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MSI 2021 preview with LCK caster Chronicler and LPL caster Munchables

The League of Legends Mid-Seasonal Invitational (MSI) kicks off in Iceland on May 6th 2021, after a two-year break due to the pandemic, bringing together championship-winning teams from Riot’s different regional leagues. While MSI is often dominated by the Chinese LPL and Korean LCK teams, in 2019 G2 Esports and Team Liquid bucked that trend by making the finals in Taiwan. With the help of Megalodontus, ENUK editor Dom Sacco speaks to Dutch caster Chronicler (pictured left, from the LCK) and Brit Munchables (right, from the LPL) to get their insights before MSI begins. Continue reading MSI 2021 preview with…

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Super Squad playtest and interview: UK dev Bad Fox Studios aims to shake up MOBA genre with new 5v5 team shooter

We might not feature the game development sector all that much on Esports News UK, but the UK is home to a host of dev talent that often gets overlooked. Bad Fox Studios is one such developer, which has built Super Squad, a new 5v5 MOBA-like team shooter that the studio is calling a Multiplayer Online Shoot-‘Em-Up (MOSH). Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco catches up with three members of the team to interview them while playtesting Super Squad at the same time. Continue reading Super Squad playtest and interview: UK dev Bad Fox Studios aims to shake up MOBA…

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Scavengers launches in Early Access on PC this week

By Dom Peppiatt 26 April 2021 20:44 GMT Midwinter Entertainment and Improbable have announced that Scavengers, the connected multiplayer shooter, arrives in Early Access on PC on April 28.The post-apocalyptic survival shooter forces players to work together – and against each other – in order to survive in a harsh, winter world. The developer calls the curious mix of PvP and co-op “co-opetition”.The game, which takes place in an abandoned, hostile sci-fi world, uses both the environment and hostile AI in order to pressure you into working together with other players – only to turn on them in the blink of an…

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Ubisoft launches gTV in the UK, including competitive streamer show ‘Versus’ hosted by Frankie Ward and UK esports docu-series

Ubisoft has launched a new content channel in the UK, known as gTV, with a host of gaming personalities on board. gTV will feature a range of original programming inspired by Ubisoft and the games industry at large, going behind-the-scenes on how games are created and celebrating the the people who make and play them, as well as the biggest events in the gaming calendar. ‘Versus’ is one of the shows on gTV. Continue reading Ubisoft launches gTV in the UK, including competitive streamer show ‘Versus’ hosted by Frankie Ward and UK esports docu-series

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Mystery Steam Reviews hearts New York (and Mars)

Prototype 2 has loomed over Mystery Steam Reviews for months now. That episode of MSR, which was about video games with bald protagonists, spawned a question that has been asked countless times since: New York or Mars? This video hopefully goes some way to answering that question. Read more

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The Boomer & The Zoomer esports podcast: View the latest episode here

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco has teamed up with Excel Esports social media manager Nathan Edmonds for a new esports podcast! Titled ‘The Boomer & The Zoomer’, 35-year-old Dom and 20-year-old Nathan will be discussing esports developments, trends, news, League of Legends and more in a laid-back, informal style. We’ll be bringing you episodes throughout the year in our spare time and, in the process, hopefully demonstrate that age needn’t be a barrier within the esports community. Continue reading The Boomer & The Zoomer esports podcast: View the latest episode here

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Here’s your first look at Oro and Rival Schools’ Akira in Street Fighter 5

We may not be getting a new rival schools game any time soon, but at least Akira Kazama is making her debut in Street Fighter 5 soon.If you’re a fan of punk-styled, apologetic biker fighters, then you’re in luck; Rival Schools’ Akira has finally been shown off in Capcom’s premier fighting game.We’ve known that Akira is coming to the game for a little while now, but the latest Capcom livestream showed off some gameplay for the character – and she looks great. Check out her first gameplay trailer below.Long-time fans of the series may note that she is rocking a…

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Shhh… it’s a quiet edition of Mystery Steam Reviews

There was a time when the video game playing public didn’t question silent protagonists. It was just accepted that the person you were controlling wouldn’t say a word. These days, though, you can’t shut them up. But, we’re not discussing the talkative lot on this edition of Mystery Steam Reviews. We’re highlighting the strong and silent types, this week. Read more

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The top 10 games on PC in April

”Don’t even bother: there are no games out this month. Maybe check in again in May. Honestly, you’d be much better off having a look at any one of the other wonderful articles available here at your favourite PC gaming website, Rock Paper Shotgun.” Read more

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Someone has made a perfect recreation of ‘Zero to Hero’ from Disney’s Hercules in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 28 March 2021 14:51 GMT As the world at large celebrates the one-year anniversary of Animal Crossing: New Horizons being available on Switch, one player has taken it a step further.Redditor Melhunnibee has created a shot-for-shot recreation of the song and video of Zero to Hero from Disney’s Hercules – and it’s spectacular.The comments under the video are lovely; throngs of people thanking the creative Nintendo Switch player for posting the inventive recreation of one of the movie’s best tracks (and visual accompaniments).YOU NEED TO WATCH THIS: Disney’s Hercules – Zero to Hero – ACNH Recreation…

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Mystery Steam Reviews asks you to remember these forgettable video games

We don’t like numbers round these parts. We’re more interested in telling you whether a game is worth your time with words. One person’s three star review is another’s seven out of ten, so it’s just better to evaluate games via text. However, there are a lot of folks that think otherwise. They enjoy giving scores to games. And, without them, we wouldn’t have a Mystery Steam Reviews this week. So, thank you, score-givers. Read more