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Gaming is a go at rAge this weekend

Gaming is a go at rAge this weekend

The time is upon us and here’s a rundown of what’s happening this weekend, in Johannesburg, at the gaming event of 2018.

One more day until the doors open to SA’s biggest gaming experience:  rAge (the really Awesome gaming expo). This year promises up to 30 new and pre-release games at the event for visitors to play. With one of the biggest line-ups of games the expo has had in the last few years, 2018 is definitely not the year to miss out.

What you can expect?

Xbox (stand number 50):

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, The Division 2, Forza Horizon 4, Starlink: Battle for Atlas, Spyro Reignited Trilogy, Fortnite; Minecraft and Call of Duty Black Ops 4.  Although Fallout 76 will not be playable, visitors will be treated to a trailer, phot opportunities and a Reclamation Day party with giveaways.

PlayStation (stands 41 and 86):

FIFA 19, Marvel’s Spider-Man, Pro Evolution Soccer 2019, God of War, V-Rally 4, LEGO DC Super-Villains, Astro Bot Rescue Mission (PSVR); Firewall Zero Hour (PSVR), The Persistence (PSVR), VR Worlds (PSVR) and Track Lab (PSVR_.

Apex Interactive (stand 7)

Darksiders III (PC), PUBG (Xbox ONE), Fortnite (PC), and Super Mario Party (Nintendo Switch).

Megarom (stand 74)

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 (PS4).

Evetech/MSI (stand 71)

Boet Fighter.

Home_coded (stand HC1-HC18)

These locally developed games are a treat for visitors to experience: Table Realms, Codex Knights, Akromah’s Tale;, Loot Defence, Curve, 4Pillars and Echoplex.

Hashtag: #rAgeExpo2018

Dates:                                   5 October – 7 October 2018

Expo times:                        Friday: 10:00-18:00 | Saturday: 09:00-18:00 | Sunday: 09:00-16:00

Day ticket:                          R150 per person (tickets available at the door or via Computicket outlets)

Weekend ticket:              R300 per person (tickets available at the door or via Computicket outlets)

Kids under 6:                     Free

Venue:                                 Ticketpro Dome | Cnr Olievenhout Avenue and Northumberland Road | Northriding, Johannesburg | GPS: 26 03’48.39”S / 27 56’35.54”E


And if you missed RUSH this year, here’s what Frew Murdoch and I experienced.

Clare Petra Matthes

Hi, I'm Clare and I am a freelance writer and Tech journalist as well as the owner and founder of where I review tech devices and also cover emerging technology news. Outside of I write for a number of publications and have regular tech slots on chaiFM radio station and eNCA's Tech Matters national breakfast TV news show.

1 Comment

  1. Frew Murdoch

    4th Oct 2018 - 9:46 am

    Yes! rAge is going to be incredible! Thanks for the lineup!

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