Tagged South Africa

GORN set for PSVR debut

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.

The Great Divide – Nick Hall

Nick Hall is a seasoned veteran of the South African games industry. He has been a legal counsel for the majority of game development companies in South Africa as well as the founder of Playtopia/Make Games Africa. Here is an extended interview offering his insights on The Great Divide.

MakeGamesSA Community Event

MakeGamesSA community event is set for its first meetup of the decade later this month. MakeGamesSA is a non-profit organisation focused on establishing sustainable game development companies in South Africa. It aims to act as a voice piece for the game development community and promote proper game development education.

IESA releases Serious Games report

The Serious About Games initiative – launched in 2016 by the Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi), supported by Interactive Entertainment South Africa (IESA), Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI) has produced its first report on the state of the industry. As an introduction to the initiative, the report provides a definition of the concept…

Cali4ways unveils new Boet Fighter trailer

Johannesburg based outfit, Cali4ways have released a new trailer for their upcoming action title – Boet Fighter. According to an update to the games Steam page, which reads: It’s a side-scrolling 2D ,platform, beat ém up in the style of Double Dragon and Golden Axe, and with a smidgen of Street Fighter and a sprinkle or two of creatine, and some grey-legal-area performance enhancing chemicals imported from…

Cali4ways unveils studio space

Johannesburg based indie outfit – Cali4ways have offered a sneak peek into their new working office space. The South African outfit is currently working on their first game Boet Fighter, which is a stylised take on the side scrolling beat ’em up formula with a distinct local flavour. Boet Fighter doesn’t currently have a release…