Category Archives: Opinion

Cross-region rosters: What’s in-store for European Call of Duty?

Joe Griffin looks at the possibility of cross-region rosters in competitive Call of Duty in the future. It is that time of year again. The off season is upon us and after an enthralling year of Call of Duty, the excitement continues as rostermania is in full flow. However, this rostermania could see a huge…
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Team Fortress 2 pulled in 12k+ Twitch viewers at i63

ENUK's Dom Sacco looks at the appeal of Valve's classic FPS in the world of esports, in light of the buzz at the latest Insomnia LAN. The Insomnia Gaming Festival of course features a range of esports tournaments, from League of Legends to Overwatch, Hearthstone to Rocket League and others. So how come it was…
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smooya shines on the BiG stage at ESL One Cologne

Last Sunday, British CSGO player Owen "smooya" Butterfield and his German team Berlin International Gaming (BiG) shook the Counter-Strike scene by finishing second at ESL One Cologne. Jamie Wootton looks back on smooya's performance. Dubbed 'the Cathedral of Counter-Strike', every year ESL One Cologne hosts the world’s best teams and, as they are the best German…
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Gaming addiction: It’s time to stop panicking and start educating

Earlier this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) listed 'gaming disorder' as a mental health condition in its latest International Classification of Diseases (ICD) paper. This news has been making the headlines since January 2018, but this week more reports appeared - including a controversial BBC one - as the ICD paper launched. Now more reports…
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