The League of Legends Lookout: A Look Back on a Star Studded Week
Hello Summoners! And welcome back again to The Lookout! This week in League has been filled with much interest in both the Stars of the LCS, and the stars appearing on the Rift! While everyone else has been star gazing, we’ve been focusing our telescopes elsewhere, looking out for all the latest in goings ons in League. Well, without much further ado, lets show you all what new constellations we’ve discerned in our sights this week!
E-Sports: Bora “YellOwStaR” Kim Discusses Future in NA LCS
We’ve been following the rumor mill closely on this piece, but in an interview post-IEM Katowice, Team TSM Support Player YellOwStaR made some interesting comments regarding his future in LCS scene in an interview with french anchor Tim Verdeil. Said Bora: “I don’t know if i’ll keep playing in NA, or comeback to EU, i’m in NA since 3 months, i like it, but i miss EU a lot “. Whether this is just an off the cuff remark on Kim’s own feelings between either LCS environment, or a concerned comment about the state of Team TSM post IEM, it certainly is drawing some scrutiny from the professional E-Sports community. We’ll be watching the veteran LCS player closely for future developments.
E-Sports: Intel Extreme Masters 2016 Katowice Wraps Up
Speaking of performances, the Intel Extreme Masters Spring Tournament finished up this past weekend in Katowice, Poland. Teams from across the world came out to play in one of the biggest international E-Sports events the scene has to offer. World Champion Korean Team SKTelecom 1 came out with the First Place victory over 2nd place European Champions Team FNatic with a dominant 3 game victory performance. Fellow Korean and North American teams Royal Never Give Up and Team Solo Mid walked away with a shared 3rd/4th place victory, with Team Ever, Team Qiao Gu Reapers, Team Origen, and Team Counter Logic Gaming rounding up places 5-8th places.
Aurelion Sol: The Star Forger Revealed
We’ve already posted a huge cover story on this, but we’ll re-iterate for the not so diligent star gazers out there: Tbe 130th Champion to join the League of Legends has finally arrived! And boy, is it ever a big one. Following along with League’s ongoing story event for Mt. Targon, Aurelion Sol: The Star Forger has appeared upon the summit of Mt. Targon, and both his reveal video and back story have been added to the official Mt. Targon event page. With his elegant movesets, Sol glides gracefully over terrain, blasting foes with his starry breath for massive damage. It’s definitely a unique take for a champion, and one that’s sure to shake the Rift up!
PBE Leak Reveals New Skins for Upcoming April Fools Event
Followers of the blog SurrenderAt20 will have been happy to see the latest leaks revealed for release in the PBE included a slew of new April Fools themed skins, and boy are they unique! With your new Meowkai skin, you’ll be sure to have the puuuuur-fect skinvatage over your lane opponent.
Or, if you’d rather not reveal too much about your identity, try Definitely Not Vel’Koz.
But, perhaps you’d rather feed your ego, so why not grab the attention of everybody, including the lane minions, with your new Draven Draven skin?
And of course, if you’re hungry for something more, you can gorge to your heart’s content on your Urf Kench skin.
Well, this wraps us up for the week folks! Hope we see you again next time on the Rift! Till then, good luck, have fun, and good gaming!