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*UPDATED* Ruined King: A League of Legends Story - Viego, Gameplay Trailer, Release Date, The Game Awards, Announcement Trailer, Next Gen & more

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Riot Games is looking to hit a home run in a brand new genre with Ruined King: A League of Legends Story - the studio's first RPG.

Here's everything we know about the game so far.

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Latest News - Viego, Ruined King Champion Revealed

While we've gotten an amazing gameplay trailer for Ruined King: A League of Legends Story we still have gotten little on the storyline and characters behind it.

A new champion coming to League of Legends might be a hidden key to the story.

Viego, Ruined King - is the next League of Legends champion, and has been revealed in a brand new trailer you can watch below:

While we don't have much to go on just yet, we expect Viego will be a big part of the Ruined King: A League of Legends Story narrative, guiding the upcoming RPG as an important character.

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Gameplay Reveal Trailer Premiered at The Game Awards

A new Ruined King: A League of Legends Story Gameplay Trailer premiered at The Game Awards on 10 December!

You can check out the fresh new look at the upcoming League of Legends RPG below:

PS4/PS5 Announcement Trailer

Ruined King: A League of Legends Story has finally got some new energy thanks to a massive PS4 and PS5 announcement trailer!

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Ruined King A League of Legends Story Announcement Trailer
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NEW HEIGHTS: League of Legends is getting a brand new look with Ruined King

The trailer features some exciting moments that expand on League of Legends' character building in a new universe. Even better, it announces Ruined King: A League of Legends Story as a next gen title!

You can watch the exciting new trailer in full below:

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Release Date

Ruined King: A League of Legends Story has no currently slated release date, but has been in development since 2019.

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HAUNTING: We are in the dark on Ruined King: A League of Legends Story's release date

This means we should expect the game to release in 2021!

Gameplay

Ruined King: A League of Legends Story will be a single player RPG.

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THE RUINED KING: Where will Riot's new RPG story go?

It will have turn-based combat, and will allow players to explore Bilgewater and the Shadow Isles.

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This will all be done through the lens of League of Legends champions, but gameplay will be very different from what players experience on Summoner's Rift!

Trailers

So far there is one Ruined King: A League of Legends Story trailer.

You can watch the trailer below!

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This trailer gives us an idea of the art style and graphics of the game, which look amazing! It also served as an announcement that the game was in development.

While this is the only trailer for the game, there is also plenty to explore behind Bilgewater and the Shadow Isles.

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This includes lore videos from the Tales of Runeterra series, full lore breakdowns, champion bios, and plenty more.

Development

Ruined King: A League of Legends Story is being developed by Airship Syndicate, the company behind Battle Chasers: Nightwar and Darksiders Genesis.

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THE PATH AHEAD: Ruined King is in development, and we don't know how close we are to release day

It will be published by Riot Forge under Riot Games.

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While we haven't gotten many significant development updates on the game, we fully expect it will release in 2021, perhaps after a beta period.

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