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An interview with Chris Fox of Phoenix Labs

Ebuyer’s resident gamer, Jacob the Bear, recently caught up with game designer Chris Fox at Pax South in San Antonio, Texas. Chris and his team at Phoenix Labs have been working hard...
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What Gear Do The Top eSports Players Use?

Competitive gaming is a fast-paced, high intensity sport which requires enormous mental stamina and refined dexterity. Players competing in eSports like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2 and League of Legends often...
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eSports joins the big leagues

Whatever your view on eSports, and there is a very definite split between gamers and those bewildered by the whole phenomenon, there is no denying the worldwide appeal of electronic sports. Gaming...

Conan Exiles a Funcom interview.

  With Conan Exiles flying to the top of the twitch viewer charts we caught up with the Funcom dev team to have a chat about their latest game. Hey guys, thanks for...

Five unmissable events in 2017

It’s that time again, Christmas and New Year is over. It’s time to ditch the mulled wine and mince pies and get back to the daily grind. But it’s not all...

How to get involved with esports

It’s a question we’ve been asked hundreds of times over the years... How exactly do you get involved in competitive gaming / esports? With the sport growing from a bedroom hobby...

Should eSports be part of the Olympics?

eSports and the Olympics: A New Competition for a New Generation? The idea that eSports could feature in the Olympic Games is one that has crossed my mind before. When you begin...

Could In Game Chat Replace Social Media?

The online gaming world has opened up a whole new arena of networked play, socialising and commerce. Much like social media, its reach has forayed into all corners of the market...

The numbers behind eSports

With the popularity of eSports growing year-on-year, it's beginning to get a lot harder to avoid the ever-expanding platform that is online gaming... but have you every wondered how big eSports...

Why is Korea so good at eSports?

Whether you’re au fait with the world of eSports or not, it won’t have slipped your attention that the world of competitive gaming has really risen in stature of the last...

How online gaming can enrich your life

Humans have always loved slipping the mundane bonds of day-to-day life and venturing into mythic realms complete with many-headed monsters and fearless heroes. It’s been that way ever since the ancients...

What are esports?

The success of esports these days is undeniable. It’s all huge; the viewership, playerbase, production value, prize money and even the stadiums that live events fill up. The only thing lacking,...

Ebuyer at Insomnia 55

It's about time for the UK's biggest gaming festival and Ebuyer.com are going to be there for the whole ride! We've got our giant stand at the Insomnia 55 event in Coventry...

UPS for Gaming

If you’re a gamer and want to protect your computer against a sudden power outage, an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) can be the difference between hours of carefree gaming and nervous...

Gaming makes you more Sociable

Stereotypes have never been too kind on video gamers, particularly when referring to their capacity for social engagement. Awkward, recluse and crippled by social anxiety. Well, those unfortunate assumptions may soon...

How to build a gaming PC

Buying a gaming PC off the shelf can be a costly process. Many dedicated gamers therefore assemble their own components and build the perfect gaming machine themselves. What does it take...

Steam Machine are coming this Winter!

It’s been a long time coming, but the Steam Machine bandwagon seems to have finally regained some traction. After what has now been years of delays, anticipation and mystery, Valve have...

Is the UK finally embracing eSports?

Drama, tension, excitement, passion. Words commonly associated with the thrill of live competitive sport. And words that, increasingly, are being used to describe an emerging spectator sport, video gaming. Riding on...

An esport Novice at Insomnia

This weekend, the Ebuyer blog headed to the Ricoh Arena for Insomnia, the UK’s biggest gaming festival. Insomnia is the best place to head for a slice of gaming’s quickest growing...

Are We Lacking in British Professional Gamers?

To most gaming is a hobby, but to others it is a full, or part-time job. With the earnings of video gamers tripling over the last five years, according to esportsearnings.com,...