Weekend event: gaming cafe LAN tournament in Harare

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PC GamingZimbabwe Cyber Games is hosting another gaming cafe LAN tournament this Sunday in Harare. If you’re a gaming enthusiast, this is of course good news and you won’t miss it. For the rest of you, it’s a great opportunity to network with gamers and the geeks that attend events like these.

Machine access at the tournament will cost you $2, but as usual the organizers add that it’s “free if you have a good enough sob story”. You have until 11AM Sunday to think one up.

Here’s the full announcement of the tournament:

CS Gaming Cafe LAN Tournament this Sunday 6th Mar 2011

The suggested tournament games are;

  • Heroes of Newerth LAN
  • CoD Modern Wardfare 2 LAN
  • Need for Speed Hot Pursuit
  • FIFA 2011
  • Street Fighter 4

Sunday Tournament Details

  • Launch time: 11 am till late
  • Location: Christian Science Sunday School. Corner 2nd St & Selous Ave. Harare
  • Tournament entry fee: Free
  • Tournament Prize: 5 free hours added to your account
  • Cost of machines access: $2 for 1 hour. (free if you have a good enough sob story)
  • Bring your own food & drinks

Sunday Tournament Games Dates

The following weeks games will be based on demand and new releases.

Machines & Games

If you want to come but don’t want to play in the tournament, you can enjoy the atmosphere and play other games.
There are 20 machines available to rent which have great gaming hardware including;

  • 19″ Wide Screen Silver LCD Monitor
  • Intel® Pentium Dual Core 2.5Ghz Tower PC with 2GB Ram
  • ATI Radeon 4850 512MB & Nvidia 240 1GB Graphics cards.
  • Xbox Controllers
  • Headset with Microphone
  • tonnes of the latest and greatest PC Games loaded including;
    Blur
    Borderlands
    CoD IV single and multiplayer
    CoD MW 2 single and multiplayer
    Company of Heroes
    Counter Strike source
    Fifa 10
    Fifa 11
    Grand Theft Auto – Vice City
    Heroes of Newerth LAN
    Left 4 Dead 2
    Marvel Ultimate Alliance
    NBA 2K10
    Need for Speed Hot Pursuit
    Plants vs Zombies (all)
    Pro Evo Soccer 10
    Pro Evo Soccer 11
    Rugby 08
    Split Second
    Street Fighter 4
    Team Fortress 2
    Tony Hawks Pro Skater 4
    Trackmania Nations Forever
    Trine
    Unreal Tournament 3
    Virtua Tennis 2009
    Warcraft 3 – The Frozen Throne
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  • Tafmak3000

    Are these games pirated?

  • onit

    that’s rather accusatory and presumptuous.would be better if you encouraged them or hoped that they used non-pirated games

  • excalaber

    Anyone wanting to join a good friendly Black ops server in UK run by Zimbabweans go to your console and type /connect 173.199.79.212:3094

    zRp Gamers!

  • tinm@n

    latency probems and expensive data would make this very expensive. only those who have pure broadband and are uncapped would enjoy the experience.

  • Mooney143

    it doesn’t really matter if the games are pirate copies. if the game publishers actually cared we’d have official support for their products in our country. they don’t even know we exist, which from a logical point of view is both good and bad. i love the fact that Gamers are coming together especially PC gamers, maybe the culture will actually grow. i’m making it a point to go to a tornament, hope to meet PES 2011 players+L4D2+SF4