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Morgan Ashurst wins Esports Impact award at 2022 MCV/Develop Women in Games Awards

British marketing specialist Morgan Ashurst has been awarded the Esports Impact award at the 2022 MCV/Develop Women in Games Awards this evening. Morgan, who most recently worked as head of marketing at the British Esports Association, where she has worked for three years, is about to start a new role to be announced soon. She also has a raft of prior experience in esports having worked at Riot Gaming and Fierce PC, and competed in Call of Duty as a pro gamer. Continue reading Morgan Ashurst wins Esports Impact award at 2022 MCV/Develop Women in Games Awards

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Riot Games hands $300,000 in community grant funding to non-profit organisations including the UK’s Spear Islington and Ape Action Africa

Riot Games announced today the recipients of $300,000 in community grant funding, as a part of Progress Days inspired by Riot’s new TV series, Arcane League of Legends.  30 non-profit organisations – including two in the UK – have been nominated by players and will each receive $10,000 to continue their work. The two UK-based organisations are Spear Islington, whose mission is to help disadvantaged young people living in Islington into long term employment, and UK/Cameroon based Ape Action Africa, whose mission is gorilla, chimpanzee and monkey conservation. Continue reading Riot Games hands $300,000 in community grant funding to non-profit organisations…

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So, It’s Been A Year, Huh

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the growing outbreak of covid-19 a pandemic. In the year since, over 120 million people have been infected by the virus worldwide, and 2.5 million people have died because of covid-19. Life has forever been changed. We wear masks. Avoid crowds. Businesses have shut down, and many won’t reopen. And while the vaccine has brought hope to a planet drowning in fear and anxiety, it can’t fix what’s already happened. Through all of this, video games still came out, and we still played them. At times, working for a website dedicated…