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The Burning Question: Buying games at launch – is it worth it?

We live in tough times. Over the weekend I was discussing the price of games with a friend and we laughed about the cost of R50 for an NES games, those knockoff ones. The SEGA Mega Drive (the generation thereafter) had games se...

 
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Game releases in January – With some predictions!

I know, I know, we are a bit late with the game releases post this month. It’s partly because we’ve been so busy with awards and also partly because the writer of these posts (me) got a bit drunk and decided it was ...

 
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SA Gamer Awards 2016: Best Handheld Game

Portable or handheld gaming has been around since before I was a Wii-Toddler. It has evolved into many different shapes and sizes over the years in and out off the gaming world, and with the Nintendo Switch on its way it is evo...

 
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What are your predictions for the Nintendo Switch?

In less than 24 hours the world will finally know more on the much anticipated next generation Nintendo console, the Nintendo Switch. Information such as the price, actual release date and perhaps launch titles are expected to ...

 
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Burning Question: What makes a video game great?

A lot of people might consider 2016 to be a bit of let down, but that is definitely not the case when it comes to that number of excellent video games that released this year. Hell, just scrolling down the list on our poll this...

 
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Five games that make you HYPED AS HELL

Sometimes when I go on my poetic adorations for video games, I often forget that games are meant to be fun. We’ve made huge strides in gaming narrative, actual artistic importance and blurring the lines between fantasy an...

 
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The Burning Question: Have you ever sacrificed responsibilities to play games?

Since you’re here on a website called SA Gamer, I’m assuming that you’re an avid player of video games. Games are a method of escapism for a lot of us. We shelf the painful realities of the real world and enjo...

 
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So, about that backlog of yours. How is it looking?

Ah yes, its the end of the year and a lot of us will be taking a well deserved break very soon. For us gamers, that means working a bit on the massive backlog of games you’ve accumulated over the years. Or, if you’r...