Esports contributed £18.4m to the UK economy in 2016

Esports made an estimated contribution of almost £20m to the UK economy back in 2016, with a workforce […]

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October 9, 2018

Esports helps lift UK game event ticket sales to £7.5m in 2016

More live esports tournaments and LANs helped push up the overall number of video game events in the UK year-on-year. Revenues […]

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March 16, 2017

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 […]

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February 21, 2017

Who were the 20 highest-earning UK esports players of 2016?

With Esports Earnings publishing its list of top-earning players for last year, we take a closer look at […]

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February 9, 2017

The 2016 Esports News UK Awards

You might forget it sometimes, but beneath the memes and the drama lies an undercurrent of talent in the […]

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January 12, 2017

Watch the Excel Esports League of Legends finals documentary video

UK organisation excel eSports have posted a vdocumentary covering their time at the ESL UK Premiership summer 2016 […]

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January 6, 2017

Video: UK League of Legends Top Plays Montage (edited by Joekerism)

Esports News UK has teamed up with UK Master ADC League of Legends player Joe “Joekerism” Kent to […]

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January 1, 2017

Esports News UK's 10 Most-Read Stories of 2016

As the year comes to a close, we round up the site’s most popular articles. Here are our most-read […]

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December 30, 2016

How big is esports compared to other gaming markets? Top 6 stats from Superdata's 2016 report

Research firm Superdata has just released a ton of information about the size of the esports market – […]

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December 21, 2016

i59 winners roundup

In what is possibly the slowest esports ‘news’ article we’ve ever written (blame this guy), here’s a roundup […]

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December 20, 2016

Site update: December 2016

Hi all, Dom here. Just a quick note from me to let you know that the amount of content posted […]

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December 8, 2016

Fnatic opens BUNKR esports pop-up shop in London

Well-known esports organisation Fnatic has opened its own pop-up shop’ – known as the BUNKR – in time […]

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December 2, 2016

Coldzera, League of Legends, Cloud9 & Overwatch Win at The 2016 Video Game Awards

David Hollingsworth looks back on this week’s Video Games Awards 2016… The annual Video Game Awards were upon […]

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December 2, 2016

MnM to move into another game this year – could it be Hearthstone?

MnM Gaming, winners of the ESL UK Premiership in both League of Legends and CSGO, are about to branch […]

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November 29, 2016

HyperX FPS Alloy Keyboard Review: How good is it for competitive gaming?

David Hollingsworth gets to grips with the HyperX FPS Alloy keyboard for eSports News UK’s very first hardware review. […]

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November 26, 2016

Distrikt secure UK Masters top spot as four teams reach the playoffs – final week group stage recap

Roll up roll up! The final week of regular-season games in the League of Legends UK Masters is […]

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November 24, 2016

Coldzera wins Competitive Play of the Year at the 2016 Golden Joystick Awards, as Overwatch scoops 5 honours

Brazilian CSGO pro Marcelo “coldzera” David won an eSports award at the 2016 Golden Joystick Awards, while Overwatch and […]

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November 19, 2016

UK games industry body UKIE to release an eSports whitepaper this month

UK Interactive Entertainment (UKIE), the games industry trade body, is set to unveil its whitepaper on eSports at […]

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November 17, 2016

Distrikt march on in the UK LoL Masters – week 6 recap

David Hollingsworth looks back on this week’s UK Masters League of Legends matches… Ah, pre-season time again on […]

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November 16, 2016

UK Hearthstone finals preview: BoarControl, HelloLeeroy, Mysterious and Jambre prepare to face-off

Oscar Pelling looks ahead to this Sunday’s ESL UK Hearthstone Premiership finals… After a seven-week group stage, four […]

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November 12, 2016

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