Category Archives: Overwatch

82% of student esports players more likely to participate in other team sports, finds Ukie Digital Schoolhouse study

UK games industry trade body Ukie has launched a study exploring how participating in esports can positively affect children and schools. The research, titled 'Esports: Engaging Education', was based on results from the Digital Schoolhouse (DSH) Esports Tournament. Research was conducted by Staffordshire University, supported by Newman University, and was based on results from the…
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Stratford Spartans: Inside London’s biggest GAME BELONG Arena

GAME has opened its biggest BELONG Arena store in London. The Westfield Stratford City store is home to the Stratford Spartans team, which members of the public can sign up to in a bid to join and face-off against other Arena Tribes around the country. Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco got a behind-the-scenes look…
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7 Lions: Team United Kingdom prepare for the 2018 Overwatch World Cup

With London Spitfire having won the Overwatch League, we turn now towards the impending Overwatch World Cup. George Moncaster takes a closer look at the United Kingdom's roster and some of the players competing for the nation.  The third Overwatch World Cup is well on its way, with the host of teams finalising rosters. The…
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Grassroots Overwatch Esports Scotland Cup announced

Esports Scotland has been granted a Custom Tournament License from Blizzard Entertainment to deliver the Overwatch Esports Scotland Cup. The tournament is for Xbox One and features four single-bracket tournaments, with the winners making it through to the finals, taking place on Sunday October 7th Qualifiers run on Saturday August 4th, Sunday 5th, Saturday 12th…
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