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.
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.
Mwaaba Alec Mugala is a Zambian Web designer, Indie game developer, producer and programmer who is in the running for The Humble New Talent Award at A MAZE later in the year.
With the world in the throes of a Covid-19 pandemic, its virility has begun to have an impact on the continents calendar of gaming activities. One such major victim is the Casablanca Gaming Expo which has been postponed indefinitely.
Calling all developers and game jam enthusiasts with ties to South Africa. Protoshi game jam is here.
A new open source platform called African Gaming Network designed to chart the who, what, where of the world of gaming in Africa is now live.
The city of Casablanca will host, from March 27 to 29, the first edition of the Moroccan video game show “Casablanca Gaming Expo”, which hopes to bring together the entire ecosystem of national and African gaming.
The esports success story continues afoot as youth focused Kucheza Gaming, hosted its first esports Open at Avi-Cenna International School in Lagos, Nigeria.
The following entry is a guest post from Ahmed Mohamed Maawy, one half of the driving force behind the ‘Koozooker Labs’ initiative, a platform designed to inspire collaborative game development across the continent. Read his thoughts on their Global Game Jam experience.
Developers across the continent converged, jammed and had a whale of a time as this years Global Game Jam came to an uplifting end. This years iteration also played host to a historic first.