Category Archives: Features

Destination Unknown: What’s next for PUBG in UK esports?

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) is a true surprise hit. It's sold 10 million copies and overtook League of Legends as the most-watched game of Twitch right now - and the finished version of the game isn't even here yet! On the esports front, ESL experimented with a $350,000 PUBG Invitational at Gamescom back in August, which was…
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From the UK scene to Worlds: British talent prepares for China

Esports News UK editor Dominic Sacco gets excited about the UK talent at Worlds 2017.  It's that time of the year again - an epic new login theme is here, the music video is no doubt about to drop and the groups draw is imminent. Yes, the League of Legends World Championship is back. For…
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Why you should attend LAN: A beginner’s guide to Insomnia

i61 is over, and there is no Insomnia this December, but our minds are already on i62 in spring 2018. Esports News UK content producer and Digital Warfare head of marketing Cameron Peberdy (@TheButteryGamer) shares his opinion on why you should attend Insomnia, arguably the biggest gaming event in the UK calendar. Have you ever…
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League of Legends UK Masters Final Preview and Interviews: MnM vs Excel

The UK Masters Final between MnM and Excel kicks off at midday today (Friday August 25th), live from i61 at the Birmingham NEC and streamed on Twitch. We asked both teams for their thoughts ahead of the game. While it was expected MnM would make it to the final, many thought NerdRage would be joining them.…
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Gamescom 2017 esports preview: 10+ tournaments and events to be aware of

Gamescom gets underway in Cologne, Germany next week from August 22nd to 26th, and this year organisers say esports is represented more strongly than ever before. Dom Sacco provides a preview of the esports tournaments and activities taking place at Gamescom 2017.   The ESL Arena Most of Gamescom's esports action will take place here,…
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What it was like reporting live on the CoD Champs 2017 as a journalist

Last week, we had the good fortune of bringing Esports News UK to Orlando, Florida for the Call of Duty World League Championship. Jacob Hale looks back on the event in this behind-the-scenes account. The trip began on Thursday August 10th, the second and final day of group play for the biggest event on the…
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