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American university is now offering scholarships for gamers

American University is Now Offering Scholarships for Gamers

The time has finally come for gamers to take over the sports world. Already, over 750 high schools across America and Canada participate in the League of Legends High School Star League and now Robert Morris University (RMU) in Illinois is ready to join the already established Collegiate Star League (CSL) but with a twist….

League of legends: how to win #3

League of Legends: How To Win #3

Welcome back potential teammates–glad to see some of you are still in one piece. Last week we took a brief look at CC in League of Legends. Are you paying closer attention to the stuns, slows, and silences at play in your games? No, you bought a banshees so you’re covered? It’s a start then, so this week…

League of legends tutorial: how to win #2

League of Legends Tutorial: How to Win #2

Cheers fellow summoners, geeks, and insiders. We’re going to pick up from my last article on League of Legends and examine the CC at play in our example match. League of Legends Tutorial: How to Win #2 What’s CC? Misleading to say the least, and often referred to simply by it’s initials, it is Crowd Control. Upon hearing those words…

League of legends tutorial: how to win #1

League of Legends Tutorial: How to Win #1

This article is one of many, and isn’t some trick or gimmick to net you instant wins–but before you hit the back button just know that I can help you. What follows are my thoughts, ideas and opinions on success towards achieving victory in the popular MOBA League of Legends. This week we’ll cover a…

How gamer to gamer hate is destroying games for everyone

How Gamer to Gamer Hate is Destroying Games for Everyone

Trolling today seems to go hand in hand with online gaming—even going so far as to become a way of life in certain communities. Summoners on League of Legends call it “ELO Hell”, and to everyone else it’s known as “Xbox Live”. More or less we’re looking at the online gaming environment as it becomes,…

League of legends: lucian impressions

League of Legends: Lucian Impressions

After what feels like an epicly long wait, Lucian the Purifier has finally hit release. With a pair of ancient artifact guns Lucian hopes to hunt down Thresh in order to free his wife from the confines of the lantern. So, after all the time it took for him to come out how does Lucian…

Digital fortunes- esports and online entertainment make big money

Digital Fortunes- eSports and online entertainment make big money

As you may know (you’re on a website called Geek Insider after all) Electronic Sports not only draw the best players in games such as Starcraft, League of Legends and more, but also bigger crowds than some baseball games (up to 1.7 million) and prize-money of unprecedented size. With an emerging marketplace of talent and…

Zigg’s prepares the next explosive league of legends event

Zigg’s Prepares the Next Explosive League of Legends Event

Summoners, prepare you wallets. Riot has announced the next event to hit Summoner’s Rift… Zigg’s Pool Party. Despite Summer nearly being over (it never truly began here in Britain) the League of Legends homepage featured this little tease into the event: “Summer’s come to Valoran, and Ziggs, duke of demolition, is throwing a blast of a pool…

League of legends getting two new items

League of Legends Getting Two New Items

Alright LoLerskaters, I’ve got some bad news for fans of Runic Bulwark. If you haven’t heard, it will be removed in the upcoming Lucian patch for League of Legends. I know, it is an awesome item and it will be sorely missed. Fear not though, we are getting two new items to help with the…

Heimerdinger rework details revealed

Heimerdinger Rework Details Revealed

Xypherous sat down the other day, in order to give everyone an idea of what to expect from Heimerdinger’s upcoming rework. I don’t know about you, but I have been a huge fan of Heimerdinger as long as I’ve been playing League of Legends. The ability to set down turrets and just kind of hunker…

Lucian: the purifier approaches the league

Lucian: The Purifier Approaches The League

It’s been nearly a month since Aatrox entered the League of Legends, and now hungry League of Legends fans are waiting to hear news about who will be the next champion to grace the fields of justice. Well worry not my MOBA loving friends because the wait is over, in a blog post posted on…

Teen faces 8 years for league of legends argument

Teen Faces 8 Years for League of Legends Argument

Smack talk has been a part of gaming for as long as gaming has existed. Every time you beat another player or try to psych them out, you’re likely to be tossing out all sorts of offensive statements. After the arrest of 18 year old Justin Carter, we may all need to learn that our…

Aatrox enters the league

Aatrox Enters the League

Aatrox, the Darkin Blade got officially released on June 13th to the public. Of course, as with every new champion, there are people screaming, “Overpowered!” and also, “Underpowered!” In order to solve this mystery we’re going to take a look at Aatrox’s kit and give some impressions. Let’s start with his passive, which plays a key…

MOBAs: Learning Curves, The Community and the Future

It’s no secret that MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) gaming really found its niche in the world of online gaming. The original MOBA, which was a mod for Warcraft III referred to simply as DotA (Defense of the Ancients) was one of the most popular gaming mods in history, attracting thousands and thousands of gamers…