Here’s our latest weekly Newsflash roundup, where we cover a host of brief esports and gaming news in an informal, bitesize nature for you to digest. Hashtag Tom wins EU FIFA qualifier UK FIFA player Tom ‘Hashtag Tom’ Leese won the PS4 FIFA Global Series PS4 Europe Qualifier 5 over the weekend and picked up $15,000 in winnings. YESSSSSSSSSSS WE DID IT!!!! EU FUT CHAMPS CUP 5 CHAMPION 🏆 — Tom Leese (@HashtagTom_) April 25, 2021 London Royal Ravens release Zer0 and Dominate The London Royal Ravens, ReKTGlobal’s Call of Duty League franchise team and top-four finisher in the inaugural…
Last weekend saw the grand finals for the Spring Season of UK university league NSE (National Student Esports) play out, as top university sides from across the country went head-to-head, Jake Nordland reports. NSE’s 2020/21 season saw more than 1,700 teams from 100 universities across the UK – the highest participation in NSE’s history. £6,800 in prize money was claimed during the spring season as the UK’s best battled it out live on NSE’s Twitch channel. Continue reading NSE Spring 2021 Finals Roundup: Warwick crowned NSE’s UK Esports University of the Year for third year in a row
The grand finals for the spring season of UK university league NUEL concluded between March 28th and April 2nd, after 15 weeks of competition. As the culmination of a season with a £25,000 prize pool, the action took place on NUEL’s Twitch stream and was co-hosted by almost 30 student content creators from the university esports community. Jake Nordland rounds up the winners across eight different titles, as 69 students of NUEL’s 6,500 student participants faced off in the grand finals. Continue reading NUEL Spring 2021 grand finals roundup: Which UK university teams won?