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El33tonline at rAge 2012: Tom’s experiences at the show

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Last week in Johannesburg at the Coca-Cola Dome, El33tonline and leading South African ADSL service provider Afrihost left an indelible mark on this year’s edition of rAge, South Africa’s premiere videogame and technology expo.

In a series of feature articles, members of El33tonline talk about their experiences at rAge 2012 and mention a few of their favourite things about this year’s event.

Tom continues our look back at rAge 2012 with his thoughts on the show and his highlights:


Tom’s Experiences at rAge 2012

This year marked my first time at rAge and I can honestly say that the event is everything it’s hyped up to be and lots more besides. The friendliness of everyone I met during rAge was remarkable, and it was great to share our stand with the awesome peeps from Afrihost.

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Some of the highlights of the show for me were talking to the developers of ZombiU and Far Cry 3, and getting my first taste of the Wii U by playing Rayman Legends, New Super Mario Bros. U and the aforementioned ZombiU. I can’t wait to have a Wii U sitting under my TV!

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Based on the games I played at rAge, I would select Rayman Legends as my personal Game of the Show. I thoroughly enjoyed playing through Rayman Origins and the sequel is both beautiful and innovative, making excellent use of the Wii U GamePad to create an exciting and fun asymmetric co-op experience.

I can totally see myself having a blast playing this game with my wife or a group of friends. The Wii U looks like it will be an awesome console for local multiplayer games!

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Did you enjoy this feature? Read the rest of our articles discussing our time at rAge 2012 below:


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