Category Archives: Esports

Rocket League and Mortal Kombat added to Belong’s Summer Arena Clash

Belong Gaming Arenas have announced that Mortal Kombat II and Rocket League communities are joining Overwatch, League of Legends and FIFA 19 as part of this year’s Summer Arena Clash. Players from all over the country can take part in the tournaments for the chance to win hardware, merchandise and more. The Summer Arena Clash…
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Battalion 1944 launches out of early access with Eastern Front update and integration with FACEIT

Square Enix Collective has announced that competitive shooter Battalion 1944 has launched alongside a major new update titled Eastern Front. Battalion, which first prepared for early access last year and had a tournament at Insomnia, will also feature integration with competitive platform FACEIT. Players will be able to access the main FACEIT features, including competitive matchmaking,…
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ESL to host Asphalt Esports Series finals at Gamescom, is open to UK players

Publisher Gameloft has announced the Asphalt Esports Series, a new mobile esports tournament for racing game Asphalt 9: Legends. Gameloft has partnered with tournament provider ESL, Porsche and smartphone brand Black Shark, which will be the official gaming device of the tournament’s first edition. The Asphalt Esports Series will culminate with a grand finale at Gamescom…
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NUEL Live 2019 university esports finals recap

Earlier this month, NUEL Live 2019 took place at London's Red Bull Gaming Sphere, an event that brought together a community of university gamers to showcase the spring season finals. The NUEL sent Esports News UK a handy release recapping the event. The NUEL Live 2019 finals included CSGO, Overwatch, Hearthstone and League of Legends…
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Lionhearts win Red Bull Gaming Sphere LoL tournament

New UK esports organisation Lionhearts won a League of Legends tournament at London's Red Bull Gaming Sphere last weekend. Six teams took part in the community competition and both of Lionhearts' academy teams made it to the final, with one beating the other 3-2 in the final. Each player on the winning team took home…
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UK player Pac finishes second in TrackMania Grand League Group Stage

The group stage of the TrackMania Grand League BETA Season finished last Sunday. Over three months of intense training and competition are now over. Eight players have qualified for the playoffs, one of them being British player Thomas ‘Pac’ Cole from GamersOrigin, reports Eirik Holdal. The TrackMania Grand League is the newest and biggest event…
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Bulldog and Darkspawn relegated from UKLC as newcomers emerge

UK esports organisations Bulldog and Darkspawn have dropped out of the League of Legends UKLC. They fell in the recent promotions/relegations tournament, with Bulldog losing to NVision Esports 2-0 and Darkspawn losing to EJBY Brotherhood 2-0 in the upper bracket finals. EJBY went on to beat NVision 2-1 to progress, and while Darkspawn beat Bulldog…
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Meltdown London to host KO Cup finals

New fighting game tournament the KO Cup will have its live finals take place at Meltdown London later this year. Games include Injustice 2, Tekken 7, Real Boxing, Fight Night Champion and a promo video also displays Smash Bros. Prizes include the KO Cup, beanies and a boxing glove signed by The Eubanks. Participants aged over…
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MnM Gaming qualify for Rainbow Six Siege Pro League

It's been a huge week for UK esports organisation MnM Gaming who are now playing in the big leagues. MnM have qualified for Season 10 of the Rainbow Six Siege Pro League, the top tier of competitive Rainbow Six. They beat Team Vitality 2-1 in the ESL Challenger League final, winning 7-3 on Border, losing…
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