Category Archives: Street Fighter V

Perilous Gaming branches out into other games as TF2 team prepares to compete at DreamHack

UK-based eSports organisation Perilous Gaming has branched out into new games as it expands its horizons. The org has announced a new Street Fighter V line-up, consisting of Afsar "Afii" Ali, Marcus "Packz" Parker and academy players Assad "Suleymon" Suliman and Connor "0Naught" McNaughton. Some of its players are regularly earning Capcom Pro Tour points around Europe, and all…
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Hypespotting V to feature UK Pokkén Tournament and £10,000 Mortal Kombat competitions

The UK's largest fighting game community event - Hypespotting V - will host one of the first eSports competitions for Pokkén Tournament in this country. The official UK Premier of Pokkén Tournament will include a special invitational to be live streamed by Nintendo UK, as well as a tournament open to all players. The new Pokémon fighting game launched in the…
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Vince Clarke announces new eSports organisation Team Senses

Choke Gaming's former manager Vince Clarke is forming a new organisation to mark his re-entry back into the UK scene. He called his new organisation Team Senses, stating that some players use their sixth sense or intuition to dominate the games they play. Vince made the announcement during an online talk show hosted by another UK organisation: TCA eSports.…
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Halo 5 tournament added to i57 as COD competition is removed

Multiplay has announced the initial eSports tournaments it will be hosting at insomnia 57 (i57) in March. The LAN gaming festival will have a similar competitive gaming schedule to i56, with tournaments for League of Legends, CSGO and Dota 2. Each of those competitions will have £5,000 in winnings. A Rocket League tournament will have a £3,000 prize…
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The UK eSports pro taking on the world with his own brand: Problem X Promotions

One of the UK’s best fighting game players is launching a fresh new eSports platform and promotional agency that he hopes will improve pro gamers’ careers. British Street Fighter pro Benjamin “Problem X” Simon is well established on the tournament circuit, having won VSF, IVGC, EGX, DreamHack London and more since taking part in his…
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Problem X interview: UK Street Fighter eSports pro on winning Dreamhack London, beating Justin Wong and his future ambitions

Benjamin "Problem X" Simon. Remember the name. To those of you who think UK eSports is dead, this 23-year-old was the only Brit to win an eSports tournament at DreamHack London last weekend, taking home $2,500 after finishing first in the Ultra Street Fighter IV contest. It's one of many tournaments he's won. In this exclusive post-DreamHack interview,…
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“UK eSports is dead”

When I was at DreamHack London earlier this year, sitting in the press room, a few British guys from within the scene entered the room. "UK eSports is dead," one laughed. "If that's the best we can do, we have no chance," another quipped. They were commenting on the fact that the only British CSGO team…
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