King of the North 2016 Review: A brilliant experience and a glaring reminder that we need more events like it

The UK eSports scene hasn’t seen the level of exposure or success that Europe, Asia or America has […]

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March 16, 2016

Video interview: Aston Aunties captain and ADC Marcus "MSR" Raiyat on winning NUEL Live

Aston Aunties won the League of Legends GAME National Championship on the weekend, and eSports News UK spoke to […]

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March 15, 2016

The top prize for this eSports tournament is an actual car

Forget UK eSports prize pools of £10,000 – the world’s best World Rally Championship (WRC) player will win […]

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March 15, 2016

Company behind new Team Dignitas app wants to help eSports teams better monetise their fanbases

Team Dignitas has launched a new smartphone app for fans (on iTunes and Android), and the firm behind it hopes […]

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March 14, 2016

A Northumbria University student is campaigning to get eSports officially recognised as a sport

David “Firu” Spoors, support player for Northumbria University’s League of Legends team Finales Funkeln, is campaigning for competitive gaming […]

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March 13, 2016

Aston Aunties beat Cambridge Memers 3-1 to lift GAME National Championship trophy

Aston Aunties have won the GAME National Championship UK university League of Legends eSports tournament. They beat Cambridge Memers […]

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March 13, 2016

'We want to bring new blood into UK eSports' – an interview with the Manchester eSports society

The King of the North is a yearly event hosted by the University of Manchester’s eSports society. The […]

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March 4, 2016

Is 2016 the year virtual reality changes eSports? We ask Fnatic, ESL & more

With ‘the year of VR’ finally upon us, Craig Robinson wonders if this technology will be used in UK […]

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February 22, 2016

Where are all the UK eSports fans?

When I attended the ESL UK Premiership League of Legends finals in Leicester last December, there was only a […]

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February 20, 2016

Vince Clarke announces new eSports organisation Team Senses

Choke Gaming’s former manager Vince Clarke is forming a new organisation to mark his re-entry back into the UK scene. […]

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February 9, 2016

Memes of the month (and other nonsense): January 2016

Dom SaccoDom is an award-winning writer who graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 degree in Multi-Media Journalism […]

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February 6, 2016

Halo 5 tournament added to i57 as COD competition is removed

Multiplay has announced the initial eSports tournaments it will be hosting at insomnia 57 (i57) in March. The LAN gaming […]

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February 5, 2016

The Supergamers review: BBC eSports TV show captures challenges faced by top UK pros

“I want to know what sacrifices must be made to become a professional gamer, what they’re risking for […]

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February 3, 2016

VfL Wolfsburg's UK FIFA pro: 'I hope this inspires other football clubs to get involved with eSports'

Forget Lord Bendtner. Step aside Kevin De Bruyne. German football club Wolfsburg has a new star signing – […]

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January 29, 2016

'UK tournaments will attract more eSports teams from around the world in 2016' – Razer

Gaming accessory brand Razer has told eSports News UK that more teams from around the world will want to […]

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January 27, 2016

The UK eSports pro taking on the world with his own brand: Problem X Promotions

One of the UK’s best fighting game players is launching a fresh new eSports platform and promotional agency […]

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January 26, 2016

'UK Counter-Strike scene can return to its glory days in 2016'

Is this the year that UK CSGO teams return to form and put the scene back on the […]

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January 24, 2016

'Building trust is the hardest thing for smaller eSports organisations to get right'

The hardest part of running an eSports organisation is establishing trust between management and players, says AeroX eSports’ […]

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January 18, 2016

Video interview: AeroX eSports' LoL team on beating Choke at i56 and ambitions in the UK scene

AeroX eSports made a name for themselves at the Multiplay Insomnia56 LAN last month by beating Choke Gaming 2-0 […]

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January 9, 2016

The (British) Banditos: Four UK League of Legends pros join Renegades' new EU team

US-based eSports organisation Renegades has formed a new European League of Legends team – The Banditos – with an exciting […]

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January 7, 2016

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