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Newcastle cosplay and esports cafe seeks funding on Kickstarter

A new type of 'cosplay cafe' could open in Newcastle if it secures enough investment on Kickstarter. Project Arcadium is billing itself as the UK's first cosplay and gaming cafe on its Kickstarter page, where it's seeking £20,000. It's the brainchild of UK cosplayer Sophie Stephenson (pictured). "There is only one gaming cafe that is big…
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Fatal1ty interview part 2: ‘I wouldn’t swap places with any pro gamer today’

In 1999, Johnathan "FATAL1TY" Wendel became the world's first full-time professional gamer. He's won countless tournaments, became the original poster boy for competitive gaming and grew a successful Fatal1ty gaming products. He's seen it all. Because of this, he's one of the best-placed people to describe how esports has changed since his time in the spotlight. What…
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Who are the top 3 UK League of Legends players in each position?

Our UK Masters discussion panel explored this topic live on Twitch earlier thanks to a great suggestion from NerdRage support player Prosfair. Here's what we came up with (based on qualifiers and week one of the UK Masters), along with the video of us discussing each position. Note: This list is for players who are…
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ECS CSGO Finals: Player Video Interviews

Alex Wright interviews CSGO players ahead of the Season 3 ECS Finals at London's Wembley SSE Arena for Esports News UK. Alex spoke to players from Fnatic, Cloud9, SK, Team Liquid and Astralis. Check out the five video interviews below:
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Watch: UK Masters discussion show with Jaws, Joekerism and Doruk

Our panel analyses the orgs and players taking part in the UK Masters League of Legends summer split 2017. Panel: Dom Sacco, ENUK editor Joekerism, Enclave player Doruk, Excel coach Jaws, caster (skip to 2mins or so, we had technical problems at the start!) Follow Esports News UK Web: https://www.esports-news.co.uk Twitter: https://twitter.com/eSports_News_UK Discord: https://discord.gg/KcuFDc7 Facebook:…
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epic.LAN 21: Which teams won and how were viewer numbers?

epic.LAN 21 finished last weekend and featured everything from beach parties to charity pie faces alongside the esports tournaments. Craig Robinson takes a look back at the action.   Face-Strike: Pie Offensive Starting with the most important part of the event, epic.LAN esports manager Tom "Gumpster" Gumbleton and RNR Esports MD Adam "Blanks" Heath got pied in…
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UK Gaming Tours parody page emerges as organisers’ silence continues

A Twitter account parodying the UK Gaming Tours (UKGT) CSGO tournament has picked up more than 100 followers in the space of a day. The page, titled UK Gaming Twits, was created as uncertainty continues to grow around the state of UK Gaming Tours. UKGT was first announced last December, promising a £10,000 prize pool and…
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The Boyzz are back in town and they just won the Method EU Major

The Boyzz may not have seeded high but their spot at number four in the EU rankings should have been a warning to others, as they saw off top opposition to clinch all 40 points and $4,000 in the Method EU Community Cup. With the WoW World Championships already at the halfway point and limited points…
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