Gaming & Esports News

The gaming and esports sector is one of the fastest-growing - engaging people from around the world with constant new innovation. The North of England is the home of many gaming leaders, developing, launching and promoting a variety of high-profile and popular video games, as well as supporting the growth of competitive esports.

It has also announced the appointment of Michael Pattison as the new CEO of its Games Label.

Steel City Interactive has made a number of new appointments in the lead up to the release of its new title, Esports Boxing Club (ESBC).

Ian Deary, who’s worked on titles including LittleBigPlanet 3 and the Bafta-winning Sackboy: A Big Adventure, has joined Nequinox.

The 'Manchester United' team will no longer be available in the game.

A Liverpool-based social gaming platform, which allows users to play against each other has received backing from a syndicate of angel investors.

Sumo Group

The Chinese tech giant announced it has agreed to the deal that values the Sheffield firm at £919m.

Listed sports betting and gaming operator, Entain, has announced plans to grow its Greater Manchester games studio to 50 staff.

Yorkshire games label, Team17, has acquired award-winning app developer, StoryToys, for $26.5m.

Richie Shoemaker and Steve Charnock join the Manchester games publishing company.

Electronic Arts has acquired the Wilmslow studio behind the Golf Clash mobile game, for $1.4bn.

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