Want to be a pro-gamer in SA? Here's how

2016-02-01 14:37

Professional gaming in South Africa is a slow process and only hard work will see deserving gamers rising to the top, says a local industry body.

Internet deals take aim at gamers

2015-12-09 14:02

Internet service provider OpenWeb has expanded an internet access package aimed at gamers and downloaders.

Gaming revenue set for jump

2015-10-07 09:20

Revenue from digital gaming is set for massive growth, data from an industry research organisation has found.

Gaming cushions GPI's gamble on food

2015-09-01 14:13

Grand Parade Investments has posted an increase to 10.53 cents in headline earnings per share from 3.17c, with the bulk coming from the gaming division.

Call to transform KZN gaming and betting sector

2015-07-01 13:12

KZN Finance MEC Belinda Scott is calling for transformation in the gaming and betting sector after appointing a new board.

Nvidia aims to jump from games to self-driving cars

2015-05-15 13:03

Nvidia has taken a long time to gain acceptance as a global automotive supplier.

The road to Seattle, one game at a time

2015-05-11 09:26

Far away from the glitz and glamour of Seattle, on the southern tip of Africa, a game called Dota 2 has found its own niche.

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.


Telkom launches R1m prize for SA gamers

2016-01-22 09:19

The telecommunications player has rebranded its gaming league in a bid to increase the professionalism in the sport.

Powerball gets a boost

2015-12-04 20:06

A new game has been added to the lottery PowerBall draw and the prize on Friday 4 December is over R50 million.

Gaming used to help youth obtain jobs

2015-09-04 20:00

A new online game - Team C4 - hopes to help more young South Africans to obtain jobs in the contact centre industry.

Tributes pour in for Nintendo president's death

2015-07-13 10:39

From rivals and partners to stricken fans, tributes to Satoru Iwata poured out on social media worldwide after news of the Nintendo president's death.

YouTube to launch app, site dedicated to gaming

2015-06-12 21:32

YouTube has unveiled plans to launch an app and site dedicated to gaming ahead of E3.

Cinema becomes war zone for eSports fans

2015-05-11 20:01

In a low-lit converted wing of a shopping-mall cinema, hundreds of fans have cheered as two teams riddled each other with bullets during a big-screen game for a $25 000 reward.

Fans cheer for Call of Duty in Paris video game world cup

2015-05-03 20:47

The Zenith concert hall in Paris was transformed into a giant play room this weekend for a global tournament devoted to the blockbuster Call of Duty video game.

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.

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