Category Archives: Opinion

UK community reacts to HotS esports cancellation: ‘Talented people put their heart and soul into the game only to have it ripped away from them overnight’

Blizzard Entertainment has swung the axe into the Heroes of the Storm (HotS) esports scene by announcing there will be no more Heroes Global Championship (HGC) or Heroes of the Dorm. While the game will still be updated, some HotS developers are moving onto other teams within the company. It's the latest piece of bad PR…
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5 things we learnt about MotoGP esports from the finals in Valencia

During the final run of the MotoGP motor racing season, Esports News UK's Craig Robinson attended the MotoGP Esport Championship event that coincided with the real life motorbike race in Valencia. As a unique and niche esport, we list some of the elements that set MotoGP apart from other competitive titles.   1. The finals…
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‘Hopefully Diamond 5 trash will be in mid-Plat now’ – UK League community reacts to new Iron and Grandmaster tiers & ranked changes

Last week Riot Games announced it will be making changes to ranked League of Legends, notably new tiers and fewer divisions within each. For example, an Iron tier has been added below Bronze (the current lowest), while Grandmaster has been introduced above Master and below Challenger (the current highest). Also, there will now be fewer divisions…
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