche 911 to run the first-person shooter in three easy steps.

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STIKBOT™ stop animation toy now available in South Africa

2016-09-08 16:10

PARTNERED WITH PRIMA TOYS: StikBot is a brand new, highly innovative toy that allows amateur film-makers of all ages to create, animate and share original stop-motion videos via an app.

Tencent in talks to buy Hay Day, Clash of Clans company

2016-05-24 07:12

Tencent - which Naspers has a 34% stake in - is in talks to buy a majority stake in gamemaker Supercell Oy from SoftBank, the Wall Street Journal has reported.

Tetris by the numbers

2015-11-25 06:35

Video game Tetris may be over 30 years old, but it remains among the most popular gaming titles on earth.

The Big Box in Cape Town

2015-09-07 09:44

A café dedicated to playing board games.

How to make your kids glow in the dark

2015-06-12 12:57

Parents and children have to adapt when the power goes out.

Tencent buys stake in maker of Kim Kardashian game

2015-04-30 11:39

Chinese internet company Tencent has bought a 14.6% stake in mobile game developer Glu Mobile - the maker of hit application ‘Kim Kardashian: Hollywood’

Can you guess who said this?

2014-12-03 13:23

“I make Jessica Simpson look like a rock scientist.”

Adult video games encourage risky behaviour in kids

2014-08-08 14:36

A study suggests that teenagers who play risk-glorifying games created for mature players may develop values consistent with their deviant game characters.

Mentally stimulating games keep ageing minds sharp

2014-07-15 13:26

Researchers found that people who regularly played games like puzzles, crosswords, cards and checkers performed better on thinking tests than their peers.

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