Category Archives: Casters

Deman had 24 interviews with Riot for an NA LCS casting position

British caster Leigh "Deman" Smith has opened up on Riot Games' rigorous job application process in a new video log. The well-known commentator revealed that he applied for the position of a play-by-play caster in the North American LCS back at the start of 2016. Deman said he had to take part in 24 separate interviews…
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Multiplay opens new UK eSports studio

eSports and gaming event host Multiplay has opened a brand new UK eSports studio in Basingstoke. The company - which is responsible for the UK Masters league and Insomnia gaming festivals - showed off the studio in a live broadcast for the League of Legends UK Masters this evening. TCA, Distrikt and UK Legends top the…
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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…
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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.…
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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,…
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