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'LoL: Wild Rift' alpha invites to start on June 6 in the Philippines

Jun 03, 2020 - 1:14 PM

Invites will be sent via email, with the alpha running from June 6 to June 27

WILD RIFT. Image from Riot Games

Pre-registration for ‘League of Legends: Wild Rift’ limited alpha now open in PH

May 20, 2020 - 1:43 PM

Test your luck in getting early access to the much-awaited mobile adaptation of 'League of Legends'

Screenshot from Wild Rift website

G2, Cloud9 take League of Legends Spring Split crowns

Apr 20, 2020 - 2:56 PM

The brooms are out in the west as G2 Esports and Cloud9 sweep their foes for the LEC and LCS Spring Split trophies

TRIPLE CROWN. Cloud9 secures its third straight regional title. Photo from Twitter/@cloud9

'League of Legends' is coming to mobile, consoles

Oct 16, 2019 - 7:56 PM

'League of Legends: Wild Rift' will feature similar mechanics and gameplay to the original game, but with features tailored to the respective platforms it's coming to

THE WILD RIFT. A peek at what League of Legends could look like on mobile. Screenshot from Riot's 10th Anniversary announcement on YouTube.

eSports hits big time, with or without Olympics

Mar 12, 2019 - 9:45 PM

eSports may not need the Olympics as several big brands across the globe are jumping on to the hype

RISING SPORT. McDonald's pulls out of German football to focus on eSports. Photo by Tobias SCHWARZ / AFP

Inside a Berlin 'gaming house,' where the esports elite hone their skills

Mar 02, 2019 - 8:30 AM

The idea of a gaming house allows teammates to live and play together under one roof, with hours dedicated to improving performances

UNDER ONE ROOF. A gamer, member of the eSports outfit Team Vitality, plays video games in the training room on January 16, 2019 at a Gaming House in Berlin's western suburb Halensee. Photo by Tobias Schwarz/AFP

League of Legends introduces virtual K-pop girl group K/DA

Nov 07, 2018 - 4:10 PM

The virtual quartet’s music video for the single Pop/Stars amasses over 5 million YouTube views in a day

VIRTUAL POP. This pop group wants to sell you League of Legends skins. Screen shot from YouTube

$100,000 at stake for winner of Globe 'League of Legends' tourney

Aug 14, 2018 - 8:31 PM

Two Philippine teams, Mineski and ArkAngel, are currently in the running

Screenshot from Globe

'League of Legends,' 'Starcraft II' to debut at 2018 Asian Games

May 16, 2018 - 2:50 PM

Also debuting are 'Hearthstone,' 'Pro Evolution Soccer 2018,' 'Clash Royale' and 'Arena of Valor.' The Asian Games will be held in Jakarta and Palembang in Indonesia from August 18 to September 2.

Give your teen the 'write' edge

May 16, 2018 - 12:59 PM

Take the next step in cultivating your child’s creativity by signing him up for our teen writing workshop this summer

Globe seeks new revenues from eSports

Apr 19, 2018 - 6:35 PM

With the launch of Globe Gaming, the telco looks to repeat its strategy of building new revenue streams around specific content, similar to what it has done with music, videos, and live events

Globe launches Globe Gaming on April 19. Photo by Chris Schnabel

WATCH: Highlights of Rampage 2017, PH's biggest League of Legends event

Aug 01, 2017 - 4:50 PM

Watch winning team Manila Eagles take home P300 000 in our recap of Sunday s League of Legends extravaganza

BIG PRIZE. Team Manila Eagles wins P300,000 in winning the tournament. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

The Undaunted vs the Undefeated: Team Manila Eagles wins The PGS Finals

Jul 30, 2017 - 10:20 PM

Team Manila Eagles will represent the Philippines for the Garena Premier League Summer 2017

IN PHOTOS: All that's happening at Rampage 2017

Jul 30, 2017 - 1:37 PM

Can’t make it to this year’s Rampage? Feel the hype with these photos by the Rappler Gaming League team

LIVE: Rampage 2017

Jul 29, 2017 - 10:07 AM

Rampage 2017 is a jam packed one day event set to have a number of activities catering to new players and veterans alike

Riot Games sues mobile game developer for copyright infringement

Jul 11, 2017 - 11:35 AM

Riot s lawsuit against Shanghai Moonton Technology follows attempts to get the Google Play store and Apple App Store to take down the infringing games

AIEL to bring esports to Ilonggo high schools

Mar 31, 2017 - 7:57 PM

The Acclaim Interschool ELeague features 16 high schools in League of Legends and 32 contestants in Super Smash Bros for Wii U

Ilonggo 'LoL' scene ends 2016 with region's biggest tourney

Dec 14, 2016 - 12:40 PM

The successful League of Legends tourney shows that eSports is alive in places far from the metro

TOURNEY WINNERS. The victors (in white shirts) with event director Francis Chu (in red), commentator Rikki Quiapon (in black) and sponsor liaison Mimi Navarroza (in pink). Photo by Justin Banusing

No salary, no problem: Chasing NBA dream priceless for Kiefer Ravena

Nov 30, 2016 - 10:16 PM

The 23 year old is enduring living alone in the US being away from his family and playing without salary as he chases his NBA dream

CHASING A DREAM. Kiefer Ravena chases his NBA dream in the US. He is seen here during national team practice in May 2016. File Photo by Josh Albelda / Rappler

NBA D-League team signs Kiefer Ravena as developmental player

Nov 11, 2016 - 11:39 AM

Ravena takes a step forward in his NBA dream

The League of Legends World Championship kicks off September 29

Sep 12, 2016 - 9:57 PM

Here is the list of teams heading into the League of Legends World Championship sorted into their own perspective groups and how they may fare during the Group Stages

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP. The16 teams participating will be battling for the Summoner’s Cup, and the $1,000,000 championship prize. Image from LoL eSports website.

Pride of Iloilo Acclaim Empire X wins the PGS Summer Split

Jul 26, 2016 - 4:11 PM

One of the greatest upsets in local eSports history occurs at Rampage 2016

IN PHOTOS: Cosplay from Rampage 2016

Jul 23, 2016 - 12:03 PM

Rampage 2016 brings its fair share of cosplayers into the Rift

Rampage will not be Rampage without awesome cosplay.

LIVE: Rampage 2016 kicks off

Jul 23, 2016 - 9:35 AM

An intense clash between two of the country’s best League of Legends professional teams and a bonus celebrity showdown will highlight Rampage 2016

An Imperium and an Empire will clash at Rampage 2016

Jul 17, 2016 - 10:30 AM

Let s take a look at Acclaim EmpireX and Imperium Pro Team and their recent performances so far

WATCH: Ray Parks throws it down, posts 16 points in NBA D-League

Apr 02, 2016 - 8:33 PM

Bobby Ray Parks Jr posts a season high 16 points with 4 rebounds 3 assists and two steals in 24 minutes off the bench for the Texas Legends

HOOP DREAMS. Bobby Ray Parks Jr showcases his wares in the D-Leauge as he chases his NBA dream. Photo from Texas Legends' Flickr

Baldwin: No Gilas plans to get Kobe Paras, Ray Parks

Feb 02, 2016 - 2:46 PM

But the pool is fluid So at any point in time we could make adjustments to it says the national team coach

HIGHLIGHTS: RGL Finals: League of Legends online tournament

Oct 10, 2015 - 3:30 PM

It s green vs blue in the Rappler Gaming League s LoL Collegiate Tournament Finals

RGL Semis: League of Legends online tournament

Sep 12, 2015 - 5:37 PM

UP Oblation Sports faces DLSU Viridis Arcus in the semis of the Rappler Gaming League s LoL intercollegiate tournament

Rappler Gaming League: LoL Tournament Semis recap: Ateneo Azure Eagles vs APC Rams

Sep 09, 2015 - 7:06 PM

The Azure Eagles and the Rams battle it out in the semifinals of RGL s League of Legends Tournament

League of Legends primer: The basics of LoL

Sep 05, 2015 - 3:45 PM

Curious about getting into League of Legends? This guide should give you a good head start in learning the basics

LEAGUE OF LEGENDS. Image from North American LoL website.

HIGHLIGHTS: RGL Semis: League of Legends online tournament

Sep 04, 2015 - 5:40 PM

Ateneo Azure Eagles faces APC Rams in the semis of the Rappler Gaming League s LoL intercollegiate tournament

RGL: League of Legends Tournament Round 4 recap

Sep 03, 2015 - 4:05 PM

CSB Blaze It clashes with DLSU Viridis Arcus in Round 4 of the Rappler Gaming League s LoL intercollegiate tournament

 “Down but not out!” DLSU Viridis Arcus proves that they can make a comeback with a clash won at the Baron pit

HIGHLIGHTS: RGL Round 4: League of Legends online tournament

Aug 29, 2015 - 2:39 PM

CSB Blaze It clashes with DLSU Viridis Arcus in Round 4 of the Rappler Gaming League s LoL intercollegiate tournament

HIGHLIGHTS: Rampage 2015

Aug 26, 2015 - 6:18 PM

Did you miss League of Legends biggest event?

RGL: League of Legends Tournament Round 3 recap

Aug 18, 2015 - 3:36 PM

The Oblation eSports and the Tiger eSports battle it out in Round 3 of Rappler Gaming League s LoL Intercollegiate Tournament

THE COMEBACK IS REAL! TokiToki proves to be his team’s saving grace as he teleports and takes down R4ze, giving his team just enough space to launch a counterattack.

HIGHLIGHTS: RGL Round 3: League of Legends online tournament

Aug 15, 2015 - 6:12 PM

UP Oblation eSports takes on UST Tiger eSports in Round 3 of the Rappler Gaming League s LoL intercollegiate tournament

Rappler Gaming League: League of Legends Tournament Round 2 recap: MIT Kryptonite versus APC Rams

Aug 12, 2015 - 6:47 PM

The Kryptonite and the Rams clash in Round 2 of Rappler Gaming League s LoL Intercollegiate Tournament

So Close VorN secures first blood and nearly walks away victorious, but an enemy minion avenges the fallen RAMS Jani.

HIGHLIGHTS: RGL Round 2: League of Legends online tournament

Aug 08, 2015 - 6:07 PM

APC Rams beats Mapua s Kryptonite Watch the highlights

Rappler Gaming League: League of Legends Tournament Round 1 recap: ADMU Azure Eagles vs FEU Tamarawrs

Aug 07, 2015 - 7:26 PM

The Azure Eagles and the Tamarawrs battle it out in Round 1 of Rappler Gaming League s LoL Intercollegiate Tournament

HIGHLIGHTS: Rappler Gaming League Round 1: League of Legends online tournament

Aug 01, 2015 - 5:21 PM

We gave you DOTA 2 Now we have League of Legends

Pinoy Gaming Festival 2015 takes e-sports in PH to new heights

May 30, 2015 - 11:30 AM

The local e sports scene come together for a 2 day gaming extravaganza

Teaching responsible gaming to your kids

Feb 15, 2015 - 4:00 PM

While parents don t have to play the games they have to at least try and understand whether a game is proper for their child s age and whether that game is affecting their behavior

LGBT-unfriendly rule in League of Legends tourney reversed

Feb 04, 2015 - 10:28 PM

This particular League of Legends tournament earlier had a rule in which the teams were restricted to having a maximum of one Gay Transgendered woman for the entirety of a tournament day

LEAGUE OF LEGENDS. Screen shot from YouTube.