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Newcastle cosplay and esports cafe seeks funding on Kickstarter

A new type of 'cosplay cafe' could open in Newcastle if it secures enough investment on Kickstarter. Project Arcadium is billing itself as the UK's first cosplay and gaming cafe on its Kickstarter page, where it's seeking £20,000. It's the brainchild of UK cosplayer Sophie Stephenson (pictured). "There is only one gaming cafe that is big…
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epic.LAN 21: Which teams won and how were viewer numbers?

epic.LAN 21 finished last weekend and featured everything from beach parties to charity pie faces alongside the esports tournaments. Craig Robinson takes a look back at the action.   Face-Strike: Pie Offensive Starting with the most important part of the event, epic.LAN esports manager Tom "Gumpster" Gumbleton and RNR Esports MD Adam "Blanks" Heath got pied in…
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UK Gaming Tours parody page emerges as organisers’ silence continues

A Twitter account parodying the UK Gaming Tours (UKGT) CSGO tournament has picked up more than 100 followers in the space of a day. The page, titled UK Gaming Twits, was created as uncertainty continues to grow around the state of UK Gaming Tours. UKGT was first announced last December, promising a £10,000 prize pool and…
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The Boyzz are back in town and they just won the Method EU Major

The Boyzz may not have seeded high but their spot at number four in the EU rankings should have been a warning to others, as they saw off top opposition to clinch all 40 points and $4,000 in the Method EU Community Cup. With the WoW World Championships already at the halfway point and limited points…
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Deadly and Kazehaya join Besiktas in Turkish Champions League

UK League of Legends ADC player Matt "Deadly" Smith and coach Alex "Kazehaya" Hirst have joined Turkish side Besiktas. Besiktas are a well-known name in world football and moved into the esports space back in 2015. They play in the League of Legends Turkish Champions League (TCL). Deadly and Kazehaya will be moving to Turkey to…
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UK Masters Week 1 Results: MnM, xL and NerdRage pick up wins

Dom Sacco provides a quick results recap of this week's matches. Excel Esports 2 - 0 Barrage Esports Radix Esports 1 - 1 Enclave Gaming NerdRage Pro 2 - 0 Bulldog Esports MnM Gaming 2 - 0 Feenix.GG This sends Excel, NerdRage and MnM to the top of the table with three points each. Radix…
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Demise.Pro move into Dota 2 with all-British team

UK esports organisation Demise.Pro has signed an all-British Dota 2 team. Demise.Pro say the roster is made up entirely of 'young untapped talent' who they hope to take to the 'top of the food chain'(!) The team will be taking part in a mix of European and UK tournaments. The org's MD, Enzly, said in…
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Fnatic become Europe’s first HGC World Championship Brawl winners

Fnatic claimed victory in the Heroes of the Storm Global Championship (HGC) Mid-Season Brawl and clinched the first World Championship title for the EU. They faced some of the world's finest Heroes of the Storm sides from all over the globe in the week-long HGC invitational event. It was a fantastic weekend for the EU sides…
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