[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
Feel like your life needs a booster injection of adventure and
Are you craving a bit of “Las Vegas” in your
otherwise drab 9-to-5 slog?
Well, how does a new job sound – at none other than
Or maybe a R100 000 cash prize? What about a new gaming
rig, worth a cool R30 000?
You could get all this at this year’s rAge... Where
Entelect Software and NAG Magazine are hosting the Entelect 100K
Challenge – a gaming tournament that will test your
artificial intelligence-coding skills. Entries close on 2
September, with the finals to be held at rAge, for the
R100 000 cash prize. “This is an inspiring and creative
opportunity that not only has a huge winning incentive but is a lot
of fun. This is for every red-blooded individual who enjoys a bit
of competition and could picture themselves securing the prestige
of developing the winning code - a great career starter,”
says Michael James, Editor, NAG Magazine and Senior Project Manager
Speaking of careers, be sure to take your CV along to rAge as it
could land you a job at Amazon Web Services helping them develop
and support their cloud technologies. As one of the most innovative
companies in the world, you know the work is going to be
If that doesn’t get you hyped, then be sure to hang around
Matrix Warehouse’s stand – they’re giving away a
gaming rig worth R30 000. They’ll also present
their latest and greatest gaming hardware.
PlayStation fans pay attention … the good news is that
the new PS4 will be unveiled on the Sony PlayStation®
stand! PlayStation will also be showcasing a host of
scorching new titles like: BEYOND: Two Souls, The Invizimals and
Tearaway, so don’t miss out. And for a game so big it has its
own stand, make sure you experience GT6!
New Warner games on display include Lego® Marvel Super
Heroes™ and the much anticipated Batman: Arkam Origins.
Oh, and don’t miss a visit to the gaming authorities
– the Megarom stand. They’ll be showcasing a number of
incredible new games to feed your fetish. Think NBA, WWE,
Assassin’s Creed, F1, The Crew and Watchdogs (to name a
If that doesn’t tickle you, be sure to visit Osiris,
e-commerce and online marketing gurus, for true
entertainment.” If you are passionate and thrive in a
competitive and fast paced e-commerce environment, then this is the
place for you,” says Sureshni Soosul, HR Manager, Osiris. And
if you can beat their Puzzle, you’ll walk away with awesome
For those craving to develop their skills and maybe land a job
in the creative world, Boston Media House is awarding 10 seats for
one of the school’s amazing Animation short courses –
that’s a total prize value of R 70 000!
You can also wander through the LegionInk Artists Alley, where
you’ll meet talented creatives and hear from some of
SA’s respected art designers, inkers and image artists.
“This is a community of creatives like no other,” says
Ray Witcher, Co-Founder, LegionInk.
In case you didn’t know, LegionInk are also the organisers
of the annual rAge Cosplay Competition, which is going to be bigger
and badder than ever! Where else will you get to ‘meet’
your favourite game characters, manga stars and comic heroes?
For that matter, where else will you find all of the best
computing, gaming and technology retailers in one round dome? You
know, guys like Dark Carnival retailers, HP Networking, Intel,
Smallville Comics, Corex, Afrihost, the Mede8er, Titan-Ice
computers, Z-Stylofox Labs (South African game designers), and MANY
In fact, rAge 2013 is packed with so much AWESOME, if your face
hasn’t gone into a total smile spasm after you’ve
experienced it, you must be a zombie!
4 October – 6 October 2013
Friday: 10:00-18:00 |
Saturday: 09:00-18:00 |
R70 per person
R120 per person
Kids under 6:
NAG LAN ticket:
The Coca-Cola Dome, Northgate