Overreactions (UKLC week 7): Enclave Gaming are the second best team, how BT Excel wins Worlds and why Shikari is Luke Skywalker

Welcome back to the final week, the best week ever of the undisputed best league in the world: […]

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March 21, 2020

Overreactions (week 6): George Michael teaches us a forgotten lesson, why the bottom three teams should look to Sardinia for inspiration and Bravado is the greatest player ever

You would think after 6 weeks of the UKLC and constantly prattling on about ‘academy killers’, the author […]

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March 15, 2020

Overreactions (week 5): the UKLC casters are losing it, Enclave should sign a football manager and why Efias’ Bard play shows the UK should be importing more talent like him

Welcome, welcome! Back for another addition of overreactions so soon? *morbid laughter* You poor soul, you. Even our […]

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March 8, 2020

Overreactions (UKLC week 4): Faker is the Korean Erixen, xMatty is literally Aphelios and how Demise can easily make playoffs

“Oh, you’re here again huh,” said Megalodontus, bleary eyed and weary of soul, as he dragged himself up […]

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February 29, 2020

Overreactions (week 3): All Hail King Aux, Dragdar is the UKLC’s best support and having good internet is better than having a warship

Welcome back to another instalment of Overreactions, the UK League of Legends esports column where the author – […]

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February 21, 2020

‘A landmark event in UK Call of Duty history’ – what it was like attending London Royal Ravens’ first CoD League home matches

Joe Griffin attended London Royal Ravens‘ first CoD League home matches at the Copperbox Arena last weekend – […]

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February 15, 2020

Overreactions (week 2): BT Excel are gonna win EU Masters, Chemera is the UKLC’s best mid-laner and the mystical powers of Brelia’s dad’s bacon butties

Megalodontus is back with another lighthearted look at the goings on in the UKLC this week… Aight lads, […]

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February 14, 2020

Method’s continuous 24/7 stream is an ambitious move that, if done right, could pave the way for other esports orgs to follow suit – but it won’t be easy

UK-based esports organisation and World of Warcraft team Method recently announced the launch of a continuous, 24 hours […]

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February 13, 2020

Overreactions (week 1): The UKLC is doomed, Enclave are gonna finish last and Nvision, we’re not mad, just disappointed

Introducing Overreactions – a new opinion column written by Megalodontus looking back on the week’s UK League of […]

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February 7, 2020

So, Gareth Bale has set up an esports team. So what?

It seems every footballer and his dog has an esports brand nowadays, but we’ve yet to see anything […]

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February 4, 2020

All about the community: Let’s push for more UK esports events like Excel’s Neosurf Cup

Showmatches and one-off tournaments aren’t just exciting to watch, they’re key to nurturing a community, says Esports News […]

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January 14, 2020

A call for greater unity and support in esports in 2020

Let’s leave insults at the door and think about how we can be more open and forgiving going […]

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December 31, 2019

Gone but not forgotten: 11 great esports developments and memories ESL UK staff made which I’ll never forget

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco looks back on some great things the ESL UK team have done […]

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December 22, 2019

Fnatic announce Mithy as head coach: ‘Maybe this is the right time to move on from my playing career’

In what was one of the least well-kept secrets of the European off season, London-based LEC powerhouse Fnatic […]

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December 6, 2019

The League of Legends esports off-season free agency rat race is now in full swing: How are the LEC’s top UK orgs Fnatic and Excel faring?

For many Europeans and fans from other regions outside NA, staying up at ridiculous hours of twilight to […]

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November 19, 2019

10 League of Legends players to watch in the upcoming UK Proving Grounds

40 players have been accepted to play in the UK Proving Grounds 2019 (UKPG), a grassroots League of […]

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November 17, 2019

Let’s call out childish and nasty behaviour in UK esports – opinion

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco calls out unprofessional behaviour in UK League of Legends. UPDATE (November 3rd): […]

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November 3, 2019

League of Legends Origins review: Netflix documentary captures the human connections that make LoL special

League of Legends Origins provides a broad yet relatively concise look at the history of Riot Games and […]

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October 23, 2019

UK esports managers react to new LoL Esports Manager game: ‘Can’t wait for players to fail their toxicity checks just before the season starts’

Earlier this week, Riot Games announced it is developing a League of Legends esports team management simulation game, […]

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October 18, 2019

UK Hearthstone casters respond to Blizzard’s banning of Blitzchung, the player who made a Hong Kong protest on stream

UPDATE (October 12th 2019): Blizzard has back-tracked on its penalties handed to Blitzchung. It has now reduced his […]

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October 11, 2019

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