Normally, Nautilus’ special hook attack is only meant to ensare one enemy at a time. But thanks to the most annoying thing ever to show its face in League of Legends, one lucky player managed to trap four enemies at the same damn time. »
Riot Games’ latest attempt to help stop jerk League of Legends players from being such jerks isn’t a different type of ban, it’s a potentially helpful piece of feedback. »
“Oh here’s a new message I just got: ‘get the fuck away from League and git gud fagboy,’” Will Debassige said last night over Skype. He’s been getting a lot of messages like that lately. And just a week ago, before everyone on League of Legends subreddit seemed to hate him, nobody even knew who he was. »
A frequent topic of discussion in the League of Legends community is: who, exactly, is Riot incessantly tweaking and updating its game for? Does the developer prioritize the eSports stars, high-ranking amateurs, or more casual players? They don’t go to the very top of the food chain, it turns out. But they get close. »
League of Legends players take the game seriously. Super seriously. So seriously that those pesky pretty little things on the Summoner’s Rift map like butterflies and dragonflies start to look like serious eyesores that get in the way of winning. I mean: you can’t even attack them! But Riot can. »
There was a loud bang, like metal falling on top of metal. Then nothing. I wanted to ask my teammates what the hell it was. A few minutes later, I heard it again. Then again. Something is here, I thought, dread creeping into my mind. Something is coming. »
Burnt out and tired of playing for a losing team, professional League of Legends player Austin “Link” Shin announced last night that he was leaving the game. He did so in a bombastic way: writing an 18-page screed that called out nearly all his former teammates, coaches, and ultimately the game itself.
Fresh-faced League of Legends champion Ekko hasn’t shown up in the game yet for most people. Those that do have access to the guy have been bringing back tales of his time-bending aventures from the game’s public beta. They make him sound exciting. And scary. Very, very scary. »
Jungling is one of the trickiest things to do in League of Legends. Thankfully, there are tons of experienced players out there who are willing and able to lend a helping hand. »
Here’s a sad truth: Unless you have thousands of hours or hundreds of dollars, it’s impossible to enjoy more than a sliver of League of Legends. »
League of Legends isn’t a typical game. If you’re interested in playing, you might start to feel overwhelmed by the ridiculous amount of information you’re suddenly expected to have at your fingertips. Don’t panic.
League of Legends is rolling out something called “champion mastery” across the game’s many servers this week. It’s an experimental feature that sounds like it could scratch an itch that League players have felt for a long time: the desire to toy with their favorite characters in immediate, tangible ways. »