Category Archives: MOBA

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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Fnatic become Europe’s first HGC World Championship Brawl winners

Fnatic claimed victory in the Heroes of the Storm Global Championship (HGC) Mid-Season Brawl and clinched the first World Championship title for the EU. They faced some of the world's finest Heroes of the Storm sides from all over the globe in the week-long HGC invitational event. It was a fantastic weekend for the EU sides…
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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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Fnatic League of Legends coach NicoThePico departs

Fnatic has today confirmed their League of Legends LCS squad head coach Nicholas "NicoThePico" Korsgård (left) has departed with immediate effect. Team manager Finlay "Quaye" Stewart (right) has stepped in as the interim coach. Nico joined Fnatic (which is technically based in London but has a LoL gaming house in Berlin) back in July 2016…
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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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League of Legends and Hearthstone dropped from UK Masters Spring 2017

Multiplay has confirmed the UK Masters will return in the spring with more details and changes to the new season. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive will take center stage as the sole title of the spring season, where teams will compete for a £15,000 prize pool and prizes will be awarded for each map win. B But League…
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Irish Org CycloneGG Acquire RÄÄÄÄÄÄNDOMS’ ESL Premiership Spot

The ESL LoL Premiership just got a whole lot less RÄÄÄÄÄÄNDOM, as the recently qualified team with that name have found a new home with Irish esports organisation CycloneGG. The ESL website has been updated to include the CycloneGG logo in place of what would have been RÄÄÄÄÄÄNDOMS' spot in the groups. It's no surprise the…
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2017 ESL Premiership LoL Team Roster Roundup & Preview

David Hollingsworth looks at the team rosters for the UK & Ireland ESL League of Legends Premiership Spring 2017 Split, and offers his opinion on the teams. 2017,  a year that promises to make us forget about the dark days of 2016. For us lucky few who love some UK esports, the ESL Premiership gives…
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