Games industry trade bodies outline four universal esports principles to promote player wellbeing, integrity and diversity

The video game industry, including representatives from across Europe, the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, has released […]

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November 7, 2019

The rise of UK esports: 6 highlights from Esports Insider’s recent panel discussion

Image credit: Jak Howard/Esports Insider on Flickr 2018 was undoubtedly a landmark year for UK esports, what with […]

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October 8, 2019

Esports News UK swaps places with a developer to make a game, which you can download here

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco shares a unique experience taking part in the Ukie journo/dev swap gamejam […]

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September 30, 2019

Nintendo gets further involved with UK esports: Smash Bros Ultimate tournament now announced for UK universities following separate schools initiative

UPDATE (September 24th): Nintendo UK has now signed a deal with National Student Esports (NSE) to launch the […]

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September 24, 2019

Paul Chaloner on the state of UK esports: 'I'm more excited about it than ever before, we're progressing but must get more organised'

In part two of our interview with British host and esports personality Paul ‘Redeye’ Chaloner, we asked him […]

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July 5, 2019

Why esports needs to understand more about autism

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco reports from the ‘Autism and the games industry’ event If I had […]

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April 17, 2019

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

Digital Schoolhouse Overwatch regional qualifiers approach

The Digital Schoolhouse school esports tournament regional qualifiers are around the corner. IT solutions company XMA has signed […]

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March 1, 2018

A sign of things to come for the UK LoL scene? Riot's UK boss talks about working with players and sponsors

Mark Cox, Riot Games head of UK publishing, has spoken about some of the initiatives he’s worked on […]

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November 22, 2017

London Games Festival 2018 to host the next Digital Schoolhouse esports finals

The UK’s first inter-school esports tournament – Digital Schoolhouse – is returning for a second bout. Regional heats […]

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October 6, 2017

A lesson in perspective: How a Rocket League pro's advice inspired team to win UK's first school esports tournament

Dom Sacco reports on the final of the UK’s first inter-schools esports competition, and talks to the winners […]

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April 5, 2017

Gfinity Arena to host UK's first inter-school esports final

The finals of a new inter-school esports tournament will form part of the London Games Festival in April. […]

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February 18, 2017

Can the UK become a 'global esports leader'? 13 things you need to know from the Ukie esports whitepaper

UK video games trade body Ukie has today published an esports whitepaper, outlining industry opportunities, growth areas and […]

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November 28, 2016

UK games industry body UKIE to release an eSports whitepaper this month

UK Interactive Entertainment (UKIE), the games industry trade body, is set to unveil its whitepaper on eSports at […]

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November 17, 2016

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