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.
Ghanaian developer, Dynasto Afedo has seen his mobile racing game, RWC Racing Vol. 1 turbo charge to the top of the charts.
With the first half of 2020 almost consigned to history, Cameroon based studio Kiroo Games have announced positive figures from their latest open investment round.
Nigerian media company Pulse and Good World Games today announced the introduction of Pulse Games channels across all its African digital media platforms (Pulse Nigeria, Pulse Ghana and Pulse Live Kenya). The channels will feature hundreds of premium hypercasual games along with some other content.
Hyper casual game – Gebeta which is developed by Addis Ababa based studio Qene Technologies is finally set to receive a multiplayer mode.
As part of its continued efforts to build digital skills capacity, employability, and close the skills gap on the African continent, Microsoft 4Afrika has partnered with Pan-African EdTech company and talent marketplace Gebeya Inc. and the Technology and Innovation Institute, Ethiopia (TechIn) to launch its first virtual SkillsLab in Ethiopia. For those with long term ambitions to delve into the gaming industry it could be a watershed moment.
South African publisher, Carry1st have raised $2.5 million in seed investment designed to support their publishing operations across the continent.
In a series of interviews designed to profile the various women who take up pivotal roles within the gaming industry, Johana Riquier had a chat with Cholwe Shabukali, who fronts Zambian esports outfit Team Gematrix.
Hollywood and the transition to the big and small screens has long been an ambition of game developers on the upper echelons of the industry. Until recently, it’s safe to say this has largely been a poisoned chalice for many. However, rights acquisition has largely been targeted to the West until 2016, when a game from Cameroon bucked that trend.