Teenager wins €29,000 at eSports gaming tournament

A schoolboy has proved that playing video games isn’t just a waste of time. Mohammad Shami, 16, has walked away from an eSports Fortnite tournament at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge stadium with an eye-watering cheque for nearly €29,000. Out of thousands of players who competed across the tournament, 100 finalists came together to battle it out, […]

Hundreds of new emoji coming to your phone

The introduction of dozens of new emojis has been welcomed by disability rights campaigners. The new characters include hearing aids, wheelchairs, prosthetic limbs and guide dogs. Their inclusion in 2019’s official list means that they should be available on your smartphone later this year. Phil Talbot, from the disability charity Scope, said: ‘Social media is hugely […]

‘Maltese Zlatan’ through to FIFA eWorld Cup finals

Kurt ‘Kurt0411’ Fenech is no stranger to banter. Often described as the ‘Maltese Zlatan’ of FIFA video games, he definitely talks the talk but does he walk the walk? He ranked number one globally last October, and now he’s really got something to play for. Kurt has come ahead of 20 million other players to make it through […]