‘Sounds good to me!’ – WoW Q&A Blizzcon host Taliesin deals with Hong Kong protesters excellently

British World of Warcraft content creator Taliesin, one half of the Taliesin and Evitel team, allowed a couple […]

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November 4, 2019

WoW Shadowlands: Warcraft’s next expansion confirmed

UPDATE (November 1st): Blizzard Entertainment has confirmed that World of Warcraft: Shadowlands will be the next WoW expansion. […]

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November 1, 2019

Overwatch 2 announced, confirming old rumours about its development

UPDATE: Overwatch 2 has been officially confirmed by Blizzard Entertainment, confirming rumours about its development first published by […]

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November 1, 2019

Esports news of the week: London Royal Ravens, LoL 10-Year Celebrations, Fortnite Chapter 2

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco rounds up the news of the week to October 15th 2019. Dom […]

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October 16, 2019

UK Hearthstone casters respond to Blizzard’s banning of Blitzchung, the player who made a Hong Kong protest on stream

UPDATE (October 12th 2019): Blizzard has back-tracked on its penalties handed to Blitzchung. It has now reduced his […]

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October 11, 2019

All games will be required to disclose loot box rates on consoles, Rocket League ditches in-game crates

Loot boxes have dominated many headlines in the video game world this year – and are continuing to […]

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August 9, 2019

Blizzard rescinds Preach Gaming's invite to Content Creator Summit after banning him and other Warcraft players like MethodJosh over the leveling potion issue

UPDATE (April 12th 2019): Preach has revealed that Blizzard rescinded his invite to a Content Creator Summit in […]

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April 12, 2019

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 […]

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December 15, 2018

Esports Awards: YouTuber Deji criticised by esports community after announcing wrong winner as a 'joke'

Popular British YouTuber Deji Olatunji (aka ComedyShortsGamer) angered members of the esports community after his antics at the Esports Awards […]

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November 13, 2018

Esports Awards 2018: All the winners listed

The esports industry gathered last night for the third Esports Awards at The Brewery in London. Hosted by […]

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November 13, 2018

7 Lions: Team United Kingdom prepare for the 2018 Overwatch World Cup

With London Spitfire having won the Overwatch League, we turn now towards the impending Overwatch World Cup. George […]

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August 3, 2018

Blizzard quietly makes changes to Overwatch community tournament requirements

Earlier this month Blizzard published updated guidelines for those looking to host community or custom esports competitions. It’s […]

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December 30, 2017

Fnatic become Europe's first HGC World Championship Brawl winners

Fnatic claimed victory in the Heroes of the Storm Global Championship (HGC) Mid-Season Brawl and clinched the first World […]

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June 20, 2017

New Overwatch Open Division will give amateur players $10 each in Blizzard Balance

Blizzard has announced the Overwatch Open Division, a new competitive league one tier below the Overwatch Contenders development league. Blizzard […]

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June 14, 2017

World of Warcraft Arena World Championship 2017: Blizzard increases number of team spots and prize pool

Blizzard had a great end to its 2016 competitive circuit, with the Blizzcon 2016 finals and the big news about […]

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March 11, 2017

ESL UK to give away Power Core card backs at free Hearthstone Championship Tour event

Blizzard has announced it will bring Hearthstone to various cities across Europe for the European segment of the Winter […]

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January 25, 2017

Overwatch League announced, promises to 'change eSports forever'

Blizzard has officially lifted the lid on its Overwatch League eSports structure following Activision Blizzard CEO’s news tease […]

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November 5, 2016

Blizzard invites top UK players to Overwatch World Cup

Blizzard is inviting some of the most well-known Overwatch players from more than 50 different countries to participate in the […]

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August 8, 2016

ESL to host $100,000 Overwatch tournament at Gamescom 2016

ESL has announced the Overwatch Atlantic Showdown tournament which will take place at Gamescom in Germany this August. It’s the first […]

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June 10, 2016

Win a £15 Battlenet gift card – follow us on Twitter

eSports News UK is giving away a £15 Battlenet gift card on Twitter. When we hit the 1,000 […]

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June 10, 2016

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