League of Legends Articles
League of Legends: Wild Rift is set to arrive on iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro in Spring 2021. And you can catch a preview of this gameplay on October 22. Oh hey, that's tomorrow.
Secret Lab, makers of the popular Omega and Titan gaming chairs, announced a new collaboration with Riot Games this week to deliver a series of League of Legends-themed gaming chairs. The chairs are themed after three key heroes and the LoL-based pop group, K/DA.
League of Legends players have from now until August 28th to claim the first Rift Herald's Capsule that contains a in-game items. Collectively, all four capsules contain items totalling nearly $900. The Herald's Capsule contains two random Skin Shards, one random Legendary Skin Shard, and an exclusive emote. Once the first container is claimed, three more will arrive at 30-day intervals: the Red Buff's Capsule, Blue Buff's Capsule and a Baron's Capsule.
Reuters is reporting that Riot Games and Tencent Games are working cooperatively to develop a mobile version of League of Legends according to a trio of sources "with inside knowledge of the matter". A few years ago, Riot rejected the idea of mobile LoL after which Tencent developed a clone called Honour of Kings that was released in China. It subsequently became "the world's highest grossing multiplayer online battle arena game" in late 2015.
Riot Games has released an amazing new League of Legends cinematic trailer called "Awaken" (featuring Valerie Broussard) that showcases a number of the game's heroes as "a deadly masterpiece unfolds". "A lone resistance made whole. A chance to come alive." For fans of the game, this is a must-watch -- heck, even folks who've never played will appreciate how well the trailer is made.
League of Legends has a new hero for players to check out. Sylas the Unshackled is a magic wielding damage dealer who uses "merciless magical attacks" that takes down enemies with "stone and steel".
Kotaku is reporting that Riot Games' COO Scott Gelb is suspended after an investigation into allegations of workplace misconduct. The writer's sources have said that Gelb will be suspended for two months without pay. The information was disseminated to employees earlier in the week.
In one of the more intriguing pieces of news coming through the pipeline today is that Riot Games and Marvel Entertainment have teamed up to bring the world League of Legends comics! The first graphic novel will be called League of Legends: Ashe: Warmother and is being prepped for release in May.
Lee "Faker" Sang-Hyeok is one of League of Legends' biggest esports stars having been part of the championship winning SKT T1 team in 2013, 2015 and 2016 and strong showings in 2014 and 2017. This year he is not participating in the LoL World Championship, yet Faker is sharing his good fortune by donating all of his October streaming revenue for the month of October to the UN Foundation.
The League of Legends site has been updated with a first-look at the Worlds Season 2018 event details. From September 27th through November 19th, players will be able to take part in three events with "tons of rewards". The goodies train begins with an icon, four orbs and 200 tokens, with the ability to collect more tokens by winning a Worlds Pass first win of the day and for performance grades in every match.
League of Legends players will have a brand new PvE mode to try out when Odyssey launches on September 12th with the v8.18 patch. From what we know, five players will work together to find and rescue Ziggs after a crash landing on an alien world and can do so in any one of five difficulty levels. The patch also features Odyssey skins for Kayn, Jinx, Yasuo, Malphite, Sona, and Ziggs.