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‘This will probably be my last ever full split of UK League of Legends’ – caster Excoundrel on his future, Wild Rift and Medic memories

Experienced British esports caster and content creator Ceirnan ‘Excoundrel’ Lowe says the current UK/Nordics League of Legends NLC season could be his last. Speaking to Esports News UK in a video interview, Excoundrel said: “This will probably be the last split of UK League of Legends that I ever do, at least for the foreseeable future, because I don’t think I’ll have the time with my new job which is getting announced on Monday (July 19th 2021). Continue reading ‘This will probably be my last ever full split of UK League of Legends’ – caster Excoundrel on his future, Wild…

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Red Bull Campus Clutch World Final talent revealed, including the UK’s Iain Chambers, DDK, Gottmoxi and RyanCentral

The world final of Red Bull Campus Clutch, the largest global student Valorant esports competition, will take place offline in Madrid this weekend (July 17th and 18th). The event is the conclusion to the Valorant tournament that has seen over 25,000 participants and 400 events, in search of the world’s best student Valorant team. While the UK and Ireland teams have already been knocked out, there’s a host of talent casting the finals, from the UK and beyond. Continue reading Red Bull Campus Clutch World Final talent revealed, including the UK’s Iain Chambers, DDK, Gottmoxi and RyanCentral

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UK CoD League talent Lottie Van-Praag to host Esports Fashion Week

Esports Fashion Group, a UK-registered business aiming to bring ‘the traditional fashion week concept to the esports world’, has announced a new addition to its talent line-up. British Call of Duty League host Lottie Van-Praag has joined for the upcoming pilot Esports Fashion Week – due to take place in the third quarter of 2021 – in a presenting role. Further to her presenting duties, Lottie will hold a seat on the Esports Fashion Council. Continue reading UK CoD League talent Lottie Van-Praag to host Esports Fashion Week

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Here comes Trouble: In-depth interview with NLC LoL caster Troubleinc on her journey towards the LEC, her unique accent and staying true to herself – ‘I’m unfiltered and uncensored, and that’s how I’m going to stay’

Image credit: lolesports flickr Whenever we discuss the topic of up-and-coming League of Legends casters, one name is often thrown into the ring: Georgia ‘Troubleinc‘ Paras, caster for the UK/Nordics NLC and content creator for SK Gaming. As one of few women casters from the European Regional Leagues (ERLs), she’s been steadily climbing the ranks from her beginnings in the Balkans/Greek scene, to the EU Masters, to making a guest appearance on the LEC, along with other NLC casters. Continue reading Here comes Trouble: In-depth interview with NLC LoL caster Troubleinc on her journey towards the LEC, her unique accent…

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IWillDominate to make pro casting debut in the LPL with the likes of UK caster Munchables

US League of Legends streamer and personality Christian ‘IWillDominate’ Rivera (aka Dom) is about to make his professional casting debut on a Riot broadcast. He will be joining the LPL English broadcast stream on July 11th, covering the top-tier of Chinese League of Legends. Specifically, matches between Suning and Top Esports, and Team WE and JD Gaming. He will be joining the likes of Joe ‘Munchables’ Fenny, an experienced UK play-by-play caster who has worked with ESL UK on Premiership broadcasts, on the UKLC, EU Masters and more, and now works on the LPL English broadcast. Continue reading IWillDominate to…

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UK LoL caster Hiprain: “To finally get the offer, to actually be on the LEC… is a really bizarre feeling. I don’t think it’s quite hit home yet. I don’t think it will hit home until about five seconds before the break ends and I go on, to be honest!”

Jake ‘Hiprain’ Matthews is name many are familiar with in the UK, Ireland and European League of Legends (LoL) scene. The play-by-play caster has worked in many tournaments from the UKLC and NLC to the EU Masters and even Rift Rivals 2018 in Australia. But the top-tier LEC has so far eluded his stacked resume. Until now. Last week he was announced as one of several UK casters to be appearing as a guest on the LEC alongside many familiar names, such as Guldborg, Jamada and Troubleinc. Continue reading UK LoL caster Hiprain: “To finally get the offer, to actually…

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UK casters lead Wild Rift Origin Series broadcast line-up including Tridd, Deman, Dezachu and Excoundrel, with three UK teams in Group A

A mix of experienced British esports casters have joined the upcoming League of Legends: Wild Rift Origin Series broadcast talent line-up. And there’s three UK teams involved: Team Future, Reason Gaming and Resolve. Tridd will host the Riot Games tournament for the Europe, CIS, Turkey and MENA regions, which features a €300,000 prize pool. Casters will include UK/France caster Maxman30, as well as Brits Excoundrel, Dezachu and Deman, the latter of which has built up a ton of esports desk experience over the past decade, including the earlier days of League of Legends esports. Continue reading UK casters lead Wild…

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British esports host Frankie Ward added to strategy game Humankind as an avatar: “I can’t wait to crush your empires, guys!”

Popular British esports host and personality Frankie Ward has been transformed into a virtual character for an upcoming strategy game. She will appear in PC title Humankind, which is due for release on PC, Mac and Stadia on August 17th 2021, developed by Amplitude Studios and published by Sega. It’s been compared to games like Civilization and will allow players to develop cities and interact with other regions. Frankie Ward’s in-game character is sassy, features her trademark charisma and challenges the player to beat her in the Humankind closed beta. Continue reading British esports host Frankie Ward added to strategy…

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Raven interview: Hearthstone caster and ‘UK’s Best Gamer’ on esports streakers, getting reported for how he says ‘Shaman’ and that ragequit in the recent Grandmasters final

Having spent the last two months casting the most recent Hearthstone Grandmasters (which ended in a controversial player ‘ragequit’), Alexander ‘Raven’ Baguley is an experienced UK Hearthstone caster. Raven has a storied history, having played in the old ESL UK & Ireland Hearthstone Premiership and at various Insomnias, before transitioning into casting. Not only that, but he’s run his own events, was crowned the ‘UK’s Best Gamer’, witnessed UK esports’ first streaker and first met ENUK editor Dom Sacco while playing vanilla World of Warcraft some 15 years ago. Continue reading Raven interview: Hearthstone caster and ‘UK’s Best Gamer’ on…

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Exclusive interview with NLC caster Guldborg on getting called up to the LEC and why swearing at Quickshot is on his bucket list

Last spring, the EU Masters brought many new eyes to the wealth of talent the European Regional Leagues (ERLs) have to the wider community, with Karmine Corp’s EU Masters win shattering viewership all around. However, the focus it brought was not trained solely on the players, but also the number of casters from the ERLs that were involved. Danish NLC caster Guldborg was one of those names. On June 9th, the LEC announced its casting line-up for Summer 2021 and many names from the regional leagues were announced as guests, with Guldborg making it within their ranks. Continue reading Exclusive…

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Casters and hosts from UK League of Legends scene get big LEC call-up for 2021 Summer Season

Some of the top casting and hosting talent from UK League of Legends esports, including those from the UKLC and Northern Europe NLC, have been called up to the higher-tier LEC as guest casters. Riot Games announced its 2021 LEC Summer Season broadcast line-up this afternoon, and there’s a host of UK scene talent getting their big break. They’ve put in years of hard work at the European Regional League (ERL) level, so it’s great to see them to get the chance on the big stage they deserve. Continue reading Casters and hosts from UK League of Legends scene get…

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UK League of Legends 2021 summer season roster roundup: NLC, UKLC and UKEL teams

Ah yes, summer. Sunshine, beaches, cocktails… COVID. Ugh. In any case, summer also mean more League of Legends action for the UK and Irish scene! With the three tiers of UK and Irish competition getting underway – the UKEL, UKLC and NLC – most rosters have now been revealed. Megalodontus lists the summer rosters and broadcast talent in one article. NLC groups, teams and rosters The two groups for 2021 summer are: THE #NLC SUMMER GROUPS ARE HERE 🥳 📰 https://t.co/lkfCeaydko pic.twitter.com/FTXRPYqT9n — NLC (@NLClol) May 26, 2021 And the casters are as follows: The return of the pack 🥳…

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First Valorant UK & Ireland Skirmish casters announced, including UK Rainbow Six talent Geo, Fluke and more

The first few casters for the upcoming Valorant UK & Ireland Skirmish have been announced. The broadcast talent line-up announced so far includes well-known UK Rainbow Six casters (anti-clockwise from top left) Geo ‘Geo’ Collins and Em ‘Fluke’ Donaldson, South African Valorant, Overwatch and Apex Legends caster Samantha ‘NaoriMizuki’ Timms and another experienced UK Rainbow Six caster Ollie ‘XRTROIKA’ Hatton. After publishing this article, we also learnt of UK caster Harvey ‘SkrivCasts’ Rodgers also joining the broadcast line-up. Continue reading First Valorant UK & Ireland Skirmish casters announced, including UK Rainbow Six talent Geo, Fluke and more

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Interview with Valorant broadcast talent Yinsu Collins and MitchMan ahead of the VCT Stage 2 Masters: “People are going to ask where were you when the first ever international Valorant LAN happened and you’re going to look like a right melon for not watching it, so tune in and support our boys Team Liquid and Fnatic!”

The Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) is about to run its second Masters event of the year, with the offline Valorant LAN taking place in Reykjavík, Iceland from May 24th and featuring some of the best teams in the world. Megalodontus speaks to two top Valorant broadcast talents in British host Yinsu Collins and Irish caster/analyst Mitch ‘MitchMan’ McBride about the VCT so far, their predictions for the Masters event and their reflections on Valorant’s first year. Continue reading Interview with Valorant broadcast talent Yinsu Collins and MitchMan ahead of the VCT Stage 2 Masters: “People are going to ask where were you…