eSports News & Gaming Events Blog

Overwatch World Cup, Rosters are in

Over the past month, 24 Overwatch World Cup competition committees held tryouts, with players competing for a spot on their country’s team. Now, the rosters are in—check them out at worldcup.playoverwatch.com. Competitors from each roster will battle it out for their nation at one of the Group Stages taking place in Incheon, South Korea; Los Angeles, United States; Bangkok, Thailand;...

Red Bull Kumite, Street Fighter V Tournament – London Qualifier

The major Street Fighter V tournament comes to London for the first time on July 15th, with winners of the pre-qualifier earning a seeded position at the Last Chance qualifier in Paris. Players can sign up to compete in the Red Bull Kumite pre-qualifier here. The most accomplished Street Fighter V – Arcade Edition players in the nation are invited to...

Esports Scotland BIG Fest 2018 announced and tickets live

Esports Scotland are pleased to officially announce Esports Scotland BIG Fest 2018, the evolution to the popular Battles in Glasgow, which is now part of the Esports Scotland family and will be known as the BIG:Events series. BIG Fest 2018 will be held on 6th and 7th October at The Biscuit Factory in Edinburgh. Tickets are now available from https://esportsscotland.co.uk/big-fest-2018...

F1 2018, Nick Hulkenberg going around the Hockenheimring

Codemasters® has released a new video for F1® 2018, the official videogame of the 2018 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™, with Renault Sport Formula One™ Team’s Nico Hülkenberg driving a lap of Hockenheimring, the home of the German Grand Prix™. The return of the German Grand Prix to the calendar for this season sees Hockenheimring included in F1 2018 along...

Overwatch League playoff apparel now available

Capture playoff history with Overwatch League playoff-edition jerseys and T-shirts—now on sale at the Blizzard Gear Store Europe. The jerseys are available for each of the six teams that qualified for the Overwatch League inaugural postseason: Boston Uprising, Los Angeles Gladiators, Los Angeles Valiant, London Spitfire, New York Excelsior, and Philadelphia Fusion. Each jersey features a custom playoffs patch on...

THQ Nordic announces line-up for gamescom 2018

The world’s biggest gaming convention is almost here! gamescom 2018 will open its doors on August 21st in Cologne, Germany and today, THQ Nordic is happy to announce its line-up of games. For the first time ever, the public can get their hands on Darksiders III. THQ Nordic will host four games in the entertainment area, all of which will...

MotoGP 18 introduces Sim Racing Telemetry

MotoGP™ videogame marks a step forward in terms of realism with the introduction of telemetry data. All players will be able to acquire, analyze and review detailed telemetry data from their races and performances thanks to Sim Racing Telemetry. The Sim Racing Telemetry App, developed from UNAmedia and available for iOS, Android, PC and MAC, is the essential tool for...

PLAY Expo London 2018, Just three weeks to go

Only three weeks to go until PLAY Expo, the UK’s largest arcade, indie and retro gaming show comes to London! Taking place at the Printworks SE16, on the 11th & 12th of August 2018, this is a must attend event for anyone looking for a fantastic day out this summer. Retro games galore! Hundreds of original playable arcade and pinball...

Overwatch League, London Spitfire and Philadelphia Fusion advance to the semis

The Overwatch League’s quarterfinals matches ended today at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles, with the London Spitfire defeating the Los Angeles Gladiators following the Philadelphia Fusion’s defeat of the Boston Uprising on Friday. Battling in a best-of-three series, the Spitfire took down the Gladiators 2-1, clinching a spot in the semifinals. On Friday night, the first series finished with the Philadelphia...

F1 2018, Full list of the vintage autos being included

Codemasters® has released a new video for F1 2018, the official video game of the 2018 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™, revealing the roster of classic cars that will feature in the forthcoming game. A new class of six iconic cars from the 1970s and the 1980s joins the already announced 2009 Brawn and 2003 Williams, as well as all...

World of Warcraft, ‘Battle for Azeroth Pre-Patch’ ready next week

In the aftermath of Sargeras’ assault on Azeroth, tensions between the Alliance and the Horde are on the brink of erupting into all-out war. But before the storm begins, we’ve just announced that the Battle for Azeroth Pre-Patch will arrive on July 18. To help players prepare for this pre-expansion update, we’ve released a Battle for Azeroth Pre-Patch Survival Guide...

Square Enix at San Diego Comic-Con 2018

From July 19-22, SQUARE ENIX® will host gameplay demos, giveaways and other activities at San Diego Comic-Con 2018. At Booth #3829 in the San Diego Convention Center, attendees will be able to play DRAGON QUEST® XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age™, KINGDOM HEARTS III, and Shadow of the Tomb Raider™. Become one with the jungle at Shadow of the Tomb...

British Esports Championships, Competition for school and college students

The British Esports Association has announced details of its first full competitive gaming Championships for schools, colleges and alternative provision schools. The not-for-profit organisation has entered into a partnership with streaming programme Twitch Student to grow the British Esports Championships and help give students support and opportunities. In addition, a new partnership has been formed with AoC Sport (part of...

Fortnite, Season 5 is underway

Epic Games is excited to announce the launch of Fortnite’s Season 5 is finally here! Players can drop in now and find all kinds of changes to the Battle Royale map. A Viking ship, desert outpost, ancient statues have appeared on the island, and Moisty Mire has been hit with a drought, bringing with it a brand new desert outpost....