Category Archives: Casters

ESL UK Premiership preview video: Munchables shares his predictions

With the ESL UK Premiership summer 2016 split getting underway this week in a variety of games, we talk to caster Joe "Munchables" Fenny about his predictions. Which teams does Joe think will do well? Who will impress? Which orgs and players have the best chance of reaching the top four? We ask Joe for…
Read more

Is this UK eSports organisation the next Fnatic/Team Dignitas?

It's one thing to have the ambition to become a world-class eSports organisation - it's another thing entirely to make it happen. But Torpedo is certainly one of the more promising UK eSports organisations to have emerged in recent years. And it has already demonstrated professionalism, talent acquisition and success since it was founded 14 months ago.…
Read more

Why the CSGO coaching decision is a step back & what Valve can learn from the NFL

Bill Belichick, coach for the Patriots' NFL football team (left) and Sergey "starix" Ischuk, coach for Natus Vincere's CSGO side (right) CSGO developer Valve has introduced a rule which means coaches are now limited to communicating with players during warm-up, half-time and one of four new 30-second timeouts that the coach or player can call. In this guest opinion piece,…
Read more

10 ways to make UK eSports great again – Richard Lewis shares his advice

Respected eSports journalist Richard Lewis has revealed ten ways to improve UK eSports in his latest video chat with us. In part 1 of our interview with Richard Lewis, he spoke about what is wrong with the local scene here and how it's declined over the years, following his initial comments saying the UK eSports scene…
Read more

Richard Lewis video interview (part 1) – the decline of UK eSports

After producing a video log attacking the UK eSports scene a few days ago, prominent eSports journalist Richard Lewis agreed to record a special video discussion show with ENUK. Richard originally said that the UK eSports scene should be 'nuked from space', and highlighted some of the recent controversy in the local CSGO scene, including cheating and…
Read more

i58 caster line-up confirmed

Multiplay has announced the caster line-up for Insomnia58 at the end of the month - and it's packed full of UK talent. Tridd and LewBae will cast the £5,000 Overwatch tournament, following some commentary at MCM London Comic Con earlier this year. Established UK League of Legends talent FrozenDawn, Dezachu and Dowsey lead the League…
Read more

You can now support Esports News UK on Patreon

You can now help support our UK eSports coverage by donating a small amount through the ENUK page on crowdfunding website Patreon. If you're a fan of what we do, and would like to contribute, you will allow us to produce better content, cover more games and pay for better web hosting (which means our site won't…
Read more

Watch: Caster Excoundrel’s WWE Intro to UK Overwatch match

UK eSports is a strange spectacle, but at times it can be quite beautiful. There was a moment during last week's ESL UK Overwatch Community Cup that demonstrated this. UK caster Ceirnan "Excoundrel" Lowe promised a WWE-style intro on Twitter - and he delivered it on stream with aplomb. The announcement introduced the match between UK teams Royal Plebs and Winston's Peanut…
Read more