Category Archives: Esports

epic.LAN adds Rainbow Six Siege to 2019 esports tournament line-up

Rainbow Six Siege keeps on going from strength to strength in the UK esports scene. The game has enjoyed solid growth these past few years, with majors, invitationals and other third-party tournaments taking place across the globe. In the UK we have a raft of Rainbow Six talent, as well as the RB6 ESL UK…
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UK community reacts to HotS esports cancellation: ‘Talented people put their heart and soul into the game only to have it ripped away from them overnight’

Blizzard Entertainment has swung the axe into the Heroes of the Storm (HotS) esports scene by announcing there will be no more Heroes Global Championship (HGC) or Heroes of the Dorm. While the game will still be updated, some HotS developers are moving onto other teams within the company. It's the latest piece of bad PR…
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What were the 7 best moments from the ESL Prem Rainbow Six Siege Winter Finals?

The ESK UK Winter Premiership concluded last Saturday at ESL’s Leicester Studio. The favourites Team Secret took the championship title, but it wasn’t as close as people might have thought. Craig Robinson provides an overview of what happened during the finals, including some of his favourite clips and highlights from the day.    Team Secret…
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Gfinity Elite Series Season 4 winners revealed

Another Elite Series is over and three teams have been crowned victors across Street Fighter V, FIFA 19 and Rocket League. Here's a quick recap of the Gfinity Elite Series Delivered by Domino's grand finals in each game.   Street Fighter V: Team Vitality in shock victory Team Vitality (pictured) fought against the odds to…
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The Government is looking into the ‘enormous potential’ for esports in the UK as part of a new DCMS inquiry

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has formed a Committee to explore the potential for esports in the UK, among other tech trends. The inquiry will also examine the growth of 'immersive and addictive' technologies. Specifically, the DCMS Committee will look at the impact virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) could have…
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Betting on esports – is it possible to make money?

Promoted article (contains affiliate links) Sports betting has been one of the favourite pastimes for a lot of people around the world. However, younger generations nowdays seem less interested in this activity, as some are a part of a much more vibrant and exciting industry that revolves around video games. To resolve this change, bookmakers…
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