ESNA Platform launches with Moroccan focus

Electronic Sports North Africa (ESNA) have created a new social gaming platform with the primary aim of bringing together gamers of Morocco together. Currently in beta, ESNA claims to be the first 100% Moroccan tool to bring together all the services dedicated to video games in the form of a dynamic social network all from…

I Want My Game Black

Nathan Damtew is the visionary founder of BeBlocky a gamified learning app created to teach young kids computer programming in a fun and intuitive way. In a personal op-ed he muses on the value of representation in the gaming space.

SA Game Jam sets date for virtual event

South Africa’s annual game jam is set to go the virtual route as a result of a virus that will remain unnamed. The event which has slowly established itself as a stable of the local development community was started by South African outfit – Free Lives. The Cape Town based studio started the annual competition…

Gebeta launches Multiplayer Mode

After a short delay hyper casual mobile title – Gebeta has finally received an online multiplayer feature. Developed by Qene Technologies, the mode marks a significant milestone for the Ethiopian studio and its publisher Carry1st.

GIA to return in Autumn

Games Industry Africa will be on hiatus and return in August. Hitting the half way stage of the year comes with a privileged opportunity to reflect, recharge and return with a larger emphasis on continuing to support the efforts of developers across the African continent.

Emerge Gaming and MTN to launch MTN Arena

Emerge Gaming Limited, the operator of online eSports and casual gaming competition and tournament platform technology, has signed an agreement with Mobile Telephone Networks Proprietary Limited (MTN) to distribute, market and operate Emerge’s platform technology under the brand “MTN Arena”, in South Africa.

Digital Lab Africa announces Winners

Following 500 submissions from 32 countries across the African continent, Digital Lab Africa celebrating its fourth edition has announced Robert Mensah from Nigeria and Tristan Mocke from South Africa winners in the video game category.