Vainglory Heroes

Announcing Arena8, The Premier League For East Asia Vainglory ESports

by Dash on October 27, 2016

Super Evil Megacorp is proud to announce the formation of Arena8, East Asia’s premier league for Vainglory esports. Fans will be able to watch the best teams of East Asia battle it out for regional dominance in this exciting new level of competition.

In the Winter Preseason, the Arena8 will feature four teams from Vainglory Premier League Korea and the four teams of Gamers League Prime Autumn in Japan. These top teams will compete for a $15,000 USD prize pool.

Starting in 2017, the Arena8 will be held every season and will include the top teams from the East Asia server region. Participants will come from:
  • Korea: Challengers Korea
  • Japan: Gamers League Masters
  • Taiwan/ Hong Kong/ Macau region: TBD challengers league
Players will have a chance to join by applying to the Challenger League in their region. The most successful teams from Arena8 will qualify for the 2017 Vainglory World Championship.

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Coming Soon: ‘Shiro Kage’ Taka Tier III!

by Dash on October 26, 2016

At long last, ‘Shiro Kage’ Taka Tier III X-Retsus onto The Halcyon Fold! This is our most technologically advanced skin to date, featuring new effects, animations, lore and an awesome new visual effect when his Ki stacks hit max.

‘Shiro Kage’ Taka Tier III Model Changes:

  • Wild winter fur
  • Samurai armor
  • Bone switchblades
  • Kaku turns Taka into a tanuki statue

Special Effects & Animation Changes:

  • At full Ki stacks, Taka’s look transforms with new glowing, flaming effects
  • New Kaiten flip
  • Updated X-Retsu attack
  • New powerful recall
  • Basic attacks even more vicious!

Alternate Fates Lore: The Unloved Dead

By Sugarvenom

The legend of the Shiro Kage grew as winter settled upon House Kamuha. Maza sent her best assassins after the shadow that plagued her, but only their heads returned. She hired bounty hunters, but the enemy had been tracked to the Tangled Wood, and everyone feared the unloved dead who lived there. The rumor grew...
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