Calling all developers and game jam enthusiasts with ties to South Africa. Protoshi game jam is here.
Kenyan developers, Craftscore have released their second title – Terrestrial Rush. Inspired by the fast-paced nature of aircraft combat, Terrestrial Rush is a mobile action game about exploration of alien planets and survival against adversaries in aerial, rocket powered dog fights.
Nigerian developers Gbrossoft have announced a decision to postpone their upcoming third person action shooter – Outliver: Tribulation citing a desire to improve the technical performance and polish of the game.
NewGen is one of the first studios in Tunisia to have worked on big productions (not just mobile, advergames and VR games. The studio was founded by SeifEddine Ben Hamouda whilst still a student. Along with his cohort of side kicks they participated in national and international challenges with mobile games on Google Play before transitioning to PC. This is their profile.
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.
Kiroo Games look set to release their latest project – a mobile game that delves into life as a West African civil servant entitled Le Responsable MBOA.
The esports success story continues afoot as youth focused Kucheza Gaming, hosted its first esports Open at Avi-Cenna International School in Lagos, Nigeria.
Pan African Ed Tech and online Marketplace Gebeya secures seed round funding. It’s a shot in the arm for the educational segment of the gaming space.
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.