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Esports Awards: YouTuber Deji criticised by esports community after announcing wrong winner as a ‘joke’

Popular British YouTuber Deji Olatunji (aka ComedyShortsGamer) angered members of the esports community after his antics at the Esports Awards 2018 yesterday evening. Deji, who has almost 10m subscribers on YouTube and is the younger brother of KSI, announced the winner of the Publisher of the Year award. He initially announced Epic Games as the winner, before back-tracking…
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Esports Awards 2018: All the winners listed

The esports industry gathered last night for the third Esports Awards at The Brewery in London. Hosted by Eefje "Sjokz" Depoortere, Alex "Goldenboy" Mendez, Adam Savage and Lottie Van Praag, the night saw awards presented by industry stars including Trevor "Quickshot" Henry, Ali-A, Vikkstarr123, Frankie Ward and Two Angry Gamers. More than 3.3m community votes…
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Rewired GG: Tech investor Tej Kohli launches €50m esports investment arm, expects more UK investors to get involved

London-based billionaire Tej Kohli (pictured) has set up a €50m investment arm to help European esports businesses grow, including those based in the UK. The investment arm is called Rewired GG. It's part of Rewired, a venture studio investing in start-up AI and robotics firms, of which Kohli is the lead backer. The 60-year-old self-made Indian tech entrepreneur…
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The NUEL launches Student Streamer Network backed by Twitch

The NUEL, the UK's well-established inter-university esports tournament and student community, is launching a student-only streamer network. This network will use the Twitch Student initiative, which provides support, knowledge and tools to help students run streams and contribute to the video games and esports industries. The NUEL says it will be the first of its kind…
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Video: Top 5 plays from week 5 of the ESL Rainbow Six Prem

We've teamed up with ESL UK again to bring you the top 5 plays from last week's Rainbow Six UK & Ireland Premiership. The video below includes highlights from week fiveof the Premiership Winter Season. Match commentary comes from Demo and Ace of Pyrite again (read our interview with Demo from the Paris Major earlier…
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EA suspends UK FIFA player Faze Tass over use of the word ‘fag’

EA has suspended UK FIFA pro Tassal "Faze Tass" Rushan from competing in qualifiers and live events for a currently undisclosed length of time. Tass breached EA's code of conduct when he used the word 'fag' in one of his FIFA videos on YouTube. He used the word to describe a player card - Inter…
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