1337LoungeLive now has its League of Legends team

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We all love high quality streaming content, and 1337LoungeLive has been delivering awesome video game programming from day one. With the rise of the MOBA, Jace Hall‘s online show has decided to start their own weekly League of Legends segment called 1337LeagueLive, focused on the rise and evolution of its … Continue reading

Phantom and DERP – Game server shutdowns and what has happened

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December 30, 2013. On this day, League of Legends servers for North America and Europe were turned offline. Later in the day, Oceania was also turned offline. A hacking group, DERP, claimed on Twitter that it was their operations that sent the popular MOBA’s servers offline. Other gaming servers, Quake … Continue reading

League of Legends: Summoner Showdown #2 is truly, outrageous

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The first Summoner Showdown released 4 months ago and took the League community by storm. With over 2 million views, it quickly gained popularity and left the community begging for more. Released just a few hours ago, Showdown # 2 features a bottom lane matchup with some hilarious yet bad-ass … Continue reading

League of Legends: Team Curse has a new lineup for S4

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Curse, much like CLG, have gone through multiple roster changes every year. With players rotating through the house faster than a plate of candied bacon at Snoop’s, it’s difficult to say if this is indeed the roster change Curse will need to make a comeback in Season 4. Personally, I … Continue reading

League of Legends: New champion, Jinx, revealed

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  After first seeing Vi’s page vandalized earlier this week, I immediately made the connection (or assumption) that this was a character who would either be a criminal or a rival to Vi. Piltover involved, I began analyzing options including the possibility of a new Yordle. While this isn’t the … Continue reading

Lucian The Purifier: Champion Spotlight

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Riot has finally delivered on Lucian The Purifier, the 115th (?) champion in League of Legends. This champion’s design is unique in a few ways: He seems of African descent (Ya, a black dude, took you long enough Riot) Male Ranged Attack Damage Carry. Ezreal, Graves, and Varus have competition … Continue reading

Riot delivers – Visas granted in the U.S.A. to Pro League of Legends athletes

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While it may seem as though something as trivial and straightforward should be a given in the professional gaming scene, this announcement is perhaps the most important step E-Sports has taken in the past five years. Issuing visas to players via the Independent Athlete program, the U.S. government is taking … Continue reading

A new hilarious League of Legends YouTuber emerges

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There is nothing more I enjoy than ending my day with a nice cup of Earl Grey hot, some pastries, and a good laugh before hitting the sack. As for the tea and crumpets, my options are limited, but YouTube’s stockpile of videos always has something entertaining ready for me. Machinima’s … Continue reading

League of Legends: 100th Champion Sneak Peak! Jayce, The Defender of Tomorrow

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As the League of Legends Season Two World championships approach, which is offering the largest cash pot in gaming history, another important milestone is also on the horizon, and that is the release of the game’s 100th champion, Jayce, The Defender of Tomorrow. Just released on July 2nd is the … Continue reading

League of Legends: Dominion, First Thoughts and Tiers.

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On Thursday, September 22nd, Riot sneakily released the dominion beta onto live servers at 11:30 am until 9:30 Pm. This is part of the initial beta testing and is not the final build. From the 14 games I managed to play, the differences to regular 5v5 summoner’s rift were staggering. … Continue reading

League of Legends: E3 Preview (Exclusive Concept Art)

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Riot has always been a company that takes it’s user base into account when creating new heroes, changing current ones, or adding new concepts to gameplay. With what they showed us at E3, we still see their commitment to their user base, and giving them what they want. Firstly is … Continue reading

Riot Games is Giving Power Back to the Players

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Riot Games, the creators of the online phenomenon of competitive gaming, League of Legends, has just released the Tribunal system. What does this mean exactly? Well, now max level (30) players can vote on the outcome of cases of player harassment, abuse, feeding (intentionally helping the enemy team), and many … Continue reading