The 2018 Asian Games esports demonstrations came to an end on September 1stwith the final match of Pro Evolution Soccer 2018. This year, the Asian Games included six esports as demonstration sports for the very first time. It's the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympic Games and includes forty-six participating nations. Before the event,... Continue Reading →
Former RNG Coach Joins LMS’ JTeam
Back in October 2017, LPL RNG's coach Huang "FireFox" Ting-Hsiang, announced that he would be resigning following the 2017 League of Legends World Championship after two and a half years as the team's head coach. Some time ago, there was a popular rumor that he had joined the LMS team AHQ as coach. However, during... Continue Reading →
Esports to be Included in 2018 Asian Games
The Asian Games are the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympic Games and are recognized by the International Olympic Committee. It's held every four years with participants from forty-six nations. This year, for the first time, esports will be featured as a demonstration sport. This means players won't be receiving medals, but it's an... Continue Reading →
2017 Chinese Game Billboard is Coming (Video)
Voting is now open for users to pick their favorite games of 2017. Voting closes on December 29th and the awards ceremony will take place on January 18. Check out the video below to see some of the categories and the nominees that are currently leading.
League of Legends All-Star 2017
China had an amazing showing at the 2017 League of Legends All-Star tournament, taking home first place in both 1v1 and 5v5. They managed to defeat League of Legends titans of the LCK in a best of three, 2-1 during semi-finals, and went head-to-head against LMS in a best of five for the finals, including... Continue Reading →
LPL 2017 League of Legends Awards
The LPL 2017 League of Legends Awards ceremony took place yesterday, November 27, at the Shanghai Shipyard 1862 Theatre. The awards are a red carpet, tuxedo type of affair that looks back on the last season of League of Legends and rewards players, casters, coaches, and others for their improvement, skills, or contributions. Winners are... Continue Reading →
League of Legends in China (Video)
As the League of Legends 2017 World Championship finals are coming up this weekend in Beijing, check out this short video with more information about League of Legends in China. How popular is it, who's the highest earning player, and how does the scene compare to North America? Watch and find out!
REDemption: LPL Wins Rift Rivals 2017 Asian Region
After four days of intense competition, the Chinese League of Legends division, LPL, triumphed in the Rift Rivals 2017 Asian region tournament against the LCK (Korea) and the LMS (Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao). The first day of competition saw China with 2 wins and 2 losses (1 win and 1 loss to both LMS and... Continue Reading →
Familiar Faces at a Shanghai Amusement Park
Our school took a trip to the Shanghai amusement park, Happy Valley (上海欢乐谷), and, in addition to a ring-toss game where you can win a bottle of wine, I stumbled across some familiar faces in a claw machine and the souvenir shop.
KFC Offering League of Legends Combo Meals
For a limited time, KFC in China is offering League of Legends combo meals which includes a gifted code for a champion skin. There are three combo meals you can pick from-- a New Orleans Burger with chicken nuggets (99 RMB), a BBQ pulled pork burger with hot wings (39 RMB), and a bucket of... Continue Reading →