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New Project L Details Emerge From Riot Games' Undercity Nights

Riot Games’ League of Legends fighting game, still known only as Project L, was shown off in much greater detail during this weekend’s Undercity Nights event, solidifying its genre, a few characters, and even its plans for online infrastructure. 

The video features executive producer Tom Cannon and technical lead Tony Cannon unveiling a verticle slice of what Project L will eventually offer. The title will remain a 2D fighting game set in the world of Runeterra, as was initially hinted towards when the game was revealed, but now we know it’ll feature 2-on-2 battles, and character assists will factor into the gameplay. “We feel this is the right foundation to build a game that rewards strategic team building and on-the-fly decision making on top of strong fighting fundamentals,” says the executive producer. Taking cues from games like Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite, Project L will seemingly allow players to swap between … Read more