rAge 2013: world-class Dota 2 player attending

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With anticipation for the rAge 2013 expo building, Megarom Interactive has announced that world-class Dota 2 player Danylo “Dendi” Ishutin will be attending the expo.

Dendi will be at rAge to meet fans and share his expertise and experience with the local gaming community.

“We’re excited to have a player of Dendi’s calibre attend rAge this year,” said Jason Borea, Marketing Director at Megarom. “It’s always great when we have international professional gamers visiting South Africa we hope that his professionalism and experience will rub off on our local players and inspire them to reach new heights”.

Dendi currently plays for Na’Vi, who were in The Dota 2 International final to win approximately $619,000 with his team.

” We are extremely thrilled to give gamers from South Africa the opportunity to meet one of the best Dota 2 players on the circuit by sending Dendi to rAge,” said SteelSeries’ Marc Winther Kristensen, who are helping get Dendi to SA. This gaming community is helping to put South Africa on the eSports map and I encourage all within reach of Johannesburg to attend rAge to meet one of the finest professional gamers the world has to offer.”

Danylo Dendi Ishutin

Danylo “Dendi” Ishutin

Owner of NAG magazine (who are behind the rAge expo), Michael James was also proud and excited regarding the announcement.

“It’s always very exciting to host professional gamers at rAge. I think it encourages local players to get more involved in competitive gaming and helps them see what it takes to be one of the best in the world in person. The more this kind of thing happens the more it puts South Africa on the map,” said James.

Dendi will be on a tight schedule at the show for various activities including signings, photos and stage presentations. Megarom will reveal the schedule closer to the time. BT Games will also be stocking Na’Vi SteelSeries Products for purchase.

rAge is taking place on 4-6 October. Day tickets are R70 per person, and R120 for the whole weekend.

  • Dates: 4 October – 6 October 2013
  • Show times: Friday: 10:00-18:00, Saturday: 09:00-18:00, Sunday: 10:00-16:00
  • Day ticket: R70 per person (Tickets available at the door)
  • Weekend ticket: R120 per person
  • Kids under 6: Free
  • NAG LAN ticket: R400
  • Venue: The Coca-Cola dome, Corner Northumberland Road & Olievenhout Avenue, Northgate, North Riding

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  • UltimateNinjaPandaDudeGuy

    Too late to put leave in… Sadz 🙁

  • ItherNiT

    nerdgasm

  • Brendyn Zachary

    Oppa Dendi!

  • Take all my rares 0_0

  • ArchieChoke

    So what did we bribe him with to come here? Free Kruger park game drive, with minimal Rhino views?

  • Akkedis

    I’m flying up from CT just for this!

  • Brendyn Zachary

    Hmmm, or, and I’m just throwing this out there and is in no way more accurate than your ultra, thought out statement, he’s coming out because his teams sponsor, Steelseries, has made him come out here for publicity. But hey, you know it could be your thought. Either way he’s coming out.

  • Mage Control

    Brendyn upvote for you sir.

  • Bob

    wowowowow fucking dendi coming to SA!!!!!! jesus i am having the biggest fucking nergasm right now :D:D:D:D

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