League of Legends

  • Burn Bright, Burn Brief: On the Fleeting Fame of eSports Stars

    Going professional is a dream for many gamers – but the risk of burn out is a very real one, with few players making it to their mid-20s.

  • eSports

    Giant stadiums, teenage millionaires, super fans, and addiction: Welcome to the world of eSports.

  • eSports

    In the final part of "eSports," we join 40,000 screaming fans at the League of Legends world final—the highest-attended eSports match in history.

  • eSports

    We get a crash course from a professional gaming commentator, take a trip to gaming rehab, and try on character costumes at the HQ of South Korea's best cosplay team.

  • eMatch-Fixing: Why Poverty and Chaos is Driving Pro-Gamers to Risk Everything

    When pro-players gain the fame but not the fortune, it's easy for their heads to be turned by rigging matches.

  • Explaining eSports to a Dumbass

    Ahead of the Halo Championship Series' "Battle of Europe", I asked a pro-player and the EGL founder to talk me through the business of eSports.