Category Archives: Features

In pictures: Behind the scenes at Riot UK’s London office

Riot Games invited Esports News UK to its new London office last month as it revealed its Forge of Champions tournament to members of the press. While we were there, Riot caved in to ENUK editor Dom Sacco's nagging and allowed him to take some snaps of the place. Here's his image gallery and thoughts…
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5 highlights from the ESI Birmingham esports business conference

Craig Robinson provides a recap of the ESI Birmingham esports business conference which took place ahead of the UK's first ESL One Dota 2 Major.   1. How self-belief and taking the initiative can boost your esports career The first panel on 'community, the lifeblood of all things gaming', featured Chris Archambault from Jagex, Chris Murphy…
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ESL One DOTA 2 Birmingham Major preview

ESL will open the doors of the Arena Birmingham to DOTA 2 fans from across the world tomorrow (May 25th) for the ESL One Major - the first of its kind to be hosted in the United Kingdom. Craig Robinson provides a quick preview of what to expect. The group stages of the event began…
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A night at the casino: When League of Legends goes Oceans Eleven

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco writes a blog post on a staple of Insomnia: the post-LAN night out at the casino. After a hard day’s play at another Insomnia LAN, the UK League of Legends collective gather in the evening for a different kind of game. A game where elo, skill and reaction times…
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Gfinity Elite Series casters predict who will make it to the finals

Ahead of the Gfinity Elite Series finals and to accompany this week's highlights, several casters have weighed in on who they think will reach the finals, and who their stand-out players are. Mark "Onset" Hatcher, Femi "F-Word" Onofeta, Richard Buckley and Brandon Smith have all provided their expert opinion on who they think will topple the…
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How has British Hurricane been performing in Overwatch Contenders so far?

It's been two months since the London Spitfire's Overwatch academy team - British Hurricane - was first announced. So what have they done in that time? How have they been performing in Contenders? George Moncaster shares his views. With some of the dust settling following recent upsets in the Overwatch League, many eyes have turned…
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