Entries in 'League of Legends' (27)

Game of Thrones promo planned in League of Legends

Game of Thrones promo planned in League of Legends

Game of Thrones promotions within League of Legends are coming, Riot Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 25th 2014 at 10:48PM in News
PC games market continues to show growth in 2013

PC games market continues to show growth in 2013

Global PC gamer spending increased year-over-year in 2013, in spite of a comparative lack of major new releases.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 5th 2014 at 4:18AM in News
League of Legends boasts 27m daily active players

League of Legends boasts 27m daily active players

Popular multiplayer online battle arena title League of Legends supports 27m active players on a daily basis, developer Riot Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 28th 2014 at 8:13AM in News
How eSports is becoming a legitimate sport

How eSports is becoming a legitimate sport

Millions of people around the world are playing their favourite games right now.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 3:20PM in News

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UK net porn filter could tamper League of Legends patching

UK net porn filter could tamper League of Legends patching

David Cameron’s brave new world of socially responsible internetting could interfere with League of Legends.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 10:27AM in News
Insomnia eSports festival signs partnership with Razer

Insomnia eSports festival signs partnership with Razer

Razer pens deal with Multiplay to host League of Legends tournaments at all 2014 events.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 20th 2014 at 2:07PM in News
Tencent F2P FPS Crossfire made $950m in 2013

Tencent F2P FPS Crossfire made $950m in 2013

Tencent's free-to-play shooter CrossFire brought in revenues of nearly $1 billion in 2013.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 20th 2014 at 11:12AM in News
World of Warcraft designer joins League of Legends team

World of Warcraft designer joins League of Legends team

Former World of Warcraft lead systems designer Greg Street has accepted a lead position at League of Legends developer Riot Games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 15th 2014 at 7:08AM in News

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Steam, Origin, Battle.net and LoL seemingly downed by hackers

Steam, Origin, Battle.net and LoL seemingly downed by hackers

Assorted hackers have claimed responsibility for a string of attacks that have disrupted a number of high-profile gaming services.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 9:33AM in News
32m watch League of Legends final

32m watch League of Legends final

Over 32m people tuned into to watch the League of Legends World Championship final, Riot has revealed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 19th 2013 at 4:46PM in News
Female characters banned from Iranian League of Legends tournament

Female characters banned from Iranian League of Legends tournament

The scantily-clad nature of the majority of League of Legends’ female characters has led to a ban on their use in an upcoming Iranian tournament.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 2:14PM in News
League of Legends hacked

League of Legends hacked

Riot Games' world-dominating online battling game League of Legends has suffered a security breach that has exposed some users credit card information.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 23rd 2013 at 12:10PM in News

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Credit card info possibly compromised in League of Legends hack

Credit card info possibly compromised in League of Legends hack

Riot Games has confirmed the League of Legends servers have been hacked, exposing the account data of some of its North American customers.

by Seth Tipps
on Aug 21st 2013 at 9:32AM in News
American Express unveils line of League of Legends credit cards

American Express unveils line of League of Legends credit cards

Financial services firm American Express has announced a new line of credit cards featuring scenes and characters from League of Legends.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 12th 2013 at 11:20PM in News
US government:  Pro League of Legends players are professional athletes

US government: Pro League of Legends players are professional athletes

The US government has designated pro League of Legends players as professional athletes, allowing participants to acquire visas for international tournaments.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 15th 2013 at 5:30AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

PAX Australia gets detailed this week, GameArena is in trouble, while, in spite of an R18+ rating, not one but two games feel the ban hammer.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 28th 2013 at 7:27AM in News

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MCM London Comic Con to livestream League of Legends quarter finals

MCM London Comic Con to livestream League of Legends quarter finals

The quarter finals of MCM’s League of Legends Tournament will be streamed on Twitch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2013 at 9:18AM in News
ANALYSIS: Free-to-play games putting pressure on triple-A

ANALYSIS: Free-to-play games putting pressure on triple-A

In an increasingly fractured market there are less and less outright villains in the games business, save for one business model: free-to-play.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Apr 5th 2013 at 11:53AM in News
League of Legends sees another massive player spike

League of Legends sees another massive player spike

League of Legends developer Riot Games has announced its MOBA sensation is now peaking in excess of 5m concurrent players.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 18th 2013 at 5:25AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Autodesk's pricing gets questioned, Blizzard and EA plan launch events for SimCity, and Riot Games opens an office in Sydney.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Mar 1st 2013 at 6:01AM in News
League of Legends 'Player Behaviour & Justice Team' includes a neuroscientist and behavioural psychologist

League of Legends 'Player Behaviour & Justice Team' includes a neuroscientist and behavioural psychologist

If you spend any sort of time on the internet you’ve probably suffered at the hands of a troll. MCV knows about this all too well.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2012 at 1:09PM in News
The eSports Phenomenon: Living the life of a sports star

The eSports Phenomenon: Living the life of a sports star

The eSports events themselves are sights to behold. Take for instance the glitzy IGN Pro League finals in Las Vegas, where gamers are celebrities and fans are tripping over themselves ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 5th 2012 at 1:20PM in News
When will eSports start making money?

When will eSports start making money?

It’s attracting an audience in the tens of millions and the attention of video game giants Valve, Riot, Activision Blizzard and Ubisoft. So why is it struggling to generate money? ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 5th 2012 at 12:56PM in News
F2P market is worth £216m in UK

F2P market is worth £216m in UK

It may be the industry buzzword of the moment, but freemium games still have a long way to go before they take down retail.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 1st 2012 at 10:11AM in News