Entries in 'League of Legends' (92)

Multiplay reveals four-day League of Legends festival

Multiplay reveals four-day League of Legends festival

Another ‘fest’ will take place at August’s Insomnia58 event, organiser Multiplay has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 23rd 2016 at 5:40PM in News
Overwatch

Overwatch more popular than League of Legends in Korean PC Bangs

Overwatch has, by some metrics, overtaken League of Legends in terms of popularity in Korean PC bangs.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 19th 2016 at 6:01AM in News
Toxic League of Legends players also also make for toxic workers, Riot finds

Toxic League of Legends players also also make for toxic workers, Riot finds

Having examined 12 months worth of gameplay for every employee, League of Legends developer Riot discovered "a correlation between in-game and in-Riot toxicity".

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 10th 2016 at 2:57PM in News
Team EnVyUs

Team EnVyUs enter League of Legends

Team EnVyUs has entered the world of League of Legends by purchasing a slot in the North American LCS from Renegades.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 19th 2016 at 10:54AM in News

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FC Schalke 04

FC Schalke 04 buys into League of Legends with EU LCS team

FC Schalke 04, the German football club, has officially entered the world of League of Legends by buying a slot in the EU LCS.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 16th 2016 at 6:52PM in News
Renegades

Riot bans three League of Legends teams

Riot has banned three teams from its League of Legends competitions and handed one team owner a permanent ban.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 11th 2016 at 1:16PM in News
FC Schalke 04

FC Schalke 04 reportedly buys EU LCS spot

German football club FC Schalke 04 has purchased a spot in the EU LCS from Elements according to the eSports Observer.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 8th 2016 at 5:17PM in News
Team Dignitas

Dignitas owner ODEE on his LCS Challenger Series plans: "it's our slot right now"

In an interview with MCV, owner of Team Dignitas, Michael “ODEE” O’Dell, denied reports that he has sold the organisation’s spot in the NA LCS Challenger Series.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 1st 2016 at 10:25AM in News

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Challenger Series

Fnatic and Cloud9 create League of Legends Challenger teams

Both Fnatic and Cloud9 have created new League of Legends teams to compete in the Challenger Division.

Cloud9 have announced that its new challenger squad will be lead by Hai ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 4:18PM in News
NRG eSports

NRG eSports bring in former Apple executive as new CEO

Andrew Pruett, former global head of publisher relations and business development for Apple’s mobile advertising division, has been unveiled as the new CEO of NRG eSports.

After more than a ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 20th 2016 at 6:13PM in News
LoL Worlds

The Mid Season Invitational will impact regional seeding at the League of Legends World Championship

The upcoming League of Legends Mid Season Invitational tournament will, for the first time, have a significant impact on the World Championship later in the year.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 17th 2016 at 7:46PM in News
Collegiate League of Legends to hit US TV network

Collegiate League of Legends to hit US TV network

Big Ten Network has announced the BTN Invitational: A University League of Legends Event, which will be broadcast on their network over in the States.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 15th 2016 at 5:30PM in News

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League of Legends World Finals

Bwin predicts that more bets will be placed on League of Legends than Champions League

Online betting company bwin has predicted that more bets will be placed on League of Legends in 2016 than on the winner of the UEFA Champions League.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Apr 5th 2016 at 8:15AM in News
Shaq headlines latest celeb sports stars to invest in eSports team NRG

Shaq headlines latest celeb sports stars to invest in eSports team NRG

Shaquille O'Neal, the former NBA superstar, has become the latest American sports celebrity to put their money into their electronic counterparts.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 28th 2016 at 3:05PM in News
Casters boycott LoL tournament until Riot increases freelance pay rates

Casters boycott LoL tournament until Riot increases freelance pay rates

Multiple freelance League of Legends casters have signed an open letter announcing their boycotting of the Mid-Season International over pay rates.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 28th 2016 at 1:06PM in News
Riot's Brighton office is to close

Riot's Brighton office is to close

League of Legends developer Riot Games is closing the Brighton office it opened in 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2016 at 10:43AM in News

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Riot standardise punishments for pro League of Legends players

Riot standardise punishments for pro League of Legends players

Riot Games has introduced new rulesets regarding penalties incurred by their top players in the League of Legends professional community.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 24th 2016 at 1:30PM in News
Riot made $1.6bn off League of Legends digital sales in 2015, dethrones Clash of Clans

Riot made $1.6bn off League of Legends digital sales in 2015, dethrones Clash of Clans

Riot Games, creators of eSports frontrunner League of Legends, reportedly made $1.6bn off the game in 2015 according to SuperData Research.

on Jan 28th 2016 at 2:13PM in News
ESL-Riot partnership gives UK teams shot at the big leagues

ESL-Riot partnership gives UK teams shot at the big leagues

The ESL UK Premiership will now offer League of Legends teams from the United Kingdom and Ireland the chance to progress into the Challenger Series.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jan 21st 2016 at 3:16PM in News
Microsoft won't be making a League of Legends HoloLens viewer

Microsoft won't be making a League of Legends HoloLens viewer

A proposal to make a HoloLens application that allows its wearer to observe League of Legends matches won’t be commissioned by Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2016 at 3:43PM in News
Tencent takes full ownership of Riot Games

Tencent takes full ownership of Riot Games

League of Legends developer Riot Games has sold the entirety of its remaining shares to Tencent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 21st 2015 at 11:06AM in News
Fans watched 360 million hours of the League of Legends World Championship

Fans watched 360 million hours of the League of Legends World Championship

The League of Legends World Championship 2015 broke a number of records for developer Riot.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 14th 2015 at 11:16AM in News
Nasty players won't be able to get new League of Legends loot

Nasty players won't be able to get new League of Legends loot

Toxic League of Legends players will be locked out of new content for the MOBA thanks to a new update.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 25th 2015 at 11:38AM in News
League of Legends World Championship opener had 1m concurrent Twitch viewers

League of Legends World Championship opener had 1m concurrent Twitch viewers

Riot’s League of Legends World Championship draws to a close tomorrow and already it has drawn some huge viewer numbers online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2015 at 2:59PM in News
Can the BBC finally take eSports to the mainstream?

Can the BBC finally take eSports to the mainstream?

The BBC’s investment in eSports marks a potential turning point for the sector, leading experts say.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 15th 2015 at 9:46AM in News