5 HOT TOPICS: Land, rand, FICA and dark side of online games

2017-05-11 17:39

This week saw two prominent economic leaders warning against calls to seize land, saying it would not lead to economic transformation and requires more nuanced planning.

SA's 'Gumtree for gamers' sees massive growth

2017-05-09 14:22

Local website GamesTrader has become a hub to buy, sell and trade game titles for consoles online.

The gamification of education

2017-03-08 16:32

Using games in the classroom is a great way to teach kids in a more creative and efficient way.

Nintendo Switch: SA launch date, pricing announced

2017-01-27 13:12

The highly anticipated hybrid console, the Nintendo Switch, will be available in South Africa from March 3 with a R5 599 price tag.

Japanese videogame giant Nintendo gave gamers a sneak peek at a long-awaited new console, a portable device dubbed Nintendo Switch.

Japanese videogame giant Nintendo gave gamers a sneak peek at a long-awaited new console, a portable device dubbed Nintendo Switch.

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Get your geek on with AKA and Jack Parow at rAge expo

2016-10-02 11:00

This week sees the return of the biggest local video gaming, computer, technology and geek

World record: Gamers race GTs for an incredible 48 hours!

2016-08-22 10:27

Five bleary-eyed gamers each completed an incredible two-day stint at the wheel of a virtual Ford GT race car to set a new Guinness world record for the 'longest video marathon in a racing game'.

SHARE WATCH: Pokémon GO and the world of gaming

2016-07-26 11:18

Overberg Asset Management analyst Kirk Swart looks at Pokémon GO and the world of gaming in this week's five shares to watch.

What's made Pokémon GO such a viral success?

2016-07-17 12:47

Augmented reality games have been around for more than a decade, so what was it about Pokémon GO that allowed it to become a global phenomenon?

Nintendo soars on Pokemon success

2016-07-10 14:26

Nintendo has soared as its new smartphone game debuted at the top of gaming charts, but the gains were not enough to prevent Tokyo stocks slipping.


Xenophobia, hate speech thrive unchecked in online games

2017-05-11 10:36

Spend enough time hunting terrorists in online games and you’re bound to come across players hurling xenophobic and racist taunts at each other.

Tencent profits jump 43% on mobile gaming success

2017-03-22 18:32

Chinese technology giant Tencent reported a profit boost, helped by the growing popularity of its mobile games.

Gamer dies during 24-hour marathon attempt for charity

2017-02-25 14:43

A Virginia man who died at home while playing a 24-hour video game marathon was part of an online live-streaming community in which members sometimes go to extremes to build audiences, experts have said.

Welcome to eSports: More than just a game

2016-12-02 13:44

eSports players maybe compete for glory in virtual worlds, but the world these players, their fans and audiences operate in is very real.

Like guns? Like F1? Hamilton to star in the next Call of Duty shooter

2016-10-19 09:01

Reigning Formula 1 world champion, Lewis Hamilton, will make a guest appearance in the next installment of the Call of Duty franchise, Infinite Warfare.

Boys need stricter security measures online

2016-08-29 16:16

Girls and boys behave differently online and need different online safety rules.

Bookmakers not in for a ‘free ride’

2016-07-27 20:04

The Competition Commission has thrown out a complaint by bookmakers against Tellytrack and its partners.

Tsogo waits on SA rebound while expanding casinos

2016-07-18 11:30

Tsogo Sun is positioning itself for an economic rebound as the gaming and hotels company upgrades casinos in its core market.

Nintendo soars over 16%, extends Pokemon rally

2016-07-14 07:46

Investors are cheering Nintendo's move into mobile gaming, taking the stock to new highs as the new smartphone game Pokemon Go picks up legions of fans globally.

Acer Predator i7 is a gamer’s dream come true

2016-07-04 12:41

The Acer Predator range undoubtedly has monstrous aesthetic appeal.

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