Category Archives: Genres

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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7 Lions: Team United Kingdom prepare for the 2018 Overwatch World Cup

With London Spitfire having won the Overwatch League, we turn now towards the impending Overwatch World Cup. George Moncaster takes a closer look at the United Kingdom's roster and some of the players competing for the nation.  The third Overwatch World Cup is well on its way, with the host of teams finalising rosters. The…
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Preview: CWL Stage Two Playoffs and the UK teams in contention

The culmination of the 2018 CWL Pro League takes place from July 27th to 29th. UK teams Red Reserve and Unilad are in contention to take home the lion's share of the $500,000 prize pool. Jon Nicholson previews the teams.   Red Reserve - Europe's Best Since Splyce were knocked off the top of the…
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UK sim racers selected for F1 Esports Series

Four sim racers from the UK have been selected by Formula One teams to compete in the second season of the F1 Esports Series. Over the course of four online qualifying rounds, more than 66,000 players battled it out to secure a place for the Pro Draft, completing 1.1 million laps in a total of…
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Ubisoft reveals Rainbow Six Siege documentary featuring UK coach Shas[O]Udas

During Ubisoft’s anual E3 press conference a brand new Rainbow Six Siege documentary was revealed and it will feature Thomas “Shas[O]Udas” Lee, the British head coach of reigning world champions PENTA Sports. The documentary, titled Another Mindset, will follow eight members of the pro Rainbow Six community throughout a number of key events during a…
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