June 2, 2020

League of Legends Dev Diary: Ranked and Matchmaking

Yesterday, Riot Codebear posted the latest League of Legends developer blog entry covering matchmaking in 2020 after unveiling a Wild Rift gameplay video. Riot Games started the season aiming to provide comprehensive improvements to LoL matchmaking. This League of Legends Dev Diary includes reduced queue times, reducing the frequency of auto-fill disparity, and improving overall […]

May 22, 2020

Can chess be the next esport?

Many streamers like Joedat “Voyboy” Esfahani have taken to playing chess on Twitch, with other notable gaming personalities following suit. Although it has never been an explosive spectator sport, that may be subject to change. Chess is estimated to be one of the most popular games in the world, with chess.com reaching 600 million players. […]

May 12, 2020

Is Riot Games the Disney of esports?

It has become a pattern of Riot Games to spread its reach and touch as many game genres as possible. This wide breadth causes an easy comparison to be drawn to Disney, with Disney known to buy out their competitors. But as of now, Riot’s actions are fundamentally different from the titans of the film […]

May 6, 2020

The decay of North American League of Legends

Joedat “Voyboy” Esfahani, a former professional League of Legends player, recorded an honest evaluation of the North American ranked League experience. The video was posted to both Twitter and Reddit, reaching nearly 500 thousand views in the first 24 hours. Voyboy started the video by saying, “League of Legends has basically been my life for […]

April 28, 2020

LEC and LCS schedule for Summer Split announced

Because of the COVID-19 situation, game publishers and external parties are pushing for online esports tournaments. Big events need a period of time to meet standards for online events. After the cancellation of the Mid-Season Invitational, the League of Legends Championship Series Summer Split has been moved to begin on June 13. The European Championship […]

April 24, 2020

Riot Games previews TFT and League of Legends update for 2020

As a part of Riot Games’ latest community update video, Jessica “Safelocke” Nam recapped their latest changes. She also announced Riot’s plans for the rest of 2020, a League of Legends update, and a Teamfight Tactics expansion. League of Legends Update Balance Changes Season 10’s League of Legends update started with buffs to the top […]

April 20, 2020

Cloud9 win first LCS Finals title in 6 years

To close out the 2020 Spring Split LCS Finals, Cloud9 sweeped FlyQuest 3-0. Cloud9’s 2020 LCS win is a great accomplishment, especially after getting second place six times. 7 FINALS. 6 2ND PLACES. 1 TITLE. AFTER 6 YEARS, CLOUD9 ARE THE 2020 #LCS SPRING SPLIT CHAMPIONS! #C9WIN pic.twitter.com/oOOIHGnkO7 — Cloud9 vs COVID19 (@Cloud9) April 19, […]

April 20, 2020

G2 win 2020 LEC Finals for the Spring Split

G2 Esports took the LEC 2020 Spring Split Championship in a 3-0 stomp, destroying the expectations of Fnatic and the community in the finals. Heading into LEC Finals, Fnatic came in hot. But all split, G2 experimented with Ramsus “Caps” Winther in the bottom lane. They even lost in the first round to MAD Lions […]

April 16, 2020

2020 Spring LEC Final Stage Preview

This Saturday for the LEC playoffs, G2 Esports and Mad Lions are set to face off for the chance to be a part of the finals and beat Fnatic for the 2020 Spring Split trophy. The LEC Finals preview three top teams contending for their shot at the 2020 World Championship. #LEC 2020 Spring Finals […]

April 16, 2020

BREAKING: Team Liquid puts Doublelift up for trade

As reported by interviewer Travis Gafford, Team Liquid is putting Peter “Doublelift” Peng’s contract up for trade after one of Doublelift’s worst seasons in his career. From being benched to an ending contract, take a look at what’s happening in his career. “I have heard from multiple team sources that Doublelift is up for sale […]

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