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    NA LCS Quarterfinals: Team Dignitas, CLG Secure Wins

    This weekend saw the beginning of the League of Legends NA LCS playoffs, where the six top teams from the regular season battle it out for dominance and a chance to represent the region at Worlds. While CLG was able to secure their expected win over Team EnVyUs, Team...
  • League of Legends Announces NA LCS Summer All-Pro Team

    With the playoffs in striking distance, the official lolesports Twitter has revealed the NA LCS Summer All-Pro Team. Chosen from presumably the top performers in each role, this Summer Split’s team consists of Ssumday, Xmithie, Jensen, Doublelift, and Olleh. The NA LCS Summer All-Pro Team Congratulations to the 2017...
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    League of Legends Introduces New Champion Ornn

    The development team at Riot revealed their latest champion for League of Legends with announcement of Ornn. A skilled blacksmith and recluse, Ornn has some pretty unique mechanics that give him unique staying power in lane. Ornn, Blacksmith of the Freljord As a blacksmith himself, Ornn doesn’t really care...
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    How to Catch a Smurf

    Most MOBA and MMO players and developers have accepted the presence of smurfs in their games. And “for better or worse” wouldn’t really be an appropriate euphemism to apply here – it’s more like “for worse or nothing, really.” Why do people smurf? Is it cheating? What’s the big...
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    More Free Champions on Rotation in League of Legends

    According to a forum post by Riot Cactopus earlier today, the development team has decided to increase the number of free champions that are available on daily rotation in their immensely popular MOBA title, League of Legends. The number will increase from 10 champions to 10% of the total...
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    Ghostcrawler on What Makes a Good League of Legends Champion

    The League of Legends /dev diary is back with a new installment from the game’s lead designer, Greg Street, also known as Ghostcrawler. This time around, Street took to the diary to discuss with the five pillars the design team uses when building, designing, and implementing champions in the...
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    Teams Are Set for the NA LCS Summer Playoffs

    The best League of Legends pros in North America now know exactly who will be going to playoffs, as well as who they’ll have to face. With Echo Fox’s loss in Week 8 to Team Dignitas, Team EnVyUs’ position in the playoffs is secured, along with Team Dignitas, Cloud9,...
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    Gold Coin United Wins Last League of Legends NA Challenger Championship

    With a partnership system on the horizon for 2018, the North American League of Legends Challenger Series is at an end, with a new academy league set to take its place. In the final NA CS Championship match that will ever be, Gold Coin United emerged victorious over eUnited...
  • What the Hell is Team Liquid Doing?

    Team Liquid is a massive esports organization with successful teams and professional players in a variety of titles. Their League of Legends team, however, has been struggling for nearly two years now, with management making plenty of moves in order to find a fix. But their latest move might...