On the last day of the 2015 League of Legends World Championship group stage, European pro player Fabian “Febiven” Diepstraten said in an interview that he expected American team Cloud9 to lose their match that was about to begin. Star C9 player Hai “Hai” Du Lam responded by flipping him off. That cost Hai $556. Rekt?
Today’s League of Legends World Championship quarterfinals match-up was between KT Rolster and KOO Tigers, two top Korean teams. Korea is the strongest region in the world for League eSports, so the games were incredibly close. KT Rolster ended up losing the fourth and final game because of a bad call to take Baron.
The Korean eSports star Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok is so good at League of Legends that fans have taken to calling him “God.” The honorific makes a lot of sense, given how wrathful the pro player just showed himself to be.
If you’ve been on the gaming parts of the internet over the past month, you’ve probably seen or heard something about the League of Legends World Championship. Having trouble grasping what’s going on right now with the most popular video game in the world? Fear not, I’m here to help you understand.
The North American League of Legends Championship Finals (NA LCS) that went down this past weekend at Madison Square Garden was a mostly epic affair. There was one major exception: the actual finals match that took place on Sunday night.
Yesterday afternoon, Riot Games published an explanation for why it hasn’t added an oft-requested sandbox mode to its hit online multiplayer game League of Legends. The statement was bullshit.
Turns out, trying to balance a game with more than 120 unique characters can sometimes end in disaster. At least this latest one in League of Legends was a lot of fun.
An estimated 7,000 Feyenoord fans made their way to Rome today for the Europa League match against Roma, according to the BBC, and some of them came just to make trouble. They gathered on the famed Spanish Steps to drink, set off flares, trash a nice fountain, and generally cause mayhem. Italian police told BBC they…
It's hard not to get pumped while watching Korean shoutcasters comment League of Legends matches—they're just so freakin' excited! You don't even have to play League of Legends to appreciate the hype.