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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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Acer launches Predator Sim Racing Cup 2021 and competition offering a spot in a pro team, gaming gear worth thousands of pounds, signed merch and more

Promoted article (contains partner links) Hardware and accessories brand Acer has announced that registration for its ‘Beat the Pro’ Predator Sim Racing Cup 2021 is now open. The tournament – featuring goodies worth £50,000 – is powered by Indycar driver and former F1 driver Romain Grosjean, who has his own sim racing team R8G Esports. It will use the Assetto Corsa game and hopes to attract fans of motorsports, gamers and enthusiasts, as well as sim racers. Continue reading Acer launches Predator Sim Racing Cup 2021 and competition offering a spot in a pro team, gaming gear worth thousands of…

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Kripparrian and RegisKillbin give up Crossroads Inn-vitational slots to help make Hearthstone more diverse following debate around inclusivity and sexism

Two prominent Hearthstone streamers have stepped down from an upcoming tournament in order to help improve diversity and inclusion in the space. Kripparrian and RegisKillbin were due to take part in the Hearthstone Crossroads Inn-vitational tomorrow (April 21st), featuring 20 players and a $100,000 prize pool. They have now voluntarily stepped down, with women players Lunaloveee and Avelline taking their spaces. The move comes following a debate around sexism and a lack of inclusion within the Hearthstone community. Continue reading Kripparrian and RegisKillbin give up Crossroads Inn-vitational slots to help make Hearthstone more diverse following debate around inclusivity and sexism

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Shellzz wins 2020/21 ePremier League on penalties for Manchester City

Manchester City FIFA player Shaun ‘Shellzz’ Springette has won the 2020/21 ePremier League (ePL) after a tense grand final. Shellzz won the first leg 4-2, but Leeds United’s Olle ‘Ollelito’ Arbin took the second leg 3-1, making the final score tied 5-5, taking the final to extra time. Ollelito took the lead at the start of extra time, but Shellzz levelled things up to make it 6-6 and take the game to penalties. Continue reading Shellzz wins 2020/21 ePremier League on penalties for Manchester City