esports

  1. Hanno Labuschagne

    Olympic Committee will host its first licenced esports event

    Olympic Committee will host its first licenced esports event Competitive videogames may have moved closer to becoming an official Olympics sport after the International Olympic Committee announced plans to hold a virtual esports event ahead of the Tokyo Games. The Olympic Virtual Series will...
  2. B

    Netwooki is a South African "Teamfinder" website, and I'd love you to all try it!

    Hello everyone, I've developed a South African "teamfinder" website called Netwooki. Basically the site serves as a platform for gamers to connect and play together, form parties, join teams, build clans, manage your MGOs etc. There's no catch and the website is absolutely free. Netwooki...
  3. actuallychad

    Volunteers needed for esports study

    Hi everyone, for the last year or so I've been conducting a research study at the University of Cape Town looking at sleep patterns, health and cognitive performance in competitive computer gamers. I've since recruited 28 gamers but need an additional 7 gamers to strengthen my data. If there are...
  4. J

    Why esports is the future of all sports

    Why esports is the future of all sports The future of all sports is esports. That may sound like a bold statement but there is growing evidence to support it. Today’s spectators and participants expect to be digitally engaged while they watch. [The Conversation]
  5. actuallychad

    Research participants needed for UCT study on sleep & health

    We are looking for individuals willing to volunteer their time toward a novel study at the UCT Division of Exercise & Sports Medicine at the Sports Science Institute in Newlands, Cape Town. The purpose of this study is to characterize and understand the relationship between the health status...
  6. actuallychad

    Research participants needed for UCT sleep and health study

    We are looking for individuals willing to volunteer their time toward a novel study at the UCT Division of Exercise & Sports Medicine at the Sports Science Institute in Newlands, Cape Town. The purpose of this study is to characterize and understand the relationship between the health status...
  7. actuallychad

    Gaming/Esports Research at UCT: Volunteers still needed

    HOW HEALTHY ARE COMPETITIVE COMPUTER GAMERS? We are looking for 3 gamers interested in taking part in a research study looking at sleep, health and mental performance at UCT To take part you must: Reside in Cape Town Be aged 18 - 30 years Primarily be a computer gamer Play competitive (i.e...
  8. actuallychad

    Volunteers still needed for gaming research

    *We're desperately looking for just 5 more gamers to complete this study! PARTICIPANTS WANTED FOR UCT RESEARCH The aim of this study is to describe and compare the physical health and mental performance of competitive adult computer gamers to non-gamers. Computer gamers residing in Cape Town...
  9. actuallychad

    Last call for volunteers for UCT Gaming Study

    Note: We need about 5 more eligible gamers to participate! HOW HEALTHY ARE COMPETITIVE COMPUTER GAMERS? The aim of this study is to characterize and compare the physical health and mental performance of competitive adult computer gamers to non-gamers. If you: ✓ Are male or female between 18...
  10. Syntech

    Syntech Masters launches with R150,000 in prizes for CS:GO and Dota 2

    Syntech have supported the local gaming and esports community with a variety of tournaments over the years. In 2015 they hosted the Crucial Cup, which transformed into the hugely successful Ballistix Masters (running from 2016 to 2018). In 2019 Syntech has returned to bring you their biggest...
  11. actuallychad

    Volunteers needed for UCT Gaming Study (free health check)

    PARTICIPANTS WANTED FOR RESEARCH AT UCT "How healthy are competitive computer gamers?" The aim of this study is to describe and compare the physical health and mental performance of competitive adult computer gamers to non-gamers. You can volunteer for this study if you: 1. Between 18 and 30...
  12. actuallychad

    Still (desperately) looking for volunteers for UCT Gaming Study

    I'm still looking for volunteers to participate in the Gaming Study at UCT. I need another 15 people to meet quota. Please see the call below and share with gamers in your personal networks, discord communities, Facebook and whatever else :) How Healthy Are Competitive Computer Gamers? The aim...
  13. iiAmShinobi

    Potential of SA Gaming

    South Africa is yet to fully enter the international sphere in Gaming, and for that, we need strong support from the Gamers in South Africa. Altered Gaming Community is an initiative that hopes to be the backbone community for SA gamers alike. Currently, Altered Gaming Community is only hosting...
  14. actuallychad

    We need pc gamers for research!!!

    WE'RE LOOKING FOR GAMERS TO PARTICIPATE IN A RESEARCH STUDY AT UCT! Phase 2 intake begins from 11 February through to June!!! HOW HEALTHY ARE COMPETITIVE COMPUTER GAMERS? The aim of this study is to characterize and compare the physical health and mental performance of competitive adult...
  15. actuallychad

    UCT Gaming Research Study - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

    LOOKING FOR GAMERS TO PARTICIPATE IN A RESEARCH STUDY AT UCT! (No more slots open for 2018 intake. Those interested may contact for 2019 intake for February/March) HOW HEALTHY ARE COMPETITIVE COMPUTER GAMERS? The aim of this study is to characterize and compare the physical health and mental...
  16. UCT

    We Need Gamers For Research At UCT!!

    PARTICIPANTS WANTED FOR UCT RESEARCH CARDIOMETABOLIC HEALTH AND NEUROCOGNITIVE PERFORMANCE IN COMPETITIVE COMPUTER GAMERS The aim of this study is to characterize and compare the physical health and mental performance of competitive adult computer gamers to non-gamers. If you: Are male or...
  17. J

    Japan wants to legalize professional gaming tournaments

    Japan wants to legalize professional gaming tournaments Japan’s ruling party wants to legalize professional gaming tournaments amid speculation that video games will become an Olympic medal sport by 2024.
  18. B

    [VR] Echo Arena (& Lone Echo Campaign)

    I'm curious to see if there are any ZA Echo Arena players out there? The multiplayer part of the Lone Echo game, Echo Arena is still free until October if I'm not mistaken, and the community is presently very noob friendly (https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1369078409873402/) I've...
  19. J

    Most popular competitive games in South Africa

    Most popular competitive games in South Africa MyBroadband spoke to VS Gaming CEO Cambridge Mokanyane about the state of competitive gaming in South Africa.
  20. J

    Are video games a real sport?

    Competitive gaming (eSports) has become a global phenomenon worldwide, with top players earning millions of dollars. Are these professional gamers comparable to athletes and is eSports a real sport?
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