Category Archives: Esports

Competitive gaming: Coping with pressure

We all face pressure - whether it's exams, work demands or sporting tournaments. And if you're a competitive gamer or someone who likes to play online multiplayer games, it's hard to not feel said pressure when you're up against a tough opponent. Matthew Syed, former table tennis pro and the author of Bounce: The Myth…
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Soul Calibur V UK tournament kicks off March 17th

Namco Bandai is looking for the best UK and European Soul Calibur V fighting game players with its Impact tournament on Saturday 17th March. The 32-player UK competition consists of one-on-one matches and will get underway first, followed by the EU tournament afterwards. Cash prizes and Soul Calibur goodies are up for grabs. We've got…
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Top ten gaming headsets

Headsets can make all the difference when playing online, in a team or even by yourself. We've teamed up with UK accessories supplier Gaming Zap to list the top ten gaming headsets and help you find the right one for your budget, whether it's for Xbox 360, PS3, PC or all three. (more…)
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ECL heads to Arsenal’s Emirates, rebrands

The European Console League has rebranded in style with the help of Arsenal Football Club's Emirates stadium. Now known as European Gaming League, the E-sports event organiser will host its next tournament EGL4 at the North London stadium from October 29th to 30th. (more…)
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Interview: Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan

Razer has created some of the best high-end gaming accessories in recent years, and Leet and MCV writer Dom Sacco had the chance to sit down with its CEO Min-Liang Tan. We chat about upcoming accessories such as the official Star Wars: The Old Republic gear, the success of the Razer Onza Xbox 360 Tournament…
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Call of Duty Championship heads to UK

Earlier this month we mentioned the Call of Duty XP tournament in the US which has $1m in prize money up for grabs. One four-man team will be representing the UK. Want to be a part of the squad? Here's how you can be in with a chance. (more…)
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Call of Duty XP tickets go on sale

Tickets for the Call of Duty XP event have gone on sale, with $1m in cash prizes available for its Xbox 360 pro gaming tournament. 32 teams of four will battle it out in deathmatch knockout rounds to take the $400,000 top prize. There's space for 28 pre-qualifying teams and four on-site qualifying spots, with…
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BlizzCon gets pro gaming tournament

There's almost $300,000 in prize money up for grabs at this year's BlizzCon expo (Cosplay ladies not included). The event is sold out but those with a Battle.net online account can watch matches of Starcraft II and World of Warcraft: Cataclysm live. (more…)
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Team Mad Catz cleans up at ReveLAtions

Street Fighter pro Daigo Umehara took home $10,000 after winning the 2011 ReveLAtions game tournament undefeated last month. It was a sweet victory for Team Mad Catz as Daigo's team mate TOPANGA.Mago finished in second place with $3,000 winnings. (more…)
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