Largest videogame and e-sports center opens in West Africa

Serial games industry entrepreneur, Sidick Bakayoko under the mantel of Paradise Games has opened a ground breaking space in Ivory Coast. Located in the heart of Abidjan Paradise games is designed to be a hotbed for all things gaming related.

Speaking to Africanews.com Sidick Bakayoko said:

We ambition to transform the entertainment industry in Africa by using games as a way to learn and by allowing young Africans to discover the video game field, robotics and virtual reality.” Along with it, Paradise Game also expects more than 500,000 visitors per year. As a company whose goal is to empower, entertain, and educate youths of the African continent, this objective must lead to a more sustainable tech scene.

The gaming centre is scheduled to open its doors in September 2019 commencing with an 80m² room that will host sessions on robotics, video game development and computers for middle school and high school students.