Esports in 2023: A dark age for our industry or a needed wake-up call?
The ‘years of easy and cheap capital’ in esports are over, so some say, as the excitement from […]January 6, 2023
London Spitfire make player contract update following award wins, 5th anniversary and impressive Overwatch League playoffs run
It’s been an impressive few weeks for the Overwatch League side London Spitfire, writes UK caster Joshua ‘Jace’ Sharp. […]November 20, 2022
Alphari to skip LEC Spring 2023 Split: ‘My passion and joy for League of Legends is not what it was’
UK League of Legends top-laner Barney ‘Alphari’ Morris has announced he is taking a break and will miss […]November 11, 2022
How I went to GamerFest to cover the Rainbow Six finals and ended up hosting the event
Photos by Murilo Madeo Rising British/Irish caster and writer Freddie ‘GrimyRannarr’ Pritchard headed to Ireland’s GamerFest recently to […]November 5, 2022
‘I think I’m watching the esports apocalypse. If we don’t fix it, esports – as it was – does not exist in 10 years’ – Richard Lewis talks industry problems on Jacob Wolf’s Visionaries podcast
Two seasoned esports journalists sat down this week to discuss working in the space, issues the industry faces […]
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CSGO Preview: What are Fnatic’s chances at the IEM Rio Major?
After almost four years, Fnatic finally return to CSGO’s Major stage at the IEM Rio Major, and this […]October 31, 2022
Opinion: What’s happening with grassroots esports in the UK?
Grassroots esports has plenty of passionate, talented people and organisations, so why is it so underlooked and underfunded […]October 17, 2022
Opinion: New ‘revolutionary’ format for Iberian Cup is a breath of fresh air & a reminder that TOs shouldn’t be afraid to shake things up
Esports tournament organiser LVP’s new ‘fearless’ format for its Iberian Cup 2022 knockout tournament is refreshing, but the […]October 5, 2022
Goodbye Overwatch: The Best & The Worst of Overwatch 1, Plus Some Unforgettable UK Esports Memories
At 5pm BST on October 3rd 2022, the last ever games of Overwatch 1 were played on live […]October 4, 2022
A chaotic week for Twitch: Community reacts to Mizkif, Crazyslick and Sliker scandals, clampdown on gambling streams, revenue split change and report on child predators
Twitch has been rocked this week with a number of stories from streamer incidents around gambling and alleged […]September 22, 2022
Lionscreed are levelling up: here’s why this UK esports org is one to watch – opinion
With new hires, growth and some big announcements on the horizon, London-based Lionscreed are currently Esports News UK’s […]September 19, 2022
Opinion: How did the founder of Tenstar, a man who still owes money to ex-staff at its sister company, manage to join an invite-only roundtable on esports legitimacy & integrity? If he stepped back as CEO then why is that his title online? It’s undermining the good work of Tenstar’s teams and talent
Tenstar are a team organisation that have made a name for themselves in UK esports and beyond over […]
Read More… from Opinion: How did the founder of Tenstar, a man who still owes money to ex-staff at its sister company, manage to join an invite-only roundtable on esports legitimacy & integrity? If he stepped back as CEO then why is that his title online? It’s undermining the good work of Tenstar’s teams and talentSeptember 8, 2022
LoL streamers have been buying smurf accounts for years, so why is Vapora Dark getting attacked on Reddit?
UK-based streamer Vapora Dark is under fire on the League of Legends subreddit for his ‘nuzlocke challenge’, but […]September 3, 2022
Opinion: What worked – and what didn’t – at the Commonwealth Esports Championships?
The first Commonwealth Esports Championships (CEC) took place at Birmingham’s International Convention Center last weekend, and it was […]August 12, 2022
Andrew Tate: A dangerous role model to young men or an internet idol for a disjointed generation? – Opinion
Andrew Tate is blowing up online right now, and his controversial opinions on ‘being a man and making […]July 24, 2022