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Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

Milliseconds keep African gamers from esports dominance

Milliseconds keep African gamers from esports dominance

Finished at 23, eSports players peer nervously into retirement

In the most frenzied eSports games, players can be finished by 23 because reactions supposedly slow after that

American teen ‘Bugha’ becomes solo Fortnite champ, winning $3-million

At just 16 years of age, Kyle Giersdorf became the video game's first champion, and a millionaire

Fun and games that change lives

Professional gaming can mean earning big bucks for elite competitors. It also fosters problem-solving skills in casual players

Netflix gets its game on at E3 with ‘Stranger Things’

The streaming television powerhouse is looking to expand its original shows into other media

South African team wins international gaming award

Bahiyya Khan and her team — Claire Meekel, Abi Meekel, and Tim Flusk — won the award for their work on ‘after HOURS’

Berlin gaming house the stuff of Legends

eSports teams have descended on the city for an event that tests much more than the players’ skills

Gaming medicine: Virtual reality is bringing real-time relief for chronic pain

Virtual reality isn’t just for video games anymore. It’s revolutionising medicine, including the way we manage pain.

In praise of the beautiful e-game

Virtual football is putting more South Africans into the boots of their on-field heroes

Slice of life: A cool new voice in gaming

'In 2012 everyone else was blogging about food and fashion but there was no cool black voice talking about gaming'

Fak’ugesi digifest’s for everyone

Don’t be put off if you’re a novice to all things digital. It’s a great place to explore, experiment and learn

Pokémon Go finally available in South Africa, much of Africa

South African trainers no longer have to game the system in order to enjoy the augmented reality game.

Pokémon GO floods social media as gamers dump their keyboards to hunt for cyber beasts

You've no doubt seen your social media timelines and newsfeeds inundated with posts about Pokémon Go. Here's an explainer on what it's all about.

FBI’s gullible goat slips up on jihadi slope

Anti-radicalisation tools are indicative of how clueless governments can be when it comes to reaching out to the younger generation

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