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)
Home_coded (stand HC1-HC18)
These locally developed games are a treat for visitors to experience: Table Realms, Codex Knights, Akromah’s Tale; nektaar.io, Loot Defence, Curve, 4Pillars and Echoplex.
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.