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Playing Janna, or how I learned to stop worrying and love the League of Legends meta

I have been playing League of Legends since the end of season one, back in 2011. In that time, I have played a reasonably small pool of recurring champions. For a while, I just played Garen, before a long stint where I mostly only played support champions like Sona. Nowadays, I have around a dozen or so champions that I regularly play, and a few others who I go back to less often. We updated …

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds overtakes League of Legends at Korean PC bangs

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has reached another milestone. The survival game is now the most played game at Korean PC bangs, having recently overtaken League of Legends, and far ahead of Overwatch. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds makes it onto our list of the best PC games. According to Gametrics (via inven), PUBG accounted for a 24.28% share of time spent at PC bangs last week, overtaking League of Legends at 23.62%. Overwatch accounted for a 13.73% share. This isn’t …

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OpTic Gaming to join North American League Championship Series

OpTic Gaming will join the North American League of Legends Championship Series as one of the newest franchise owners in the league, sources close to that team and the league told ESPN. Phoenix1 and Team Envy have been declined entry into the 2018 North American League of Legends Championship Series, sources close to those teams and the league told ESPN. Team Dignitas, one of the original League of Legends Championship Series teams, will not be …

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New Xbox One S bundles include Rocket League, Minecraft, and Halo

We’re still in the midst of October, but the holiday shopping season will soon be here, and Microsoft has gotten an early jump on things for those planning on buying an Xbox One this year. The company has announced four new console bundles that include a popular game and its DLC or other digital content, along with a white 500GB Xbox One S and a wireless controller. The first is the Xbox One S Minecraft …

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Rocket League gets a second helping of official Fast & Furious DLC, coming October 11th

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube From the Fast & Furious Frivolous Fripperies desk comes news that Rocket League is yet again partnering with Universal as well as a pair of car manufacturers for second round of Fast & Furious DLC for the jet-assisted remote control car/football hybrid. For $2 each, you can now add the tricked-out Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 and the ‘70 Dodge Charger R/T to your game on October 11th. Sleek & sexy …

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League of Legends – How a weak EDward Gaming roster fought its way to Worlds

To start the 2017 season, teams in the League of Legends Pro League with major Korean stars like EDward Gaming and Royal Never Give Up had to redefine themselves. A rebuilding year meant relying on more local talent and training internally, something a team like EDward Gaming, a team that had historically relied on recruiting some of the best carries available to the region, didn’t have a track record of. Fnatic has high hopes for …

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Get a closer look at the changes coming to League of Legends’ runes in season 8

League of Legends’ preseason is the game’s transitionary period. The time between the end of one ranked season and the beginning of another is often full of new gameplay features, and this year is no exception. You can check out our Runes Reforged guide for a more in-depth list of the new runes. This year, the biggest change coming to preseason is Runes Reforged, which is the biggest change to these systems since the game …

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League of Legends Worlds 2017: Fnatic and Fenerbahce dominate on day 3

League of Legends’ world championships kicked off on Saturday, with an impressive opening ceremony and the first games of the play-in stage. Throughout the tournament, we’ll be bringing you notable results, as well as an overall tournament round-up. Get up to date with the whole tournament with our Worlds 2017 guide. Play-In Stage The play-ins are a new stage, designed to give teams from smaller regions a spot on the international stage. For the most …

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OpTic Gaming and Team Envy will bring the eClasico rivalry to Overwatch League

The last three teams to join Blizzard’s Overwatch League have been announced. Comcast Spectacor, which owns the Philadelphia Flyers, will field the Philadelphia team, while Team Envy and OpTic Gaming will take the Dallas and Houston slots, respectively. Team Envy confirmed on Sept. 18 an eight-figure investment from oil magnate Kenneth Hersh. An earlier ESPN report suggested OpTic Gaming’s investment in the Overwatch League is due, in part, by funding from Texas Rangers co-owner Neil …

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The League of Legends World Championship 2017 starts this week

With the patch for League of Legends’ Worlds championships locked in, it’s time to look towards the tournament itself. This year, one of the world’s biggest esports tournaments is getting even bigger, and we’re here to help you keep track of it all. Get up to date with League of Legends with the 7.19 patch notes. What is it? We’ll start simple. The League of Legends World Championship (colloquially known as ‘Worlds’) is an annual …

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Rocket League update: Autumn Xbox One and PS4 patch release date and changes confirmed | Gaming | Entertainment

Developers Psyonix have announced today that the Rocket League Autumn update will launch on September 28. It will comes a range of new changes, as well as being the point on PS4, Xbox One and PC when Season 5 ends and Season 6 will start. It’s been awhile since the game saw a major patch released on PS4 and Xbox One, with Psyonix planning a few change before the start of October. The new Rocket …

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OpTic Gaming reportedly secures an Overwatch League slot and applies for LCS

North American esports organization OpTic Gaming has reportedly secured the Houston Overwatch League slot, according to an ESPN report. OpTic will receive investment funding from a group owned by Texas Rangers co-owner Neil Leibman, sources told ESPN. As with the other Overwatch League franchises, the Houston slot sold for $20 million, paid over time. OpTic is also reportedly looking to drop millions more on a North American League of Legends Championship Series spot after reaching …

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North American ESL Pro League

It’s about that time yet again. After a few weeks off, the ESL Pro League has come back to North America. The North American Counter-Strike: Global Offensive scene wasn’t necessarily quiet during the break, however, as we saw some major roster moves unfold during the layoff. With those in mind, let’s take a look at how some of the teams fared in the first week of action. The all-around play of Gambit Esports and its …

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League of Legends Pro League Summer Split playoffs

For complete League of Legends recaps, standings and stats, click here. Chinese powerhouse EDward Gaming took down Invictus Gaming in a five-game series during the League of Legends Pro League Summer Split Group A semifinals on Friday in Shanghai. The 2017 League of Legends Hub is your stop for all the information you need about the five major regions. You’ll find stats, standings, results, recaps and more, all in one place. The series was important …

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Rocket League – Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC, Cross-Play, Release Date, Features – Everything We Know

Rocket League took the world by storm when it released back in July 2015, becoming an overnight success story on PlayStation 4 thanks mainly to being part of PlayStation Plus that month. Excellent word of mouth followed, as did thousands of YouTube highlight videos. With Rocket League now available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, Nintendo Switch fans needn’t feel left out. In a small teaser trailer in its E3 2017 Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo …

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