Category Archives: FPS

‘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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London to host FACEIT Ignite: Halo European Open LAN tournament in August

FACEIT and 343 Industries have revealed FACEIT Ignite: Halo European Open, a new $30,000 LAN taking place in London. The open LAN tournament will feature 32 teams from Europe and North America competing across two days of live Halo 3 and Halo 5 action. It will take place from August 17th to 18th at Twickenham…
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Ferral rejoins Team Secret’s core as sTiZze retires from competitive play

Team Secret has announced their roster changes for Rainbow 6 Siege. David “sTiZze” de Castro has announced his retirement from the competitive siege scene. Team Secret's official Twitter page states that StiZze will be returning to academia. https://twitter.com/teamsecret/status/1135576992454205442 Filling in for sTiZze is former player Daniel “Ferral” Rotheram. Ferral played with the IDK/ Team Secret core…
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Former London Esports team join Vexed Gaming

The former London Esports Counter-Strike roster has joined Vexed Gaming ahead of week four of the ESL Premiership. On May 29th, it was revealed that London Esports would be parting ways with the roster "effective immediately." It is with sadness that we announce that we will be splitting with our CSGO roster effective immediately. We…
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Natus Vincere acquires MnM Gaming’s Rainbow 6 roster

MnM Gaming’s Rainbow 6 Siege roster has been transferred to Natus Vincere. When the Tenth Season of ESL Pro League starts, the roster will compete under the Na’VI banner. This comes after Na'Vi announced they dropped their German roster after their relegation to Challenger League. We announce the transfer of our Rainbow 6 team to…
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Battalion 1944 launches out of early access with Eastern Front update and integration with FACEIT

Square Enix Collective has announced that competitive shooter Battalion 1944 has launched alongside a major new update titled Eastern Front. Battalion, which first prepared for early access last year and had a tournament at Insomnia, will also feature integration with competitive platform FACEIT. Players will be able to access the main FACEIT features, including competitive matchmaking,…
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100 Thieves win CWL London as UK fans make it an event to remember

This weekend London's Copperbox Arena was home to the UK's only major Call of Duty event of the season: CWL London. The tournament was held from May 3rd to 5th and had a whopping prize pool of $325,000. After the electrifying atmosphere at CWL Birmingham last year, CoD fans expected big things from CWL London…
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Top 6 moments of Manchester’s ESL Rainbow Six Siege Premiership Finals

Rainbow Six Siege's third ESL UK & Ireland Premiership concluded last Saturday. To some surprise, MnM Gaming walked away with the championship with a 2-0 win over Team Secret in the finals. This earned MnM Gaming their fifth ESL UK championship across various titles. But that wasn't the only wonderful moment of the event. Over…
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