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Sinister5: Minus 3 Pros, Plus 3 Fans

Sinister5: Minus 3 Pros, Plus 3 Fans

The VS Gaming Championships LAN tournament is coming up fast, taking place at the rAge Expo in Joburg on 6-8 October. It’s the chance for some of the strongest competitive gaming teams in the ...
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Going Pro with ShazZ

Going Pro with ShazZ

We first chatted to Pulse Gaming more than a year ago after they picked up a very promising CS:GO team in the form of SSG ShocK. They’d just placed second in the Telkom DGL Pre-Season Cup and had ...
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Getting Paid To Play Video Games

Getting Paid To Play Video Games

It’s been a good few months since the formation of Goliath Gaming. Long enough, we reckoned, to have a catch-up with one of their CS:GO stars, Stefan “NEF” Smit, to see what impact ...
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PUBG: The New Esport on the Block

PUBG: The New Esport on the Block

With the meteoric rise to fame of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), breaking Steam records almost weekly, it was only a matter of time until South Africa got its first event. It turns ...
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North Vs South With Axtremes

North Vs South With Axtremes

ESL Africa is unique in South African esports because it’s the only competition that gives local teams a chance to test themselves against other sides from around the African continent. ...
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The Rise Of Sinister 5

The Rise Of Sinister 5

As you all probably know by now, Sinister 5 were the first MGO in South Africa to start paying their players salaries, and with the recent acquisitions of Adam ‘Adastam’ Moore and Dennis ...
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Rise Of The Valkyries

Rise Of The Valkyries

In case you didn’t know, that mid-week holiday you enjoyed on August 9th was a day focused on celebrating the women of the world. But Mettlestate and Sam Wright from Tech Girl took it to the next ...
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2ndsterr No More

2ndsterr No More

Local CS:GO experienced one of its biggest shocks in recent memory when Energy Esports beat Bravado Gaming at the inaugural RUSH LAN to claim the first of two qualifying spots for South African ...
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