Entries in 'League of Legends' (75)

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

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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

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G2A labels Riot ban as an 'aggressive attack' on eSports

G2A labels Riot ban as an 'aggressive attack' on eSports

Riot’s decision to block advertising from select key resellers at the 2015 League of Legends World Championships has been heavily criticised by G2A.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2015 at 11:57AM in News
BBC Three to live stream League of Legends World Championships

BBC Three to live stream League of Legends World Championships

eSports are taking one step further into the mainstream as the BBC has announced it will be live streaming the League of Legends World Championships.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 8th 2015 at 12:01PM in News
Riot asks League of Legends teams to pull G2A branding

Riot asks League of Legends teams to pull G2A branding

League of Legends developer Riot appears to be going to war with online key seller G2A.com.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2015 at 10:36AM in News
LoL Worlds final to be broadcast at London's O2 Arena

LoL Worlds final to be broadcast at London's O2 Arena

The League of Legends World Championship finals are to be simulcast by the European Gaming League at London's O2 arena at the end of this month.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Oct 6th 2015 at 3:17PM in News

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Calls for LoL team sanctions after owner involved in drug price gouge

Calls for LoL team sanctions after owner involved in drug price gouge

The owner of League of Legends team Odyssey is behind the decision to inflate prices of Daraprim – a toxoplasmosis treatment for Malaria and AIDS – by more than 50 ...

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Sep 22nd 2015 at 1:36PM in News
2015 League of Legends All-Star Event dated

2015 League of Legends All-Star Event dated

Riot Games will close 2015 with an All-Star League of Legends tournament set to take place in early December.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 7th 2015 at 10:34AM in News
Riot withholds League of Legends rewards from toxic players

Riot withholds League of Legends rewards from toxic players

It’s a classic psychological mainstay – reward good behaviour and ignore bad behaviour.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2015 at 3:17PM in News
League of Legends tops most-watched games on Twitch for July

League of Legends tops most-watched games on Twitch for July

League of Legends finished on top of Twitch's latest monthly most-watched games list, the streaming network has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 13th 2015 at 4:44AM in News

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Riot has killed off a League of Legends hero that some people paid money for

Riot has killed off a League of Legends hero that some people paid money for

League of Legends players came in for a bit of a shock this week when it was discovered that one of the game’s heroes has been killed off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2015 at 2:35PM in News
Fnatic finishes League of Legends season undefeated

Fnatic finishes League of Legends season undefeated

For the first time in eSports history a League of Legends team has finished the season undeafeated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2015 at 1:54PM in News
Fans in uproar over cosmetic changes to League of Legends' Fiora

Fans in uproar over cosmetic changes to League of Legends' Fiora

Riot has given one of League of Legends’ heroes a visual makeover, and its boards are alight with protests from fans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2015 at 10:46AM in News
All League of Legends ranked matches taken offline after huge bug discovered

All League of Legends ranked matches taken offline after huge bug discovered

A game-wide bug has forced Riot to temporarily disable ranked League of Legends matches as it works to fix the issue.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2015 at 9:33AM in News
Riot suspends League of Legends commentator

Riot suspends League of Legends commentator

Martin ‘Deficio’ Lynge has been suspended by Riot after an investigation into his relationship with League of Legends team Copenhagen Wolves.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2015 at 4:05PM in News
Unikrn CEO pledges sponsorship to any pro LCS team with female member

Unikrn CEO pledges sponsorship to any pro LCS team with female member

Unikrn CEO Rahul Sood has promised to sponsor any League of Legends team sporting a woman on their roster.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jun 1st 2015 at 4:59PM in News
Wrist injury forces Hai Lam to retire from Cloud9

Wrist injury forces Hai Lam to retire from Cloud9

League of Legends and eSports star Hai Lam has been forced to retire after failing to recover from a wrist injury.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2015 at 4:05PM in News
League of Legends developer Riot reveals new LA HQ

League of Legends developer Riot reveals new LA HQ

Oh, so THIS is what owning the world’s world most popular game pays for?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 3:07PM in News