Category Archives: Genres

All-female Russian LoL team Vaevictis Esports lose 52-2 in the LCL: Is this really about giving women a platform or is it just an unfair publicity stunt?

Vaevictis Esports announced an all-female roster last week and the girls have heavily lost their first three matches in the League of Legends Continental League (LCL). Management describes the team's formation as an 'experiment' to see how they will fare in the league, however from early indications it seems to be nothing more than a…
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UK CoD teams set to compete in CWL Pro League Qualifier

Over the next five days, several Call of Duty teams from the UK are set to do battle for a chance to qualify for the CWL Pro League. The CWL Pro League Qualifier will determine the final 12 teams that will compete in the league for a share of $700,000 in prize money. Jon Nicholson…
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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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