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Riot unveils new TFT Rising Legends esports circuit for EMEA

Riot Games has announced a new competitive circuit for Teamfight Tactics (TFT), known as Teamfight Tactics Rising Legends: Gizmos and Gadgets. Taking place from November 2021 to March 2022, and operated by GGTech Entertainment, players from the EMEA region will fight it out for a share of a €43,000 prize pool.  There will be four qualification spots on the line for the TFT World Championship, the premier tournament in the League of Legends team-building auto-battler PVP strategy game. Continue reading Riot unveils new TFT Rising Legends esports circuit for EMEA

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LDN UTD go undefeated in Valorant LVP Rising Series 4, announce partnership with Durham University for esports tournaments, scholarships and more

It’s been a busy few days for UK esports organisation LDN UTD. On October 20th they announced an esports collaboration with Durham University, and a day later their Valorant team won the LVP Rising Series 4, before playing in the Red Bull Home Ground qualifier. The two events were a clash for LDN UTD, who managed to (in their words) ‘speedrun’ their way to victory in the LVP tournament, beating fellow UK org Tenstar in the final, before playing in the separate qualifier versus Ninjas in Pyjamas. Continue reading LDN UTD go undefeated in Valorant LVP Rising Series 4, announce… ESports News UK

Rix.GG finish runners-up in first Wild Rift Origin Series Championship

UK esports organisation Rix.GG came close to an historic win in the early days of League of Legends: Wild Rift esports. The team finished runners-up in the first EMEA Wild Rift Origin Series Championship in Stockholm, Sweden, on the weekend, losing 3-1 to Team Queso in the final. Rix didn’t have the greatest group stage, finishing fourth with one win and three losses, but they beat Unicorns of Love 3-0 in their semi-final to progress to the grand final against Queso. Continue reading Rix.GG finish runners-up in first Wild Rift Origin Series Championship ESports News UK

Wild Rift: Origin Series Championship casting talent announced as UK org Rix.GG signs No Team No Talent roster

Riot Games has announced the broadcast talent line-up for the Wild Rift: Origin Series Championship taking place between September 24th and 26th 2021. The event will see some of the best Wild Rift players EMEA/MENA battle it out in Stockholm for the chance to be crowned the Wild Rift: Origin Series champions, as well as taking home the lion’s share of €150,000. Casters include existing Wild Rift talent, Brits Excoundrel, Deman and Tridd, who are now joined by Viperoon and Carmeline – a pair who have cast several other tournaments in the UK scene in recent years. Continue reading Wild…

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RLCS 2021-22 Season announced with largest ever Rocket League esports prize pool, new format and regions, The Grid scrapped, plus the return of LANs

The Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) is back with the largest RLCS prize pool ever of $6m, more regions, an updated format and more. RLCS 2021-22: Regions First up, regions. For the RLCS 2021-22 season, the league is set to make ‘the largest expansion in its history’ by expanding to three new regions: Asia-Pacific North (APAC N), Asia-Pacific South (APAC S) and Middle East & North Africa (MENA), In addition to the expansion of the RLCS, developer Psyonix will also be supporting Sub-Saharan Africa with three splits of regional events. Continue reading RLCS 2021-22 Season announced with largest ever Rocket League…

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Razer unveils Halo Infinite accessories release date and prices for headset, keyboard, mouse and mat, as esports orgs including Fnatic prepare for Halo Championship Series

Esports News UK hardware coverage brought to you in partnership with Alpha Beta PC Gaming accessories brand Razer has announced four officially licensed Halo Infinite products as the esports plans for the upcoming shooter come to fruition. There’s a Halo Infinite keyboard, mouse, mat and headset, compatible with PC and Xbox. All designs for the Razer Halo Infinite product line are modelled after the image of the iconic Mjolnir Powered Assault Armor worn by the series’ protagonist Master Chief, and come bundled with exclusive Halo Infinite bonus in-game content. Continue reading Razer unveils Halo Infinite accessories release date and prices…

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Wild Rift: Origin Series Championship will see six teams from Europe and beyond play live in Stockholm in September, UK former HotS pro to feature

This September, some of the world’s top League of Legends: Wild Rift teams will come together as the Origin Series draws to a close. Fans will be able to watch six top teams from the Origin Series (three teams from Group A, two from Group B and one from Group C) battle it out live in Stockholm, Sweden from September 24nd to 26th. The total prize pool for the League of Legends: Wild Rift Origin Series – first announced back in May – stands at €300,000. Continue reading Wild Rift: Origin Series Championship will see six teams from Europe and…

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Netflix is producing a live-action Pokemon series – report

By Dom Peppiatt 26 July 2021 18:33 GMT A new Pokemon live-action series is in early development at Netflix – with Lucifer’s Joe Henderson attached –  a new report from Variety has revealed.It looks like Netflix really is hungry for all the gaming content it can get. Further to shows based on gaming IP like Castlevania, Resident Evil, and The Witcher, Variety reports that the streaming giant is also working on a live-action Pokemon series.“As the project is still in its early days, no details are available about the plot,” says the site, though it does note that Joe Henderson is attached to write…

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UK casters lead Wild Rift Origin Series broadcast line-up including Tridd, Deman, Dezachu and Excoundrel, with three UK teams in Group A

A mix of experienced British esports casters have joined the upcoming League of Legends: Wild Rift Origin Series broadcast talent line-up. And there’s three UK teams involved: Team Future, Reason Gaming and Resolve. Tridd will host the Riot Games tournament for the Europe, CIS, Turkey and MENA regions, which features a €300,000 prize pool. Casters will include UK/France caster Maxman30, as well as Brits Excoundrel, Dezachu and Deman, the latter of which has built up a ton of esports desk experience over the past decade, including the earlier days of League of Legends esports. Continue reading UK casters lead Wild…

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Wild Rift Origin Series announced: Riot encourages teams from the UK, Europe and MENA to take part in new €300,000 tournament

League of Legends: Wild Rift launched on mobile devices late last year in the UK and other regions, and now the esports side of the game is ramping up. Riot Games has announced the League of Legends: Wild Rift: Origin Series, a new tournament for Europe and MENA regions featuring a €300,000 prize pool. There will be teams from Europe (including the UK), CIS, Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) facing off in a set of monthly best-of-three double elimination competitions, running across June, July, and August, leading to an offline finals in September 2021. Continue reading Wild…

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PlayStation Productions’ Twisted Metal series is an action-comedy from the Deadpool writers

A live-action series adaptation of Twisted Metal has been greenlit, and production on the series is moving forward according to new reports.We’d heard that a series based on the (in)famous PlayStation game franchise has been in the works for some time, with the first reports about the show making waves back in 2019.As per a new report from Variety, Sony Pictures Television and PlayStation Productions are pitching the series as an action-comedy, and have brought Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick (the writers behind the Deadpool movies and Zombieland) in to work on the script and executive produce.The original story will see a…