The ESL UK Premiership this summer is set to be the biggest yet with a prize pool currently totalling £34,000. With three offline finals events planned for October at this years MCM Expo in London, there will be plenty of time to see Riot's League of Legends eSports tournaments at…
In their fourth acquisition of the transfer market, Manchester City have signed a name not many people would expect at all. Kieran 'Kez' Brown, professional FIFA player, becomes the first eSports player for the club but is the next name in a growing list of players and teams signing for professional sports…
VGU has teamed up with the CS:GO eSports Championship Series (ECS) to give away eight pairs of MvP tickets worth £100 a pair to our readers. Taking place June 25th and 26th in Wembley SSE Arena, the show will host the finals of the CS:GO championship tournament which includes eight of the…
According to internal emails acquired by GamesBeat, it has been discovered that the ESL have cut ties with Team YP, the eSports organisation sponsored by adult entertainment website, YouPorn. Apparently, if these emails are to be believed, the ESL is enacting a new rule with potential teams wishing to compete…
If you've been watching the Smashosphere over the past few months, the name 'Wavedash Games' may seem somewhat familiar to you. Formed of a team of game developers, Smash fans and tournament organisers, this new game studio is currently in the process of developing a platform fighter to rival that…
The Season 1 Finals of the Rainbow Six Pro League are nearly upon us, with top ranked teams from Europe and North America battling it out over PC and Xbox One for a share of $100,000. The Xbox One Finals are set to be on the 22nd of April, live…
As part of the UK's commitment to support the burgeoning games industry, the eGames has been launched as a way to 'positively shape the future of competitive gaming' and establish a competition structure similar to that of the Olympics. With support from the UK Government, the eGames will begin with…
Last weekend saw the finals for Stage One of the European part of the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 World League. 14 teams descended upon Cologne, Germany with eight competing to avoid relegation and the other six fighting for the trophy and their share of $168,000. Starting with the teams…
In recognition and support of the growing eSports scene, Microsoft has announced their partnership with competitive gaming companies FACEIT and Electronic Sports League (ESL). Called the Xbox Live Tournaments platform, the news came at the Game Developers Conference 2016 which is currently ongoing in San Fransisco. Xbox Live Tournaments will…
Over the 5th and 6th of March, 32 Call of Duty: Black Ops III teams descended upon the Old Truman Brewery in London to compete for their share of a $25,000 prize pool. With CoD World League (CWL) points also up for grabs, every team went into EGL’s 15th event…