by Tia

Mark your calendars for one of the year’s most anticipated events! rAge – the Really Awesome Gaming Expo – is back and better than ever, hitting the Gallagher Convention Centre from December 8th to 10th, 2023.

Not all just hype

For an exhilarating span of two decades, rAge has remained the hub of video gaming, technology, esports, and digital entertainment. As a premier event in the industry, its illustrious history speaks for itself. This year, expectations have soared even higher, as the expo presents an unparalleled journey into the realms of PC, mobile, and console gaming, along with cutting-edge technology. Immerse yourself in a universe of digital lifestyle gear, edutainment, innovative gadgets, creative arts, and 3D printing. Get ready to be swept up in the heart-pounding thrill of esports, where dreams are crushed, and champions are forged.

What’s in it for you?

Innovation: Emergent technology from virtual reality, and crypto to the latest in on-site 3D printing. Old technology including retro videogaming to classic arcades. Plus, there are always a few surprises around the show you’ve never seen before.

Submergence: Immerse yourself in the culture of gaming. Try games you’ve never played before; smile at nostalgia-inducing vintage games; meet local game developers, and see their latest projects; watch, and compete in a variety of esports tournaments, and so much more. Discover the latest in innovative technology and possible future trends.

Embrace: Adopt the geek lifestyle for a just day or come explore your true calling with our different fandom culture booths and displays. Participate in or watch a Cosplay competition, try out boardgames, or just hang with people who like all the same things you do.

Win: Just showing up over the weekend could see you winning exclusives and freebies from our partners, sponsors, and exhibitors. If that’s too tame you can test your skills and see how far you can go. Unleash your competitive spirit with thrilling competitions and irresistible giveaways.

Save: Timed just before the festive season you’re sure to find a great many deals and specials to satisfy the bargain hunter in you at rAge. Famed for having some of the best specials all year, as well as a multitude of geeky gifts for your loved ones, rAge is the place to spend. rAge Expo is not just another event; it’s a retail and imagination-igniting experience. Whether you’re a dedicated gamer, a technology enthusiast or an entertainment seeker, rAge 2023 has something for everyone.

Event Details:

Date: December 8 – 10, 2023

Venue: Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

Day Pass (1-day access): R 180

Weekend Pass (3-day access): R 390

Family Pass (1-day access for 2 adults + 2 children ages 6-18): R 600

Student/Scholar (Friday only): R 130

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