This post is ridiculously belated, but I thought it was worth mentioning that our Oculus Rift Askari video eventually made its way to Comedy Central in the US. They apparently spotted it on Kotaku, one of the numerous places the video got posted when it went viral back in September 2014. Enjoy:
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MTN is re-launching their 4G network and is hosting GamersNights for a Call of Duty online tournament in order to showcase the 4G experience on Thursday at 10:00AM. The winning team will receive five 4G MiFi routers with 10GB of data. The event will be streamed live on Twitch.
Structure: 3 teams, 5 players each
Game: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Match Type: Kill Confirmed
In order to participate, you must register and join a team here:...
Last Friday, while filming for our upcoming television show on UrbanTV, we strapped my Oculus Rift DK2 onto an askari (security guard). However, we forgot to warn him that what he was about to see wasn't real. Hilarity ensued.
AgentSmith posted a video of our shenanigans on YouTube and 48 hours later we've got 300,000 hits. Huzzah! Askari is famous!
[UPDATE: We reached over 1 million views in 6 days and the video featured in a Comedy Central game-show!]...
We came, we saw, we killed it...for charity. GamersNights was invited by Hive Colab incubation hub to co-host a "Gaming 4 Charity" event for the "40 days over 40 smiles" charity foundation. The 40/40 foundation was established with the sole purpose of helping vulnerable children and communities to access quality, all-round education support and entrepreneurial training aimed at self-sustainability. After the success of the Gulu robotics camp, Gamers Nights decided to “take a shot” at supporting the dormitory building...
Shortly on the back of our recent launch of our Dedicated Minecraft Server - minecraft.liquid.gamersnights.com we have now launch two new servers for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Serious Sam 3!
You can find both of these on mw3.liquid.gamersnights.com and ss3.liquid.gamersnights.com respectively.
The MW3 server is already seeing regular action lots of nights so feel free to join the Mayham!
As always if you are experiencing any issues connecting to the server please do let us know on our FB page http://www.facebook....