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11 games putting South Africa on the global gaming map

In the last few years, the South African game development industry has seen some staggering growth with a plethora of great titles making waves in the international gaming scene. From action-packed platformers to...

5 shocking games based on real life events

Video games are a medium we use to escape the harshness of reality, providing gamers with a plethora of fantastical digital worlds and magical creatures beyond our wildest imaginations. But sometimes the truths...

The controversial story behind Hunt Down the Freeman

Over the last few days, indie developers Royal Rudius Entertainment have received constant waves of harsh criticism following the release of their controversial title, Hunt Down the Freeman (HDTF), a first person shooter that heavily draws inspiration...

6 video game remakes to look out for in 2018

It seems we’re set for yet another wave of nostalgia to hit us in 2018. From remakes to remasters, the gaming world of old is being reborn in our modern age, feeding our contemporary predilection...

Your SA Game Jam 2017 winners

As some of you may know, local Cape Town game devs, Free Lives (Broforce, Genital Jousting) hosted and sponsored the second annual “SA GAME JAM” from 1-4 September. For those of you who are...

Budget Diaries: Sara Is Missing, Pequod and more

“Budget Diaries” is a new series where Gearburn explores the vast digital landscape of the internet in search of unique and engaging games that won’t break the bank or greedily consume half your...

No Man’s Sky: here’s what you should know

It’s been over two years since Hello Games announced No Man’s Sky at E3 2014 and has since become one of the most highly-anticipated and hyped titles ever. That comes as no surprise though,...

Mirror’s Edge retrospective: a story of Faith

I’m sure most of us can recall that auspicious day in late 2008 when the gaming gods blessed us with the original Mirror’s Edge. It was like nothing we had ever seen before,...

Battleborn: here’s everything we know so far

Battleborn is an upcoming first-person Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) title currently in development at Gearbox Software, the same people who brought us the brilliantly twisted Borderlands series, and is set be released...

The best indie games of 2015

Once again it is almost time for us to wave goodbye to another year, forcefully having to accept the perpetual nature of time. It can be nerve wrecking to see the days and...

5 of the best Fallout 4 mods around

It’s nearly been a month since the release of Fallout 4 and, by the looks of it, fallout-fever is still going strong. But by now a lot of us have explored nearly every...