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Archive | Games

16 June 2012: Celebrate National Board Games Day with Exclusive Books

National Board Game Day, 16 June SkyCastle Games, along with the broader gaming community, will be celebrating National Board Game Day on 16 June 2012 with official events held nationwide at Exclusive Books stores. A selection of Exclusive Books stores will be participating in National Board Game Day on Saturday by running demonstrations of brand […]

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Competition: Win One of Two PS Vita Consoles!

Were you desperate to get your hands on Sony’s latest handheld console when it launched in February, but couldn’t get your hands on one at the time? Well, all hope is not lost. have 2 brand new, sexy PS Vita consoles to give away to two very lucky winners! All you have to do […]

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The Top 10 PS3 Games for New Gamers: Collections Edition

For my first post in our Top Ten Blog series, I decided to compile a list of game collections perfect for the new gamer. If you are a first time gamer then buying a collection is a great way to get started. In many cases these are games that are no longer available separately, so […]

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Diablo III : The Beta Testing Experience Part 2


What better way to start the weekend than with a dose of Diablo III Beta testing? This was how my past¬†weekend started. After a few minor struggles with zip files I was able to get the Diablo III client installed and ready to go. For those of you who are unable to play the beta […]

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Upcon 2012: Photos, Cosplayers and a Weekend of Mad Fun!


The dust has cleared, the geeks have scattered and the University of Pretoria is once again at peace (relatively speaking of course, these are students we’re talking about). From what I saw during the short time that I was there, Upcon appears to have been a success this year. Early morning attendance rates on Saturday […]

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Diablo III: The Beta Testing Experience

Diablo 3 Order

The countdown has officially begun! With just under a month and a half to go, fans of the Diablo franchise have been frantically scanning the internet for news on whether or not the game will live up to the expectations they have built up. Although Blizzard themselves have admitted to being a little nervous about […]

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Upcon 2012: Calling All Geeks!

Every year for a weekend in April, The University of Pretoria (TUKS) plays host to the Upcon Gaming Convention. Geeks and Gamers of all kinds converge on the University’s conference centre in order to take part in the fun and mild insanity that is Upcon. The convention has been growing each year and incorporating more […]

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Competition: Win a Star Wars Moleskine Bundle!

Dark Side

At, there are many Jedi. And to share our excitement for the launch of the ¬†new Kinect Star Wars game, we are giving away 5 amazing Star Wars Moleskine bundles (containing two stunning Star Wars themed Moleskines) valued at up to R340! We have also discounted the Kinect Star Wars game from R360 to […]

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Diablo III Release Date Announced (Finally!)


That’s right Blizzard fans! The date you have all been waiting for has finally been released. Those who have managed to pre-order their copy of Diablo III can expect to have it in their grubby little paws on 15 May 2012. If you haven’t pre-ordered your copy yet then now is the time! Here is […]

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