Category Archives: Industry

Riot UK announces new head of esports

Riot Games UK has hired Mo Fadl, the former head of esports from Wargaming, to drive and develop League of Legends esports in the UK. Mo has more than 10 years' experience working at game developers including Blizzard, NCSoft and Wargaming. He spent more than five years at the latter, where he held a number of…
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GAME sells Multiplay brand and hosting division for £19m – but keeps Insomnia events

The Multiplay Esports brand will no longer be associated with the UK's Insomnia gaming festivals. Multiplay parent company GAME has sold Multiplay's hosting division to US-based game developer engine provider Unity Technologies. Unity has acquired Multiplay Ltd and its game hosting business from GAME Digital for £19 million. However, the events business and its associated…
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Watch: Grassroots esports panel discussion on EGX’s Twitch stage

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco hosted a panel discussion at EGX 2017 last weekend. The session focused on grassroots esports and brought together experts from the world of UK esports, including ESL UK's Rob Black, epicLAN's Jon Winkle and MnM Gaming's Kalvin Chung. The 16-minute panel took place on the Twitch stage at the…
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Come join the Esports News UK meet-up at EGX

Whenever there's a gaming/esports event at the Birmingham NEC it's a great excuse to get together with the UK esports community over a few drinks. So that's exactly what we'll be doing at EGX this week. Our good friends at ESL have an enormous esports area at EGX 2017 and have kindly given some space…
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