Category Archives: Features

Insomnia60: In pictures, videos, tweets and memes

We look back on another Insomnia LAN event through the eyes of Twitter, rounding up a random selection stand-out pictures, memes and tweets. (This article is not looking at the winning esports teams or players - check out our i60 winners roundup here if you want to see who won).   Drop the beat Check out this…
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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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Top 10 April Fools from the world of UK esports, League of Legends and beyond

April 1st is a great day to be a so-called journalist, social media manager or other content guy or gal. You can be silly and get away with it. Here's our pick of esports April Fools Day jokes and tricks for 2017.   Multiplay launches Insomnia slippers Guys, you're supposed to do something that catches people out, not…
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13 up-and-coming UK & Ireland esports casters to look out for

Those in the UK & Ireland League of Legends esports scene will no doubt already be aware of the likes of Munchables, Excoundrel, Medic, Tridd, Dezachu and Dowsey - but who are the next crop of casters to look out for? We recently held a 24-hour stream featuring LoL 1v1s and community matches for charity, and we…
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Will esports tournaments need a gambling licence? Plus 7 key points from the Gambling Commission report

The Gambling Commission, the regulatory body in the UK, today warned parents of the dangers of unsolicited websites promoting esports/skin betting to kids. Chief exec Sarah Harrison described the sites as 'parasites' and a form of gambling. The Gambling Commission also published a report titled virtual currencies, esports and social gaming, and buried within that, there…
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How will UK CoD teams fare at CWL Dallas?

Call of Duty World League Dallas marks the last chance for teams to qualify for Season 1 of the Global Pro League. Each team will be looking for standout performances here to push them into the safety spots and get a good seed for the league. With teams starting in both the Open Bracket and…
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ESL LoL Prem finals preview: Discussion show with Rifty, Prosfair & Furndog

The ESL Premiership UK and Ireland League of Legends spring 2017 final is fast approaching. With it taking place on March 19th between MnM Gaming and Team XENEX, we produce a special discussion show looking at how this split has gone, and what we can expect from the final. Featuring special guests MnM top-laner Rifty,…
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When Prosfair got coached by LS on stream

One of the top support players in the UK League of Legends scene had a lesson with well-known coach Nick "LastShadow (LS)" de Cesare today. Tom "Prosfair" Willis - who currently plays for XENEX (a team sitting at the top of the ESL Premiership in the UK) paid $120 for the coaching session. It was…
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Memes of the year: Top 10 UK LoL esports memes of 2016

Yes, this post is almost two months late. But the important thing is it's here now. We look back on some of the weirdest, funniest and downright bizarre social media memes, pictures and videos from the UK League of Legends esports scene in 2016.   10. Larssen the God While Renegades Banditos (now Misfits) will…
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