UK consumers spent £45.6m on streaming donations, subscriptions and other gaming video content in 2020

Consumers spent a record amount in the UK video games market in 2020, according to Ukie’s new 2020 […]

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March 19, 2021
UK football legend Ian Wright to help parents play video games safely with their kids as part of Get Set GO! campaign

English TV personality and former Arsenal footballer Ian Wright has lent his name to the Get Set Go! […]

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November 26, 2020
Esports contributed £111.5m to UK GDP in 2019, according to new report commissioned by Ukie

The UK esports sector contributed some £111.5m to UK GDP in 2019, according to new findings evaluating the […]

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October 20, 2020
UK Esports News of the Week: Excel Sign Youngbuck, Method Kick Jokerd, Insomnia Founder Runs For Parliament

In this video, Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco rounds up the news of the week to November […]

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November 20, 2019
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