Category Archives: Interviews

Team Dignitas boss: ‘Worlds at London can help grow UK eSports’

Team Dignitas' manager Michael O'Dell has told eSports News UK he believes League of Legends "I was here last year and hopefully this year it will be bigger. To see gaming events of this size in this country is great and I want to support it," he said. "We still have the stigma of being…
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Problem X interview: UK Street Fighter eSports pro on winning Dreamhack London, beating Justin Wong and his future ambitions

Benjamin "Problem X" Simon. Remember the name. To those of you who think UK eSports is dead, this 23-year-old was the only Brit to win an eSports tournament at DreamHack London last weekend, taking home $2,500 after finishing first in the Ultra Street Fighter IV contest. It's one of many tournaments he's won. In this exclusive post-DreamHack interview,…
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Is eSports a man’s world? We interview Team Property – the all-female Swedish pro gaming CSGO team

[caption id="attachment_4654" align="aligncenter" width="465"] Left to right: Johanna “R’o’vardotter” Virtanen, Angel “Mouse” Malihiolzakerni, Therese “Szanto” Szanto, Nina “Foxglove” Flatnes and Sandra “Steelya” Stålnacke[/caption] On Intel's stand at Dreamhack London this weekend, there were two teams of five women going head-to-head on CSGO - LGB and Team Property - with scores of men queuing up to play them…
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Interview: numlocked (Seb Barton) on winning 4 Nations and his LCS ambitions

League of Legends pro gamer numlocked (Seb Barton) is the top laner for Choke Gaming, which has just been named the best LoL team in the UK and Ireland after winning the 4 Nations tournament last weekend to win €5,000. Far from being content with just this victory, numlocked now has his sights set firmly on the…
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Interview: Pro Dota 2 player Jimmy Ho (DeMoN) from Evil Geniuses

Leet sits down with DeMoN, aka Jimmy Ho, from Evil Geniuses' pro Dota 2 team to discuss their current winning form in the RaidCall Dota 2 league, coping with difficult games and the potential for esports to go mainstream. Jimmy also reveals his favourite match of all time and what's next for Evil Geniuses. Oh, and…
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FIFA Street: Expert tips and tricks

FIFA Street flicks its way to the UK on March 16th on Xbox 360 and PS3, but its five-a-side football plays very differently to FIFA 12. Leet sat down with EA's FIFA expert Marius Hjerpseth for an exclusive run-through of some of the more flamboyant in-game tricks, including how to nutmeg opponents, balance the ball on…
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Interview: Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan

Razer has created some of the best high-end gaming accessories in recent years, and Leet and MCV writer Dom Sacco had the chance to sit down with its CEO Min-Liang Tan. We chat about upcoming accessories such as the official Star Wars: The Old Republic gear, the success of the Razer Onza Xbox 360 Tournament…
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