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Riot has introduced a handful additions to existing champions, promoting Anti-shielding, Anti-healing, Anti-mobility and True-sight. Anti-shielding additions A welcome added mechanic to finally get rid of shields on enemy champions. Blitzcrank: Static Field (R) now has a new added “E.M.P” effect which removes shields on enemies when casted. This will enable Blitz to heavily counterMore
It is unlikely that Riot will continue to make furtherMore
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League of Legends

LoL PBE 9.10 Rundown: just a few changes!

Just a few changes for this update in the 9.10More
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League of Legends

PBE 9.7 Patch notes rundown

Very minor champion balancing with this patch. However, rune changes are something you must pay attention too. Champion changes Kayle – Base attack damage slightly lowered from 52 to 50,More
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League of Legends

New changes coming soon to ARAM

League’s most popular game mode outside the traditional summoners rift 5 v 5, All Random All Mid, also known as ARAM, will soon be getting some major changes. As mostMore
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League of Legends

LoL Patch notes 9.6 rundown

Significant champion changes Hecarim: Q will deal 10% additional damage for every stack of Rampage. Kayle: As expected, Kayle will be receiving a nerf towards her late game. Attack speedMore
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League of Legends

LoL Positional Ranking System has been axed

As most League of Legends players would already know, at the start of 2019, Riot released a post and a video regarding a major change coming to the rank system,More
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League of Legends

League of Legends Patch 9.5 rundown

Champion changes Akali – PBE changes to Akali have carried over to this patch. Twilight shroud duration will now have its duration immediately extended by 3 seconds when re-enters shroud. More
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League of Legends

League of Legends PBE 9.5 Patch notes

Very small changes hitting the PBE, primarily balancing for Akali which had previously been nerfed out of the game. New skins have also been revealed, which include chromas for Brand,More
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League of Legends

League of Legends PBE 9.4 Patch notes

The PBE 9.4 cycle has introduced a fairly big change to support items which will destroy their viability in the top lane following its use in the NA LCS. ZedMore
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Dota 2

Dota 2 Patch 7.19b – Ineffective Nerfs for Broken Heroes

Everyone knew it was coming. After the sheer abuse of certain heroes at The International 2018, the announcement of the latest Dota 2 patch (7.19b) came as a relief forMore
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League of Legends

Major changes heading towards ARAM

After many months, if not years, Riot has finally decided to change ARAM up a fair bit, and doesn’t consist of just a few minor tweaks here and there. ChampionMore
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League of Legends

Upcoming Jungle changes – How will they impact you?

‘Riot Sotere’, an official Rioter has posted on the NA League of Legends boards. It details some upcoming changes to hit the PBE. These changes are set to impact theMore
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Here at esports.net we value your opinions as readers, which is why we’re giving you the chance to review the top esports games out there. We are looking for you, the readers, to provide us with honest and impartial reviews of all your favourite esports games.

It can be hard to gauge a game properly when all you have read is reviews by journalists or other professional esports writers. Experienced gamers like you understand what makes a game truly special. You understand what other gamers are looking for when playing, and how to communicate in a way that regular people understand – without all the waffle. Help us identify specific issues from an expert’s perspective, and help other gamers to gain in the process.

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Streams of games on Twitch and Youtube are frequently amongst the most watched streams of any esports discipline. Fans can also buy merchandise such as toys and clothes, based on features from the game, such as characters. The imagery of the game shows a number of influences, ranging from classic ‘swords and sorcery’ fantasy, to steam punk and horror.

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The most popular esports games now attract many millions of players, and the top professionals can draw online crowds for streams of their games which number in the hundreds of thousands.

Defense of the Ancients 2, usually referred to as Dota 2, is another game which has become a real lynchpin of the professional esports scene. This is another battle arena game, which draws its structures and characters from the Warcraft universe. One of the most played games on Steam, there is a huge community of Dota 2 players out there, waiting for fresh reviews of additions to their favourite game.

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In addition to these major titles, there are plenty more games out there that you potential reviewers can stick your teeth into. Call of Duty, World of Tanks, Hearthstone and a host of other titles are building up massive followings for their professional leagues and tournaments.

Competitive games usually consist of two, five-member teams taking each other on. Other scenarios where smaller groups or individuals skirmish, also exist. Matches usually last between 20 minutes and an hour, and have a fixed objective which teams must complete to win victory. The most common form that these objectives take is destroying the enemy’s main base, or ‘nexus’, which is commonly the culmination of a team also having destroyed a series of other defensive structures. These structures are known as turrets or towers.

League of Legends is one of the first and most successful MOBA games, launched by Riot Games in 2009.

League of Legends (also referred as LoL or League) is a MOBA game which has become hugely popular over the last few years. A battle arena game, it sets teams of champions against each other in a quest to destroy the opposition’s main base, or ‘nexus’. With both recreational players and as a lynchpin of the competitive esports scene, LoL is fast-paced, and blends elements of real-time shooter games, with aspects that gamers might more typically associate with role-playing games.

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Developed by Riot Games, it has proved very popular with players, both amateur and professional, and at one stage in its history was the most played OC game in Europe and North America. Read our League of Legends news to be always updated.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, usually referred to as CS:GO, has become a staple of professional tournament play in recent years. A first-person shooter, set in a modern day battlefield environment, many of the world’s biggest esports events feature CS:GO tournaments.

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