Author: Luan Erasmus

Coder by day, gaming journo by night, and dad in between. Basically, I'm like a superhero.

Civilization VI Adds Battle Royale Mode

Battle Royale is taking over the gaming world. What started as an office joke has become the official mode for Sid Meier's Civilization VI. BEWARE THE RED DEATH Civilization VI has just released a new patch with plenty of updates and bug fi...

Rescue HQ: The Tycoon Review

Cats stuck in trees, drunken soccer hooligans brawling in bars, high flying hippies setting forests alight; these are only some of the many emergencies Rescue HQ: The Tycoon will throw in your lap. Add headquarters that need to stay afloat,...

6 Fair

Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Review

Gathering Storm is the second and, most likely, last expansion to be released for Civilization VI, and it made sure this game can hang up its hat with dignity. This was said to be the biggest expansion ever released for a Civilization game,...

8.5 Great

Rush Esports & Geekfest 2019

To compete with the big boys, Rush Esports and Geekfest combined forces in 2019 and brought us one killer event filled with all things geek. As one of the primary Esports platforms in South Africa, this year's event has done a superb job in...

Steel Division 2 Review

The second World War is one of the most profound events in human history and tells the story of one man who nearly conquered the entire world. Eugen Systems has done a superb job in bringing this event to your PC and putting the fate of mil...

8 Great

Lornsword Winter Chronicle Preview

Join the Lorn Empire with a sword in one hand and a ball of fire in the other as you follow your troops into the heart of your enemy's stronghold. Using the power of the elements, you will prevail or see your beloved homeland burn to the gr...

Rand Show 2019

In 2019 the South African Rand Show decided to get with the times and add gaming and cosplay as part of their extensive lineup of attractions. As such we had to see if this 125-year-old funfair was able to keep up with today's vibrant youth...

Rise of Legions Preview

Take up your sword, sharpen your claws, fasten your bolts, and chew on some compost as you go to battle in this fantastically simple castle rush game. Rise of Legions features four factions, hordes of unique units, enchanting spells, and a ...

Civilization VI: Eleanor of Aquitaine Reveal

Civilization's upcoming expansion, Gathering Storm, brings with it a number of surprises and unique elements that will give even the most hardcore Civ fan a brand new challenge. The latest announcement from Firaxis is the inclusion of Elean...

Civilization VI: Phoenicia Reveal

Carthage has been noticeably missing from Civilization but now makes a fantastic return. Renamed to Phoenicia, of which Carthage was the capital city, this is one civilization you definitely want to befriend early on. Looking at their abili...

Civilization VI: Ottoman Reveal

After an underwhelming reveal in the form of the Swedish civilization, Firaxis have turned things up a notch with the announcement of the Ottoman empire who will be joining Gathering Storm. The Ottomans have made frequent appearances in the...

Civilization VI: Sweden Reveal

We are closing in on the release of Civilization VI: Gathering Storm and Sweden will be making a return to the series. Most might think of Sweden as a country of Vikings but Gathering Storm looks at a different time in the Swedish legacy, a...

Civilization VI: Mali Reveal

After a brief break, we received yet another reveal for the upcoming Gathering Storm expansion. Mali will soon join the Civilization series once again after being absent for some time. Mali may not be as instantly recognizable as empires li...

Top 20 Unrealistic Video Game Mechanics

Pick up an enchanted sword lately? Just chuck it in your backpack, there's always space for one more. Shot a single round from your rifle? Better reload now, those remaining bullets will find their way back to your gun somehow. How about th...

Civilization VI: Inca Reveal

There are a few famous, ancient civilizations who have been noticeably absent from Civilization VI and we've been waiting for them to be added either through expansion or DLC. One of those Civilizations will soon be joining the incredible r...

Chef Preview

Do you spend an obscene amount of time watching the food network? Do you ever write down a Gordon Ramsay recipe only to discover with a sigh that you won’t be able to find or afford the ingredients? Do you dream of one day being able to tra...

Civilization VI: Canada Reveal

In the past couple of weeks since the announcement of Civilization VI: Gathering Storm we have been given a look at 2 of the new civilizations that will be available in the next expansion, Hungary and the Maori. Player 3 has just joined the...

Command and Conquer: Rivals Review

At this year’s E3, EA horrified the world when they announced the revival of the Command and Conquer name in the form of a mobile game. Tears were shed, profanities echoed through the sky and general chaos ensued. I was among the rabble, ho...

8.5 Great

Civilization VI: Maori Reveal

The countdown to Civilization VI: Gathering Storm has begun but instead of counting down the days, this timelapse is marked by the reveal of the new civilizations that will be added with this upcoming expansion. Last week we saw that Hungar...

Civilization VI: Hungary Reveal

With the announcement of Civilization: Gathering Storm we were promised several new playable civilizations and leaders. In true Firaxis fashion, we have received the first "First Look" trailer to reveal who we can lead come February. Hungar...

Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Expansion Announced

It's been a mere 9 months since the release of Civilization VI: Rise and Fall but today the world was treated to the announcement trailer of Civilization VI's next expansion labeled Gathering Storm. Gathering Storm marks the return of featu...

rAge Expo 2018

Once again we made our way to rAge to see what the gaming community in South Africa is up to. With the arrival of ComicCon at our shores, 2018 marks the first year rAge has some real competition and we hoped this would see them step things ...

ComicCon Africa 2018

In 2018, ComicCon, the internationally acclaimed convention that combines all things Geek, finally made its way across the ocean to the dark continent. I was fortunate enough to attend this year's event and its success proves that the Geek ...

Two Point Hospital Review

It’s been over 20 years and finally, the wait is over, the successor to Theme Hospital has arrived. Don’t let the name fool you, Two Point Hospital is very much the successor to 1997’s hospital simulating smash hit and as such fans of the o...

9.5 Amazing

Outpost Zero Review

A massive corporation assigns you the task of creating the first outpost on a new planet which will be the first step in their colonization plans. Most of the native fauna don't appreciate your invasion though and will make sure you know of...

5 Average

Rush eSports 2018

This weekend was the second annual Rush eSports convention at the Sun Arena in Pretoria, South Africa and I was there to see what's what. The eSports culture in South Africa is still relatively non-existent but hopefully having events like ...

The Fall of Command and Conquer

Command and Conquer used to be a behemoth in the world of RTS games. This was the game franchise that had Blizzard playing catchup for the better part of a decade until Westwood was bought by those greedy politicians at EA. What is left of ...

X-Morph: Defense Review

Ever watched movies like Independence Day or Men in Black and thought, maybe it won't be so bad if a superior alien race comes along and cleans things up a bit? I have a feeling Exor Studios might have had a thought like that when developin...

8 Great
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Farm Manager 2018 Review

Early mornings, hard labor, and scorching sunlight, these are the elements that make up a large portion of the average farmer's life. Lucky for us Cleversan Software has made it possible to do the things farmers do, without having to go thr...

3 Bad

LAN Gaming vs Online Gaming

Playing games online has many great advantages, it's convenient and lets you connect with players from all around the globe. But has this giant leap of progress stolen the very heart of our favorite pastime? I think it has. introduction Sin...

Hugh Jackman: Wolverine or Showman?

Hugh Jackman, the showman from down under has wowed the world with yet another fantastic film in The Greatest Showman. However, has his musical performances been overshadowed by his reprisal of the infamous mutant Wolverine, or does he fina...

Mortal Kombat X Review

From humble beginnings in the age of arcades to modern day gaming systems, Mortal Kombat has come far. Once seen as one of the best fighting games in existence, the series took a nasty turn for the worst with many mediocre and subpar releas...

8 Great

Civilization VI Beginner’s Guide

Sid Meier's Civilization series is one of the most respected gaming series of all time with a loyal following spanning thousands of players, It's also one of the most difficult games to get into if you don't know what you're doing. Recent i...

Tesla vs Lovecraft Review (PC)

Nikola Tesla, the famous scientist, has his inventions stolen by creatures straight from the pages of an H.P. Lovecraft horror novel. As Nikola Tesla, you can use all your futuristic technology to hunt down these fiends and take back what's...

6 Fair

Tiny Metal Preview

Tiny Metal is an old school, turn based, strategy game/anime hybrid. You take control of the armed forces of the proud country, Artemisia and hunt down the savage dogs who killed your king. The honor of a great nation rests on your shoulder...

Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Expansion Announced

Sid Meier's Civilization series has been around for over two decades, gradually evolving with each iteration and giving players a more in-depth historical experience. Civilization VI is set to continue that trend with its new expansion, set...

Legion TD 2 Preview

Auto Attack Games presents Legion TD 2, the first competitive online tower defense game for PC. Legion TD 2 provides you with various strategic elements that keep you thinking and fighting right until the end. It's more than just plopping d...

Mushroom Wars 2 Review

Do you have the courage to take on the scourge of the garden in this epic battle for the leafy crown? Lead your merry mushroom men across lawns, over stones and right into the heart of the enemy in this arcade,strategy adventure. Keep your ...

5 Average

Balancity Review

Imagine a vertically aligned Sim City 2000 where, due to a lack of space, you have to build everything on top of each other. Then imagine that your "wise" forefathers decided to settle their new home on top of a balancing scale. Then, if yo...

7 Good

Rage Expo 2017

The 2017 Rage Expo marks the 15th year since the event's inception, an admirable milestone for any event. The organizers have put their blood, sweat and tears on the line to make sure Rage evolves each year and 2017 was no exception. Keep r...

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