LEC power rankings: 2020 Summer Split week 6

The LEC should be entering the most exciting stretch of the year. We’re heading into the Summer Split playoffs, and for the first time in many years, there are legitimate questions about who will win the league and who will even make the playoff field. With storied teams like G2, Fnatic, and Origen struggling as […]

LCK to host Academy Series for emerging talent in the region

The LCK will host an Academy Series for trainees and amateur League of Legends players who want to show off their talent in a professional setting, according to Korizon Esports translator Kevin Kim. The Academy Series will consist of four open-cup tournaments held on a monthly basis from August to November, out of which the top two teams will be […]

T1 substitute Clozer in for Faker, win Telecom War against KT Rolster

Was Faker the problem? T1 swept KT Rolster 2-0 today during mid laner Lee “Clozer” Ju-hyeon’s debut in the LCK. The rookie mid laner was subbed in to replace the legendary Faker, likely putting a lot of pressure on the 17-year-old. He played remarkably well in this League of Legends series, though, receiving the Player of the […]

League fan brings Pool Party Sett concept to life

He can still be a boss at the beach. The League of Legends community is filled with talented fans who enjoy showing their respect for the game with their masterful artwork and cosplay. While fan art is a great way to bring the community together and give ideas to Riot Games for future skin releases, cosplaying allows League champions […]

Behavioral Systems: August 2020 Update, Quick LoL Thoughts: July 31, & More

Today’s red post includes a behavioral systems update for August 2020 focusing on intent to lose and leaver/afks, Meddler’s quick LoL thoughts for July 31st, this week’s Ask Riot, and more! Behavioral Systems: August 2020 Update Here’s the latest on behavioral systems from Riot Codebear – “Sharing our changes coming in the next few patches.” “Hello everyone! We’re back […]

7/30 PBE Update: More Tentative Balance Changes

Riot Mort noted a feature coming for TFT in 10.16: “Shout out to the team for putting together this sick new feature coming to 10.16: You’ll be able to right click any item component and see what it can build into. It even highlights what you can make based on what items you have ready to go!” […]

Yone, Ashe receive nerfs on League PBE

These changes may not be final, however. Riot is already testing changes to its newest League of Legends champion, Yone, as well as Ashe on the Public Beta Environment (PBE). The PBE, which is used for testing potential future changes, was updated earlier today following the conclusion of the patch 10.16 PBE cycle. There were few changes to […]