Tag Archives: SAesports

Running An MGO – What To Know At The Start

Running An MGO – What To Know At The Start

It was a very sad day for us when Mythic Gaming announced they would be shutting down. We, along with much of the South African esports scene, had become very fond of the ambitious MGO and their ...
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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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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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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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Beats And Beatdowns

Beats And Beatdowns

When we read about an esports event that set itself up with: “Jack Parow and Fokofpolisiekar have combined forces with Warner Bros. Entertainment, Ster Kinekor Entertainment and tournament ...
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VS Gaming Festival – the R1.5mil weekend

VS Gaming Festival – the R1.5mil weekend

In an age of million-rand esports tournaments featuring either CS:GO or Dota 2, it’s refreshing to see a big-money contest that caters to a completely different style of competition. We are, of ...
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