rAge Expo 2013 details unveiled

The countdown has begun: 170 days to go until this year’s really Awesome gaming expo (rAge). Both hard-core and casual gamers, and everyone in between, are already imagining what feast of gaming goodness this year’s expo organisers and exhibitors will dishing up. The continent’s largest technology and gaming exhibition, brought to you by the creators of NAG magazine, is a three-day fever fest of everything that is gaming, as well as all the latest technology, and is eagerly anticipated by professional gamers, casual players and families alike. Running from 4-6 October 2013 at the Coca-Cola Dome, rAge 2013 will showcase computer and console gaming hardware, PC, PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo games, gaming accessories from joysticks to headphones, comic books, figurines, anime, role-playing, cosplay, board games, creative arts, competitive collectible card games, local game developers and much more!

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With an attendance record that grows every year, the organisers are expecting record attendances in 2013 and these visitors are in for a treat. In addition to local gaming representation, rAge has also caught the attention of international developers and experts in the field who encourage visitors to interact with them and to see – and even play – preview (beta) game code months before it goes on sale, as well as experience behind closed doors game presentations on the show floor.

rAge 2013 sees the return of the mind blowing NAG LAN – a thrilling 56 hour event where around 2,000 gamers are connected for the largest LAN (local area network) in the southern hemisphere. Tickets for this sell out in a matter of hours, so be on the lookout for the bookings open notice sometime in August.

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Whether you’re old, young, a newbie or a die-hard tech geek, rAge is the place to be for an awesome fun-filled weekend. Check out the details below:

Dates: 4 October – 6 October 2013
Show times:
Friday: 10:00-18:00 | Saturday: 09:00-18:00 | Sunday: 10:00-16:00
Day ticket: R70 per person (Tickets available at the door)
Weekend ticket: R120 per person
Kids under 6: Free
NAG LAN ticket: R350
Venue:
The Coca-Cola dome | Corner Northumberland Road & Olievenhout Avenue | Northgate, North Riding | www.coca-coladome.co.za

rAge 2012 photography by: Darryl Linington

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  • http://twitter.com/KhulaniNdlovu Khulani Ndlovu

    Well can’t miss this one for the world, lots of new titles i would love to try and do they have to increase the fairs as well, c’mon that’s not so cool, you want more attendees right, :)

  • Christiaan Joubert

    Wow …
    From an original R40 to R70? …
    Not sure if its worth it anymore

    • TechniKyle

      If you save R10 a month for the next few months you’ll have enough to get in.

      • Christiaan Joubert

        Make it R20 …
        My girlfriend is a gamer too & there is no way she’s gonna let me go alone! XD

        If I go …
        But I guess that’s a plan …

  • Beanz777

    Well then :/ might be skipping this year after all

  • TechniKyle

    Can’t wait! booking my weekend ticket! Now I just need to figure out if I’m doing a roadtrip or going by plane…

  • Mbuso Shakoane

    Will the ps4 and xbox one be playable