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.
The piece below originally appeared in the Tribune Online, which is the online edition of other publications of African Newspapers of Nigeria (ANN) PLC.
Clean my Beach from Dakar based studio, Kayfo Games is set to go into closed beta, with players being sought after to put the game through its paces.
Kenyan outfit, LudiqueWorks have kicked their publishing initiative into gear by sending out a call for games of a hyper casual nature across the continent.
Mind bending action shooter – Bingiman continues to dole out a mixed bag of news and updates. The good is a the reveal of a beefy new trailer whilst announcing the game will be delayed indefinitely – citing logistical complications.
Johana Riquier oversees strategic business development for Emerging Markets at Unity Technologies. She caught up with Kelechi Onyekwere, Unity Student Ambassador based in Nigeria. He used cinematics and storytelling in Unity for the first time to create a short fictional story to raise awareness of the pandemic, and encourage people to stay at home to save lives.
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.