On July 29th and 30th, PC and console gaming teams from Uganda and Rwanda will travel to Nairobi, Kenya to compete for $1500 in cash prizes in Africa’s first international e-sports tournament. The event will be held in conjunction with the 5th annual Nairobi Comic Convention (Naiccon) which expects to see 3500 attendees over a two day period. It is the result of a joint effort by GamersNights, AbaGamers, and Naiccon and is sponsored by Liquid Telecom and Asus ROG....
Online gaming in Africa
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This post is ridiculously belated, but I thought it was worth mentioning that our Oculus Rift Askari video eventually made its way to Comedy Central in the US. They apparently spotted it on Kotaku, one of the numerous places the video got posted when it went viral back in September 2014. Enjoy:
MTN is re-launching their 4G network and is hosting GamersNights for a Call of Duty online tournament in order to showcase the 4G experience on Thursday at 10:00AM. The winning team will receive five 4G MiFi routers with 10GB of data. The event will be streamed live on Twitch.
Structure: 3 teams, 5 players each
Game: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Match Type: Kill Confirmed
In order to participate, you must register and join a team here:...
Last Friday, while filming for our upcoming television show on UrbanTV, we strapped my Oculus Rift DK2 onto an askari (security guard). However, we forgot to warn him that what he was about to see wasn't real. Hilarity ensued.
AgentSmith posted a video of our shenanigans on YouTube and 48 hours later we've got 300,000 hits. Huzzah! Askari is famous!
[UPDATE: We reached over 1 million views in 6 days and the video featured in a Comedy Central game-show!]...
We came, we saw, we killed it...for charity. GamersNights was invited by Hive Colab incubation hub to co-host a "Gaming 4 Charity" event for the "40 days over 40 smiles" charity foundation. The 40/40 foundation was established with the sole purpose of helping vulnerable children and communities to access quality, all-round education support and entrepreneurial training aimed at self-sustainability. After the success of the Gulu robotics camp, Gamers Nights decided to “take a shot” at supporting the dormitory building...