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All about events and news source for game conferences, conventions, and other computer games industry events from all over the world.

rAge 2019

rAge has been one of the best gaming expos in South Africa for years. It may not be the leader in all areas anymore but rAge 2019 was the best place to experience gaming in all its forms. RAGE 2019 I spent the past weekend at the rAge 2019 ...

Comic Con Africa 2019

Comic Con Africa is back for a fantastic second year. The world of Gaming and Geek culture in South Africa is booming and with events like Comic Con Africa it’s got nowhere to go but up. INTRODUCTION In 2018 Comic Con stormed the shores of ...

Top 5 Games from NIS America at TGS 2019 (with Game Trailers)

Top 5 Games from NIS America at TGS 2019

Here are the 5 best upcoming games from NIS America at TGS 2019. See the trailers for Disaster Report 4, Utawarerumono, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III, and more! With numerous developers at TGS 2019, NIS America still manage...

Insomnia 65 - How Was It?

Insomnia 65 – How Was It?

Insomnia 65 appeared again this past Summer Bank Holiday at Birmingham's NEC, and of course we were there to cover everything on the convention floor. Insomnia always offers great fun, but what exactly was on show at Insomnia 65? Lets take ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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Comic Con in Ukraine next weekend

Our readers heading to Ukraine, and readers from Ukraine will have a nice opportunity to spend a few days attending Ukrainian Comic Con next weekend. The event runs September 22-23, and we sent a few of our staff members to make a reportage...

Insomnia 63 – How Was It?

Insomnia 63 returned to Birmingham's NEC over this past August bank holiday, so of course we got down there to check it out again! With Insomnia 61 and Insomnia 62 being such great events, would i63 continue the tradition? Read on and find ...

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Otakon 2018 Review

Otakon 2018 packed in a lot of fun for fans of anime culture. With tons of cosplays filling the convention with iconic characters from video games and anime, this years Otakon was a blast! We'll be going over everything in our review of the...

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 ...

E3 2018 Review

2017 was a blockbuster year for E3, with lots of exciting new titles. 2018 had a lot to live up to, so the question is: did it succeed? Not quite. We go deep into the collection of events to see what went right and what went so wrong. The E...

Nintendo E3 Conference Review

The expectations for Nintendo every year are seemingly spacebound. With their now-typical last in order appearance after every other game company, was it more the best saved for last, or hope for what's to come? Let's discuss! The Nintendo ...

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Sony E3 Press Conference Review

On the third day of E3, the industry powerhouse known as Sony came through with their own E3 2018 press conference. How did they fare against Microsoft and the other conferences? Let's break down all the glorious details. Sony had yet ...

Square Enix E3 Showcase Review

After two amazing E3 days, the third one promises to be even better as Square Enix, the famous Japanese developer and publisher takes the spotlight with a plethora of games to showcase. So how did they do? Let's break it down. Square Enix ...

Bethesda E3 Conference Review

Two down, plenty more to go. The second conference of day 2 of E3 is from the RPG giant, Bethesda. So how did they do? Well...that's the thing. While Bethesda makes great games, they don't make great conferences. Now it would be foolish to ...

Microsoft E3 Conference Review

Microsoft shows EA how it's done with their conference on day 2 of E3 2018! Huge titles, world premieres, and big news abound at the conference that leaped over the low bar EA set yesterday. More than 24 hours after EA’s dismal displa...

EA E3 Conference Review

Let the shows begin! EA is the starting act of this year's E3, and boy did they ever get things off to a meh start. We go in depth with the conference and see just what kind of grade they will walk away with. E3 is finally here, and to star...

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KeenGamer’s Top Picks from Rezzed 2018

This is KeenGamer’s selected highlights from EGX Rezzed 2018 which showcased a colossal variety of indie and experimental games. This year-round up features Lovecraftian flooded cities, solving puzzles through haikus, a completely hand-craf...

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EGX Rezzed 2018

EGX Rezzed is London's biggest games event and focuses on all things indie in the game industry. With over a hundred pre-release games to try from titles from big publishers down to the smallest experimental games, there was a lot going on ...

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LGF HUB 2018 and Ensemble Exhibit

We are half-way through our coverage of the London Games Festival 2018 but are not slowing down! We went to the LGF HUB to check out the free Demo Zone and Ensemble Exhibition to see if the HUB was worth going to without a pricey ticket. To...

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Trafalgar Square Games Festival 2018

The next event we are covering for London Games Festival 2018 is the Trafalgar Square Games Festival that took place on 7th of April. This event featured a ‘Play with a Pro’ Rocket League tournament, an Augmented Reality Zone and a human-si...

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Now Play This: Experimental Game Design Exhibit

London Games Festival is a two-week celebration of videogames in the form of exhibitions, talks, workshops, and conferences all across the city. First on the schedule is Now Play This, an exhibition specialising in experimental and playful ...

Insomnia 62 – How Was It?

Insomnia is the UK's biggest gaming convention for a reason. The show always offers a look at the latest equipment, the most popular games and upcoming Youtubers and Streamers in the industry. Insomnia never fails to bring in huge crowds, b...

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MCM Comic Con Birmingham November 2017 – How Was It?

MCM Comic Con returned to Birmingham just a few days ago, bringing with them an even bigger show, bigger celebrities, and even more variety. Comic Con always brings in the crowds, but how does this convention compare to the last few, and ha...

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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Insomnia 61 – How Was It?

Insomnia 61 is the UK's premier 4 day Gaming Convention, offering a the opportunity to gamers of all calibres and creeds to come together to enjoy retro games, upcoming indie titles and even some massive Triple A releases. Delve into our re...

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Top 10 E3 2017 Trailers

Though E3 is gone, we still have all the trailers it left us. There weren't many world premiers on the stage, but there was a lot of gameplay shown, and some truly cinematic, hype-inducing, trailers as well. The best 10 of this year are ran...

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Microsoft Was E3 2017’s Biggest Loser

Microsoft needs to stop saying and start doing for the sake of the Xbox brand. Going into this year's E3 press conference, there was no shortage of hype surrounding Microsoft. After a year of teasing its newest hardware offering, the ma...

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Nintendo E3 2017 Conference Review

Nintendo finishes off the conferences at E3, and they do so with less time than others. They gave some exciting announcements, but some of those were nothing more than a "yes, we're working on it" confirmation. So was Nintendo able to pack ...

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Nintendo Single-Handedly Stole The Show At E3

In what might have otherwise been one of the most lackluster E3s in recent memory, Nintendo managed to deliver heads and tails above its competitors in just half an hour. In what might be one of the most lackluster E3s in recent years, Nint...

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Sony E3 2017 Conference Review

Five conferences deep (if you count Devolver) before Sony stepped up to the mound. Their competitor Microsoft did great, so did Sony meet, exceed, or fall below the bar set by the Xbox One X? We'll take a look at what Sony did that was uniq...

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Ubisoft E3 2017 Conference Review

Ubisoft did not have big shoes to fill. EA was dull and Bethesda was masturbatory. Yet somehow, they still tripped over themselves, even without celebrity hosts and "hot memes." Leaks stole away some of the thunder, but Ubi tried to get peo...

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Windows 10 is Bad for PC Gaming

PC gamers have had good times and bad times. The advent of online store made life easier, but now that way of life is being threatened. Windows 10 exclusives are growing in number, and that's bad news for PC gamers, even if you have a rig w...

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Bethesda E3 2017 Conference Review

Following EA's snorefest and Microsoft's homerun derby, Bethesda showed off content for games new and old, and while it was shiny, it was soured by questionable business decisions and a lack of anything groundbreaking. Still, there were goo...

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Microsoft E3 2017 Conference Review

Microsoft was the first of the Big 3 to present at E3 2017, and they showed off a lot, from hardware to software, from new to old. Not all was perfect, though, and some points will be deducted for their stumbles. Were their missteps enough ...

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With Sony On The Horizon, E3 2017 Has Been Lackluster So Far

This year's E3 hasn't been the greatest so far. Let's discuss. It's no secret to anyone that this year's E3 has been less than spectacular so far, to say the least. With a new console coming later this year, all eyes were on Microso...

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EA E3 2017 Conference Review

It's that time of year again: E3. New games are announced and new memes are created, all through the conferences. EA was the first to speak this year, showing off some unsurprising titles in a rather awkward manner. What follows is a review...

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5 Terrible E3 Predictions That Might Actually Come True

Want to know what will happen at this years show? Well, I can't tell you. Sure I can make some guesses and some of them may even turn out correct, but honestly where is the fun in that? Well, here we are again. Every June the eyes of the wo...

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