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Ruined King: A League of Legends Story: Release date, trailer, platforms

Published: 31/Oct/2020 13:33

by Luke Edwards

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Riot Games has announced Ruined King: A League of Legends Story; a turn-based RPG set in the world of Runeterra. The game features some of the most beloved League of Legends champions, and will be available across multiple platforms.

The announcement came after game two of the LoL Worlds finals, after Suning equalized the series against DAMWON Gaming.

Riot has made a concerted effort to branch out into new genres, with releases of Valorant and Legends of Runeterra expanding the company’s brand and portfolio beyond the reaches of traditional LoL players.

Riot has also made clear its desire to move away from strictly PC and into console and mobile gaming. League of Legends: Wild Rift, a non-PC port of the original title, recently released its open beta.

Fans have been calling for a LoL RPG for many years, so the announcement comes with a huge amount of hype. There’s still plenty of details that need ironing out, like the mysterious identity of the Ruined King, for example.

You can check out the trailer for Ruined King: a League of Legends story below.

When is Ruined King coming out?

The release date for Ruined King is early 2021, with no exact date provided by Riot Games yet.

Is Ruined King on console?

Ruined King will be distributed through the Steam and Epic Games stores on PC, with copies also available on Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo Switch, and has been co-developed by Darksiders Genesis creators Airship Syndicate.

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Yasuo is set to feature as a playable character.

What we know so far about Ruined King: A League of Legends Story

Riot Forge excitedly teased a fair few details after the second game of the series.

The game will be set in Runeterra, with the story based around Bilgewater’s Miss Fortune, Illaoi, and Pyke. Ionian champions Yasuo and Ahri are also playable, as Braum ventures down from the Freljord tundras to provide support and stability to this new squad.

The game is set in Bilgewater, a port town that is home to sea monster hunters, dock gangs, and smugglers from across the known world; and the Shadow Isles, a land cursed with the deadly Black Mist.

Ruined King will launch on all platforms in early 2021.

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FIFA 21 Team of the Week 8 live: release time, TOTW leaks, predictions

Published: 18/Nov/2020 7:51

by Isaac McIntyre

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The next FIFA 21 Team of the Week, TOTW 8, is now on its way in Ultimate Team ⁠— here’s everything we know about the new upgraded team so far, including any EA SPORTS leaks, the promo’s release time, and more.

International games are in focus this week, as a number of European squads looked to solidify their spots for Euro 2020. The feel-good story of the weekend was Scotland, who qualified for an international tournament for the first time since making the World Cup in 1998.

In regards to potential in-form cards, there were a number of standout stars; Sadio Mane, Georginio Wijnaldum, Timo Werner, and Riyad Mahrez all shone this weekend.

Not every domestic competition was on break though either. Shun Nagasawa could well have booked himself a TOTW spot, after scoring a hat-trick against Gamba Osaka in the J1 League early on Saturday evening at Suita City Stadium.

Here’s everything we know about the mid-week promo so far, including when the newest Team of the Week lineup will drop in FIFA 21 Ultimate Team, possible in-form card leaks, and Dexerto’s weekly TOTW predictions.

Gini Wijnaldum dances in Liverpool kit in FIFA 21.
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Gini Wijnaldum is one of a handful of Liverpool stars that shone over the international break.

Team of the Week 8 start time

On November 18, FIFA publishers EA SPORTS will release the eighth batch of Team of the Week cards for this year. The TOTW 8 promo will begin at 6pm (UK time), as per usual.

That means 6pm BST, 12pm CT, 1pm EST, 3am AEST for those around the world.

These boosted TOTW 8 player upgrades will be announced at the same time as they drop in-game in FIFA 21. Keep your eyes peeled on our official Twitter account — we always make sure to share the team as soon as it’s live.

FIFA 21 Team of the Week 8 leaks

So far, EA SPORTS hasn’t let any early Team of the Week 8 cards slip ⁠— after last week, when they accidentally shipped 11 upgraded cards early, they’re likely playing it extra safe.

If any leaks drop ahead of the official TOTW 8 reveal, we’ll keep you updated.

Achraf Hakimi OTW owners will be licking their lips after the Moroccan's performances in the African Cup of Nations.
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Achraf Hakimi OTW owners will be licking their lips after the Moroccan’s performances in the African Cup of Nations.

Our FIFA 21 TOTW 8 predictions

While you wait, make sure you check out Dexerto’s TOTW 8 predictions. We’ve compiled a list of all the players that could get those IF cards this week; let’s see if you agree with our tips.

Here’s our list of predictions. Once the official team has been released, you’ll be able to see how many we guessed correctly:

  • Yann Sommer – Borussia Monchengladbach
  • Marek Rodak – Fulham
  • Denzel Dumfries – PSV
  • Philip Max – PSV
  • Harry Maguire – Manchester United
  • Raphael Varane – Real Madrid
  • Guillermo Maripán –AS Monaco
  • N’golo Kante – Chelsea
  • Orbelin Pineda – Cruz Azul
  • Georginio Wijnaldum – Liverpool
  • Leon Goretzka – Bayern Munich
  • Arturo Vidal – Inter Milan
  • Alex Iwobi – Everton 
  • Achraf Hakimi – Inter Milan
  • Riyad Mahrez – Manchester City
  • Sadio Mane – Liverpool
  • Dominik Szoboszlai – RB Salzburg
  • Ryan Christie – Celtic
  • Shun Nagasawa –  Vegalta Sendai
  • Michy Batshuayi – Crystal Palace
  • Vincent Aboubakar – Besiktas
  • Dejan Kulusevski – Juventus
  • Timo Werner – Chelsea
Harry Maguire could be an outside shout for a spot in TOTW 8.
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Harry Maguire could be an outside shout for a spot in TOTW 8.

So, there you have it ⁠— Dexerto’s full list of predictions for Team of the Week 8. Once we have our hands on the confirmed upgrades we’ll be sure to add them to this article and let you know. Until then, enjoy a few games of FIFA!