Over the course of the year strongest European and North American teams have been participating in offline events, fighting for fame, cash, and Challenger Circuit points. Eight teams from each regional with most points have then been invited to Regional Finals, however it wasn’t a share of a $300,000 prize pool they came for – the teams fought to prove their worthy to qualify for Season 2 World Championship with the largest prize pool in esports history of 2 million dollars, as well as to become the first professional teams to start receiving salary from the game developer company itself. Needless to say, the teams clashed with unseen intensity.
Two important League of Legends events were held during the last two weeks: the European Challenger Circuit: Poland, one of the first steps of the Season Two Championship; and MLG Summer Arena, where the legendary Korean team, Azubu Blaze, were for the first time to meet two American powerhouses – TSM and Curse. The outcome of these tournaments marked Season 2 front-runners.
Wrath of Heroes is a F2P game created by BioWare Mythic. The game takes place in the Warhammer Fantasy universe, the same as Warhammer Online did. However, the location is the only similarity WoH has with its older brother as when it comes to gameplay it is a weird hybrid of arena and MOBA. Currently the game is in open beta, so many things may change until final release and I certainly hope they will. Let’s take a look at what it has to offer.
With more and more people looking to be successful in their chosen game, the demand for gaming equipment has increased a lot. If you look back 5 years ago, there were really only a select few pieces of gear you could buy that would really help enhance your gaming. As gamers have increased their awareness of the gear, companies are constantly trying to improve their products for their customers.
Let’s take a look at some of these products and see where you can help optimize your gaming experience. I’ll give you my rundown of what I think each noteworthy piece of gaming gear out there does, and where you can’t go wrong.
I’ll aim to do these weekly because I’m aware giving people too much information in a short space of time can be hard to handle, and dreamhack is currently on – For those not watching check it out here
This week I’m going to start with the mouse.
This weekend League of Legends made its long awaited return to MLG, becoming the first major League of Legends tournament of the summer. 19 top teams from all over the world fought for a $40,000 prize pool, bringing some amazing games and incredible competition. Read below to see the winners, champion statistics, and best games recap.