The Indie Games Accelerator from Google Play returns for it’s third year and is now accepting applications for developers across the world, including from five African countries. The Indie Games Accelerator is a three-month digital accelerator program for high potential indie games studios.
Tunisian studio, Amilcar Technologies have been busy since they commenced operations in 2019. Sometimes you need to stop and take stock of how far you’ve come. Something the relatively young studio did in the form of a video.
Work on Twin Drums’ Afrofantasy MMO The Wagadu Chronicles continues apace. The Ghana / Berlin based studio which is fronted by Allan Cudicio and also became the first recipient of Riots developer fund following a successful Kickstarter announced the addition of acclaimed artist via a community update.
South African band of brothers, Chris and Nic Bischoff have followed the well worn tradition of porting their well established PC title to other platforms. With Beautiful Desolation now available on the Nintendo Switch and Playstation 4.
In an auspicious event held on 12 May, Lesley Donna Williams, CEO of Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct, was made a knight in the National Order of Merit by HE Aurélien Lechevallier, Ambassador of France to South Africa.
On May 28 and 29, 2021, the 1st cohort of AfricanGameDev, a training and support program for video game development in Africa initiated by Netinfo- Ecole d’Art et de Technologie and supported by Epic Games, will present its work. The initiative which has been a passion project of games industry academic icon, Samia Chelbi harbours grand ambitions.
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