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
Older Brits turn to gaming to escape reality: Survey finds gamers aged 60+ play for over an hour a day on average

The nation’s over-60s are swapping knitting needles and gardening tools for mobile devices and gaming controllers as they […]

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July 13, 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
UK gamers show highest level of awareness around mental health during lockdown, study finds

UK gamers have shown the highest level of awareness about mental health, among polled countries in a new […]

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February 25, 2021
Pro esports players ‘face same psychological pressure as physical athletes’, study reveals

Esports players competing in top-flight tournaments face the equivalent pressure and stress as professional athletes, researchers have revealed. […]

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November 16, 2019
1.2m adults in Britain watch esports, according to new research by Kantar

The number of adults in Britain who say they watch esports and other competitive gaming events has risen […]

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November 9, 2019
Half of gamers in the UK, Germany and France don't want esports in the Olympics

Almost half of gamers don’t want esports in the Olympics, according to a new survey by PC memory […]

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January 11, 2019
Breaking down the research that claims more 13-15 year old girls are involved in esports in the UK than boys

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco digs deeper into the recent Kids Insights study that claims more 13-15 year […]

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December 23, 2018
Esports contributed £18.4m to the UK economy in 2016

Esports made an estimated contribution of almost £20m to the UK economy back in 2016, with a workforce […]

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October 9, 2018
82% of student esports players more likely to participate in other team sports, finds Ukie Digital Schoolhouse study

UK games industry trade body Ukie has launched a study exploring how participating in esports can positively affect […]

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September 22, 2018
87% say UK esports players aren't good enough for the world stage

Brits don’t have faith in the ability of homegrown esports talent here, according to new research. 87% of […]

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February 4, 2018
'Aspiring streamers are willing to push themselves hard' – new study looks at what makes a successful streamer

New research by Goldsmiths, University of London with researchers from the London School of Economics, has looked into what […]

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December 10, 2017