Power Rankings: The Rift Rivals Effect!

If you missed Rift Rivals, SHAME ON YOU! But we understand…so make sure you check out the LvL^ Podcast (on iTunes, Google Play, and OvertimeNetwork.com) for the full recap of the NA vs. EU Rift Rivals match up. Spoiler alert! NA laid the smack down on the EU! In the group stage alone, NA went … Read more

LCS Power Rankings: Preseason Season 7

LCS is right around the corner! This means our Preseason Power Rankings are back with a vengeance. Preseason rankings are always interesting. Roster moves and meta changes add unexpected variables into how we rank teams. Just because a team has amazing individual players doesn’t always mean they will do well (Looking at you Season 6 … Read more

S6 EU LCS Spring Championship Preview: OG vs. G2

The EU LCS Spring Championship Best-of-5 Series: Date: Sunday, April 17th, 2016 Time: 11am ET/8pm PT Where to Watch: Twitch.tv / lolesports.com / YouTube Gaming Coming into the European League Championship Series: Spring Split many fans expected Origen to make the Split Finals, while many doubted the capabilities of newcomer G2 Esports. Toward the end of the split, fans felt like … Read more

LCS Power Rankings: Going into Week 8

WE’RE BACK! Did you miss us?! Just like the LCS, we took last week off. Not like anything big happened in Week 7…unless…WAIT!!! CLG BEAT IMMORTALS! Immortals went 1-1 in Week 7 after CLG exploited their…backdoor! One of the most exciting games in the LCS in a while. Cloud 9 fans rejoice! Your 13-0 NALCS … Read more

LCS Power Rankings: Going into Week 7

Dang it, Renegades! You had everyone on their seats when you were hanging toe to toe with Immortals! At one point we were all hoping you would finish what was easily the best chance to knock Immortals off their tower of immortality! But alas! It wasn’t meant to be…sad. In other news: Rick Fox is … Read more

LCS Power Rankings: Going into Week 6

Bring your gifts so we may give a sacrifice to the Visa gods! Echo Fox has a LCS roster and Ryu is back for H2K! And how different do Echo Fox look?! They went 2-0 this weekend with a nice win over NRG Esports. Selfie has been filling in nicely for H2K, but Ryu back … Read more

LCS Power Rankings: Entering Week 5

Not much has changed since last rankings. Cloud 9 is the big winner as they took a nice leap up to 6th place. Elements hope of a good split is sinking faster than the Titanic. G2 Esports continues to impress, while Origen need to hit the panic switch! The midway point of the spring split … Read more

North American League Championship (NA LCS) Team Preview

Counter Logic Gaming Roster NEW: Stixxay (ADC) RETURNING: Darshan (Top, formerly ZionSpartan), Xmithie (Jungle), Huhi (Mid), Aphromoo (Support) The biggest headline of CLG’s offseason was losing their star AD Carry Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng to their long time rival, Team SoloMid. Trevor “Stixxay” Hayes, formerly of CLG Black, was added to the roster to fill the vacancy. In … Read more

European League Championship Series (EU LCS) Team Preview

Fnatic Roster NEW: Gamsu (Top), Spirit (Jungle), Noxiak (Support) RETURNING: Febiven (Mid), Rekkles (ADC) Of all of the rosters going into this upcoming split, Fnatic may have the most questions surrounding theirs. After finishing 18-0 in the 2015 Summer Split and going on to finish in the top four at Worlds, Fnatic lost three of … Read more

Format Changes Incoming for the 2016 Summer Season of the NA and EU LCS

There are big changes on the horizon for the North American (NA) and European (EU) League Championship Series (LCS)! After looking at quite a few key factors, Riot Games, the developer of leading esports title League of Legends, has decided to shift the NA LCS to a double best-of-3 format and the EU LCS to … Read more