Category:  Columns

By , November 25, 2014, @ 5:00 pm 4 Columns, PC

After a number of issues with its Early Access program, Valve has finally updated its Steam Early Access guides and rules, and the program is all the better for it. But it’s far from where it needs to be, and… Read More »

By , November 19, 2014, @ 1:30 pm 20 Columns

As controversial as this topic is, I’d still like to consider it for a moment. With the media and parents aplenty blaming video games for a host of things, from the anger and rebellious spirits of their youth, to an… Read More »

By , November 14, 2014, @ 3:30 pm 6 Columns, PC

The G3AR team consists of a wide array of individuals, each boasting a number games they like, dislike, love and hate. There is one binding commonality among many of us, however – it’s a love for Dota 2. It’s the… Read More »

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 »