Category Archives: Street Fighter IV

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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Can Tekken 7 become one of the leading fighting game titles in esports?

Tekken 7 is due out in the first half of 2017, but can it match other well-established titles in the competitive fighting game genre, such as Street Fighter and Smash Bros? Zoë Ainscough offers her opinion. When it comes to fighting games and esports, the main games that usually come to mind are the likes of…
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EGX 2016 eSports tournaments recap: Street Fighter V, CSGO, Tekken & Overwatch

EGX 2016 played host to a number of eSports tournaments this weekend, including a huge $100,000 CSGO Invitational and a $15,000 SFV Capcom Pro Tour (won by GamerBee, pictured). All the games had a brilliant setup with top casters, audience areas and plenty of action to keep EGX spectators on their toes this year. We take…
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EGX reveals teams for this month’s $100,000 CSGO Invitational in Birmingham

Well-established video games event EGX is making a bigger splash in eSports at this year's show. Organisers have just announced the four teams taking part in the $100,000 CSGO Invitational: Epsilon, Mousesports, EnVyUs and Godsent. The tournament will take place at the Birmingham NEC from September 23rd to 25th, hosted by Gfinity and sponsored by Intel…
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Which teams are taking part in the i58 eSports tournaments this weekend?

With Multiplay Insomnia58 getting underway this Bank Holiday weekend (August 26th to 29th), here's our preview of the teams taking part in the main eSports tournaments.   League of Legends £8,000 open Group stages start: Friday, 2.30pm Final: Monday, 11.30am There are four teams currently signed up to the League of Legends tournament: Vibrant Gaming,…
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Multiplay raises prize pools at i58

Multiplay has upped some of the prize pools at Insomnia58 which takes place next week. The Overwatch prize pool has been raised from £5,000 to £7,500, while Team Fortress 2 has increased from £5,000 to £8,500. It looks like the increase is thanks to a few more sponsors signing up, including Astro for Overwatch and…
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Northerners and Southerners will face-off in Red Bull 5G UK eSports tournament

Red Bull has announced a new 5G UK eSports tournament with live finals taking place in November. Players will represent the North or the South across five games: League of Legends, Hearthstone, Rocket League, Project Cars and Street Fighter V. Online qualifiers start from August 29th for Project Cars, during the last day of i58. The…
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You can now support eSports News UK on Patreon

You can now help support our UK eSports coverage by donating a small amount through the ENUK page on crowdfunding website Patreon. If you're a fan of what we do, and would like to contribute, you will allow us to produce better content, cover more games and pay for better web hosting (which means our site won't…
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