Interview: numlocked (Seb Barton) on winning 4 Nations and his LCS ambitions

Numlocked League of Legends interview

League of Legends pro gamer numlocked (Seb Barton) is the top laner for Choke Gaming, which has just been named the best LoL team in the UK and Ireland after winning the 4 Nations tournament last weekend to win €5,000.

Far from being content with just this victory, numlocked now has his sights set firmly on the League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) – we caught up with him to discuss winning the 4 Nations, how he got into esports and what’s next.

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MBoZe departs OpTic Nation

Pro Call of Duty gamer MBoZe (Marcus Blanks) has stepped down from OpTic Nation – he’s now a free agent and is looking for a new team.

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What to expect from MLB 15: The Show


This year we were treated to MLB 14: The Show. The baseball game garnered extremely positive reviews and was the fastest selling instalment of the franchise. With the bar raised, what do we know and what can we expect to find with MLB 15: The Show?

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Total War Arena is not a typical MOBA – and that’s what makes it great

Total War Arena hands-on

We were lucky enough to get hands-on with Total War: Arena – the new online free-to-play multiplayer strategy game from Sega – and it’s come a long way from the day it was announced as a Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game.

Here’s Dominic Sacco’s thoughts on the game and how its 10 versus 10 match-ups could shake up the e-sports scene.

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The best horse race games apps


Football has so many game apps which give supporters a real feeling of being involved in the game. Cricket and tennis are another two sports well catered for in both games and apps. Focusing on other sports, how does horse racing fare? Which are the best free games to try out and which give the most realistic experience, as close as possible to being at the Grand National or the Cheltenham Festival.

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Mobile phones are changing the profile of a typical gamer


Today it’s hard to define what makes a gamer. Of course, it was never that clearly defined; many people have all kinds of different interests, one of which happens to be playing video games on the console or computer. But today, those people who fall under the term ‘gamer’ might never have played on a console in their life – the only video games they may have experienced could be the downloadable gaming apps they’ve played on their phone.

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Riot: 1% of League of Legends EU players are ‘toxic’


League of Legends developer Riot Games says just one per cent of its player base in Europe West (EUW) is ‘toxic’ or abusive towards other users.

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Who reigns supreme in the battle between Google Play and Apple’s IOS App Store?

The smartphone is now the mobile device of choice for people across much of the world, and this also means that ever-increasing numbers are downloading apps to use on them. The big rivals in this area are Google Play, which provides apps like games apps such as casino games as Gaming Club, MMORPG’s, entertainment, etc. professional apps, useful apps, social networks and so on all for Android smartphone users, and the App Store, which is for Apple phones. In many ways there is little between them – they even launched within a few months of one another in 2008 – but which of them is leading the mobile app market?

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Review: Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Keyboard and Mouse


There are plenty of expensive gaming keyboard, mice, mouse mats and other accessories on the market for you to blow hundreds of pounds on, but there aren’t many budget-priced products that perform well and look the real deal to boot.

Cooler Master’s CM Storm keyboard and mouse double pack is a breath of fresh air then, priced at just £29.99. But should you buy it?

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EGX 2015 show ditches London Earls Court for Birmingham NEC


EGX – the UK consumer games show formerly known as the Eurogamer Expo – is leaving London Earls Court venue behind next year for the Birmingham NEC.

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