League of Legends is Now in its Modernist Phase

Riot Games is pushing League into a new paradigm of gameplay.

It is a universal rule that everything grows and evolves, and League of Legends is no exception to it. From its humble beginnings to 10 year-old birthday, League is nearly indistinguishable from its early days. For 9 years, it has grown larger and more complex through the addition of new champions, items, and more. However, the game has reached a point where these additions can only do so much to... [Read More]

Yuumean She’s Not an Actual Champion? Why The Magical Cat is Sitting at 35% Win Rate.

Why does Yuumi have the lowest starting winrate of all-time?

Yuumi, The Magical Cat, was introduced recently with Patch 9.10. As with all new champions, she received considerable play throughout the elos in the hopes that she would be powerful. However, she has underwhelmed so far, sporting the lowest win rate in the game so far at around 35%, 10% lower than Ryze and Kalista (who both nonetheless hold considerable power in competitive play), as per Lolalytics. Only release Syndra... [Read More]