The NUEL and Riot Games renew partnership: ‘We’re looking forward to adding more unique activities for university students’

UK university esports tournament provider The NUEL and League of Legends developer Riot Games have today announced a […]

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September 12, 2019

Weekly Esports News Roundup Video: Trump vs gamers, Ninja on Mixer, Riot's fighting game

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco runs through some of the top esports stories, both in the UK […]

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August 6, 2019

Riot on developing a fighting game: 'We want to bring the fighting game experience to more people'

League of Legends developer Riot Games has confirmed it is working on a fighting game. Riot spoke about […]

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August 5, 2019

Riot partners with Sportradar to monitor League of Legends betting activity

Sports data firm Sportradar and League of Legends developer Riot Games have announced a partnership to help safeguard match […]

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August 2, 2019

Riot Bolton departs Riot UK

UPDATE: Some of the initial information below about Mo leaving was based off a single Linkedin post and doesn’t […]

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June 17, 2019

A League of Legends mobile game is rumoured to be in development

A mobile version of League of Legends is in the works, according to ‘sources with knowledge of the […]

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May 22, 2019

UKLC: Excel Esports become Tower Champions in Week 1 after exciting match vs Enclave

by Laura Byrne & Dom Sacco Excel Esports swept aside the competition in the first week of the […]

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February 14, 2019

Fnatic Rising: Org rebrand academy team name and logo ahead of UK League Championship

Fnatic have announced a new name and logo for their League of Legends academy team which will be […]

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February 12, 2019

UKLC Interview: Riot UK & LVP on making 'every match feel relevant', UK scene drama and having a 'totally different' studio setup

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco had the chance to interview Riot UK head of esports Mo Fadl […]

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January 23, 2019

UKLC reveal: UK League Championship to feature new 'tower' format, kicks off February 13th

UPDATE (February 9th): Mo Fadl, head of esports at Riot UK, has responded to Esports News UK’s request for […]

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January 23, 2019

Esports News UK’s top 10 interviews of 2018

As I’m sure you already know, there are tons of interesting people in esports with lots of intriguing […]

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December 27, 2018

What's next for UK League of Legends esports? LVP UK opens team applications for 2019 tournament

UPDATE (November 2nd): LVP has confirmed the 2019 League of Legends tournament will be application-based. Teams are now able […]

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November 2, 2018

Misfits Academy win Forge of Champions

Riot Games has crowned Misfits Academy as the champions of the first Forge of Champions (FoC) tournament. After two […]

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September 7, 2018

Riot bans League of Legends account caught impersonating UK team manager and offering players contracts

Riot Games has banned an account masquerading as Enclave Gaming team manager Richard “Froomie” Froom. The level 1 […]

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July 26, 2018

In pictures: Behind the scenes at Riot UK's London office

Riot Games invited Esports News UK to its new London office last month as it revealed its Forge […]

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June 12, 2018

Forge of Champions full reveal: Riot aims to 'heavily raise the bar' with UK League of Legends' biggest prize pool yet 

Riot Games say they’re introducing a new era for esports and entertainment in the UK with their new League […]

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June 4, 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

How I got on at Riot UK's 5v5 Clash event with coaching from exceL Esports

Dom Sacco reports on Riot UK’s Clash event, as members of the UK League of Legends community come […]

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May 29, 2018

Riot Bolton interview: 'The sky's the limit for League of Legends in the UK'

Esports News UK’s Dom Sacco interviews Riot Games’ long-standing UK community manager John King, aka Riot Bolton, about […]

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May 28, 2018

Riot is considering rolling out Clash's anti-smurfing systems to the rest of LoL, and letting the community run their own third-party Clash tournaments

Riot Games has discussed internally the idea of making its new Clash tournament system available for third-party use, […]

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May 22, 2018

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