Author: Luan Erasmus

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...

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: 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...

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 ...

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