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.
Tunisian indie outfit, Nuked Cockroach have announced the launch of their latest project Veterans Online – a top down shooter. Nuked Cockroach is a thirty person strong team that was originally founded in 2015.
GORN developed by South African outfit, Free Lives is set to make its long awaited debut on the PlayStation VR. The ludicrously violent VR gladiator simulator, features a unique, fully physics driven combat engine that allows combatants to creatively execute their most violent gladiatorial fantasies in virtual reality.
2Africa is one of the largest subsea projects in the world, connecting 23 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Europe. Great news for those in the digital creative sectors.
Kayfo Games have opened up their multiplatform eco-friendly cleanup title, Clean My Beach to the general public in the hopes of gathering feedback before its full release.
Joinplay Games are a new studio splintered out of Noohkema Interactive and are currently working on their first title – Amma: Chronicles of Lost Stars.
Tunisian outfit, New Gen Studios are gearing up to launch their latest project and first foray into MOBA territory, Clash: Mutants Vs Pirates by debuting a new trailer.
Bukola Akingbade is the founder of Kucheza Gaming, a Nigeria based startup creating Africa’s largest community of young gamers through a fusion of gaming, education and culture delivered in a non threatening and inclusive way. She shares her thoughts on the potential of gaming and education.