Exclusive Extended Interview with the Rumble 2019 Champions!
Let the Champions Speak!
Even though the gameplay in the tournament is over, it’s time to understand what is going through our winners’ minds before, during and after their finals victory. [Read More]
Three Narratives to Look Out for this Rumble Finals
Rumble has been full of narratives - but here's a guide to get you through finals.
Rumble has been full of narratives this year. We have seen Shiju eSports clash with TTEAGU3, friends fight each other on a bloody battlefield, and constant talks about the best players of each role (and the tournament). [Read More]
UNSW LoLSoc Rumble 2019: Players to Watch [Semifinals Edition]
Players you should be keeping your eyes on for the rest of the playoffs!
We concluded the quarter-finals this Saturday evening with some very fun games to spectate! A strong mix of controlled macro play, with sprinkles of relentless bloodbaths going back and forth, was a perfect recipe for what we love about Rumble. [Read More]
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]
Meet MSI’s Contenders
It’s a return of new and old champions.
MSI is coming up and if you haven’t been keeping up with the regular season of your favourite regions, this is the place to be. [Read More]
Non-Competitive League of Legends: League Culture, Rotations, and Experimentation
How Riot manages to keep Summoners Rift Competitive alongside introducing fun game modes.
League of Legends has served for many players as a medium of competition. However, outside the world of eSports and rank climb, a handful of non-competitive players have also found their place in League. With the main available game modes being Summoners’ Rift, All Random All Mid (ARAM), and Twisted Treeline; at times to the non-competitive player, it could get rather boring without a team of friends. [Read More]
Why YOU Should Love League of Legends ESports
Why you, the player, should watch League ESports!
Champion Reveal: Kanye West, the Greatest of All Time
He first dropped out of College. He then won the heart of an entire generation, while pushing the boundaries of hip-hop, jazz, electropop alongside unparalleled commercial success. [Read More]