Category:  Columns

By , October 23, 2014, @ 2:00 pm 29 Columns, Nintendo, PC, PS, Xbox

State of the Game today is a rather simple topic, and that’s because, oddly enough, it’s about difficulty in games. Difficult games versus easy games is way too subjective and generalised a topic to argue for or against. What principles… Read More »

By , October 21, 2014, @ 2:30 pm 8 Columns, PC, PS, Xbox

One of my first childhood memories was the day I woke up, surrounded by a heap of comic books my parents had bought from a fair. Everything you could possibly think of was somewhere within the collection: Archie, Batman, Fantastic… Read More »

By , October 16, 2014, @ 5:30 pm 14 Columns, Nintendo, PS, Xbox

The newest generation of consoles have started to hit their stride and we’re currently experiencing the second wave of title releases, the launch titles having come and gone. Now that we’re here, however, we need to ask whether it’s time… Read More »

By , October 16, 2014, @ 2:00 pm 4 Columns, Nintendo, PC, PS, Xbox

So South Africa’s largest gaming expo, rAge, just took place this week. From it, we’ve learnt, seen and played a lot. But what about it sold the experience to us? Timothy ‘South African indie games rock’ Biggar All in all,… Read More »

By , October 9, 2014, @ 11:00 am 25 Columns, PC, PS, Xbox

With South Africa’s largest gaming expo, rAge, about to take place, I thought it most appropriate to keep this week’s State of the Game succinct and simple. Which title are you most excited for? Keep in mind that we’ve already… Read More »

By , October 7, 2014, @ 11:00 am 23 Columns, PS

If you aren’t aware, though I’m sure you are, Sony recently announced a price hike to South Africa’s PlayStation Plus subscription costs of approximately 50%. It was a rather sudden announcement few saw coming and certainly ruffled some feathers, but… Read More »

By , September 26, 2014, @ 4:30 pm 9 Columns, Xbox

The Xbox One has finally launched in South Africa, if a little belatedly, but with it comes the beginning of a new console cycle, a rather exciting prospect if we’re being honest – like we needed to tell you that… Read More »

By , September 25, 2014, @ 11:00 am 8 Columns, PS, Tech, Xbox

It’s finally here! The release of the Xbox One on South African shores marks not only the start of continued support for Microsoft consoles on the African continent but the the earnest start of the newest generation of consoles. With… Read More »

By , September 11, 2014, @ 4:30 pm 6 Columns, PC

With the success of the PS4 and Xbox One as well as the ongoing success of the Nintendo 3DS and (arguable successful of the) PS Vita, console gaming is looking to maintain firm foothold in the industry. That said, PC… Read More »

By , September 4, 2014, @ 4:30 pm 14 Columns, Nintendo

The announcement of the new Nintendo 3DS models has unsurprisingly excited many and understandably annoyed many more. So we thought we’d discuss (or rather convey) our opinions on the matter, and let you, the readers, weigh in. Granted, there’s likely… Read More »

By , August 29, 2014, @ 3:30 pm 4 Columns

To the gaming community in South Africa, adult gamers are a common thing. We don’t judge them, and in fact most of the community consists of adult gamers. It’s easy to forget that outside our community there is a great… Read More »

By , August 22, 2014, @ 4:30 pm 1 Columns

If the recent Gamescom has demonstrated anything, it’s the prevalence and popularity of indie games, so much so that it’s become harder to distinguish a AAA title from an indie game. Granted, you might want to argue that it’s funding… Read More »

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