LEAGUE OF LEGENDS – CHAMPIONS
“When wronged, we seek justice. When hurt, we strike back. When betrayed, the Spear of Vengeance strikes!”
A specter of wrath and retribution, Kalista is the undying spirit of vengeance, an armored nightmare summoned from the Shadow Isles to hunt deceivers and traitors. The betrayed may cry out in blood to be avenged, but Kalista only answers those whose cause she deems worthy of her skills. Woe betide those who become the focus of Kalista’s wrath, for any pact sealed ...
LEAGUE OF LEGENDS – SKINS
With multiple and pleasing changes Blood Moon Zilean is a fantastic skin.
Starting with the model, the new robes follow his classic style but are richer and more elegant.
The oni mask and white hair clarify the Kabuki reference even if it can be easily overlooked in favour of the more eye-catching clothes and time machine.
Said time machine receives an interesting and attractive new design of unaligned circles as well as a new animation that, along the clothing, define a ...
Cowgirl Miss Fortune is a skin with a very specific appeal that relies on showing Miss Fortune’s lean figure with some Wild West sprinkled on.
From the waist up there’s nothing new, even Classic Miss Fortune shows as much cleavage.
However, the lower body presents us with a mix of chaps and jeans that manage to preserve the modesty of this bounty hunter; unlike the former inadequate incarnation.
The look isn’t unfitting for Miss Fortune’s playful and alluring ...
As a legacy skin All-Star Akali shows two interesting facets: first, it’s an interestingly unusual look for Akali; second, it’s a simple change that relies on its rarity more than on its design to stand out.
To put it another way, Akali does look nice in her football player apparel but the skin does little to set it apart from other skins, except being legacy.
If you got All-Star Akali, you have a quite rare skin; however, if you didn’t get it you didn’t miss ...
As a skin, Striker Lucian is straightforward and to the point: Lucian dressed as a football player.
His guns are also modernized in looks, while maintaining the classic design, but they add nothing to the execution of the concept.
Still, the clothes have an eye-catching pattern and the idea is realized.
Nevertheless, the look is rather flat and doesn’t seem anything out of the ordinary.
Therefore, it’s a fine skin for football funs but just ...
Zombie Brand really does turn Brand into an undead corpse: the skin provides a complete set of new animations as well as a new voice over and new particles to back his aspect.
The decrepit look is accomplished despite the fact that a suit is rather ill suited for a battlefield; an undead mage or warrior could’ve fit better.
The animations are excellent and truly deliver the strain on his body due to the failure of multiple muscles and sinews.
In addition to this, the ...
Shockblade Zed takes off the classic armour and instead turns Zed into a conventional white ninja.
The appearance is interesting and retains remarkable facets like the dual blades and oversized shurikens.
However, in general the look feels rather plain and uninspired.
The particles add some flare to the skin with tame lightning effects but they never appear as impactful as lightning should.
In fact, they seem to compete with and diminish the relevance of the ...
Justicar Aatrox is interesting in concept as it presents a being of war with another interpretation.
Instead of an evil force that draws humans towards conflict he becomes a celestial saviour at the vanguard of battles.
His aesthetic displays him under a more polished and less mundane light.
This allows for a fresh new look at Aatrox but also removes the intrinsic and appealing viciousness of his appearance and manners.
Regardless, the result accomplishes an ...
Workshop Nunu is direct and unimaginative in its approach to Christmas.
Willump is crudely outfitted in a Santa suit and Nunu hides behind his hat with only the aforementioned as an addition.
The concept is realized and the reference clear but the result is more a quick solution than an elaborate or clever concoction.
Collector’s and avid Nunu fans will probably value this skin but there are much better exponents of the Christmas spirit ...
There’s little doubt that having a bear wear fur is a peculiar idea.
The result is definitely extravagant and not just due to the concept: the clothes are covered with strange devices that seem to be steam-warmers.
In fact, the confluence of steampunk elements over the unassuming coat feels forced; much like the asymmetrical straps that keep them in place.
Therefore, the unusual leg warmers and murky cap become simple afterthoughts; like the fact that the base of his ...
Having Talon as a Crimson Elite member is quite an interesting concept.
Unfortunately, the execution leaves a few things to be desired.
As a Crimson Elite uniform the outfit is well designed; particularly the helmet: the colour and aggressive lines make it stand out.
The cape follows Classic Talon’s capricious scheme which is a letdown.
Actually, a traditional cape would’ve been more fitting and elegant as the current one feels forced to accommodate this ...