Voluntary redundancies announced at ESL UK

Esports tournament operator ESL UK has announced that UK staff members whose roles were at risk have taken […]

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December 18, 2019
Pro esports players ‘face same psychological pressure as physical athletes’, study reveals

Esports players competing in top-flight tournaments face the equivalent pressure and stress as professional athletes, researchers have revealed. […]

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November 16, 2019
From playing to politics: Insomnia founder Craig Fletcher to stand for Parliament, outlines plan to support UK esports industry

Craig Fletcher, games investor and the founder of Insomnia Gaming Festival, is running for Parliament. The Libreral Democrats’ […]

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November 15, 2019
CineLeague: UK org Vexed Gaming’s parent company to run esports tournaments in cinemas, is in talks with UK chains

Cooldown Ventures, the company that acquired UK-based esports organisation Vexed Gaming earlier this year, has unveiled Cineleague. Cineleague […]

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November 12, 2019
1.2m adults in Britain watch esports, according to new research by Kantar

The number of adults in Britain who say they watch esports and other competitive gaming events has risen […]

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November 9, 2019
Games industry trade bodies outline four universal esports principles to promote player wellbeing, integrity and diversity

The video game industry, including representatives from across Europe, the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, has released […]

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November 7, 2019
New €100m Hiro Capital investment fund aims to help esports and games businesses grow

Hiro Capital has launched a €100 million fund, to back the future UK and EU leaders in the […]

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October 14, 2019
The rise of UK esports: 6 highlights from Esports Insider’s recent panel discussion

Image credit: Jak Howard/Esports Insider on Flickr 2018 was undoubtedly a landmark year for UK esports, what with […]

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October 8, 2019
Intel, NSE and ESL launch FutureGen esports leadership programme for students in the UK

Intel, NSE and ESL have teamed up to launch FutureGen, a new professional esports leadership programme targeted at […]

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September 21, 2019
Surprise! DCMS Committee recommends UK Government ban the sale of loot boxes to children (and also uphold esports to traditional sports practices)

Remember when EA’s legal VP Kerry Hopkins (pictured) told the UK Government that EA doesn’t refer to in-game […]

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September 11, 2019
Thank you Margot James: Outgoing DCMS Minister's support of esports should be recognised

Margot James’ backing of esports in the UK has been encouraging and we should demand the same from […]

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July 22, 2019
ESI London heads to Twickenham Stadium for latest esports industry conference and expo

Esports Insider is bringing its popular industry event back to London this September in a brand new venue. […]

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July 20, 2019