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Fortnite Season 5 is here with golf carts, rifts, new locations and a more deadly storm

It has begun! Season five of Fortnite, the worldwide phenomenon of a game(mode), has been launched and Epic Games has made sure that this one’s even more exciting than the rest, offering a whole host of new locations, weapons, vehicles and mechanics. After teasing a historical theme at the end of Season 4, the new update brings us viking ships, some sandy shores, ancient statues and plenty of skin...[Read More]

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 beta dates announced

Call of Duty fans… well, those willing to pay up for the Black Ops 4 pre-order, will receive access to early beta versions of two distinct game modes ahead of launch: one for the traditional multiplayer mode and one for the new battle royale mode, Blackout. Activision and Treyarch are rolling out the multiplayer beta in August, while the second planned beta, for the game’s battle royale mode...[Read More]

See Fury in flames in the newest Darksiders III gameplay footage

Darksiders III, the sequel to the excellent prior games starring War and Death, recently had a release date announcement leaked, confirmed, and then developer Gunfire Games revealed that they’d actually tweeted the 27 November release date themselves ahead of time. The long and short of it is that Darksiders III, a series that we thought might have met its end when Vigil Games was shuttered,...[Read More]

Scantily-clad Kill la Kill fighting game on the way

One of the better-known anime of recent years, Kill la Kill, is being transformed into a game. Get your hands on half a pair of scissors and find your most scandalous outfit, because Ryuku and Satsuki will both be playable in the upcoming title. Dragon Ball FighterZ publisher Arc System Works has announced Kill la Kill The Game IF. It looks like a 3D arcade-style experience based in the weird and ...[Read More]

We’re giving a R1000 Debonairs Pizza voucher to… this person

Debonairs Pizza recently announced that they were partnering up with several local gaming brands, including IGN, Arcade X, and eSports teams White Rabbit Gaming and Sinister 5. To celebrate, Debonairs gave us a R1,000 voucher to give away. What we would do with that much pizza… Eat it, most likely. If we were going to be the recipients of a R1,000 pizza voucher, the biggest question on our m...[Read More]

Debonairs Pizza enters the game with IGN and eSports teams Sinister 5, White Rabbit

Esports is on the upswing internationally, with previously-unrelated brands from car manufacturers to telecoms to major tech companies clamouring to have their names featured on shirts worn by gamers showing their skills in front of crowds of cheering fans. In South Africa these brands have traditionally been laser-focussed on gaming but that has changed. Debonairs Pizza, one of the largest local ...[Read More]

Fortnite gamers are motivated, not addicted

The World Health Organisation officially classifies gaming addiction as a disorder. The recent classification sought to address the growing use of digital technologies where people turn to electronic devices at the expense of other things such as work (or school), friendships and socialising. But evidence to support the idea that players are addicted to video games is lacking. The International Ga...[Read More]

Alto’s Odyssey is finally coming to Android – Pre-register now

There are few things more relaxing than careening down a hill on a snowboard, lazily backflipping over rocks and between trees as you take in the sights around you. If you can do this in person, well done — you’re more athletic than the entire Stuff team. If you’re a mere mortal, like us, then you’ll have to resort to less potentially lethal means, like Alto’s Odyssey...[Read More]

What 40 years of Space Invaders says about the 1970s – and today

The Space Invaders arcade video game, celebrating its 40th anniversary, is an iconic piece of software, credited as one of the earliest digital shooting games. Like many early games, it and its surrounding myths showcase the cultural collisions and issues current at its creation by Japanese game designer Tomohiro Nishikado. As a game designer and teacher of games, I know how meaning is carried fro...[Read More]

The best games of E3 2018

The Electronic Entertainment Expo – or E3 for short – is the world’s biggest gaming show and in what feels like the blink of an eye it’s all over for 2018. Each year’s event shows us all the huge games we’ll be playing in the future, or right now… Eager to see which games we’ll be lusting after later this year and beyond and which one’s we’re playing...[Read More]

Facebook punts on gaming to lure millennials back to the platform

Has Facebook decided they are just not hip enough for the younger generation? With the launch last week of FB.GG – a platform for streaming live video games and eSports – it would appear Facebook is acknowledging there’s still work to be done to ensure it appeals to millennials. But will it be enough to stem the tide of younger users ditching Facebook for Snapchat and Instagram? And what about the...[Read More]

Fortnite ready to dominate all consoles with its Switch launch

Fortnite: Battle Royale, the last-man standing shooter with animated, dancing John Wicks and pink bunny costumes, is available for download on our favourite portable console — the Nintendo Switch. We’ve had some rumours about this, so the announcement didn’t come as a surprise, but only a day after the official announcement by Epic Games at the E3 conference, the game is available for ...[Read More]

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