Fixed odds profits underpin Phumelela performance

2015-04-10 19:37

Meaningful investment in retail fixed odds and tote betting shops is realising improving returns for Phumelela Gaming and Leisure, says CEO Rian du Plessis.

Merger creates large gaming group

2015-02-16 17:30

Dreams and Sun International plan to integrate their entire operations in Latin America through a merger.

Sony cheers as PS4 sales top 18.5m

2015-01-06 16:12

Sony says sales of its PlayStation 4 video game consoles have topped 18.5 million, with slightly over four million units bought during the year-end holiday season.

Five tips on becoming a pro gamer

2014-11-18 11:34

Professional gamers can earn big bucks and as the industry becomes a spectator sport, there is an opportunity to make serious cash playing the games you love.

SA to play catch-up with international gamers

2014-10-27 11:48

South Africa has a long way to go before local gamers can truly feel at home, says a gamer team which is heading to France for an international competition.

Microsoft finally launches Xbox in China

2014-09-29 08:57

Microsoft has launched its Xbox One game console in China, the first foreign company to enter the potentially massive market.

Microsoft delays Xbox launch in China

2014-09-22 10:05

Microsoft, which was due to launch the Xbox One in China, has said it will put back the "historic" event.

Microsoft buys Minecraft maker for $2.5bn

2014-09-16 07:18

Despite the buy, Minecraft will continue to be available on all platforms including iOS, Android and PlayStation, as well as Xbox and PCs.

For gamers, combating online abuse not easy

2014-09-01 11:13

Online gamers investigate online bullying and why it's so prevalent among their community.

Here's how to expand PS4, Xbox memory

2014-08-20 07:29

Memory of 500GB may not seem like a lot these days, but that's all you get in the hard drives built in to the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One.


China finally gets official PlayStations

2015-03-20 14:31

But some popular titles are not available for the console in the country because of government censorship.

SA gamers bemoan broadband speeds

2015-01-15 13:45

South African gamers have reacted sharply to the state of broadband in the country.

China censors loom large over Sony PlayStation

2014-12-11 10:03

Sony should fear China's censors almost as much as rival Microsoft as it prepares to unveil the price and release date of its PlayStation 4 gaming console.

Cash bonanza for 'worst video game ever'

2014-11-17 12:24

What some have called the worst video game ever made has fetched thousands of dollars for a city in the south-western state of New Mexico.

SA gamers face-off against global players

2014-10-20 08:45

A group of South Africans have made it to qualify for an international gaming competition where they will battle for championship glory.

Xbox One launches in SA

2014-09-23 13:10

Microsoft has launched its latest gaming console in South Africa with a price to match competitors.

China must wait longer for Xbox One

2014-09-21 11:28

Microsoft has delayed the launch of its Xbox One game console in China, the latest in a series of setbacks for the internet giant in China.

Sony wooing Japan to PS4 with Dragon Quest

2014-09-01 14:30

Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console.

Amazon dropping $1bn for Twitch, says report

2014-08-26 07:25

Amazon is buying the videogame platform Twitch for $1bn, bringing it access to millions of people who watch games being played on the site, a report says.

Violent videogames linked to risk of crime, alcohol abuse

2014-08-04 14:59

Violent videogames glorifying antisocial characters could increase teenage gamers' risk of criminal and other risky behavior like smoking and alcohol use, a US study has said.

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