League of Legends

PC, MAC / Action RPG / Release: Oct 27, 2009 / ESRB: T

League of Legends Competitive Play Begins July 13

By Brian Leahy, Jul 06, 2010 5:30pm PDT

League of Legends will add competitive ladder play on July 13 in the free-to-play Defense of the Ancients-style game. Along with the update will be...


"If anyone plans on playing this, make sure you have a good cooling system for your GPU and that ..."

- unacomn see all 53 comments

Shack PSA: Xbox Live Arcade Shooter Savings

By Chris Faylor, Jun 07, 2010 11:10am PDT

Microsoft's Major Nelson has blown the lid off this week's Xbox Live Download Deals, offering significant savings on several shooters to Xbox Live...


"Is BF1943 worth getting? I love BC2 but i'm not sure what 1943 would offer me that i'm not ..."

- purekillforce see all 16 comments

League of Legends Coming to Mac

By Chris Faylor, May 27, 2010 3:00pm PDT

Riot Games' free-to-play Defense of the Ancients-esque strategy game League of Legends (PC) will be expanding to Mac this summer thanks to...


"Poor Riot Games. Transgaming does an initial port, but then usual abandons the game. Or maybe ..."

- morthX see all 17 comments

Exclusive: League of Legends Champion Reveal and Giveaway

By Brian Leahy, Mar 03, 2010 12:00pm PST

Shacknews is happy to exclusively reveal a new champion for Riot Games' free-to-play hero arena game League of Legends. Ezreal, the Prodigal...


"I play in Europe LoL Account name: Vegnagun Summoner name: Cerebrel How i would play ..."

- Cerebrel see all 130 comments

Shack PSA: 50% Off Duke Nukem 3D XBLA

By Chris Faylor, Feb 22, 2010 8:35am PST

The downloadable Xbox 360 edition of 3D Realms' classic shooter Duke Nukem 3D is being honored as Xbox Live's "Deal of the Week" and is now...


"Bought solely for some MP goodness. Looks weird with the single player easy death mode, ..."

- mrazzino see all 19 comments

League of Legends' New Champion Unveiled

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 04, 2009 6:20am PST

Riot Games has revealed to Shacknews the next champion entering its Defense of the Ancients-esque League of Legends, the shape-shifting beast...


"awesome new champion, however it needs a bit more balancing to make it effective the gameplay ..."

- b0red7 see all 29 comments

League of Legends Enters Open Beta

By Nick Breckon, Oct 22, 2009 4:30pm PDT

In advance of the game's official release next week, Riot Games' DotA-esque, team-based RTS League of Legends has entered open beta, allowing...


"what the hell. who took DewFuel as a summoner name. thats some shit"

- DewFuel see all 21 comments

Contest: League of Legends Beta Key Bonanza

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 20, 2009 11:00am PDT

We have 100 League of Legends beta keys up for grabs, offering the chance to play Riot Games' Defense of the Ancient-inspired multiplayer RPG-RTS...


"I have been playing RTS games for all my life including WC3 and later A LOT of DotA. I got my ..."

- DrOoo see all 23 comments

A Close Look at the New League of Legends Map 'Twisted Treeline'

By Nick Breckon, Oct 19, 2009 1:10pm PDT

Riot Games is soon rolling out a new map for its Defense of the Ancients-inspired game League of Legends, and we've got a somewhat magnified view...


"HoN: 1990's PC graphics Cluttered UI EU-US on same servers - who gives a fuck Shitty store ..."

- Porkasaurus see all 30 comments

Duke Nukem 3D Engages Mighty Foot on iPhone

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 11, 2009 5:36am PDT

Should you find yourself all out of gum when it's time to kick ass and chew bubblegum, you can now pop off to the shops while playing Duke Nukem...


"- terrible controls - weak performance even after two restarts - no music + At least duke ..."

- Kentt0 see all 24 comments

League of Legends Beta Key Contest Winners

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 06, 2009 6:23pm PDT

The great Shacknews League of Legends beta key giveaway of 2009 has drawn to a close, and twenty Shackers have been selected at random to win the...


"My friend got into the beta, but he doesn't have any invites to send. How does one accrue ..."

- erikman619 see all 39 comments

Contest: League of Legends Beta Key Giveaway

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 05, 2009 8:00pm PDT

League of Legends is released on PC in September but twenty lucky readers will get to play early, as Riot Games has kindly given us a stack of beta...


"hi ser can i have just 1 beta key plsssss ds is my mail jls_cezar@yahoo.com TnX ser god blss ..."

- xjuvalx see all 301 comments

League of Legends Trailer Informs, Entertains, Excites

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 05, 2009 4:34pm PDT

League of Legends' gameplay and the newfangled 'MOBA' genre--multiplayer online battle arena, acronym addicts--are explained by the Riot Games team in a new trailer.


"It's going to be tough to choose between this and HoN. They should just combine them and call it ..."

- distauma see all 26 comments

League of Legends Adopting Free-to-play Model

By Nick Breckon, Jul 14, 2009 11:37am PDT

Joining the ranks of other free-to-play experiments like Battlefield Heroes and Dungeons & Dragons Online, Riot Games today announced that its...


"CAN SOMEONE PLEASE GIVE ME A BETA KEY FOR HON.. al_mac81@hotmail.com Thanks in advance, much ..."

- amack1233 see all 55 comments

Duke Nukem 3D Coming to iPhone 'Very Soon'

By Chris Faylor, Jul 07, 2009 7:53am PDT

An iPhone and iPod Touch release of 3D Realms' classic shooter Duke Nukem 3D is due "very soon," according to IGN. Mobile developer Machineworks...


"The screen looks way too crowded, transparent HUD or not. Wolf 3D has the best mobile phone FPS ..."

- David Craddock see all 34 comments