August 1, 2020

Updates to Worlds 2020, 2021, 2022 for LoL Esports

After loads of speculation surrounding the state of Worlds 2020, the biggest event in League of Legends esports, Riot Games finally announced Shanghai, China will host the event digitally. “…the team has been tirelessly working to see that all possible measures are taken to preserve the wellbeing of everyone,” said John Needham, Global Head of […]

July 31, 2020

LCK Academy Series will develop amateur esports pros

League of Legends Champions Korea, the Korean league for League of Legends esports, announced the formation of Academy Series. This event will be a competition for skilled amateur players in order to let them shine in the LCK. Korizon Esports translator Kevin Kim revealed this LCK news this morning. “Introducing the LCK Academy Series, a […]

July 23, 2020

Red Bull and LCS partner for gaming series Metamorphosis

Red Bull NA and League of Legends Championship Series just announced their new collaboration, Metamorphosis. To step away from traditional esports tournaments, contestants will face off with “unorthodox or off-meta team compositions.” Aside from LCS players, some streamers and influencers will also participate in this event. During the pandemic, fans saw sports players try to […]

July 1, 2020

The future of Immortals in the LCS

Immortals is a historical esports organization, but their standing in the LCS calls to question their methods of team management and long term sustainability. The first two weeks of Summer 2020 saw an onslaught of League of Legends community hate towards Immortals midlaner Jérémy “Eika” Valdenaire. Eika became the community’s punching bag because of his […]

June 10, 2020

LCS off-season review before Summer Split

With LCS 2020 Summer Split action about to take off in a few days, it is time to review how the off-season went. The LCS 2020 off-season was a mixture of major roster changes and controversies. This partly made up for the absence of a Mid-Season Invitational. Most teams revamped their roster as the race […]

May 28, 2020

League of Legends gets in-game ads with Arena Banners

Riot Games announced yesterday the addition of digital advertisements within League of Legends‘ main map, Summoner’s Rift. The creation of a new digital product on an in-game map heralds a huge change in promotions. Thus far, Riot has said that Summoner’s Rift Arena Banners will only occur for League of Legends esports viewers. Players on […]

May 18, 2020

Positivity found to make League of Legends fun again

Popular content creator, coach, and LCK caster, Nick “LS” De Cesare, recently hosted a roundtable discussion on players’ mentality. He invited Christian “IWillDominate” Rivera to participate, and Gabriël “Bwipo” Rau joined them later in the stream. Bwipo provided a fresh take on how to improve the satisfaction of playing ranked. Arguing that positivity makes the […]

May 15, 2020

Travis Mynard goes from LCS Liaison to esports agent for United Talent Agency

For over six years Travis Mynard served as the liaison between LCS players and Riot Games. He watched as venues expanded and viewership accounts soared. Players like Faker, Uzi and Doublelift became the face of League of Legends in their countries. Last summer, he left Riot Games to be an esports agent for United Talent […]

May 12, 2020

Breaking: TSM Dardoch trade leaked on stream

The 2020 LCS Summer Split is still a month away but the off-season has been full of drama. Yiliang “Doublelift” Peter Peng is currently top of the drama chart with his move to TSM. But during Doublelift’s Twitch stream, viewers could hear the call of his girlfriend and TSM’s president, Aileena “Leena” Xu. Viewers heard […]

April 17, 2020

LCS Playoffs Semi Finals Preview

The road to the 2020 LCS Spring Finals is almost set with an Evil Geniuses vs FlyQuest match in the semifinals. Evil Geniuses’ loss to Cloud9 in the LCS Playoffs winner’s bracket meant they face the winner of the FlyQuest versus Team SoloMid game. FlyQuest started their LCS season with a bang. Even though it […]

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