1/27 PBE Update: Heartseeker Varus, Marauder Ashe & Warwick, Inquisitor Nautilus & Sivir, and more!

Posted on at 11:56 AM by Moobeat
The PBE has been updated! Today's update starts the 5.3 PBE cycle and includes a new Heartseeker Varus skin, as well as Marauder Ashe, Marauder Warwick, Inquisitor Nautilus, and Inquisitor Sivir skins!
Continue reading for more information!

Patch 5.2 Notes

Posted on at 11:52 AM by Moobeat

Patch 5.2 is on the way and the official patch notes have been posted!
Continue reading for the complete notes, including oodles of balance changes, the removal of DFG, several upcoming skins, bug fixes, and much more!

Red Post Collection: Music of League of Legends Volume 1 now available, The Curse of the Sad Mummy discussion, Note on DS and BC Poro Wards, and more!

Posted on at 2:21 AM by Moobeat
This morning's red post collection includes a look at the new 15 track collection of League of Legends music, as well as  discussion on "The Curse of the Sad Mummy", KateyKhaos with a brief comment on the still unreleased Dragonslayer and Battlecast wards, and more!
Continue reading for more information!

Patch 5.2 Server Maintenance Announced

Posted on at 6:37 PM by Moobeat
Good news everyone - Server maintenance for our next patch, Patch 5.2, has been scheduled!

On January 28th  at 3:00 AM PST for NA, 5:00 GMT for EUW and 02:00 GMT for EUNE, servers will go down for maintenance and the  5.2  patch will be applied.

Here's  NA version of the  Network Operations maintenance announcement:
"On 01/28/2015, starting at 01:30 PST, ranked queues will be disabled in preparation for patch 5.2. At 03:00 PST, the servers will be shut down and all games currently in progress will end in a draw and stats will not be recorded. We estimate the battlegrounds will be unavailable for 6 hours."
Be sure to check your particular servers status page for your region's specific 5.2 maintenance times:

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I'll keep you updated as more information on what the patch contains and patch notes become available. While the 5.2 PBE content is usually a good indicator of what's to come, please remember that it is tentative and not everything may make it to live.

This Week in eSports - Worlds 2015 in EU, LCS Week 1, & more

Posted on at 6:11 PM by Glyceroll
Better late than never - following the first week of the NA/EU LCS, we're back with a weekly eSports recap!
[Warning: This post contains spoilers! Click here for spoiler free NA/EU LCS links!]

Continue reading for more information, including the latest league standings, the announcement that Worlds 2015 is headed to EU, and much more!

League of Legends Music: The Curse of the Sad Mummy

Posted on at 9:35 AM by Moobeat
Check out "The Curse of the Sad Mummy", a beautifully sad music video telling the tale of Amumu!

"Every child in Valoran has heard the tale before, About the cursed mummy boy who felt his heart no more."
Continue reading for more information, including lyrics and a set of wallpapers from the video!

Free Champion Rotation, Week of January 27th

Posted on at 8:43 AM by frostyNinja
The free to play champion rotation for this week features Brand, Dr. Mundo, Jinx, Kalista, Leona, Nautilus, Renekton, Taric, Viktor, and Volibear.
Continue reading for these champions' regular store prices.

Champion and Skin Sale 1/27 - 1/30

Posted on at 7:00 AM by frostyNinja
A new champion and skin sale starts tomorrow! Between January 27th and January 30th, you'll be able to pick up Fisherman Fizz for 487 RP, Frostfire Annie for 487 RP, Lumberjack Sion for 260 RP, Jayce for 487 RP, Irelia for 440 RP and Twisted Fate for 292 RP.
Continue reading for a better look at this sale's discounted skins!

Red Post Collection: Tristana's new splash not going out in 5.2, Champ Design Panel from PAX South, Fizz Icon, & more!

Posted on at 9:41 AM by Moobeat
This afternoon's red post collection includes Ququroon explaining that Tristana's upcoming champion update in 5.2 will not include a new splash art as they are still working on it, confirmation the new Fizz summoner icon will be available on all servers, IronStylus sharing an update on Taric's visual update, a look at the "LoL Champion Design: The Good, The Bad, and The Urgot" panel from PAX South, & more!
Continue reading for more information!

NA LCS Spring Split Week 1

Posted on at 11:55 AM by Glyceroll
The wait is over - the 2015 NA LCS Spring split kicks off today with week one featuring a total of ten games between North America's top ten teams!
Continue reading for a (spoiler free) look at team info, schedules, and VODs once they become available!