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Kentucky University Offers League of Legends Scholarships

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As if the availability of Dota 2 courses at Chinese universities wasn’t indicative enough of how popular MOBAs have become, the League of Legends scholarships being offered by the University of Pikeville in Kentucky might very well suggest we are dealing with a new pop culture phenomena. A private liberal arts college, the University of Pikeville has at “at least 20 scholarships” that it wants to give out to League of Legends players that want to pursue “conventional” education with them. Given that League of Legends is part of the eSports scenes, these students will be treated like other student...

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League of Legends - New Champion Rek’Sai Fights Underground

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Meet the latest champion to join the competitive world of League of Legends -- Rek’Sai! Also called the Void Burrower, Rek’Sai is an agile and fast jungler capable of darting between camps in Riot’s highly popular MOBA. The main highlight of Rek’Sai is her ability to travel and attack while underground. Xer’Sai is the name of her passive ability and allows her to gain fury whenever she attacks enemies, which can then be used to Borrow and briefly regenerate health. She ignores unit collision when navigating beneath the locations of League of Legends. Her other abilities can divided into those...

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League of Legends Now Lets You Send a Gift at End of Match

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Popular MOBA League of Legends now allows players to show their appreciation towards others by letting them send and share gifts at the end of each match. Apparently, developer Riot Games is a strong believer of the saying “giving is caring.” You can send presents to people you have enjoyed playing with, people who helped you win difficult games, and/or people you just feel deserve a gift. For the magnanimous types, you can even send gifts to players from the opposing team, regardless of whether you win or lose against them. As much as Riot believes that giving is caring,...

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Roccat Ryos TKL Pro: Serious Mechanical Keyboard for eSports

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This is the Roccat Ryos TKL Pro, a new mechanical keyboard designed specifically for pro gamers serious about eSports competitions. Featuring a tenkeyless design, the gaming keyboard lacks the number pad you usually find on regular mechanical keyboards, but is lighter and narrower than regular keyboards, thus making it perfect for eSports players that travel a lot to attend competitions. According to Roccat, the Ryos TKL Pro is guaranteed to optimize the play of anyone who uses it, boasting that all the members of its professional League of Legends team, as well as its Starcraft 2 pro player Ko “HyuN”...

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League of Legends: Behave or You Won’t Get Ranked

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Players who do not abide by League of Legends rules will not be ranked in online queues, says Riot Games. With many players cutting corners or disregarding League of Legends' online rules to develop their characters, the developer has been working hard to prevent such bad behavior. Its new Ranked Restrictions policy, which is currently being trial-tested on North American and European servers, takes ranking privileges away from online offenders until they have proven that they are willing to "keep it clean." Moreover, they will be blocked from every other queue chat. "With Ranked Restrictions now live-testing on NA and...

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