Category Archives: Multiplay Insomnia

This December’s Insomnia event has been cancelled

This year's December Insomnia gaming festival has been scrapped, and it looks like i62 will instead take place next spring. Insomnia's BYOC community and engagement manager, GeoSnipe, said on the Multiplay forums: "We worked incredibly hard to find an alternative venue to make a winter show more affordable during the Christmas season, as this was the…
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Insomnia61 will host a Mario Kart esports final

Mario Kart just got serious - GAME Belong is hosting a nationwide Mario Kart esports tournament with the grand finals taking place at i61 next month. The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Super Series is already underway across four of GAME's competitive gaming centres. Participants must bring their own Nintendo Switch with them to their local…
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League Fest will not be returning for 2017

UK League of Legends event League Fest has been scrapped for the time being and won't be taking place this year, Riot Games has confirmed. Riot community specialist John King (aka Riot Bolton) published an update on the League of Legends forum. "Last year’s League Fest saw some of the biggest names in LoL coming to…
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Registration opens for UK Masters as Multiplay reveals prize pools

Teams can now sign up to take part in the CSGO and League of Legends UK Masters Summer 2017 tournaments. Multiplay has revealed more details on the UK Masters website, including format and prize pools. Both the League of Legends and CSGO tournaments will each feature a £15,000 prize pool. That's less than the £20,000 offered…
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League of Legends fan pops the question at Insomnia gaming festival

A League of Legends fan popped the question to his girlfriend at the UK's Insomnia gaming and esports festival on the weekend - and she said yes. Scott Harding proposed to Robynne Seguin on stage during an interval at the Insomnia pub quiz on Friday April 14th. The couple first met by chatting in Ali "Gross Gore"…
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Epsilon are your CWL Birmingham Champions

In a surprising and exciting grand final between Splyce and Epsilon Esports, Epsilon were the victors following consecutive 3-0 sweeps from the Loser’s Bracket. The event went roughly as expected, with few surprises throughout. Least surprising of all was Splyce’s seemingly dominant performance all weekend, not dropping a map until the grand final. Here, they were…
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‘Insomnia LoL team & player quality is the lowest it’s been in four years’

The UK League of Legends community has reacted to the decline in overall team quality following the Multiplay Insomnia60 LoL tournament this weekend. Enclave Gaming beat Digital Warfare 3-1 to win the £750 top prize, with Digital winning £375. Multiplay announced a lowered £1,500 i60 LoL prize pool back in February, rising to £2,250 if 16 teams…
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i60 winners roundup: Enclave, FM, Epsilon, GreenSheep & more

As Insomnia60 comes to a close, we look back on some of the winning esports teams from the LAN at Birmingham NEC.   League of Legends Enclave Gaming (pictured) defeated Digital Warfare 3-1 in the League of Legends final to win the £750 top prize. Digital picked up £375. Enclave and xL were the only ESL…
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