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  • Special Podcast #18: we talk rAge 2016 Cape Town

    This week we bring you yet another edition of Special Podcast, as we discuss rAge 2016 Cape Town, that took place this past weekend in GrandWest Casino and Entertainment World. Senior Reporter Stuart Thomas talks to Gearburn Editor Andy Walker and Reporter Graham van der Made about the first rAge gaming expo to take place in Cape Town. The city has been waiting for rAge for 13 years but on the weekend of the 18, 19 and 20 March 2016, it finally took place. On its website, rAge claims that it is South Africa’s biggest annual video gaming, computer, technology and...

  • rAge 2016 Cape Town: 3 standout artists from Artist Alley

    The Really Awesome Gaming Expo, or rAge, may be a meeting place of comic book nerds, video game geeks and tabletop trekkies (could not think of another nerdy word to use and trekkies is alliterative in that context so at least I'm being creative, and speaking of creativity) it is also a place for some fantastic fan art. The artist's alley was not particularly large this year, but what was on display was more than enough for my measly wallet. Here are the three standout acts in Artist Alley this year: Inks M.D Extremely intricate and mesmerising fan artwork isn't exactly an...

  • Miss rAge Cape Town 2016? Here’s the video recap

    This month saw South Africa's largest gaming convention spread its roots to the south of the country. GrandWest hosted Cape Town's first ever rAge gaming expo and it was an interesting gauge of Cape Town's gaming hunger. Did it live up to our expectations? You can have a listen to what we thought in our Special Podcast, or you can read about the ways next year's event can improve. But considering that it's a Friday, and video really rocks, have a look at our post-event video recap below. Also, if you're in the video, let us know in the comments, or be sure...