Category Archives: Games

Manchester’s Play Expo reveals esports tournament line-up

PLAY Expo is returning to Manchester for the seventh time on May 4th and 5th and will once again have some community esports tournaments taking place. The event - which will be held at Manchester Central Exhibition Centre and is set to draw 25,000 gaming fans - is focusing on fighting games for 2019. There will…
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Lightning Pandas cease operations

UK organisation Lightning Pandas have ceased operations, effective as of April 18th 2019. In a Twitlonger statement, the org (owned by influencer marketing agency Kairos Media) stated that due to "the impending cost of franchising and other internal factors" the decision was made to cease operations. Mr Stark, I don't feel so good... Read:…
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Digital Schoolhouse 2019 National Esports Tournament champions announced

UK games industry trade body Ukie's Digital Schoolhouse school esports tournament concluded a few days ago, with the final taking place at London's Gfinity Esports Arena. Eight teams came together at the event to duke it out after months of gruelling regional qualifiers, playing 3v3 in Overwatch. Ukie says the tournament saw a record 3,500 participants…
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Blizzard rescinds Preach Gaming’s invite to Content Creator Summit after banning him and other Warcraft players like MethodJosh over the leveling potion issue

UPDATE (April 12th 2019): Preach has revealed that Blizzard rescinded his invite to a Content Creator Summit in California. Here, he would have viewed upcoming content in World of Warcraft and had the chance to provide feedback to the dev team. But following his ban (explained below), he was no longer invited. The reason he…
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