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  • Xbox One price dropped to R3999 until holiday season’s end

    Microsoft South Africa has announced that the Xbox One will retain its Black Friday discount price until the end of the festive season. In partnership with distributor Prima Interactive, the Xbox One 500GB will be priced at R3999. That's R1000 off its current price. The 500GB bundle may also include either FIFA 17, Gears of War 4 or Battlefield 1 as a free bonus title. The 1TB model will also retail for R4999, down from its standard R5799 price. The 500GB Xbox One bundle will retail for R3999 for the duration of the holiday season According to Colin Baumgart, Xbox consumer and devices...

  • Black Friday 2016: check these discounted mobile games

    Black Friday specials seem to be everywhere again, but mobile gamers needn't feel left out either, as mobile developers are cutting prices as well. Check out our list of worthwhile specials below. Know of any more notable, cut-price mobile games? Let us know in the comments! Deus Ex Go (paid - Android, iOS) The latest game in the Square Enix Go franchise has received a notable price cut to R19 on Android and R30 on iOS. Don't Starve: Pocket Edition (paid - Android, iOS) Popular survival adventure Don't Starve has received a discount to R30 on iOS. Android gamers will however need to pay R42. Door...

  • Black Friday South Africa 2016: the best tech deals and bargains

    Yes, yes, we know. Black Friday is a US tradition. But how has that little nugget stopped South Africans in the past? 2015 saw one of the biggest Black Fridays in the country, with thousands of citizens spending their hard earned cash on tech goodies and gadgets. This year promises to be much of the same, if not a little big bigger. With that said, what can we expect from South African brick and mortar and online stores? We round up the biggest Black Friday goodies, starting Monday 21 November. Note: this article will be updated with the latest deals as they...

  • Raru celebrates second birthday with massive bargains [update]

    Update: Added wave 4 products and pricing. Local ecommerce store Raru has been around for two years now. In order to celebrate this, they are having a large sale of select video games, board games, electronics and more. All specials will be released in waves throughout the day. We will just be listing the electronics, video game, and board game specials, and geekery, but Raru will have other products on offer as well. Gearburn will be regularly updating this article with new specials as they become available. Standard pricing will be listed as the recommended retail price (RRP). Wave 1: 8am - 11am Ghostbusters:...

  • Humble Narrative Bundle arrives with Broken Age, Her Story & more

    Humble's a great place to pick up games relatively cheaply, and its latest Humble Narrative Bundle is a must if you love narrative games. Although Life Is Strange and any of the Telltale titles don't feature, great games like Broken Age and Her Story do. Fair trade off, I guess. You can pay what you like for three games: Her Story, Cibele and Read Only Memories, but the above-average US$4.09 will get you Broken Age, 80 Days or Sorcery! (Parts one and two). Note, that average price will likely fluctuate. Related: ‘Kholat’ and ‘Her Story’ dual review: prepare to sit up all...