Category Archives: Features

Who has the most kills and assists in the ESL UK LoL Premiership so far?

Exertus Esports' support player Jamie "Tundra" Duthie has compiled a detailed stat table looking at team and individual player performances in the ESL UK Premiership so far. The stats cover the first three matches for each team, and include total kills, assists, kill-death-assist (KDA) ratio and kill participation. Kill participation is total kills plus assists…
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Is 2016 the year virtual reality changes eSports? We ask Fnatic, ESL & more

With 'the year of VR' finally upon us, Craig Robinson wonders if this technology will be used in UK eSports and how it can affect the competitive side of gaming. The long awaited development of the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive VR headsets is finally paying off. The Oculus Rift launches next month with a $599 price tag, and the Vive…
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League of Legends ESL UK Premiership Season 3 first round preview

The ESL UK LoL Premiership official kicks off today (Wednesday February 17th) and with it comes the first round of best-of-ones, featuring all eight teams in the tournament. The schedule is here and below: These games should make an interesting first round, simply from how all these teams have been revamped. Some teams seem like dark…
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Preview: ESL UK Premiership League of Legends 2016 Spring Qualifiers

With the 2016 Spring Season Qualifiers for the ESL UK Premiership starting this Wednesday (January 27th), Craig Robinson takes a look at the teams looking to qualify. With a £10,500 prize pool up for grabs in this latest UK League of Legends tournament, teams will be competing for their share of the spoils. But that's only the…
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Top 10 highest-earning UK eSports players of 2015

The UK may not be a territory associated with high eSports revenues, but there are a small number of pro gamers doing well for themselves. Here's a look at the top ten highest-earning eSports players from the UK, in terms of earnings generated through tournaments in 2015. Note: This data is taken from tournament prize money that…
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Is the Scottish eSports scene on the up?

With eSports still in its relative infancy, the scene on our shores is usually described as 'UK eSports' - but can Scotland make a name for itself in its own right? In terms of video games, the country is already on the map - Edinburgh is home of Rockstar North, developers of the best-selling Grand Theft Auto series. When it…
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13 exciting players from the League of Legends ESL UK Premiership

With season two of the League of Legends ESL UK Premiership now over - and Team Infused lifting the trophy - we look back on some of our favourite players of the season. We also tried to pick pros who played in the Premiership for at least half of the season. NB: This is not a graded list based…
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