League of Legends fighting game is Riot’s ‘Project L’

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League of Legends fighting game is Riot’s ‘Project L’

Riot Games officially announced its new fighting game based on League of Legends on Tuesday during the company’s 10-year anniversary stream. The fighting game does not have an official title yet; it’s simply known as “Project L.”

During Riot’s livestream, the developer showed early development footage of the League fighting game, including champions Jinx, Katarina, Darius, and Ahri fighting in 2D environments. The fighting game will show Runeterran champions “in a new light,” Riot said.

Riot Games announces League of Legends card game Legends of Runeterra

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Riot Games announces League of Legends card game Legends of Runeterra

League of Legends is the title that built Riot Games’ reputation and esports scene. Now, the studio is releasing another game that takes place in the same universe: a card game. Legends of Runeterra will be a competitive card game that takes place in the League of Legends universe, drawing from the cast of characters and items to provide a whole host of cards for players to collect, draw, and play.

Runeterra is the place where the lore of League of Legends unfolds, containing several unique regions with their own distinct themes and champions. This provides a pretty wide range of visual and gameplay inspiration for Legends of Runeterra cards, and we got to see a few of them in action during the reveal, including Draven, Garen, Fiora, and Teemo.

League of Legends is coming to mobile as Wild Rift

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League of Legends is coming to mobile as Wild Rift

League of Legends is officially headed to mobile devices with a port called Wild Rift.

League of Legends: Wild Rift was announced on the League of Legends 10th anniversary stream with a 2020 launch date. Pre-registration for a beta test on Android devices will open soon and pre-registration for iPhone and iPad users will be open later.

Teamfight Tactics getting stand-alone mobile app in 2020

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Teamfight Tactics getting stand-alone mobile app in 2020

Riot Games announced that League of Legends’ autobattler game mode, Teamfight Tactics, will get its own stand-alone mobile app next year.

The mobile version will available be for both Android and iOS and it will support crossplay with the desktop version of the game, Riot said during the League of Legends 10th anniversary stream. It’s slated to release in the first quarter of 2020, with a beta coming in December.

Teamfight Tactics will get 50 new units with set two

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Teamfight Tactics will get 50 new units with set two

Teamfight Tactics set 2 will be called Rise of the Elements and will feature 50 new units, Riot announced during its League of Legends 10-year anniversary livestream on Tuesday night. This will be the first major refresh of Teamfight Tactics’ units since the mode launched in August.

As part of the transition to set 2, all of the original Teamfight Tactics units, both the 50 that launched with the mode and the ones that have been released since, will be removed from the game. Riot has said in the past that updates like this will come along every few months to help keep the mode fresh and exciting for players.

Stellaris mobile beta pulled offline over stolen Halo artwork

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Stellaris mobile beta pulled offline over stolen Halo artwork

Mobile game Stellaris: Galaxy Command has been pulled offline after players found Halo 4 artwork in the game.

Stellaris: Galaxy Command is a mobile iteration on space strategy game Stellaris, which launched in 2016 for Windows PC and in 2019 on console from developer Paradox Interactive. Stellaris is often heralded for its single-player experiences — but Stellaris: Galaxy Command is centered on the multiplayer experience. The limited beta launched today on iOS and Android in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Sweden — but the game was taken off the platforms in less than a day. The mobile game was developer by Gamebear and published by Paradox.

Divinity: Fallen Heroes put on hold, development of Baldur’s Gate 3 continues

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Divinity: Fallen Heroes put on hold, development of Baldur’s Gate 3 continues

Divinity: Fallen Heroes, the tactics game in development by Larian Studios and Logic Artists, has been delayed indefinitely. In a joint statement issued today, both organizations make it clear that the game isn’t canceled but come up short of offering a timeline.

“Originally schedule for a November 2019 release,” Larian wrote on its Twitter account, “it has become clear to everyone involved that the game will need far great development time and resources than are available now to bring it to fruition, in a fun and sustainable way.”

Kevin Feige is now in charge of everything Marvel: movies, TV, and more

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Kevin Feige is now in charge of everything Marvel: movies, TV, and more

Kevin Feige has been named chief creative officer of Marvel Entertainment, Variety reports, putting him in a position to oversee Marvel Television, Marvel Animation, and Marvel Comics.

Feige will hold the role in addition to serving as president of Marvel Studios. As a part of the restructuring, Marvel Television — the division behind Marvel’s Netflix and Hulu shows, as well as Agents of SHIELD, Legion, and The Gifted — and Marvel Family Entertainment will move under the Marvel Studios umbrella.

Nearly 7,000 games available in MS-DOS archive, including the original goose game

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Nearly 7,000 games available in MS-DOS archive, including the original goose game

More than 2,500 MS-DOS games have been uploaded to the Internet Archive’s Software Library, including Harlan Ellison’s I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream — based on Ellison’s short story of the same name — and Infogrames’ Alone in the Dark. There are now 6,934 games in the Software Library, headlined by Sim City, Wolfenstein 3D, and the original goose game, Mixed-Up Mother Goose.

Jason Scott, of the Internet Archive, said in a blog post the Oct. 13 upload is the biggest yet — “ranging from tiny recent independent productions to long-forgotten big-name releases from decades ago.”