Category Archives: Memes

The tale of a UK esports car, salt, and flipping the bird

Stuart McAllister, the owner of Northern Ireland-based esports org Nuclear Storm Gaming (NSG), posted a picture of a new car yesterday. Not just any old car - an eight-seater emblazoned with his org's logo. It looks professionally done and received a positive response from the UK community on Twitter. It's a demo vehicle, so Peugeot own it and were happy…
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What’s the story behind all those Hadow smurfs?

If you're a high elo League of Legends player on the EU West server, you might be familiar with the 'Hadow Smurf' phenomenon. Loads of Hadow smurfs have been cropping up on the Master and Challenger ladder, named after UK League of Legends veteran support player Mantas "Hadow" Šukevičius. At some point around 20 people changed their…
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IEM Sydney: UK caster HenryG thrown into giant ‘pie’ to British national anthem

Well-known British CSGO caster and former player Henry "HenryG" Greer was thrown into a giant pie/cheesecake concoction on the weekend. HenryG accepted the punishment after Team UK lost 16-6 in a showmatch versus Team Australia at Intel Extreme Masters Sydney. Team UK were of course booed when they took to the stage, looking like something crossed…
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‘Wenger Out’ sign spotted at US esports League of Legends final

Even esports fans have had enough of Arsène Wenger, it seems. The manager of North London football club Arsenal has come under increasing fire from a section of the team's supporters this year, following a poor run of form in the Premier League. Bizarrely, a member of the audience at the North American League of Legends Championship…
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Insomnia60: In pictures, videos, tweets and memes

We look back on another Insomnia LAN event through the eyes of Twitter, rounding up a random selection stand-out pictures, memes and tweets. (This article is not looking at the winning esports teams or players - check out our i60 winners roundup here if you want to see who won).   Drop the beat Check out this…
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FC EndPoint: The first UK esports team to move into real sports

Team EndPoint have become the first UK esports organisation to add an amateur football team to their ranks. FC EndPoint will be playing in the South Yorkshire Amateur Football League, and hope to pick up more fans for their esports teams in the league. They have brought on board some local grassroots talent in the area,…
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Memes of the year: Top 10 UK LoL esports memes of 2016

Yes, this post is almost two months late. But the important thing is it's here now. We look back on some of the weirdest, funniest and downright bizarre social media memes, pictures and videos from the UK League of Legends esports scene in 2016.   10. Larssen the God While Renegades Banditos (now Misfits) will…
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