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The organisers of rAge (Really Awesome Gaming Expo) have confirmed that this year’s show will boast a number of competitions and prizes on offer, alongside the Entelect 100k Challenge, for which entries close today.

The challenge, which tests entrants’ artificial intelligence-coding skills, will see the finals in the completion being held at the expo next month, with a substantial R100 000 cash prize up for grabs for the winner.

“This is an inspiring and creative opportunity that not only has a huge winning incentive but is a lot of fun,” commented Michael James, the editor of NAG Magazine and senior project manager on rAge.

Attendees can also look forward to the chance to win a R30 000 gaming rig from Matrix Warehouse, as well as ten seats at one of Boston Media House’s animation courses, to the value of R70 000. Apparently, Amazon Web Services will also be seeking talented individuals to add to their team. Furthermore, and another enticement for those eyeing the new PS4, the show organisers have assured that Sony’s next gen console (arriving officially on the 6th of December) will be unveiled at Sony’s stand, along with the likes of Beyond: Two Souls, Invizimals, and Tearaway.

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The expo will take place on the 4th to the 6th of October from 10 am to 6 pm on Friday and Saturday, and till 4 pm on Sunday at the Coca-Cola Dome in Northgate. Entry tickets will cost R70 per person or R120 for a weekend pass, with the LAN costing R400 per ticket.

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