From playing to politics: Insomnia founder Craig Fletcher to stand for Parliament, outlines plan to support UK esports industry

Craig Fletcher, games investor and the founder of Insomnia Gaming Festival, is running for Parliament. The Libreral Democrats’ […]

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November 15, 2019

Insomnia hopes to grow its audience from 45,000 to 60,000 next year

Insomnia Gaming Festival is hoping to increase its number of visitors from 45,000 to 60,000 next year. The […]

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October 10, 2019

London Lionhearts qualify for Forge of Champions after i65 Arena Clash win

London Lionhearts beat the Teesside Steelers 3-1 in the League of Legends Arena Clash final at Insomnia65 on […]

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August 27, 2019

Nox beat Bulldog to win Insomnia65 League of Legends final

Obnoxious Gaming (Nox) emerged victorious on the esports stage at Insomnia65 this past weekend. They beat Bulldog Esports […]

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August 26, 2019

Insomnia65 to feature Fortnite tournament in Battle Royale Zone

The next Insomnia Gaming Festival will host a Battle Royale Zone again, this time promising a large Fortnite […]

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July 23, 2019

'We're No Ego, but we know we're always gonna win' – No Ego beat Enclave Gaming in i64 BYOC LoL final (match recap, clips and quotes)

Org-less League of Legends team No Ego stormed the Insomnia64 BYOC tournament, winning three straight games over Enclave […]

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April 21, 2019

Insomnia64 announces BYOC esports tournaments including £12,000 Overwatch Cup

Insomnia Gaming Festival has revealed the BYOC (bring your own computer) esports tournament line-up for i64 next month. […]

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March 9, 2019

New gaming world records set at i63

At least four gaming records were broken at the Insomnia Gaming Festival (i63) last weekend. Records were broken […]

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September 2, 2018

In pictures and video: Insomnia 63

George Moncaster provides a selection of snaps and a sizzle video from the four days he spent covering […]

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September 1, 2018

Team Fortress 2 pulled in 12k+ Twitch viewers at i63

ENUK’s Dom Sacco looks at the appeal of Valve’s classic FPS in the world of esports, in light […]

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August 29, 2018

i63 video interview: Barrage Esports owner on the UK scene needing to work together

We interview Jeff Simpkins, an ex Rainbow Six player who now owns UK esports organisation Barrage Esports. As […]

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August 29, 2018

i63 video interview: Splyce Rocket League team on Insomnia and developing young esports talent

The ‘Big Betty’ mobile arena setup at Insomnia 63 provided the platform for this interview between Esports News […]

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August 28, 2018

Insomnia63 preview: What to expect including esports tournaments, Barrage/xL's expo stand and more

Billed as the Glastonbury of the gaming world, the Insomnia LAN has a long track record in competitive […]

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August 20, 2018

i63 UK Masters CSGO preview: The UK hopefuls of note

Radix Esports owner Michael “afro” Todner previews Insomnia63’s £30,000 CSGO UK Masters tournament, looking at some of the UK […]

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August 18, 2018

Insomnia goes global: Gaming festival heads to Dubai and other regions

GAME Esports and Events (previously known as Multiplay) has announced its global expansion of the Insomnia Gaming Festival. […]

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June 26, 2018

Insomnia 63 to feature £30,000 UK Masters CS:GO Open

UK CS:GO is getting some big money thrown at it this year, as the UK Masters Open CS:GO […]

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June 7, 2018

ESL and UK Masters could still run UK LoL tournaments in the future, Insomnia63 announcement expected soon

Riot Games will not be restricting third-party tournament organisers from running their own UK League of Legends tournaments. […]

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June 1, 2018

Why we play in Insomnia's Intermediate LoL tournament – Rewind Gaming interview

In the UK League of Legends scene, it’s been easy to focus on the ESL Prems and the […]

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April 19, 2018

'There needs to be more region-based LAN events' – interview with Splyce's UK Call of Duty player Bance

At Insomnia62’s CWL Birmingham event a few weeks back, 200 teams battled it out to become CWL champions […]

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April 15, 2018

A night at the casino: When League of Legends goes Oceans Eleven

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco writes a blog post on a staple of Insomnia: the post-LAN night […]

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April 14, 2018

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