League Of Legends Review
Posted: 9 months ago, last updated 12 days ago.
At the start of each match, players start relatively weak but can improve by collecting items and experience while playing. Different types of player-characters lead to different strategies for play. Gaining levels in matches unlock their champion's special abilities and augment them in a number of unique ways. If a champion loses all their health, they are defeated but are automatically revived in their base after enough time passes. As you play more and more games you earn levels that unlocked additional content and abilities.
It is a very popular game with related merchandise, toys, accessories, and apparel. It has an active and widespread competitive esport scene. The 2019 League of Legends World Championship had over 100 million unique viewers and a minimum prize pool of US$2.5 million that featured a collaboration between Riot Games and Louis Vuitton.
League of Legends: Wild Rift is an upcoming version for iOS, Android, Xbox, PlayStation and Switch.
Hextech Chests are one of the items you can purchase and give a random chance of different materials and currency to unlock champions and outfits. Masterwork Chests can be purchased to offer a random cosmetic item.
The following items can be purchased via chests or directly:
- Champions: Instead of having all the champions unlocked, you will start with 10 champions temporarily unlocked known as the free champion rotation, with options to unlock more using BE icon Blue Essence or RP icon RP.
- Skins and Chromas: You can unlock different appearances for Champions using RP.
- Rune pages: You can buy additional rune pages with BE icon BE or RP icon RP.
- Boosts: You can unlock a limited-time boost to your experience points using RP.
- Pre-Paid Cards: You can redeem prepaid cards for Riot Points.
- Bundles: Groups of different store items bundled together, usually with a reduced price compared to buying the items individually or exclusive content unavailable outside the bundle.
- Special Bonuses: If you have a promo code, you will be able to redeem it in the store.
You don’t need a paid subscription to play this game online.
Rated PEGI 12 for violence.
ESRB TEEN For Blood, Fantasy Violence, Mild Suggestive Themes, Use of Alcohol and Tobacco. Players control animal- and human-like warriors who use swords, arrows, guns, and magic attacks to kill opponents' minions in melee-style combat. Higher kill counts result in additional achievements (e.g., “levelling up”). Battles are accompanied by slashing sounds, colourful projectiles, and red blood splashes; one vampire warrior's attacks cause larger blood-pooling effects. A variety of female characters are depicted in form-fitting outfits that expose mild cleavage; suggestive jokes can occasionally be heard in the dialogue (e.g., “Sorry boys, I keep the fuzzy cuffs at home,” “Is that a rocket in your pocket?” and “For only $2.95 a minute, I'll leave you breathless.”). One playable character drinks frequently from an oversized cask, slurring phrases such as “The only time I have a drinking problem is when I spill it”; his Drunken Rage ability can be used to reduce inflicted damage. A few sequences also include warriors with lit cigarettes/smoking pipes.
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.
Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators... read more about system accessibility settings.
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