mental health

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Fnatic and BMW launch ‘Drive is the Difference’ campaign to improve mental wellbeing of pro esports players

London-based esports giant Fnatic has launched a new ‘Drive is the Difference’ campaign as part of its partnership with BMW, in a bid to improve the mental wellbeing of pro players. Fnatic and BMW said in a press release that the life of an esports pro is ‘incredibly intense across all titles, with some games requiring them to make 600 decisions per minute, with competing pros are subject to 51 external stress factors (including playing in front of an audience, and having to communicate under pressure)’. Continue reading Fnatic and BMW launch ‘Drive is the Difference’ campaign to improve mental…

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In-depth interview with Foxdrop: ‘I sometimes wonder whether I’m a worse LoL caster now than when I started out, because I focus on fixing my faults rather than what made me a good caster in the first place: being kind of cheeky, kind of dumb, and very English!’

Image credit: Lolesports Flickr In the vast world of League of Legends (LoL) streamers and personalities, few are as synonymous with the British scene as Dan ‘Foxdrop’ Wyatt. The well-known streamer, jungler and content creator has also made his name as a caster after making his ESL Prem debut in early 2017, and casting the old EU LCS, to the NLC, EU Masters and the LEC. Known for his jolly persona, witty remarks and on-screen antics, it’s never a dull day when Foxdrop is given the casting reins. Continue reading In-depth interview with Foxdrop: ‘I sometimes wonder whether I’m a…

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UK YouTubers to compete in Clash of Creators football charity match raising money for MIND

Online stars WroeToShaw, Morgz, JaackMaate, ImAlexx, Spencer Owen (pictured left), Sharky (right) and more are raising money for the MIND mental health charity. Many of the YouTubers taking part in the Clash of Creators Football Match are from the UK. Clash of Creators is a charity football match featuring some of the most well-known online influencers in the UK, plus a selection of up-and-coming creators. It will take place on July 25th at Aveley Football Ground from 12pm to 6pm. Continue reading UK YouTubers to compete in Clash of Creators football charity match raising money for MIND

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Newsflash: NLC format changes, Scottish college Valorant champions, new streamer at Endpoint, Fnatic’s French connection, university mental health study & more

Here’s our latest weekly Newsflash roundup, where we cover a host of brief esports and gaming news in a quick and bitesize nature for you to digest. NLC format changes announced for Summer 2021 Season The League of Legends NLC, featuring teams from the UK and Northern Europe, will be returning for the Summer 2021 Season. Roster locks will be made on May 24th and the season will last eight weeks to July 20th. Continue reading Newsflash: NLC format changes, Scottish college Valorant champions, new streamer at Endpoint, Fnatic’s French connection, university mental health study & more

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Troy Baker and Fall Guys devs raising money for UK mental health charities

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 16 December 2020 16:18 GMT Variety of organisations are benefitting from this stream.Voice actor Troy Baker and Mediatonic – the studio behind smash-hit Fall Guys – are raising money for UK mental health charities via a livestream later this week.This is a collaboration with UK video games trade body Ukie, with the stream taking place on Friday, December 18 to raise money for Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM), Head to Toe, and Safe in Our World between 4pm and 6pm UK. You can watch it right here.One of the names appearing on the stream is Baker,…