Category Archives: Games

Dom’s Weekly Vlog: Scrub Killa, Excel’s bad start, UKLC & more

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco chats about the 16-year-old Rocket League pro Scrub Killa's latest big win with Vitality, Excel's bad start in the LEC, the UKLC approaching, KSI vs Deji and the upcoming WoW Classic. Let us know what you think about this style of content, if you like it (or hate it,…
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UKLC Summer Split team roster roundup (in progress)

The UK League Championship (UKLC) Summer Split is fast approaching, two new teams have entered in Demise and NVision, and orgs are beginning to announce their player rosters. Esports News UK lists some of the confirmed rosters so far and will update this article regularly as more are revealed. If you're from an org and…
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UK misses out on League of Legends Worlds 2019

Riot Games has confirmed the European countries hosting the 2019 League of Legends World Championship (Worlds), and the UK is not among them. Germany, Spain and France will play host to Worlds this year. Specifically, Berlin will host the play-in stage at the LEC studio between October 2nd and 8th, and the group stage at the…
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Riot Bolton departs Riot UK

UPDATE: Some of the initial information below about Mo leaving was based off a single Linkedin post and doesn't tell the full story. We'll have an update on this soon.   Original article (published June 17th): There's been some changes at Riot UK, as one senior member has left and another has taken on a new…
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Did streamer Famous Nubrac deserve to be banned for playing what he calls an “off-meta” Teemo mid support? UPDATE: Nightblue now also banned

UPDATE (June 22nd): Nightblue has now been banned by Riot for his threatening comments to Nubrac in the game in question mentioned below. JUST GOT A 2 WEEK VACATION pic.twitter.com/ByLtmAcRPp — Nightblue3 (@Nightbloo) June 21, 2019   Original article (June 15th): (We've all been there - the ADC that flashes after your support last-hits their…
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‘The issue of UK Counter-Strike is it’s so complex’ – dephh and Bardolph talk UK scene and more at ECS finals

British CSGO professionals Rory 'dephh' Jackson (pro player for Complexity) and James Bardolph (caster and FaceIT Media VP) were interviewed on the ECS stage at Wembey's SSE Arena last weekend. Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco sat through the interview and transcribed some choice quotes in this article. Stage host Pala Gilroy Sen asked dephh and Bardolph…
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Gross Gore: ‘I deserve a shot at being on the LCS desk’

UK streamer Ali "Gross Gore" Larsen has spoken about his ambitions to work as a League of Legends desk host. He was talking on stream yesterday evening when he discovered fellow British content creator Dan "Foxdrop" Wyatt was on his team in the pre-game lobby. Gross Gore said: "I'm dead serious, bruv. Foxdrop is now…
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