Riot Games parent company Tencent to acquire major UK games developer

Riot Games parent company Tencent is set to purchase one of the UK’s well-known game development studios. Chinese […]

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July 19, 2021
Ireland’s Vela Games raises £12.5m in funding from Ubisoft, London Venture Partners and Novator

Vela Games, a Dublin-based studio with industry veterans from Blizzard, Epic, Riot Games, EA and Moon Studios, has […]

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June 30, 2021
UK talent and companies recognised in 2021 Esports Awards industry nominations

The Esports Awards has revealed the finalists for this year’s industry categories, and there are a host of […]

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June 25, 2021
Super Squad playtest and interview: UK dev Bad Fox Studios aims to shake up MOBA genre with new 5v5 team shooter

We might not feature the game development sector all that much on Esports News UK, but the UK […]

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May 4, 2021
New UK-based esports organisation Adamo Gaming announces CoD tournament after hiring Matt Loftus as general manager, founder Tom Roderick addresses his past

New UK-based esports organisation Adamo Gaming is aiming to make big waves in esports after growing its team. […]

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April 13, 2021
MAD Lions’ LEC win ‘marks the end of the dominance of G2 and Fnatic in the LEC, with competition becoming increasingly fiercer each year’ – Riot

Image credit: LEC Flickr (Michal Konkol/Riot Games) Riot Games has commented on MAD Lions winning the Spring 2021 […]

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April 12, 2021
League of Legends MMO in the works: Will it be a WoW-beater?

It’s official: Riot Games has begun work on an MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online) game. Greg Street, aka Ghostcrawler, […]

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December 18, 2020
With spectators returning to some live sports events in the UK, when will esports follow suit? We ask epic.LAN, ESL UK and Gfinity

Fans of sport have recently been able to attend live events, such as football matches, in a much […]

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December 11, 2020
League of Legends franchise heads to consoles for the first time in Ruined King: A League of Legends Story

Riot Games has announced that upcoming title Ruined King: A League of Legends Story will launch in a few months’ […]

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October 31, 2020
World of Tanks developer opens UK studio, is working on an unannounced free-to-play game targeting fans of Fortnite, Overwatch and League of Legends

World of Tanks developer/publisher Wargaming has opened a UK office and is growing its team to work on […]

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December 16, 2019
A League of Legends turn-based RPG and platform game are in development

Riot Games’ new publishing label, Riot Forge, has announced that two new League of Legends-themed games are in development. […]

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December 14, 2019
Shadowgun War Games looks like a mobile version of Overwatch, first gameplay stream coming this month

While competitive mobile gaming has had its critics over the years, you can’t deny the success of titles […]

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November 10, 2019