League of Legends community pays tribute to Yoppa, one of the UK scene’s first players, who has sadly passed away aged 23

Serbian League of Legends player, Pavle ‘Yoppa’ Kostić, one of the League of Legends ESL UK Premiership’s first […]

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November 24, 2021
UK Rainbow Six personalities criticise 2022 Six Invitational for having no live audience: ‘This event isn’t just about esports, it’s for the whole community to get together’

Update (January 2022): Ubisoft has announced the Six Invitational 2022 will now take place in Sweden instead of […]

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November 14, 2021
Parents in the UK are more positive about their children gaming now than they were pre-lockdown

(Image credit: James Lawson/iEventMedia) The pandemic has seen more people play games while stuck indoors, with parents taking on […]

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August 6, 2021
UK-based esports orgs and businesses raised a record £42m in funding in 2020 according to new report

Article contains affiliate link UK-based esports organisations, startups and scaleup companies raised £42m in 2020, making it a […]

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July 29, 2021
The next Insomnia Gaming Festival could be BYOC-only and take place in October 2021 at a different venue (or country!) – exclusive interview with Craig ‘Wizzo’ Fletcher

The new owners of Insomnia Gaming Festival are thinking about dropping the expo for a BYOC (Bring Your […]

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June 28, 2021
How lockdown changed gaming in the UK: 9 key takeaways from Ofcom’s Online National 2021 Report

Ofcom has published its Online National 2021 Report which features a host of data about gaming habits in […]

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June 11, 2021
Has the impact of COVID-19 taken gaming and esports to the next level?

Promoted article (contains affiliate links) The outbreak of coronavirus pandemic in March 2020 changed the world dramatically. The […]

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April 21, 2021
Fnatic LEC player and coach test positive for Covid-19 as org quarantines team

London-based esports organisation Fnatic have quarantined their League of Legends LEC team after a player and coach contracted […]

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March 16, 2021
7% of gamers play while naked, according to report by British game developer Jagex

UK-based RuneScape developer Jagex has published a new report on gamers’ playing habits, with some unusual stats within […]

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March 1, 2021
Research reveals the UK’s most popular gaming franchises, average UK gamer spend, the most played games during lockdown and more

Article contains affiliate links Esports News UK covers a spate of recent surveys and reports looking at gamer […]

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February 20, 2021