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Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming… to Summoner’s Rift

Once upon a time, Summoner's Rift wasn't held to its current stale state. It had a beautiful three seasons, before the set of updates reviving the map (why no Spring?). But as a result, the weather became forever still...

Crowdfunding Doubles LoL Worlds 2016 Prize Pool

After tons of pressure from fans, players, and media alike to increase the League of Legends Worlds 2016 Prize Pool a few weeks back, Riot Games took a page out of Valve's book and opened a partial crowdfunding option...

League of Legends Is Getting a Replay System

Riot recently announced that League of Legends would finally be getting a replay system. Replays are a core component of strategic games because of how effective they are at revealing mistakes you don't catch in the heat of the...
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Riot Announces the 2017 uLoL Campus Series

After a successful inaugural season, which witnessed University of British Columbia capture their second League of Legends collegiate championship, Riot Games has announced details of their upcoming 2017 Campus Series. Replacing Riot’s former collegiate equivalent, the North American Collegiate Championship,...

Riot Releases League of Legends Board Game, Mechs vs. Minions

Riot Games just announced the upcoming release of of their League of Legends based tabletop board game, Mechs vs Minions. According to Riot, Mechs vs Minions is a fully cooperative tabletop game for 2-4 players. Using programmatic movement from a...

4 Casters Who Shouldn’t Be at Worlds

The following article is solely the opinion of the writer and does not necessarily represent EsportsEdition as a whole. Re-watching the finals of the International Wildcard Qualifier the other day, I was disgusted with the lack of professionalism that the 'talent...
Zirene Hauntzer

Zirene Interview: Who Wants to Be a Caster?

Zirene Interview Aidan "Zirene" Moon has emerged as a talented color caster with the North American LCS broadcast team, in large part due to an endless pursuit of perfecting his art. He has been a caster at just about every...
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Patch 6.15: Perfection for Viewers

This is what you all asked for. Maybe not all of you actually, but most of us were getting tired of laneswaps in professional play. The few that embraced the strategic early games will be historically regarded as pretentious and...
Monte Worlds

Marc Merrill under Fire from MonteCristo, Reginald, More…

Just a couple of days ago, William "scarra" Li may have conducted one of the most influential interviews of his media career. The short talk with Andy "Reginald" Dinh focused on Riot's recent patch changes in an attempt...
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Win-Rates at All-Time Low for Top Champions?

Riot's been systematically neutering its strongest champions. Not nerfing - I'm talking 2 miles out, 6 feet under. I implore you to look at the champions with the lowest win-rates. In fact, I'll make it even easier for you...

Fnatic Versus H2K Playoff Series Moved to Tuesday

It's Monday and the winner of the Fnatic versus H2K series is... undecided. How is that possible? Thousands of excited EU LCS fans woke up to the sound of their alarms on Sunday morning to watch the much anticipated Fnatic...

Rammus Troll Pick Rolls into the NACS Finals

Apparently Chae "Piglet" Gwang-jin's homesickness is getting the better of him; after seeing fellow Korean competitors CJ’s Park “Shy” Sang-myeon and Kim “Ssumday” Chan-ho pick Teemo in the LCK by accident, Piglet just couldn't stop himself from replicating the...