Category Archives: Games

Esports News UK charity stream: First 1v1s confirmed! (make challenges here)

Our 24-hour charity stream kicks off on Saturday March 4th from midday, and here are our first batch of confirmed participants. We'll be raising money for an amazing charity called SpecialEffect, as part of their GameBlast initiative. They put fun, inclusion and confidence back into the lives of people with disabilities by helping them to play video…
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Win tickets to the UK League of Legends ESL Premiership finals in Leicester

We've got two tickets for the live ESL Premiership League of Legends final up for grabs. The event takes place at ESL UK's Leicester studio on Sunday March 19th, and will be between Team XENEX and one other finalist (to be decided this week). Winners will receive: Exclusive entry to ESL Studio One for to watch…
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BT Sport to broadcast FIFA 17 esports matches

FIFA 17 esports matches will be shown on UK TV via BT Sport. The broadcaster has acquired the rights to show the remaining four EA Ultimate Team Championship Series dates, reports The Guardian. It will be broadcasting the following: The North American regional final - April 8th Asia-Pacific heats - April 22nd European regional final - May…
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Foxdrop casting more of the UK League of Legends ESL Premiership!

British YouTuber Dan "Foxdrop" Wyatt is casting more of the ESL Premiership League of Legends tournament. Foxy casted his first UK scene matches earlier in the month with Joe "Fenny" Munchables, in what appeared to be a one-off appearance. But tonight the YouTube tweeted saying he's back for more. Damn i really enjoyed casting with…
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Memes of the year: Top 10 UK LoL esports memes of 2016

Yes, this post is almost two months late. But the important thing is it's here now. We look back on some of the weirdest, funniest and downright bizarre social media memes, pictures and videos from the UK League of Legends esports scene in 2016.   10. Larssen the God While Renegades Banditos (now Misfits) will…
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BAFTA Games AMD Esports Audience Award shortlist confirmed

The shortlist for the AMD Esports Audience Award at the British Academy Games Awards has been revealed. Six games are up for the award, which is voted purely by the public. The nominations are: CSGO League of Legends Dota 2 Street Fighter V Overwatch Clash Royale Members of the public will be able to cast…
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epicLAN 20 winners revealed as event pulls in 88,000 unique viewers

That's a wrap folks, epicLAN 20 is over and all the tournaments have finished. While the teams and fans make their journeys back to where they call home, David Hollingsworth takes a look at the winners from what was another top event in Kettering... Before we jump into the winner roundup, it's worth pointing out that 88,000…
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Rocket League in the UK: What’s the esports scene like and what’s next?

While it's not one of the top-tier esports titles like CSGO, Rocket League has carved out an impressive esports scene in a relatively short space of time. But what is Rocket League esports like in the UK? Who is the British talent? And where can it go from here? Declan Murphy, the president of Swansea Gaming Society and…
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Gfinity Arena to host UK’s first inter-school esports final

The finals of a new inter-school esports tournament will form part of the London Games Festival in April. The Digital Schoolhouse Esports Tournament Grand Final will take place at the Gfinity Arena on Tuesday April 4th from 10.30am to 3.30pm. It's the UK's first inter-school esports competition, which kicked off in January and has 400 secondary…
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