league of legends

League of Legends vs. Overwatch. Which game has built a better esports infrastructure?

The Dynamics of an Esports Team

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2019 has just kicked off and already we have some tournaments under way. In CS:GO, Team Liquid just won the iBUYPOWER Masters, the Chongqing Major is underway for the Dota 2 community, and the LCS for League of Legends...
Season Nine Ranked System

Want to Climb through Ranked? Then Check out the New Changes

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League of Legends ranked 2019 will see quite a few changes this year. In fact, this will be the largest shakeup in the League of Legends ranked system since they implemented role selection. They are changing the way that...

Neeko “The Curious Chameleon” is Joining the Rift!

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Neeko, the Curious Chameleon In the upcoming League of Legends patch 8.24 we'll see the 143rd official champion to hit the rift. Neeko, known as "the curious chameleon", has been impressing summoners in the PBE so far, and offering a...
League of Legends Worlds 2018 Banner

Meta Differences in League of Legends Worlds 2018

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League of Legends Worlds 2018 just happened, with Invictus Gaming taking the finals. This was the first time that a Chinese team had taken first place, but they had often been the runner ups. However, the truly astounding thing...
EU celebrate Rift Rivals victory

The Winners and Losers of Rift Rivals 2018

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Rift Rivals 2018 is an international League of Legends tournament, and is considered the second biggest of its kind - falling only behind the World Championship. This year, Rift Rivals was split into five tournaments all across the world...
Gen.G

The Gen.G Rebrand: A Look at Evolving Identities

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Gen.G - a global esports organisation that competes in multiple titles - was officially born in May of this year, when KSV eSports decided to rebrand its entire identity as a way of starting anew. Based in both Los...
League of Legends skillshots can be mastered on champions like Lux.

League of Legends Guide: Hitting and Dodging Skillshots

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Skillshots are an integral part of League of Legends. Even if you don't play skillshot-based champions, you still need to know how they work. League of Legends skillshots can be difficult to master, but we're here to help teach...
League of Legends MSI 2018

Who Exceeded Expectations at MSI 2018?

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The first global event for League of Legends in 2018 - the Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) - has just passed us by and, while not nearly as massive and anticipated as the World Championship, viewers still got a taste of...
League of Legends Pyke

League of Legends Champion Reveal: Pyke

Pyke, the Bloodharbor Ripper Joins the Rift Move over, Kai’Sa, because there’s a new champion coming to Summoner’s Rift! This week, Riot Games officially showed us the newest League of Legends champion: Pyke, The Bloodharbor Ripper. This bloodthirsty murderer doesn’t...
MSI 2018

MSI 2018: What You Need to Know

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The Mid-Season Invitational 2018 (MSI 2018) is the first global event for League of Legends in 2018. This year, it's going to be hosted in both Germany and France for the Group Stage and Knockout Stage respectively. Comprised of...
Sneaky

Have You Seen Sneaky Cosplay? Because You Should

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Zach Scuderi is the King of Cosplay The first time I heard about League of Legends was at Fan Expo Canada, about six years ago. Some of my friends that I was attending with were cosplaying their favourite champions: Varus...
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Can You Solo Carry?

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Recently in the League of Legends subreddit, there’s been quite a bit of discussion on the topic of carrying. We’ll get into the nitty-gritty below, but the gist is the question of whether a "good" player is more important...