Today marks poet and novelist Thomas Hardy’s 164th birthday, with events including wreath laying and poetry reading commemorating the occasion this weekend. Thomas Hardy was born in a Dorchester cottage built by his grandfather in 1840. One of his most famous novels ‘Tess of the d’Urbervilles’ was partly set in Dorset with fictional locations such as Sandbourne beach inspired by the […]
UK eSports isn’t limited to computer screens. Have a drink at Meltdown, the UK’s first eSports bar or immerse yourself in the audience at MCM ComicCon
Electronic sports is commanding a revolution around the world from tvs in China to the Staples Centre in the US. So why is UK eSports stranded on an island?
Listen to an interview with Damian Keatley, a British eSports player. Together with his team mate, Keatley beat the previous world champions of the game DC Universe Online last year and became the best in the world.
Interactive map of the 10 biggest eSports tournaments in 2013. From China to Germany to the US. But why aren’t there any in the UK? Listen to the sound bytes on the map to find out more.
Did you know that Gfinity in Covent Garden, UK had a £70,000 prize? Or that the League of Legends World Championships was held in the Staple Center last October? See more amazing eSports statistics between the US and the UK in this infographic.
With over 200 members, The League of Bournemouth Steampunks group has seen a surge in interest in local membership thanks to films like ‘Hugo’ and fashion trends like Prada’s Winter 2012 male collection, giving mainstream coverage to the sub-culture in the last few years. Steampunks have an archaic Victorian-meets-21st Century-technophile look and The League is […]