Category Archives: Industry

G FUEL to launch Code Vein tie-in drink, CEO reveals in interview

G FUEL CEO Cliff Morgan has spoken about his plans for the UK and revealed a limited edition flavoured drink will launch alongside action RPG Code Vein. Speaking to Esports News UK in a video interview, Cliff spoke about G FUEL's partnerships in gaming and joining the recent UK Esports Awards as Headline Partner. "We're…
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‘We’re completely flipping the script on the traditional esports tournament format’ – Richard Lewis joins ESP Gaming

Prominent British esports journalist Richard Lewis has joined content creation firm ESP Gaming as director of talent for the World Showdown of Esports (WSOE). The WSOE is a new multi-genre esports tournament series featuring fight card-style matches that 'focus on the drama and spectacle of head-to-head competition between the world’s best players' from a range of games.…
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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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Gfinity hires former UFC director Garry Cook to build new ‘global esports brand’

UK-based esports tournament organiser Gfinity has appointed experienced sports executive Garry Cook as Executive Chairman. He's been hired to build a global esports brand at the company, enter new global markets and 'strengthens the leadership team for the next chapter of growth'. Gfinity say that Garry's expertise 'will position the company and build a recognised…
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Caroline Oakes wins Esports Woman of the Year: ‘It really means a lot that people believe in me and nominated me’

ESL UK business development manager and stage host Caroline Oakes has been named Esports Woman of the Year at the 2018 MCV Women in Games Awards. She was nominated alongside ESL's Heather Dower, GAME/Belong's Mary Antieul, admin/tournament manager Jasmine Kanuga, Swipe Right PR's Kirsty Endfield and HP OMEN's Yvonne Hobden in this year's Esports Woman of…
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Overclockers and noblechairs back UK Esports Awards

The UK Esports Awards - the new awards show produced by Esports News UK and UKCSGO - has announced two new partners have backed the event. System builder Overclockers UK and gaming chair brand noblechairs are on board as partners for the event, which will be streamed live from Leicester’s ESL Studio 1 on Saturday…
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In-depth interview: NSE executive director Jon Tilbury on the new university esports body’s plans and differences between the NUEL

National Student Esports (NSE) was announced a few days ago as a new body which aims to support the development of university esports. Esports News UK's Dom Sacco sits down with NSE executive director Jonathan Tilbury to discuss NSE's ambitious plans, differences between the NUEL and the new platform they're working on.   Esports News UK:…
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