Home The good, the bad, and the ugly of the past week – 07 October 2016

The good, the bad, and the ugly of the past week – 07 October 2016

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Happy rAge weekend everybody! By the time you read this, we’ll all be melting in the pizza oven of death, or as Alessandro so aptly put it, “the giant armpit of doom”. Be sure to find us and come say hi before we die!

Best Stories

Digital gaming grossed $6.1 Billion in August
Final Fantasy XV’s car radio will contain tunes from across the entire franchise
Steve Aoki invested in eSports
Reminder: KWESE Sports R100k ACE FIFA tournament takes place at rAge
Pokémon GO is finally available in South Africa
Company of Heroes has joined forces with Humble Bundle to celebrate its 10th anniversary
Heroes of the Storm’s new Brawl mode is launching soon
Ubisoft confirms Beyond Good and Evil 2 is in development

Worst Stories

Digital Homicide’s case against Steam Users has been dismissed
Five Nights at Freddy’s: Sister Location may be delayed because it’s not “kid-friendly”
Gravity Rush 2 sinks into January, further shrinking PS4 exclusives this year

Random Stories

The Nintendo Mini makes nostalgia look better than ever
Niantic Labs are being taken to court by the Netherlands over Pokémon GO
The original Xbox controller was “embarrassingly enormous” says its co-creator
Pokémon GO continues to bring in $2 million a day
Have cosplay Patreons become a backdoor for porn? (NSFW)
Five reasons why we’re massively excited for Mafia III (Sponsored)
Paul ‘ReDeYe” Chaloner weighs in on South African eSports
The history of Mafia Games (Sponsored)
Looks like Overwatch will be getting Halloween-themed loot

Reviews and Previews this Week

NBA 2K17 Review – Full Court Pres
Hands on with Call of Duty Modern Warfare Remastered–Campaign
PlayStation VR Review Round-Up
Paper Mario: Color Splash review – Paint and gain
Gears of War 4 Review – Rise of the Fenix
Gears of War 4 review round-up
PlayStation VR launch line-up review round-up

Is Darryn Batman Forever?


But of course. Darryn is so confident in his Batman ability this year that he’s not even cosplaying as the caped crusader at rAge for a change!

Nite Owl of the Week


Your Nite Owl this week is Craig Risi. The magical formula has deemed him worthy of this honour!

Header of the Week


Picking my own picture for Pokemon GO finally arriving in South Africa as header of the week? OMG HOW UNETHICAL! Actually, I have Darryn’s official stamp of approval for this magical photoshop, so it’s all good, right?


Darryn definitely gets an honourable mention for his magical Xbox controller header though. It was that big, right?

Most Comments

Have cosplay Patreons become a backdoor for porn? That’s a topic that got you all talking for sure. The article garnered 58 comments!

Comment of the Week

My favourite comment this week came from none other than our favourite “upvoter of ALL the things”, Hammersteyn. Regarding Digital Homicide’s case against Steam Users being dismissed:

“Digital Homicide committed Digital Suicide :P”

Oh you!

Bonus Premium Content

Here’s an oldie, but a goodie.

And of course, some WTF from Darryn.


Last Updated: October 7, 2016


  1. That WHAT YEAR IS IT header was, and still is, comedic gold. <3


    • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

      October 7, 2016 at 12:46



  2. Alien Emperor Trevor

    October 7, 2016 at 12:39

    Here’s a picture of Matty in the pizza oven for any trying to find him:


  3. Admiral Chief

    October 7, 2016 at 12:41

    Yusssssssss GG Hammer


    • Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

      October 7, 2016 at 12:46



  4. Original Heretic

    October 7, 2016 at 12:42

    Most Comments with 58? Um, Zoe’s article on Any Hennig this morning is already sitting on 130.
    Do the same day articles not count?


    • Alien Emperor Trevor

      October 7, 2016 at 12:44

      Either way Zoe wins. She is Batwoman, who is much cooler than Batman anyway.


      • Zoe Hawkins

        October 7, 2016 at 14:41



    • Gavin Mannion

      October 7, 2016 at 13:34

      the whole team is at rAge today or at other meetings.. so today was very pre-planned


      • Original Heretic

        October 7, 2016 at 13:35

        Ah, so they all off having fun!


  5. Hammersteyn_hates_Raid0

    October 7, 2016 at 12:46

  6. DragonSpirit009

    October 7, 2016 at 12:58

    Haha love that header of the week. Lol’d for awhile when I saw it.
    Wish I could attend the rAge in JHB. Never been there sadly!


  7. Andre Fourie

    October 7, 2016 at 13:40

  8. Dungeon of JJ

    October 7, 2016 at 13:58



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