r Age provides a platform to touch and feel, try and experiment.It is the place to go each year to see all the latest goodies presented in an accessible way and be surrounded by people who all share the same passion.The NAG LAN is Southern Africa’s largest BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer/Console) LAN event.In 2018 over 2,000 gamers from all over South Africa will travel to r Age with their gaming rigs/laptops/consoles.They will game for 52 hours, competing against and playing cooperatively with each other, sharing meals and stories while bringing down evil alien overlords.
Over the course of the weekend tens of thousands of enthusiastic fans descend on the venue for three days of gaming, technology, gadgets, and geek lifestyle entertainment. It revealed an industry that is South African cosplay is growing rapidly, with local cosplayers constantly refining their craftsmanship and skill levels – putting top local players on par with international cosplayers.You can buy new games and consoles, chat with local comic book artists, or take selfies with your favourite cosplayers. r Age (the really Awesome Rush will host a variety of esports events, activities and tournaments together in one place and will showcase the very best that local esports has to offer.Besides all the stands, retail outlets and esports stages, r Age also features an artist’s alley, and a home_coded area where local game developers showcase their games. Many call it the event of the year, where you can escape your reality for a single day or even the whole weekend. If you’re a professional esports player, someone who just wants to have fun and see how good you are, or even a parent looking to find out more about your child’s competitive gaming obsession, Rush will have something for you.Rush will take place over the weekend of 29 June – 1 July 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre.Come and support this growing industry, and discover what esports is really all about!