From the original clone-tastic One For All to the frenetic manatee magic of Ultra Rapid Fire, featured game modes provide unique spins on the classic League formula. It’s time to kick things off with the next game mode in the rotation: Ascension is live.
On the first day of Worlds, our true love gave to us... some really freaking weird games! This was supposed to be a fairly routine day. A few of the matchups featured heavyweights and early championship favorites against wild card regions. Both EU and NA fans claimed the other region belonged in said wild card denomination. Well, there was a lot of wild -- that much is true. Let’s overreact a little bit, though! Here's what we learned on day one!
The 2016 World Championship kicked off with a classic matchup between North America and Europe. On one side was Europe’s top seeded team, G2 Esports -- one of the tournament’s strongest teams. And on the other side was Counter Logic Gaming, a storied franchise who comes into Worlds after struggling in the Summer Split. And only one of them can claim victory and pride for their region.