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Project L will be free to play, with Illaoi joining the roster

Typical for Riot Games but a big step in the AAA fighting game market. We’ve finally gotten our first piece of Project L news this year, and it’s a big one. Project L will be free to play! This may not come as a massive shock to fans of other Riot Games projects, but in the AAA fighting game scene this is a massive leap. In addition, it was revealed that the mystical bruiser Illaoi will also be joining the base roster of the game, as elaborated in a dedicated blog post. The video also gives a brief update on…

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New High Noon Skins and Worlds EDG Skins Heading to League of Legends

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Gangplank gets first skin in two years as Riot reveals new Solar Eclipse, Lunar Eclipse and seafaring LoL skins

Everyone’s favourite top-lane pirate Gangplank has been given a new League of Legends (LoL) skin for the first time in two years. The ‘Gangplank the Betrayer’ skin was shown off on the official League of Legends Twitter account today, and comes after his most recent skin, FPX Gangplank, launched in April 2020. Gangplank is joined by Yasuo, who is also getting a sea-themed skin – Sea Dog Yasuo. The skins were announced as part of a new line of Solar and Lunar skins in LoL. Continue reading Gangplank gets first skin in two years as Riot reveals new Solar Eclipse,…

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New UK-based agency Leapfox launches to help companies strike the right deals in esports

Leapfox, a new UK-based gaming and esports agency set up to provide commercial insight and guidance, has announced its launch today. Founded by former Excel Esports head of partnerships Patrick Collins, Leapfox aims to work with brands and agencies to navigate the industry and with rights holders to help them maximise revenues.  Patrick has more than 14 years of experience in commercial development, strategy and partnerships, having worked across traditional sports with positions at Premier League clubs such as Tottenham Hotspur and Everton. Continue reading New UK-based agency Leapfox launches to help companies strike the right deals in esports

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Coalesce on new CSGO roster for 2022 featuring Thomas and Jackinho: ‘The ambitions with this roster are clear – we believe the team can compete with the best’

UK esports organisation Coalesce have told Esports News UK about their ambitions with their newly announced CSGO roster for 2022. Coalesce announced the new roster a few days ago, which includes three Swedish players – Robiin (who has played for Endpoint in the past, Mann3n (who joins from NiP’s academy team) and Jackinho (who was most recently with Fnatic). The roster also features Spanish player Sausol, who joins from Mad Lions, and UK player Thomas, who has signed from Endpoint. Continue reading Coalesce on new CSGO roster for 2022 featuring Thomas and Jackinho: ‘The ambitions with this roster are clear…

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Riot Games opens new UK office in Reading, looks to hire staff across several positions

League of Legends and Valorant publisher Riot Games has opened a new office in Reading, UK. This will act as a base of operations for its EMEA publishing team and Northern Europe publishing team. Riot recently hired Will Attwood to work on competitive experiences across Northern Europe for all Riot titles. Will previously worked at Ubisoft on the likes of the UK and Ireland Nationals, and at ESL UK, where he worked on the ESL League of Legends Premiership and more. Continue reading Riot Games opens new UK office in Reading, looks to hire staff across several positions

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New LoL support champion Renata Glasc officially revealed: Abilities, Skin, Backstory and more detailed

Riot Games has revealed Renata Glasc, the Chem Baroness, the 159th champion to be released in League of Legends. Introduced as a support champion, Renata Glasc descends from ‘a family of resourceful and altruistic Zaunits alchemists’ and she will join the Rift in patch 12.4, which is due to drop around Wednesday February 15th 2022. “Thanks to her foresight and business acumen, she grows up to be an important figure in the district,” read a press release blurb. Continue reading New LoL support champion Renata Glasc officially revealed: Abilities, Skin, Backstory and more detailed

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Porcelain, Withered/Crystal Rose and new Firecracker LoL skins announced, including another Prestige Edition Lux

Riot Games has announced a host of new League of Legends skins for 2022 These include Porcelain skins, Withered Rose skins, Crystal Rose skins, new skins in the existing Firecracker line and also another Prestige Edition Lux (in the Porcelain skin line). Lux already has a Battle Academia Lux Prestige Edition skin, and also an Ultimate Elementalist Lux skin. We’ve included the new skin splash arts and PBE (public beta environment) in-game previews, courtesy of the official League of Legfends UK, Ireland and Nordics Twitter account, below. Continue reading Porcelain, Withered/Crystal Rose and new Firecracker LoL skins announced, including another Prestige…

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New LoL champion Zeri leaked

The first new League of Legends champion of 2022 has been revealed – the ‘hyper’ ADC with electrifying powers known as Zeri, the Spark of Zaun. Riot had previously spoken about this new 2022 electric marksman champion, but today revealed her splash art and a brief biography. Zeri appeared in a champion post on the League of Legends website today, which has now been removed. Her abilities have not yet been removed, but the blurb on the League of Legends website read: “A headstrong, spirited young woman from Zaun’s working-class, Zeri channels her electric magic to charge herself and her…

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London Royal Ravens announce new all-English CoD League roster for 2022 including returning players Zer0 and Nastie

UK Call of Duty League franchise the London Royal Ravens have this evening announced their new player roster for 2022. The line-up includes returning players Trei ‘Zer0’ Morris and Byron ‘Nastie’ Plumridge, as well as a newcomer to the Ravens, Joey ‘Gismo’ Owen, and existing player Marcus ‘Afro’ Reid, who extended his contract with the Ravens back in September. James ‘Dominate’ Batz remains as coach, and Michael ‘Odee’ O’Dell as managing director of the team. Continue reading London Royal Ravens announce new all-English CoD League roster for 2022 including returning players Zer0 and Nastie

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London Spitfire announce new player signings ahead of 2022 Overwatch League season

Cloud9’s Overwatch League franchise London Spitfire have announced a handful of new player signings as their roster rebuild gets underway. The individual announcements were made on the Spitfire Twitter account this week, with a total of four new players joining the team. The players include UK talent Jamie ‘Backbone’ O’Neill (DPS) and Owen ‘provide’ Warner (support) German tank player Daniel ‘Hadi’ Bleinagel has also returned to London Spitfire, while French tank Gael ‘Poko’ Gouzerch has joined from Philadelphia Fusion. Continue reading London Spitfire announce new player signings ahead of 2022 Overwatch League season

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AOC Gaming introduces new gaming mice and headset, plus new AGON PRO monitors up to 240Hz under the AGON by AOC brand

Promoted article (contains affiliate links) PC gaming hardware and accessories specialist AOC has expanded its gaming line-up across the entry-level AOC Gaming, levelling up brand AGON by AOC and professional grade AGON PRO brands. This entire ecosystem across mice, keyboards, headsets and monitors aims to give players and esports fans everything they need to get gaming. First up, AGON by AOC is expanding its gaming peripherals portfolio with two new mice (AOC GM510 and GM530) and a wireless headset (AOC GH401). Continue reading AOC Gaming introduces new gaming mice and headset, plus new AGON PRO monitors up to 240Hz under the AGON by AOC…

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Teamfight Tactics Set 6 Gizmos & Gadgets key info revealed: Chibi Champions Little Legends added, plus new TFT ‘Double Up’ duos mode, items, team comps and traits including Mutants

Details of Teamfight Tactics (TFT) Set 6 – Gizmos & Gadgets – have been revealed this morning, with a host of changes being introduced to Riot’s auto battler game. Gizmos & Gadgets comes to the PBE (Public Beta Environment) on October 19th 2021, then goes live on November 3rd in patch 11.22, when the Gizmos & Gadgets Pass will be available later that day. Chibi Champions: RP cost, characters and release date Riot Games has added Chibi Champions to TFT – these are cutesy Funko Pop-style versions of Little Legends, but ones that are based on actual champions from the…

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Simpkins sails back to esports: Ex-Barrage MD returns with new role at UK org Resolve – exclusive video interview

Five months ago, UK esports organisation Resolve acquired fellow UK side Barrage, and in doing so, Barrage owner and MD Jeff Simpkins took a well-earned break from esports. In late September, Resolve founder Ilias ‘Rai’ Pajoheshfar announced he was stepping back from esports for the foreseeable future, though he remains an owner and shareholder of the org. In an unexpected turn of events, Jeff has now joined Resolve as operations director, heading up esports operations for the brand that acquired his old org. Continue reading Simpkins sails back to esports: Ex-Barrage MD returns with new role at UK org Resolve –…