If you happen to be attending rAge 2013 this week anytime from October 4th through to the 6th, while you may want to check out the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One to get some hands-on time with these next generation console you definitely won’t want to miss your chance to meet fourteen of the very best independent game developers of South Africa and see fifteen locally made games while you’re at it.
Thanks to a collaboration between NAG home_coded and Make Games SA, these local developers will be able to put their talents on display in their own dedicated booth on the showfloor of rAge at the Coca-Cola Dome in Johannesburg for the duration of the event, so if you’re there be sure to take the opportunity to chat with the future of the South African game development industry.
Here’s the full line-up of developers set to show their stuff at rAge 2013:
- Celestial Games (Visit Site)
- Deciduous Games (Visit Site)
- Free Lives (Visit Site)
- Giant Box Games (Visit Site)
- Level 3 (Visit Site)
- Made with Monster Love (Visit Site)
- Manikin Games (Visit Site)
- QCF Design (Visit Site)
- Red Dot Lab (Visit Site)
- RetroEpic Software (Visit Site)
- retroFuture (Visit Site)
- Rogue Moon Studios (Visit Site)
- RuneStorm (Visit Site)
- Steven Tu (Visit Site)
Notable omissions from the line-up include Luma Arcade, Tasty Poison and Open-Reset amongst others, but if you’re looking to find the pulse of South African game development the fourteen outfits listed above will give you exactly what you’re after.
Competitions related to the indie game showcase during rAge 2013 are also planned with chances to win a PS Vita, a game or voucher, as well as an MSI GX60 gaming notebook valued at R14 999 up for grabs, so stop by the NAG home_coded and Make Games SA stand at the show to find out more.
Who else will be at rAge 2013? El33tonline and Afrihost, of course, and we have our own set of activities and competitions to check out – get the details over here and keep up with our coverage of the show at our dedicated page.