League of Legends players are in for some fresh fun, as Riot Games has released a new champion: Xerath, the Magus Ascendant. Xerath's powers make him into something of a siege tank, as a toggled ability grants him increased power and range but immobilizes him.
As the first new champion since the launch of League of Legends' new capture-and-hold mode (released with League of Legends: Dominion), Xerath has been been received with much excitement from the game's 15-million-player community.
This video from Riot Games gives an overview of Xerath's abilities and play style:
For more details on the new champion's lore and abilities, as well as screenshots and art, visit: http://na.leagueoflegends.com/board/showthread.php?t=1295290