The PC platform of choice for many – Steam has offered a deep dive into the performance of new releases of over the years. According to their analysis, it presents a mostly rosy outlook for new game launches, but fails to show a correlation between games supported with features as well as a regional segmentation. It’s still a fascinating read.
Kenyan based developer, Internet of Elephants have released a new mobile AR experience – Wildeverse that transforms our currently ravaged earth into a more palatable jungle.
Voice of Bayek from Assassins Creed: Origins and acclaimed Kenyan-British actor Abubakar Salim has made a move into the games industry as CEO and founder of Silver Rain Games. Alongside his plans to star as Father in Ridley Scott’s Raised by Wolves television series this year, Abubakar Salim will be creating and directing a new…
With Covid-19 continuing to ravage the status quo as we know it, Unity has joined the list of corporations trying to alleviate the strain of physical exclusions by providing the tools to get creative.
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.
Unity Technologies has slowly begun to establish itself as a key player in the African gaming space, by securing a number of strategic partnerships. Following their agreement with the Senegalese government in late 2019, they’ve now sealed a new deal with Ethiopian Gebeya.
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.
Nick Hall is a seasoned veteran of the South African games industry. He has been a legal counsel for the majority of game development companies in South Africa as well as the founder of Playtopia/Make Games Africa. Here is an extended interview offering his insights on The Great Divide.
Sithe Ncube is a community organizer, developer as well as an active member of the African game development scene. She is also the founder of Prosearium (an initiative that aims to shine the spotlight and female developed games). Here is an extended interview offering her insights on The Great Divide.
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 the joys of HTML5.