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League of Legends – How viable is a 6vs6 map?

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The not that well kept secret is out! Riot’s next experimental game mode  for League of Legends will be a 6v6 version of the Summoner’s Rift map. Following the trend they have set at the end of the the 3rd season for the popular MOBA game, developers at Riot are bringing a new game mode to League of Legends. This ...

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Riot Approves Huge League of Legends Streaming Deal

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League of Legends developer Riot Games reached a 300 million dollar streaming deal yesterday with technology firm BAMtech. This is news that may very well turn the structure of eSports streaming on its head, as this deal is very similar to the broadcasting contracts associated with traditional sports. It’s going to become increasingly hard to argue that eSports are not ...

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Online multiplayer games and the fostering of a real community

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Online multiplayer games, such as World of Warcraft and League of Legends, are a lot of fun. One of their most appealing features is that the game, and its online community foster a very real sense of community amongst their players. People may have previously been under the impression that playing online games was a non social activity that you ...

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Revealed: The Most Watched Games in Youtube History

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Who would have thought that watching people crafting mines was so telegenic? If only all those soot encrusted frontiersmen – exploited by the Man, coughing their lives away in a cloud of tuberculosis and coal-dust – had had access to a second-hand $50 DV camera off eBay. They could have been internet superstars. Google have released a list of the ...

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Ekko, A New Champion Revealed for League of Legends

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Riot Games has officially revealed all the juicy details on an upcoming champion for League of Legends named Ekko, the Boy Who Shattered Time. The beautifully animated trailer can be seen below. Ekko’s main power relies in his ability to affect and manipulate time to his advantage. In a post fully outlining his abilities, Ekko is shown to be a ...

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League of Legends 5.8 patch is out, brings Ashe and Ryze rework

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Riot Games has just released another major patch for its popular MOBA, League of Legends. The 5.8 version of the game is now live, and brings a plethora of important changes. Perhaps most notable are the overhauls for two veteran LoL champions, Ryze and Ashe. Both these champions have been around since the beginnings of LoL, and have over time ...

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NA LCS Summer Promotion Preview

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The Spring Split of the 2015 North American LCS concluded last weekend when Team Solo-Mid clenched their second consecutive LCS title after defeating Cloud 9. With the year’s first Split in the book, most teams are looking forward to some time off before they begin to prepare for the upcoming Summer Split. However, this is not the case for a ...

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Cloud 9’s Hai Annouces Retirement

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The League Championship Series Spring Split has been over for less than a week, yet teams are already looking into ways to improve their roster heading into the Summer Split. One team that has already announced a huge roster change is Cloud 9. The team announced on their website on Wednesday that their Mid-Laner and shot-caller, Hai, will be retiring from ...

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TSM Wins Back to Back NA LCS Title

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After a nine week regular season and three more weeks of playoffs, the Spring Split of the North American LCS concluded on Sunday. The final match of the playoffs featured a rematch of the previous three finals, as Team Solo-Mid faced off against Cloud 9 yet again. After a long season filled with its fair shares of ups and downs, ...

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NA LCS Spring Playoffs: Team Liquid Secures Third Place

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The North American LCS Spring Playoffs continued this Saturday as Team Impulse and Team Liquid faced off against each other in the third place match. After a tumultuous season in which both of these teams faced their fair share of ups and downs, each team was so close to reaching the finals, yet were unable to beat TSM and Cloud 9. ...

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