Category Archives: Fighting

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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You’re potentially taking away a career’ – ESIC on publishers banning esports players without strong evidence

Earlier this month two British Tekken players were banned from the Tekken 7 UK Championship for 'suspected collusion'.  Justin "King Jae" Nelson and fellow District G teammate C-Krizzle protested their innocence, after a few clips allegedly showed C-Krizzle 'letting Justin win. While Bandai Namco said the players were 'suspected of collusion', implying they didn't have firm evidence of clear collusion,…
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Kaneandtrench crowned Tekken 7 UK champion

Kane "Kaneandtrench" Heartfield has won the Tekken 7 UK & Ireland Championship. He won the final at MCM London Comic Con 3-0 as Yoshimitsu against Fergus, who was playing as Asuka. Kaneandtrench picked up a championship belt and a limited edition Tekken 7 press kit/console pack. "This is amazing," Kaneandtrench said in his post-final interview…
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‘The players always come first to me’ – Perilous Gaming’s new general manager opens up in exclusive interview

Perilous Gaming are well known in UK esports, from their League of Legends team to their Dota 2 side winning at epicLAN 20 and branching into fighting games. In recent months they have also had their struggles, with their former LoL players still being owed money. David Hollingsworth interviews Perilous Gaming's general manager Brian "DotShotgun" Houston about turning…
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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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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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Hypespotting V to feature UK Pokkén Tournament and £10,000 Mortal Kombat competitions

The UK's largest fighting game community event - Hypespotting V - will host one of the first eSports competitions for Pokkén Tournament in this country. The official UK Premier of Pokkén Tournament will include a special invitational to be live streamed by Nintendo UK, as well as a tournament open to all players. The new Pokémon fighting game launched in the…
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