Top League Of Legends Player Retires Following Persistent Wrist Injury

Hai Lam, the team captain and accomplished player for the North American League of Legends eSports team Cloud9, has been pushed into retirement due to a longstanding wrist injury. While Hai said that he’ll stay on in C9 as its “Chief Gaming Officer,” his departure comes at a critical time for his beleaguered team. » 4/24/15 12:30pm Friday 12:30pm

League Of Legends Players Are Rebelling Against Overpriced Stuff

League of Legends changes in big ways with alarming frequency. The game’s tens of millions of players have learned to never be shy about letting Riot know they don’t like something, therefore—usually by writing a strongly-worded forum post. This week, angry fans are doing something much more elaborate. And awesome. » 4/09/15 6:10pm 4/09/15 6:10pm

Now This Is How You Steal The Other Team's Baron In League Of Legends

Killing Baron Nashor in League of Legends grants a number of highly valuable rewards that’ll help carry a team to victory. But doing so is risky. Players often have to group together to attack the big scary monster, meaning a clever opponent can easily ambush them. Or worse: steal the kill. » 4/09/15 2:40pm 4/09/15 2:40pm

One Of League Of Legends' Oldest Champions Just Got A Surprise Makeover

League of Legends has been such a popular online game for so long that its developer has had to treat updating it the way New York City handles its subway system: bits and pieces might be altered in tiny increments, but the overarching system never truly stops moving. So much for console generations. » 4/08/15 12:45pm 4/08/15 12:45pm

It Took A League Player Exactly 3,439,140 Mouse Clicks To Reach Diamond

Diamond isn’t the highest level one can achieve when playing League of Legends’ fiercely competitive ranked mode. But it’s one of the highest. Anyone who climbs that high has to put in some serious work into League. More than 3 years and 3 million mouse-clicks’ worth, according to one player’s recent measurement.
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For The First Time, A Banned League Of Legends Pro Gets Second Chance

Last night, Riot put out an update about the status of several high-profile League of Legends players who’ve been suspended or banned from the game due to their toxic behavior. Buried in the details was an interesting detail: in an unprecedented move, one player’s permaban from competitive play was removed entirely. » 4/01/15 1:30pm 4/01/15 1:30pm

Your League Of Legends Plays Aren't Always As Awesome As You Remember

You might feel like a total badass for the way you held down your lane against three—three!—enemy champions in that last game of League of Legends. But let's all be thankful that the game doesn't automatically record everything. Because stuff rarely looks as graceful as we remember it. » 3/30/15 12:15pm 3/30/15 12:15pm

The Invisible League Of Legends Attack Bug Riot Can't Seem To Resolve

Bugs and glitches are an unfortunate fact of life that usually just have to be tolerated when playing a game as hugely popular as League of Legends. The story of one such bug that's teetered between irritating and insufferable got a lot more interesting this week after a player figured out how to reproduce it. » 3/27/15 4:50pm 3/27/15 4:50pm