2upGamers come out swinging in the 5th Round

It was another icy-cold day in Cape Town on May the 4th, but it wasn’t enough to stop gamers from coming out to attend the 2upGamers 5th Round event at Rygersdal Sports Club. This time, the team decided to go with a fighting-game theme; hence the appropriate title for this

Free Comic Book Day 2012 met with resounding success

Not everyone knows this but I have always been fascinated by comic books, graphic novels and the different characters that are featured therein. I haven’t read many since I was much younger and have never really found a good place to purchase them. Well, that and someone stole the small

Look & Listen Diablo III midnight launch a rocking success

Look & Listen, situated in Fourways Johannesburg, held one hell of an epic Diablo III launch party! Upon arrival to the midnight launch, gamers were treated to some rather tasty snacks, coldrinks and a phenomenal evening of entertainment. The event kicked off at around 21:15pm and gamers attended in the

Operation: Ghost Recon Future Soldier launch event

PRIMARY MISSION OBJECTIVE: INFILTRATE MILITARY STRONGHOLD LOCATED AT CAFE CULTURE IN FOURWAYS JHB. FURTHERMORE, GATHER INTEL ON FUTURISTIC SPEC MILITARY TECHNOLOGY AND RENDEZVOUS AT LZ DESIGNATED ALPHA CHARLIE FOR EXTRACTION. SECONDARY MISSION OBJECTIVE: CONFISCATE MILITARY HARDWARE, LOCATED AT THE CAFE CULTURE, FOR FURTHER ASSESSMENT AT ITF HQ. MISSION REPORT: THE ITF SQUAD DESIGNATED ROMEO FIVE

2upGamers 6th Gen: Shaky Start with a Strong Finish

It was once again the first Friday of the month and that means another 2upGamers event. It took place on the 1st of June 2012; this time at Peninsula Cricket Academy. It meant a longer drive for me but I was excited nonetheless. I arrived at the venue just before

ICON 2012: Gaming and Cosplay at its best

It was a cold Saturday afternoon in Johannesburg. The cold front had hit the Highveld, but it did not discourage thousands of gamers, comic book fans and Cosplayers from attending one of South Africa’s largest gaming conventions, ICON. Currently in its 21st year of existence, ICON has become one of

Old faces and very new tricks: Nintendo stand at rAge 2011

‘I waited impatiently behind a kid who didn’t really seem to know what he was doing’ a twenty-five year-old male rAge Expo visitor tells me, as he begins to talk about his experience of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D. ‘The funny thing is I didn’t even know that

Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D Review

Developed by Capcom, Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D is the latest third-person shooter for the Nintendo 3DS, but do Zombies truly shine in 3D? Let’s find out.Gameplay:Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D places you in various locations and allocates a time limit in which you have to take on as many Zombies

Heroic mutants and devious demons: Megarom at rAge 2011

The Megarom stand was probably one of the places that I spent most of my time at rAge this year. What excited me the most was 2k’s The Darkness II. It was similar to the first game in the comic-based series, except this time it featured quad-wielding, meaning that you

rAge 2012: ITF Arrival

As the sun rose over the hustle and bustle of Jo’burg, the ITF Team prepared to charge into rAge! The preparations were complete, Darryl’s ominous surveying of the state of affairs in general, Brady did his two thousand and first sit-up, Jonathan awkwardly hugged his last victim and I did