UK talent and companies recognised in 2021 Esports Awards industry nominations – new nominations include Mac, Caedrel, Pansy and more, with Odee, KalKal and more on the judging panel

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

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September 30, 2021
ESL announces Pro Tour CSGO changes, 2022 live events and new names for DreamHack Open and ESEA Premier tournaments

CSGO fans in the UK may be interested to learn that ESL Gaming has made a bunch of […]

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September 15, 2021
Blast Premier donates $5,000 in esports team fines to UK-based gaming and mental health charity Safe In Our World

Esports tournament organiser Blast Premier has donated $5,000 to Safe In Our World – a UK-based video game […]

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July 30, 2021
Valorant and League of Legends added to Season 4 of the Scottish Esports League, live finals to take place in Dundee this November

Tournament organiser Esports Scotland has announced that the Season 4 live finals of the Scottish Esports League (SEL4) […]

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July 29, 2021
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
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