League of Legends Features

Out of the Wild West: Inside the Evolution of Games Writing

INSIDE THE WRITING IN GAMES | From League of Legends to Tomb Raider, we dive into how games writing has evolved in the modern age and the people behind it.

The Most Pop Games

These games are bright, bubbly, and totally get stuck in your head, just like pop music.

Smashin' Squids: Is Nintendo Planning to Give eSports a Sporting Chance on the Switch?

Nintendo might be getting serious about eSports with the Switch, but it has to go all-in to make it work.

Spring League of Legends North American LCS Finals Preview: What to Know and How to Watch

Old rivals meet as the Spring split of the North American LCS comes to a close.

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to Warriors from League of Legends

When a very big band makes a song for a very big game, you get something that's a little weird, a little over-earnest, and thoroughly enjoyable.

The Race to Become the Next Big eSport

COVER STORY: From Halo to Rocket League, seemingly every developer wants their game to be a big-time eSport, and the stakes are even higher than you realize.

League of Legends' Fiora Redesign Tests the Limits of "Creative Freedom"

Riot alters the design of a League of Legends character, only to cause the ire of fans.

The 15 Best Games Since 2000: The Complete List

What are the fifteen best games from the past fifteen years? Here's our complete list.

The 2015 League of Legends World Championship Was a Great Underdog Story Until SK Telecom Remembered Who They Were

The Tigers were the Mighty Ducks to SK Telecom's Hawks, but there was no happy ending for the underdogs of the 2015 World Championship.

eSports Are Growing Up

Change and growth isn't a smooth, orderly process. Competitive gaming is starting to expand and see some pushback from traditional sports.

Giving Life to a League of Legends Champion: Inside Riot Games' Animation Process

Mike talks to Riot Games senior animator Rory Alderton about animating League of Legends' host of champions.

Dispatches from PAX Prime 2014: In the Audience at the League of Legends Semi-Finals

Kat attended her first League of Legends event at PAX, and she was surprised by what she found.