League of Legends

What happened at the League of Legends 2017 World Championships first Play-in Stage?

This year, the League of Legends 2017 World Championships is the longest it's ever been. That's because it has something new - the Play-in Stage. Rather than jumping from qualifiers into a Group Stage, the Play-in Stage is now a staple in official League of Legends tournaments, a place for lower …

Competitive Gaming

League of Legends' Evelynn is getting a rework | New abilities, model, and skins

One of the earliest champions in League of Legends, Evelynn, the Widowmaker, has been a nightmare for balancing. Her passive, which made her go invisible, became a constant challenge whenever the game was changed up, as she was such an outlier. Any changes to how vision works typically meant …

Competitive Gaming

Worlds 2017: Five Questions for Longzhu Gaming

Longzhu Gaming come out of the LCK a major threat, taking down the league’s Summer Split as its champion. It also took down the god of the LCK in SK …

Competitive Gaming

Forge Your Path

We're removing the level 30 cap, and the new cap is… infinity! We're also replacing the IP grind with a revamped rewards system that levels up with …

Competitive Gaming

SFA to appoint first female to their board as innovation pioneer Ana Stewart to join this week

The appointment of Stewart will be announced this week – and she will immediately become one of the most powerful players on the Scottish football …

Scottish Football

The Lowdown: Paris Legends Championship - Senior Tour

<i>With exactly one year to go until The 2018 Ryder Cup, European Senior Tour members are teeing it up at Le Golf National, next year’s host venue, for</i> …

Golf

The Weekend In Esports: The 2017 League World Championship Arrives

The nearly month long, biggest esporting event of the year is upon us. <i>League of Legends</i> teams kicked off the play-in stage earlier today with matches …

Competitive Gaming

What's Coming up in the League of Legends Scene?

Welcome to IGN Australia's League of Legends tournament snapshot! The idea behind this doc is to give you a quick reference guide for the upcoming …

Competitive Gaming

What's Coming up in Hearthstone, Smite, Dota 2 and More?

Welcome to IGN Australia's miscellaneous competitive snapshot! The idea behind this doc is to give you a quick reference guide for the upcoming …

Rocket League

Anyone has a shot of making it out of Group D Play-ins

When the groups for the Play-in stage were drawn earlier this month, it was easy to see the winners in the first three groups. Each one had a strong …

Hong Kong

New video teases upcoming Evelynn rework

In a video posted by the <i>League of Legends</i> Phillipines Facebook account, we can get a sneak peek into what Evelynn is going to look like in her …

Competitive Gaming

Madison Square Garden to Become a New Home of eSports

September 21, 2017<p>Share This<p>And So, eSports Transitions into One of the Biggest Places of Entertainment<p>One of the biggest names in sports may soon …

Competitive Gaming

Fnatic will stand tall in Group C, but Kaos Latin Gamers should put up a good fight

If any team in Group C wants to stand out, they’ll have to get past Fnatic to do it.<p>While the EU LCS third seed’s playoff run may have been cut short …

Can EA Navigate The Modern Gaming Landscape?

The gaming industry is growing rapidly, and mobile gaming is set to complement older consoles.<p>EA has grown its mobile offering by transitioning …

Business

At 170 million users, this is still the ‘early growth stage’ for China’s online gaming market

China’s online gaming market is expected to demonstrate robust growth in coming years, driven by the rising popularity of online competitions and the …

News (China)

'PUBG' Creator 'Would Love' To Add Single Player To The Game

Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene recently expressed his interest in bringing a single player campaign to his game <i>PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.</i> But …

Grand Theft Auto

Legends Never Die (ft. Against The Current) [Instrumental] | Worlds 2017 - League of Legends by LeagueofLegends - Listen to music

Competitive Gaming

The new rune UI tracks your stats and keeps you informed

This week’s Runes Corner developer blog is a little different. Instead of the weekly rune dump, experience designer Riot Sparkle showed up to show …

Gaming

Why a doctor changed careers and became an esports caster

Before Aaron "Medic" Chamberlain became an esports caster for the <i>League of Legends</i> Challenger Series, he was a doctor.<p>During an interview with <i>The</i> …

Entertainment

Deals: 90% Off Unity Training For Multiplayers

Creating a gaming hit like League of Legends or Call of Duty is no small feat, but every aspiring developer has to start somewhere. While going back …

Game Development

Nintendo's Tencent Partnership Could Open Door to Switch In China: WSJ

Nintendo recently announced a partnership with the Chinese company Tencent to publish one of its games on the Nintendo Switch, the Wall Street …

Gaming

Team WE will easily make it through Group A, but don’t sleep on Gambit

Group A is unquestionably the strongest of those competing at the Play-in Stage of the 2017 World Championship.<p>Coming into the group from Latin …

FIFA

'PUBG' Is Steam's Most Played Game

<i>PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds</i> is now Steam's most played game ever, according to the site Steamcharts' metrics.<p>Steamcharts is an ever-updating …

Competitive Gaming

More universities are starting their own electronic sports teams

50<p>Over the past three years, 50 universities in the US have started electronic sports teams.<p>Published | Photo by Image: AP<p>50<p>Schools with teams …

Education

Download cute phone wallpapers courtesy of the Korean League mobile store

On the Korean <i>League of Legends</i> mobile store, you can download sweet phone wallpapers drawn by various fan artists.<p>There are three artists listed: 달파란 …

Mobile

Meet the Worlds 2017 Teams

Meet the 24 teams participating in the 2017 World Championship.

World Championship

‘Your Shop’ makes a surprise return for more personalized skin discounts

Announced unexpectedly, “Your Shop” is back up in the <i>League of Legends</i> client!<p>“Your Shop” is a collection of six skins pulled together by an …

Competitive Gaming

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' smashes Steam's peak user record

<i>PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds</i> has broken another Steam record, and this time it might stick. The battle royale shooter just surpassed Valve's <i>Dota 2</i> to claim the all-time record for concurrent players. 1.34 million gamers fighting for survival at the same time, surpassing the previous record of 1.29 …

Gaming

Plus-Sized Model Quickly Establishing Herself as Sexiest Most Voluptuous Cosplayer Around

September 16, 2017<p>Share This<p>Mariah Mallad is Quietly Considered One of the Premier Cosplayers Around<p>Cosplay is an old and timeless art form. It’s one …

Cosplay

The Biggest Industry You’ve Never Heard Of - Alumni - Harvard Business School

It’s a sunny May afternoon in LA. Søren Bjerg, a slender and pale 21-year-old with chunky glasses and a black hoodie, is sitting in the den of the …

Harvard Business School