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Sheffield to host UK’s first CoD LAN since the pandemic, with Irish org Katana Gaming taking part

Tournament organiser the ACCL is hosting a VibePay Spring Invitational in Sheffield from May 7th and 8th 2022. It’s billed as the first CoD LAN in the UK since the start of the pandemic. This will take place at the Lava Esports centre located at 2 Rockingham Street, S1 4LZ, and it will feature a £3,000 prize pool. ACCL announced the LAN tournament on Twitter last month, and one team organisation recently sent us additional details on the event. Continue reading Sheffield to host UK’s first CoD LAN since the pandemic, with Irish org Katana Gaming taking part

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Big Chill Kings Cross bar announces new esports nights, with guests able to watch CSGO, Dota 2, Rocket League and CoD

London bar venue Big Chill has announced Cooldown Nights, a new weekly esports event in partnership with viewing party company Cooldown. From Sunday to Wednesday, Big Chill Kings Cross will become a destination for esports games, tournaments and gaming, with esports action broadcast on a big screen projector. Big Chill’s Cooldown will be showing several major tournaments in the coming months, including: • CSGO ESL Pro League Season 15: March 9th to April 10th• Dota 2 DPC WEU Tour 2 Division 1: March 15th to April 20th • RLCS 2021-2022 Inter Split Major: March 23rd to 27th • Call of…

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5 Best Video Game Themed Slot Machines

Promoted article (contains affiliate links, you must be aged 18 and above to gamble, please bet responsibly) Video game themed slots have had a massive influence on popular culture. Today, you can find a wide range of pokies (another name for slot machines) which are part of a leading video game franchise. It’s one way for betting providers to attract younger fans, especially millennials. Because of this, it shouldn’t be a surprise if a casino begins to look like a parlor in the coming years. Continue reading 5 Best Video Game Themed Slot Machines

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London Royal Ravens reach top three at CoD League 2022 Major One

London Royal Ravens, the UK franchise team in the Call of Duty (CoD) League, have topped off a great start to 2022 with a top-three finish in the year’s first major. The CoD League Major One was hosted by Optic Texas and took place at Esports Stadium Arlington on the weekend. The Ravens beat the likes of the LA Guerrillas and Toronto Ultra to reach the upper bracket final, where they fell 3-1 to home team and eventual winners Optic Texas. Continue reading London Royal Ravens reach top three at CoD League 2022 Major One

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Toronto Ultra CoD Challengers teams including all-UK roster qualify for Elite Stage 2 following partnership between Team Singularity and Mad Lions’ parent company

Danish esports org Team Singularity, who have a team in the UK/Nordics League of Legends NLC, are fielding Toronto Ultra Call of Duty Challengers teams. These teams have got off to a strong start and qualified for Stage 2 Challengers in their regions. ULTRA Academy EU Qualified for S2. ✅ ULTRA Academy NA Qualified for S2. ✅ GGWP. Successful day. 🤝💚💜#SNGARMY | #StrengthInTheNorth | @TorontoUltra — Team Singularity (@SNG_Esports) February 26, 2022 The news comes following a partnership with OverActive Media, the parent company of LEC team Mad Lions. Continue reading Toronto Ultra CoD Challengers teams including all-UK roster qualify…

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Interview with UK CoD player Zer0 on rejoining the London Royal Ravens: ‘This team has some of the best talent I’ve ever seen, so I believe we’ll do extremely well in the 2022 season’

Last week, the London Royal Ravens announced their all-English Call of Duty League roster for the 2022 season, featuring returning players Trei ‘Zer0’ Morris and Byron ‘Nastie’ Plumridge, as well as a newcomer to the Ravens, Joey ‘Gismo’ Owen, and existing player Marcus ‘Afro’ Reid. Having been plagued with visa issues in the past, Zer0 has now acquired a visa and is able to play with the team in the US. But after a difficult 2021 regular season where the Ravens finished 10th out of 12th, can ReKTGlobal’s franchise team push on in 2022 with this new roster? Continue reading Interview…

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Tommey on top with trio of triumphs: UK CoD player sets new quads world record, wins Baktober Bash with TBE team and secures visa

It’s been an amazing week for UK Call of Duty player Thomas ‘Tommey’ Trewren who picked up a number of wins in the game and IRL. The 100 Thieves CoD Warzone streamer set a new world record in the game’s quads mode, where teams of four do battle against one another. With the help of his team he racked up a whopping 64 kills, with a score of 27,375 and damage of 20,295 in a single game of quads. Continue reading Tommey on top with trio of triumphs: UK CoD player sets new quads world record, wins Baktober Bash with…

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UK CoD talent Zed retires from pro play: ‘This may be the scariest moment of my life’

English Call of Duty player Zach ‘Zed’ Denyer has announced his retirement from professional play. The 23-year-old talent, who started out early on in his career with the likes of Excel Esports, before going on to play for a mix of teams including Unilad and Reciprocity, was most recently with the London Royal Ravens. Zed joined the Ravens back in March before being subbed in late May. He explained his decision to retire in a Twitlonger post: My time Playing Call Of Duty Professionally is over Read: — Zed (@ZachDenyer) September 2, 2021 Zed said: “I didn’t think i’d…

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Majority-UK CDL team Toronto Ultra eliminate OpTic Chicago from Champs, Scump out despite strong performances, team achieves at least top four

Image credit: Toronto Ultra Twitter Majority-UK Call of Duty League (CDL) team Toronto Ultra last night eliminated fan-favourite squad OpTic Chicago, guaranteeing them at least a top-four finish at Champs. Toronto won 3-1, closing out the tie on Raid Control. Going into this weekend, Toronto Ultra — comprising three top UK players in Benjamin Bance, Jamie ‘Insight’ Craven and Cameron ‘Cammy’ McKilligan — was second favourite on Sky Bet to become world champion behind only Atlanta FaZe. Continue reading Majority-UK CDL team Toronto Ultra eliminate OpTic Chicago from Champs, Scump out despite strong performances, team achieves at least top four

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Call of Duty star Cammy: “Whatever happens at Champs, I’m proud of my team”

Back in April, Cameron ‘Cammy’ McKilligan, a professional Call of Duty player from Scotland, was reprimanded by his organisation, Toronto Ultra, for writing the word ‘c**t’ in a tweet. To the surprise of British folks the world over, what to many Scotsmen and women is standard vernacular was taken to mean something far worse than was likely intended. “We’re building an inclusive culture,” Toronto Ultra said in a statement. “Our players and staff have the responsibility to meet those standards and live out the values of our organisation.” Cammy, the Scot, had to undergo ‘sensitivity training’ for using the word…

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‘FaZe Sway would message me at 2am, I’d get out of bed, design a thumbnail, go back to bed and wake up to another 600 followers’ – self-taught esports graphic designer MSF Medz

In the world of esports, pro players, casters and streamers are often the ones in the spotlight, but there are many key people working behind the scenes every day to bring us the content we love, whether it’s production staff, video editors, marketers and more. Graphic designers are significant too – often responsible for impressive artwork and headers on social media or YouTube thumbnails. 19-year-old Lewis ‘Medz’ Meddings is one such talented British graphic designer, who has already worked with the likes of FaZe Clan and Misfits, and caught the attention of several big players in esports. Continue reading ‘FaZe…

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UK CoD trio win World Series of Warzone

An all-UK Call of Duty trio have reigned triumphant in the latest World Series of Warzone EU tournament. The trio consisted of Luminosity streamer WarsZ, Quadrant streamer Fifakill and London Royal Ravens streamer and Red Bull athlete, Jukeyz. The competition featured a $300,000 prize pool overall, and the UK trio took home $50,000, or around $16,666 each. They racked up a score of 148, ahead of second-place LouiCM, Lenun and Vapulear from Team Delirium who achieved 126, according to Dexerto. Continue reading UK CoD trio win World Series of Warzone

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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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Should the Timed Kill Race format be scrapped from Warzone tournaments? Debate ensues after UK players win Toronto Ultra’s $100,000 Canada Cup

Top Call of Duty players – including some from the UK – have called for a boycott of the Timed Kill Race (TKR) format in future Warzone tournaments. This format sees teams play in their own lobbies against random players, as they try to rack up as many kills as they can within a certain time window. What should be a test between players of similar skill levels descends into a sub-game of ‘who can get the best lobbies with the easiest players in’, so that the tournament participants can improve their KDA (kill/death/assist) ratios. Continue reading Should the Timed…

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Raven and Footpatrol launch exclusive Call of Duty League team collections at pop-up shop in London, with guest appearances from Jukeyz and Angelika

Esports apparel brand Raven and London sneaker destination Footpatrol have launched exclusive merch collections for Call of Duty League teams LA Thieves, London Royal Ravens, OpTic Chicago and Atlanta FaZe. These will be sold exclusively at a retail pop-up in the heart of Soho, London on July 10th 2021. The Raven x Footpatrol pop-up has been created solely for UK fans of the Call of Duty franchise, offering a chance to experience a community-driven activation after more than 18 months of uncertain times. Continue reading Raven and Footpatrol launch exclusive Call of Duty League team collections at pop-up shop in…