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iHub By Jessica Colaço / April 28, 2011

The NexGen LANatorium @iHubNairobi


NexGen Ltd. held a LAN party event at the iHub on the 26th-27th April. The event dubbed “The NexGen LANatorium” this time ran with the theme “Play for Japan” in memory of the recent tragedies that have rocked that country and in support of the country that has been in the forefront of technology and video gaming.

NexGen partnered with Mustek East Africa, D-link East Africa, and the iHub to make this event possible. The sponsors provided the venue, equipment and giveaways that helped make the night all the more special.

The night held competitive style gaming and the winners of these face-offs walked away with kalahari vouchers worth Kshs.2000.

The games played included PC Games such as; Unreal Tournament III and 2004, Modern Warfare 2, Dirt 2, Company of Heroes, Team Fortress. We even had two consoles that were played on two 55″ HDTVs provided by Mustek EA and the games played included; Playstation games such as, Tekken 6, FIFA 2010, Modern Warfare 2 and Nintendo Wii games included the very popular Naruto game.

PC gamers also got the chance to show off their incredible gaming rigs and challenge each other to prove whose build was superior.

For more info about NexGen LAN parties and tournaments and for notices on all future events you can join our facebook group WCG Kenya and for the twitterers, you can follow us at @nexgenkenya

Author : Jessica Colaço

Jessica Colaço is currently the Director of Partnerships at iHub. She was the Founding Manager between 2010 and 2011 at iHub and Research Director between 2011 and 2013 at iHub Research. She is passionate about Innovation, Research, Mobile and Robotics Technology, Mentorship and Entrepreneurship in Kenya as she uses her position at iHub to court local, regional and international stakeholders to adopt Kenyan-made and African-made solutions. As an upcoming angel investor, she courts local and international investors to invest in great tech ideas and companies at idea and concept stage. She is also a Mobile and Robotics Tech Evangelist, Co-Founder of WMIAfrica and AkiraChix, ISOC-Kenya Chapter, Treasurer, ACM-W Nairobi Chapter Chair, TED Global Fellow 2009 and upcoming Guitarist. She was named one of the top 40 women under 40 years in Kenya's business scene by Business Daily on 2009, 2011 and 2012. Her endeavour is to put Kenya and Africa on the map for technology achievements and spur innovation within the country and continent! She blogs at:

  • Marco at 15:49:36PM Thursday, April 28, 2011

    I’m happy to read about the event.
    Thanks for keeping Japan in your thoughts.
    Marco @Tokyo

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