Scrub Killa and Gregan are reunited - and their Rocket League ambitions haven't changed

About eight months ago, I sat in Team Vitality's brand new training facility in Paris' iconic Stade de France, and nattered away with Rocket League coach Mike 'Gregan' Ellis and young prodigy Kyle 'Scrub Killa' Robertson. The pair helped Vitality win a World Championship and were preparing to solidify the French organisation as the best Rocket League team in the world. Just two months later at the turn of the year, both had left.For Gregan, there followed a long period away from the responsibility…

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Here's the League of Legends season 10 patch schedule

It's a big year for League of Legends. We're over halfway into season 10 and there's already been plenty of goodies added to the game - and plenty more to look forward to. We've seen a bunch of those 120 new League of Legends skins - including a free new-look Volibear skin for players of the Juggernaut Champ - so far, as well as LoL's new Jungler Champion Lillia - and it looks like there's another new character for LoL, Yone, on the way, too. Maybe. Phew!But, of course, the MMORPG's fortnightly update…

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Cheap LoL skins (and Champions)! Here are this week's sweet deals

Following the launch of LoL patch 10.16 and ahead of the giant LoL patch 10.18, there are some super sweet deals on a bunch of skins and some of the best League of Legends Champions right now. Each week, developer Riot hosts an in-game sale giving you the chance to scoop up those looks and characters you've had your eye on for a while, and this round's got some real goodies on offer. Read on to see which LoL treats you can grab with a hefty discount this week.There are 15 skins and five Champions…

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League of Legends skips patch 10.17 as Riot takes "a week off"

Riot is taking a week off. That means a number of updates for the studio's big games are going to shift around as the developers take some R&R time, including League of Legends. Basically, League of Legends patch 10.17 is getting skipped over (almost) entirely, so we'll be moving pretty much straight from League of Legends patch 10.16 to 10.18, with just a relatively small number of balance changes in between. Riot's calling the patch that will replace the 10.17 update 10.16b, indicating that it's…

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PUBG Continental Series is getting a fourth event this year

Player Unknown's Battlegrounds' Continental Series is extending its 2020 esports calendar by adding the PUBG Continental Series 3 in November. As with previous tournaments, the Series consists of four regional tournaments, each with a $200,000 prize pool.The regions remain the same as in Series 2, meaning matches in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Asia will feature in PCS 3. A statement from the tournament cited "overwhelming fan support" as the driving factor behind the addition of an extra…

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Rocket League director says the Epic Games Store is "a great platform" for the game

Rocket League has just turned five, but the game has had quite the journey. From launching in July 2015 on PC and PlayStation 4, to being ported to Xbox the following year, the game has entertained millions of players with its addicting rocket-powered cars. Now Psyonix is preparing for its biggest update yet, in which Rocket League will be made free-to-play.Of course, this decision has been a long time coming. Psyonix were, after all, bought out by Epic Games last year, and the development team have…

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Cheap LoL skins (and Champions)! Here are this week's sweet deals

Following the launch of LoL patch 10.16 and ahead of the giant LoL patch 10.18, there are some super sweet deals on a bunch of skins and some of the best League of Legends Champions right now. Each week, developer Riot hosts an in-game sale giving you the chance to scoop up those looks and characters you've had your eye on for a while, and this round's got some real goodies on offer. Read on to see which LoL treats you can grab with a hefty discount this week.There are 15 skins and five Champions…

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League of Legends skips patch 10.17 as Riot takes "a week off"

Riot is taking a week off. That means a number of updates for the studio's big games are going to shift around as the developers take some R&R time, including League of Legends. Basically, League of Legends patch 10.17 is getting skipped over (almost) entirely, so we'll be moving pretty much straight from League of Legends patch 10.16 to 10.18, with just a relatively small number of balance changes in between. Riot's calling the patch that will replace the 10.17 update 10.16b, indicating that it's…

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PCS Update: Upcoming PCS2 and the PCS3 that will keep the excitement going

Hello PUBG Esports fans,
Today, we are excited to share additional details about the upcoming PCS2 event and reveal our new plan to hold a third tournament, PCS3, that will keep the excitement of PUBG Esports rolling through the rest of the year.

PCS2 – Increased tension and fun with more matches

Scheduled to be held in August, we’ve made the decision to extend the tournament period for PSC2 and increase the total number of matches. PUBG Esports fans will get 24 matches per region played over…

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SWAG: August 3-9

Last Week

    [*] The Bonus Update went live on Tuesday last week, bringing new balance changes and cosmetics![*] The New Moon event brought the Crescent Moon Bundle, which included Dragonguard Horus and Oblivion Ruler Persephone. [*] The Deadnaut Chest became available, spotlighting the new Deadnaut Cupid skin.[*] The Aces Bundle went live, bringing new music to the Battleground![*] To get all the details about the changes that took place last week and to download wallpapers for these skins, check out…

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The LoL Worlds 2020 kick off next month, and there could be an audience

The tenth iteration of the biggest annual event in the League of Legends esports calendar heads to Shanghai, China this year. Developer Riot Games has announced the LoL Worlds 2020 Championship kicks off towards the end of next month and that all stages will be held "exclusively" in the city, to "ensure the health and safety of everyone involved in bringing Worlds 2020 to life". Plus, audiences could potentially be allowed to attend the finals, depending on circumstances.As revealed in a post on…

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Cheap LoL skins (and Champions)! Here are this week's sweet deals

Following the launch of LoL patch 10.15 and ahead of the giant LoL patch 10.16, there are some super sweet deals on a bunch of skins and some of the best League of Legends Champions right now. Each week, developer Riot hosts an in-game sale giving you the chance to scoop up those looks and characters you've had your eye on for a while, and this round's got some real goodies on offer. Read on to see which LoL treats you can grab with a hefty discount this week.There are 15 skins and five Champions…

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Riot cancels LoL esports deal with Saudi Arabian city project following backlash

League of Legends publisher Riot has canned its partnership with Saudia Arabian city project Neom following criticism from employees, esports casters, and fans. The deal would have seen the Saudi city project come on board as a partner for League of Legends' European Championship tournament's summer season. However, in a statement, Riot's director of esports EMEA Alberto Guerrero explains that it was important the developer moved quickly once they realised "mistakes" were made."As a company and as…

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The LoL Worlds 2020 kick off next month, and there could be an audience

The tenth iteration of the biggest annual event in the League of Legends esports calendar heads to Shanghai, China this year. Developer Riot Games has announced the LoL Worlds 2020 Championship kicks off towards the end of next month and that all stages will be held "exclusively" in the city, to "ensure the health and safety of everyone involved in bringing Worlds 2020 to life". Plus, audiences could potentially be allowed to attend the finals, depending on circumstances.As revealed in a post on…

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Riot signs controversial sponsorship deal with Saudi Arabia city project

UPDATE 30/07/20: In response to significant criticism from the League of Legends fan base and casters, the LEC has ended its controversial sponsorship deal with Saudi Arabia city project Neom. The news was announced via a statement from Alberto Guerrero, Riot's director of esports for Europe, the Middle East and Africa."As a company and as a league, we know that it's important to recognise when we make mistakes and quickly work to correct them," Guerrero wrote. "After further reflection, while we…

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Riot cancels LoL esports deal with Saudi Arabian city project following backlash

League of Legends publisher Riot has canned its partnership with Saudia Arabian city project Neom following criticism from employees, esports casters, and fans. The deal would have seen the Saudi city project come on board as a partner for League of Legends' European Championship tournament's summer season. However, in a statement, Riot's director of esports EMEA Alberto Guerrero explains that it was important the developer moved quickly once they realised "mistakes" were made."As a company and as…

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Rocket League director says the Epic Games Store is "a great platform" for the game

Rocket League has just turned five, but the game has had quite the journey. From launching in July 2015 on PC and PlayStation 4, to being ported to Xbox the following year, the game has entertained millions of players with its addicting rocket-powered cars. Now Psyonix is preparing for its biggest update yet, in which Rocket League will be made free-to-play.Of course, this decision has been a long time coming. Psyonix were, after all, bought out by Epic Games last year, and the development team have…

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Rocket League Ranks: Ranking system explained, MMR, rewards, and more

We all love a bit of frantic, fast-paced aerial car football, don't we? Rocket League stands in a field of its own as an esport, with its mixture of teamwork, coordination and driving skills making it hard to squeeze into any pre-existing genre.Because it's so unique, Rocket League has a massive following and has become a top tier esport. But it isn't just the pro players who get to play competitively; Rocket League has a ranking system which allows you to progress from Unranked to Grand Champion…

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Who is League of Legends' Samira? PBE leaks mysterious new name

As highlighted in the LoL patch 10.16 notes, something intriguing has just hit the League of Legends Public Beta Environment. A mysterious new emote has appeared, and while it's far from clear what it is or what it's for, it's seemingly to tied to an even bigger mystery: someone or something called 'Samira'.As spotted by Moobeat, who runs League of Legends fansite Surrenderat20, a new emote has appeared on the MOBA game's PBE, whose icon looks like an artistic abstraction of a rose, with a shiny…

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Your free League of Legends and Teamfight Tactics Twitch loot is here

Twitch Prime subscribers, your delivery has arrived. The latest round of free loot for Twitch Prime members has arrived, and that includes a skin shard for League of Legends and a new little legend egg for Riot's auto-battler Teamfight Tactics.Along with its monthly offering of free games, Twitch Prime - membership in which is included with Amazon Prime - also provides subscribers with periodic bonus goodies for various games. There have been a selection of specially designed Rainbow Six Siege Twitch…

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