59% of women gamers say they adopt a non-gendered or male identity to avoid harassment while playing online

Image source: FemaleLegends More than half of women gamers say they mask their identity when playing online, according […]

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May 25, 2021
Kripparrian and RegisKillbin give up Crossroads Inn-vitational slots to help make Hearthstone more diverse following debate around inclusivity and sexism

Two prominent Hearthstone streamers have stepped down from an upcoming tournament in order to help improve diversity and […]

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April 20, 2021
Riot Games responds to lawsuit accusing CEO of sexual harassment, third-party investigation finds ‘no evidence of wrongdoing’

UPDATE (March 16th 2021): Riot Games says the third-party investigation into allegations of harassment by its CEO Nicolas […]

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March 16, 2021
5 highlights from Fnatic’s report on gender equality in esports and gaming

London-based esports organisation Fnatic have today published a new report looking into gender inequality in the esports and […]

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March 8, 2021
Valorant Game Changers is a much-needed program to help foster and celebrate diversity in esports

Update (September 9th 2021): Following success in North America earlier this year, Riot Games is expanding its Valorant […]

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February 23, 2021
Rix.GG hires new COO after hosting women’s Valorant tournament

UK esports organisation Rix.GG has announces the expansion of its senior leadership team with a new chief operating […]

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February 5, 2021
The NUEL announces its first women’s League of Legends university tournament

UK university esports body the NUEL has announced its first women’s League of Legends tournament. The competition starts […]

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September 21, 2020
University of Roehampton launches women in esports scholarship

The University of Roehampton says it’s announced the first women in esports scholarship to be introduced in Europe. […]

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August 3, 2020
Welsh games publisher pulls trailer of Gamer Girl, a game about a streamer with a stalker

Wales Interactive has removed details of its upcoming interactive film title Gamer Girl following criticism. The Welsh independent […]

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July 20, 2020
Finding the courage to speak out about harassment in esports: Opinion & list of UK-focused accusations

Image source: Oleg Laptev, Unsplash.com Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco offers his take on the disturbing spate […]

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July 3, 2020