There's A New Way To Personalize Champions In League Of Legends

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. » 5/06/15 4:20pm Today 4:20pm

League Of Legends Is Bringing Back An Old System To Deal With Jerks

When Riot unveiled its tribunal system for League of Legends in 2011, it sounded like one of the most ambitious plans to improve standards in a gaming community a developer had tried. Inviting players to participate in a democratic process to judge their peers seemed groundbreakingly egalitarian. Oftentimes, it was.
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Game Developers Can Now Ban Steam Users

In a move that’s bound to yield some very interesting results, Valve just announced that it was changing the way it administers bans on its ridiculously popular gaming service Steam. Rather than adjudicating the entire process on its own, the company is effectively handing over power to individual game developers. » 4/30/15 11:20am 4/30/15 11:20am

Three Basic Rules of World of Warcraft Battlegrounds

The goals in Arathi Basin, one of World of Warcraft’s oldest PvP battleground, seem easy: capture strategic resource points with your team and hang on to them until you reach the required amount. That being said, these battles are just chaotic, without any sign of player cooperation. So Carbot made a short animation » 4/13/15 9:20am 4/13/15 9:20am