SRC 2017 Science Fair applications extended to March 17, coming April 7

“[the objective of the Science fair] is to get students to put into action what (they) learn in the classroom, and also to emphasise the importance of invention and innovation to national development” Coordinator for science and technology education at the SRC, Amanda McKenzie, speaking about the SRC 2017 Science Fair Science Fair lovers, your […]

Your #WorldCup Package

It’s high tide at Lake Soccer!  Unless you’ve been stuck in your man-cave, or pulling a little too much overtime or too many double-shifts, you may have noticed that the flags have now started surfacing on those car poles and antennas.  Maybe you’re typically too engaged in fighting traffic or wondering what it would really take […]

Twitter’s Special FIFA World Cup Page

Twitter’s has unveiled a new FIFA World Cup page that allows fans of the World Cup to stay connected to action using the micro-blogging service. The page located at http://twitter.com/worldcup made from live widgets, the Top Tweets algorithm, and real-time search put together on one page.

Twitter users can easily click on the flag of a team to see the date and times of each of that team’s matches, their opponents and to follow live tweets happening all over the world related to that match. There are also special flags and icons for each of the 32 teams participating at the tournament being held in South Africa that can be used by adding special hastags to tweets like #worldcup, #Arg,  #Eng, #Rsa and many more. These special images are only viewable using Twitter’s web interface however. Read more about Twitter’s Special FIFA World Cup Page

FIFA Superstars – Facebook Game

EA Sports FIFA Superstars is is new flash based Facebook game released just in time to take advantage of the buzz surrounding the 2010 FIFA World Cup which Starts on June 11th in South Africa. The game comes from Playfish, who specializes in social network games, the company was acquired by Electronic Arts in November 2009 and have created many popular games such as Pet Society and Restaurant City.

ea sports fifa superstars facebook game

FIFA Superstars is a game that allows players to play against friends and computer profiles in flashy, predetermined soccer games. It combines various genres but is basically a trading card game which rewards players with experience and coins for advancing through the game. An actual match in FIFA Superstars does not involve the player controlling his players on the pitch like a typical FIFA game would but instead matches are predetermined and are stats based with flashy animations and drama being used to entertain the players as a match goes on. Read more about FIFA Superstars – Facebook Game