Category Archives: Opinion

Fnatic Academy could be playing in ESL UK’s Premiership

Riot Games made a change to their EU League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) rulebook in December which went largely unnoticed - and could have a huge impact on the UK scene. The policy change concerns LCS sister teams playing in the lower-tier Challenger Series (CS), for example Fnatic Academy (who qualified for the CS spring…
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The 2016 Esports News UK Awards

You might forget it sometimes, but beneath the memes and the drama lies an undercurrent of talent in the UK League of Legends scene. Alphari, Maxlore, KaSing, Vedius, Toaster... just a brief list of people that have branched beyond the UK leagues and into paid positions across Europe. We wanted to not only highlight some of the notable…
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Can Tekken 7 become one of the leading fighting game titles in esports?

Tekken 7 is due out in the first half of 2017, but can it match other well-established titles in the competitive fighting game genre, such as Street Fighter and Smash Bros? Zoë Ainscough offers her opinion. When it comes to fighting games and esports, the main games that usually come to mind are the likes of…
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Are there too many League of Legends YouTubers? Foxdrop & Shaclone spark debate

As League of Legends has risen in popularity over the years, so too have the amount of players - and content creators. As of September 2016 there are now more than 100 million registered player accounts, and seemingly thousands of content creators. With free and incredibly accessible platforms around nowadays like Twitter, YouTube, Twitch and…
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My honest thoughts on the 7 top UK free agents in League of Legends right now

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco shares his views on seven great British or UK scene LoL players who are without a team right now (including, clockwise from top-left: Maxlore, Caedrel, Toaster, Impaler, XDSmiley and KaSing). If you look at British League of Legends players, or those from the UK scene, there are aren't many at…
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