Category Archives: Genres

UK community reacts to HotS esports cancellation: ‘Talented people put their heart and soul into the game only to have it ripped away from them overnight’

Blizzard Entertainment has swung the axe into the Heroes of the Storm (HotS) esports scene by announcing there will be no more Heroes Global Championship (HGC) or Heroes of the Dorm. While the game will still be updated, some HotS developers are moving onto other teams within the company. It's the latest piece of bad PR…
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5 things we learnt about MotoGP esports from the finals in Valencia

During the final run of the MotoGP motor racing season, Esports News UK's Craig Robinson attended the MotoGP Esport Championship event that coincided with the real life motorbike race in Valencia. As a unique and niche esport, we list some of the elements that set MotoGP apart from other competitive titles.   1. The finals…
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Event recap: UK’s first CSGO Major a success as Astralis win big

The FaceIT London CSGO Major finally came to Wembley last week. If the idea of hosting such an event in the UK had been proposed two years ago it would’ve been considered ridiculous (and we were blessed with two this year, the other being the UK's first Dota 2 Major). However, despite being typically mocked in the…
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Cross-region rosters: What’s in-store for European Call of Duty?

Joe Griffin looks at the possibility of cross-region rosters in competitive Call of Duty in the future. It is that time of year again. The off season is upon us and after an enthralling year of Call of Duty, the excitement continues as rostermania is in full flow. However, this rostermania could see a huge…
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Team Fortress 2 pulled in 12k+ Twitch viewers at i63

ENUK's Dom Sacco looks at the appeal of Valve's classic FPS in the world of esports, in light of the buzz at the latest Insomnia LAN. The Insomnia Gaming Festival of course features a range of esports tournaments, from League of Legends to Overwatch, Hearthstone to Rocket League and others. So how come it was…
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CWL Champs preview: How four UK teams made the last 16

After two days of competition, four teams from the UK have qualified for the last 16 at the 2018 CWL Championships. Team Vitality, Team Sween, Red Reserve and Unilad all made it through their respective groups after two days of competition full of surprises.   Tommey proves his worth Since Tom "Tommey" Trewren was dropped…
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