With the UK General Election being just under a week away and all parties are gearing up for that final election push, here are 5 ways the whole election experience could be improved by adding some elements from the gaming world.
Last month at Insomnia 54 we had the chance to sit down with Craig 'Onscreen' Shanmon about his life a pro CS player and how things are changing for him and the scene. Here's what he had to say to us. VGU: Hey guys, I'm at i54 with Craig, better…
Logitech today announce a new sponsorship with eSports team, Team Empire. Part of the partnership will include Team Empire using only Logitech G gear during tournaments which includes Logitech branded headsets, mice, keyboards and mouse pads. Being apart of the Logitech roster will also show them on the road making appearances.…
Last weekend you may remember an event happening in Coventry called i54. This gaming festival hosted one of the largest Minecraft and British Youtuber events in the UK, but it also has another side to it, esports. Down stairs, unbeknownst to many of the attendees on Insomnia 54, i-series actually…
This weekend shows the return of the UK's biggest Gaming Festival, Multiplay's Insomnia. Hosting 3 events each year, Spring, Summer and Winter festivals, Multiplay have been at the forefront of competitive UK video gaming for over 15 years. So what does a UK event need? A major gaming peripheral company as a…
The Call of Duty European Championships happened this weekend in London, a battle of the biggest kind in Call of Duty, which saw players from all over Europe. 28 different teams went head to head for a chance to represent their country at the upcoming Call of Duty Championship finals…
Logitech announced today that two of the top North American professional gaming teams Cloud9 and Team SoloMid have decided to use Logitech G hardware exclusively for the next year. They will be helping Logitech test G hardware before it goes to market and exclusively using their headsets, keyboards, mice and mouse…
Nosgoth, the multiplayer shooter based on the lore of the Legacy of Kain franchise, will be getting competitive this November, as Square Enix has today announced the arrival of the Closed Beta Cup Series. Beginning on November 9th, players will be able to compete as a team for prize pools…
After his initial reveal, Vel'Koz gets a littler teaser trailer of his own. The latest League of Legends champion is ranged mage that delivers insane damage and possesses incredible range, but will most likely be more susceptible to damage himself. The trailer shows the Vel'Koz, the Eye Of The Void,…
UK based professional gaming teams can rejoice as eSports are becoming easier to access for Europeans. Gfinity is now the leading in UK based eSports, bringing the concept to a larger audience. With tournaments being accessible all over the world, it is good to have a company representing the UK.…
Competitive gaming has seen continuous growth in recent years thanks to services such as Twitch which allow for more easy access to streams, and DOTA, Starcraft 2 and League of Legends which has gone on to cement their place as favorites in the gaming community. However the professional community hasn't quite…
 Quantic Gaming is in a dire situation following the eSports team's CEO vanishing over two weeks ago. Simon Boudreault the 23-year-old Canadian owner who has seen Quantic Gaming perform both in League of Legends and Starcraft 2 tournaments has vanished off the teams radar with last contact being with that of the team's media manager on December…
Some the leading fighting game players in the world took to Northern California this weekend to play for $20,000 in prize money in the Capcom Cup. Players competed over Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition (2012), Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Street Fighter X Tekken, the players fought for…
Kim Dong Hwan, known to fans of competitive Starcraft II as "Violet", has been given a visa to live, work and compete in the United States. TheDailyDot reports that Violet is the first Starcraft pro to be given this opportunity to escape Korean military service. This is the end of…
Riot games officially revealed the latest champion to join their 100+ roster.  Yasuo is the latest in Riot Games' canon of champions, whom players can purchase for use in League of Legends, the free-to-play 5v5 MOBA game that has taken the world of eSports by storm. To put things into…
Riot games officially revealed the latest champion to join their 100+ roster.  Yasuo is the latest in Riot Games' canon of champions, whom players can purchase for use in League of Legends, the free-to-play 5v5 MOBA game that has taken the world of eSports by storm. To put things into…
Today came the launch of Major League Gaming’s very own premium eSports streaming platform, MLG.tv. The video platform has been in pre-launch beta up until today, the platform will now be used to support MLG’s own content as well as a select amount of premium content. MLG.tv will be streaming…
Virgin Gaming is launching a subscription-based e-sports service that allows players to enter customizable league and compete for money. With e-sports getting bigger and bigger, the most famous being League of Legends many players are able to earn a living through entering these kind of competitions, and Virgin are now…
During GamesCom we got a chance to sit down with the guys over at ProSiebenSat.1 Games and try out the successor to Gunz, Gunz 2.If you are unaware of Gunz it is an arena based third- person action FPS with themes taken from Korean/Japanese anime art style. The first game…
An Iranian League of Legends tournament has banned a good collection of the female characters from the game as their outfits are considered non-compliant with with Iranian customs. The champions which have been banned so far are: Ahri, Akali, Ashe, Caitlyn, Cassiopia, Diana, Elise, Evelyn, Fiora, Irelia, Janna, Karma, Katarina,…
Team Impact has been humiliated and since lost sponsorship from Epsilon due to a result of certain actions at the UMG AtLANta tournament last week. The team splashed their earnings at other competitors, with comments such as, "I wipe my *** with your salary" and towards the audience, "look at…