The Esports Central Podcast, episode 038 (18 April, 2019). Listen to a new live episode weekly, every Thursday morning! Join us as we wrap up the week's local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. Hosted by Kaameel “KChicktay” Chicktay and his panel of esports aficionados:

 

Here's a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week's episode:

  • 02:10 Mettlestate and ESEA partnership,
  • 10:48 Local CS:GO and OW happenings,
  • 15:15 OWL and their meme policing,
  • 18:30 The great metagame debate in OW,
  • 46:00 OpenAI beats Ti Champions OG,
  • 51:17 WSOE Dota tournament and having EG players as talent, 
  • and much much more!

 

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The Esports Central Podcast, episode 037 (11 April, 2019). Listen to a new live episode weekly, every Thursday morning! Join us as we wrap up the week's local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. Hosted by Kaameel “KChicktay” Chicktay and his panel of esports aficionados:

  • Glenn "g_kayyKisela,
  • Shaun "Profeci" Murrell, &
  • Special Guest: Andrew "PenguinZA" Hodgkinson

 

Here's a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week's episode:

  • 02:18 Is Artifact dead and does Valve care?,
  • 13:40 Fornite World Cup going to be hosted at Arthur Ashe Stadium,
  • 22:30 Valve stepping in with Epicenter Dota 2 Major qualifiers,
  • 36:35 Overwatch player retirements,
  • 54:20 ATK sign Denial Esports CS:GO team,
  • 61:20 Bravado Gaming's CoD squad going to Worlds,
  • 70:30 Bravado Gaming's Cubiex partnership put under the spotlight,
  • and much much more!

 

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The Esports Central Podcast, episode 036 (04 April, 2019). Listen to a new live episode weekly, every Thursday morning! Join us as we wrap up the week's local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. Hosted by Michael "axtremes" Harmse and his panel of esports aficionados:

 

Here's a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week's episode:

  • 05:00 Swatter sentenced to 20 years in jail,
  • 09:10 KChicktay questions the Dota DPC qualifier system and complains about NA,
  • 19:20 G_kayy talks mobile gaming and the enormous Chinese market,
  • 36:55 FIFA ePremier League viewers scandal,
  • 51:30 Is Sage Esports a new South African TO?,
  • 59:00 The great purge of VS Gaming Casters,
  • and much much more!

 

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The Esports Central Podcast, episode 035 (28 March, 2019). Join us as we wrap up the week's local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. Hosted by Michael "axtremes" Harmse and his panel of esports aficionados:

 

Here's a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week's episode:

  • 00:08:20 - Axtremes gives WESG some tough love,
  • 00:22:49 - Kaameel talks Simpsons, Dream League Major, and Chinese Dota 2,
  • 00:32:00 - Profeci examines the esports potential of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege,
  • 00:39:27 - Gutterlilly covers the Overwatch League and esports stadiums,
  • 01:03:00 - What happened to local CS:GO hype?,
  • 01:22:10 - VS Gaming and casters in 2k19,
  • 01:26:46 - Unpacking South Africa's Flims and Publications Act,
  • and much much more!

 

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The Esports Central Podcast, episode 034 (14 March, 2019). Join us as we wrap up the week's local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. 

Hosted by Michael "axtremes" Harmse and his panel of esports aficionados:

Here's a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week's episode:

  • 5:04  The effect of the “meta” on pro esport players.

  • 15:30 Volatility of an esports career.

  • 19:20  Longevity of an esports career.

  • 31:00 Blast pro series Sao Paulo announced and Talent doing multiple games.

  • 42:40 Opinions? Facts? If it’s in the public domain you can talk about it.

  • 51:00 WESG CSGO/Dota 2, Frank's controversial interview and the criticism around it.

  • 1:12 37 VS gaming casting situation and why it’s far from ideal for casters and viewers.

  • and much much more!

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The Esports Central Podcast, episode 033 (07 March, 2019). Join us as we wrap up the week's local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. 

Hosted by Michael "axtremes" Harmse and his panel of esports aficionados:

Here's a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week's episode:

  • 05:39 Dire payment situation in the land of pro Dota 2, 
  • 14:29 EGE lack of payment situation, 
  • 24:47 IEM Katowice and Danger Zone spectator capabilities, 
  • 36:50 Are esports players babies or burnt out?, 
  • 54:49 Richard reminisces about his childhood (we chat Fortnite),
  • 63:25 WESG 2019, 
  • and much much more!

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The Esports Central Podcast, episode 032 (27 February, 2019). Join us as we wrap up the week's local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. This episode is sponsored by MSI Gaming South Africa.

Hosted by Michael "axtremes" Harmse and his panel of esports aficionados:

Here's a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week's episode:

  • 04:20 The Dota 2 Auto Chess phenomenon,
  • 09:50 ESL One Katowice,
  • 13:30 MDL Macau,
  • 16:50 No One and Pash Apex disaster,
  • 20:00 Shanghai Dragons finally bag a win in Overwatch League,
  • 27:20 IEM Katowice 2019,
  • 34:20 Cheating in local CS:GO,
  • 58:30 WITS Gaming Forum 2019,
  • 62:00 A look at Button Bashers org,
  • 66:00 MSSA,
  • and much much more!

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The Esports Central Podcast, episode 031 (20 February, 2019). Join us as we wrap up the week's local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. This episode is sponsored by MSI Gaming South Africa.

Hosted by Michael "axtremes" Harmse and his panel of esports aficionados:

Here's a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week's episode:

  • 04:44 - ESL CS:GO MAJOR and Esports talent vs Sports broadcasters,
  • 37:25 - Apex Legends with GeeMax and what makes an esport?,
  • 55:00 - Overwatch League’s possible lifespan, one trick ponies and the potential longevity of esports,
  • and much much more!

 

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The Esports Central Podcast, episode 030 (13 February, 2019). Join us as we wrap up the week's local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. This episode is sponsored by MSI Gaming South Africa.

Hosted by Michael "axtremes" Harmse and his panel of esports aficionados:

Here's a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week's episode:

  • Denial CS:GO roster changes, 
  • Bravado Gaming NA CS:GO roster announcement, 
  • CS:GO Radar bug drama, 
  • Dota 2 China news, 
  • Meme Pre-season in OWL, 
  • Orena now ButtonBashersGG?, 
  • and much much more!

The Esports Central Podcast, episode 029 (07 February, 2019). Join us as we wrap up the week's local and international esports news! The podcast also occasionally delves into some of the hot topics in the esports scene, providing South African perspectives and opinions. This episode is sponsored by MSI Gaming South Africa.

Hosted by Michael "axtremes" Harmse and his panel of esports aficionados:

Here's a brief breakdown of what the crew covers in this week's episode:

  • Is Apex the new esports Battle Royale?, 
  • KChicktay loves Virtus Pro, 
  • Toxicity in esports, 
  • The sad tale of Shanghai Dragons, 
  • Gaming Forum, 
  • Careers Day, 
  • Criticism in South African esports, 
  • and much much more!

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