Welcome to Another Average Season of League of Legends

Welcome to Another Average Season of League of Legends
The climb has begun for us, the average players. As placements are played, players rage and tilt, and posts are made about how the unfair system placed you lower than you deserve, we remember an exciting fact. All of these things can only mean one thing -- another season of League of Legends is here. For fans of foreign leagues,...

How Will the Preseason Meta Changes Affect You?

How Will the Preseason Meta Changes Affect You?
With the introduction of the Preseason rune changes, solo-queue games will start to look slightly different than what you might’ve seen during worlds and the patches that followed. Some of the biggest changes you might see are that the Guinsoo’s late game carry botlaners and the passive Ardent Censer supports aren’t going to be an integral in your team comps...

Grading the Champion Updates of 2017

Grading the Champion Updates of 2017
As was the case in 2016, Riot has reworked the gameplay (and in most cases, visuals) of four older champions in the past year. Overhauls of this kind are typically subject to mixed reactions across the League community, but inevitably certain ones age better than others -- both in solo queue and in professional play. So once again, let’s take...

Faker Voted Esports Player of the Year at The Game Awards

Faker Voted Esports Player of the Year at The Game Awards
The headlines made waves throughout the online esports community: Samsung Galaxy Wins the 2017 League of Legends World Championships. And the subhead is always about SKT's defeat. Their first ever Worlds defeat. Losing 3-0. This was hard for SKT, especially Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok, arguably the best League of Legends player in the world. But after winning three previous championship titles, Faker was...

KSV eSports Acquires Samsung Galaxy Roster

KSV eSports Acquires Samsung Galaxy Roster
The League of Legends 2017 world champions may be sticking together in 2018, but it appears they will do so under a new name. Sources report that American organization KSV eSports, which stands for Korea + Sillicon Valley, has come to an agreement to purchase the Samsung Galaxy roster of Lee "CuVee" Seong-jin, Kang "Ambition" Chan-yong, Kang "Haru" Min-seung, Lee "Crown"...

TSM Reveals New Roster for 2018 Season

TSM Reveals New Roster for 2018 Season
Team SoloMid had a disappointing finish at Worlds this year but wasted no time in making changes to up its chances next time around. TSM recently announced their full roster for the 2018 season in which Mike “Mike Yeung” Yeung replaced Dennis “Svenskeren” Johnsen in the jungle and Jesper “Zven” Svenningsen and Alfonso “mithy” Aguirre Roderiguez will hold down the botlane....

Riot Games Suspends Vasilii After Threats of Violence Against Girlfriend

Riot Games Suspends Vasilii After Threats of Violence Against Girlfriend
After a professional League of Legends player made waves on Reddit with a live stream that shows him allegedly assaulting his girlfriend off camera, Riot Games not only suspended him, but decided to dramatically change their suspension policy. A Violent History It was one of the most disturbing live streams of League of Legends ever. In the middle of a game on...

Team Liquid Obtains Doublelift’s Contract for 2018 Season

Team Liquid Obtains Doublelift’s Contract for 2018 Season
Following reports that TSM would sign former G2 bot-lane duo Jesper "Zven" Svenningsen and Alfonso "Mithy" Aguierre Rodriguez, Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng is headed back to Team Liquid for the newly franchised 2018 season. Doublelift, whose contract with TSM doesn't expire until 2019, first played with Team Liquid this past May, being loaned from TSM to help the team avoid relegation from...