Overreactions (UKLC week 7): Enclave Gaming are the second best team, how BT Excel wins Worlds and why Shikari is Luke Skywalker

Welcome back to the final week, the best week ever of the undisputed best league in the world: […]

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March 21, 2020

Overreactions (week 6): George Michael teaches us a forgotten lesson, why the bottom three teams should look to Sardinia for inspiration and Bravado is the greatest player ever

You would think after 6 weeks of the UKLC and constantly prattling on about ‘academy killers’, the author […]

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March 15, 2020

We asked Barrage Esports’ veteran League of Legends players Flaresz and Hadow to interview each other – here’s what happened

At Esports News UK we sometimes like to do things a little bit differently. During UK esports org […]

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March 12, 2020

Overreactions (week 5): the UKLC casters are losing it, Enclave should sign a football manager and why Efias’ Bard play shows the UK should be importing more talent like him

Welcome, welcome! Back for another addition of overreactions so soon? *morbid laughter* You poor soul, you. Even our […]

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March 8, 2020

Overreactions (UKLC week 4): Faker is the Korean Erixen, xMatty is literally Aphelios and how Demise can easily make playoffs

“Oh, you’re here again huh,” said Megalodontus, bleary eyed and weary of soul, as he dragged himself up […]

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February 29, 2020

Overreactions (week 3): All Hail King Aux, Dragdar is the UKLC’s best support and having good internet is better than having a warship

Welcome back to another instalment of Overreactions, the UK League of Legends esports column where the author – […]

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February 21, 2020

Overreactions (week 2): BT Excel are gonna win EU Masters, Chemera is the UKLC’s best mid-laner and the mystical powers of Brelia’s dad’s bacon butties

Megalodontus is back with another lighthearted look at the goings on in the UKLC this week… Aight lads, […]

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February 14, 2020

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

'If you're going to start an esports org without some budget or experience, you're too late to the party' – Barrage

Barrage Esports owner Jeff Simpkins pens an opinion piece for Esports News UK on the challenges that lie […]

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March 2, 2018

'The aim is to ensure we're beating every other uni' – Barrage co-owner on new University of Manchester esports role

Jeff Simpkins, the co-owner of UK esports organisation Barrage, is now assisting the University of Manchester (UoM) Esports […]

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October 4, 2017

Interview: Barrage eSports on the Rainbow Six esports scene, their female CoD team, and that Optic win

We speak to Barrage eSports owner Jeff Simpkins about growing the UK organisation, what games their involved with and […]

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March 12, 2017

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