Entries in 'riot games' (48)

Riot Games

Riot's sale of LCS streaming rights to MLBAM seems inevitable after new report

Riot Games looks set to sell the streaming rights for its League of Legends Championship Series to Major League Baseball Advanced Media.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 8:00AM in News
Virtus Pro

Virtus Pro returns to League of Legends

CIS eSports organisation Virtus.Pro has returned to League of Legends by singing a new team.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 16th 2016 at 2:28PM in News
Riot Games

LCS team owners send Riot a letter detailing their concerns

Team owners from across the LCS have penned a letter to Riot Games detailing their concerns about the league for 2017 and a suggested list of changes.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 14th 2016 at 11:35AM in News
Origen

sOAZ and Amazing leave Origen

Both Paul “sOAZ” Boyer and Maurice “Amazing” Stückenschneider have left the Origen League of Legends team in search of new opportunities.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 9th 2016 at 11:41AM in News

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2016 All Star

The teams for the League of Legends All Star event have been announced

The teams for the League of Legends All Star event have been announced after fans voted for the players they wanted to see in Barcelona.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Nov 9th 2016 at 10:45AM in News
How G2A plans to win over the industry

How G2A plans to win over the industry

Despite what CEO Bartosz Skwarczek tells MCV when we sit down for our interview, the last twelve months have not been overly positive for codes marketplace G2A. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 4th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
League of Legends Worlds

The League of Legends World Championship prize pool has passed $5 million

The prize pool for the League of Legends World Championship has passed the $5 million mark and continues to grow, despite the competition being over.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 30th 2016 at 12:59PM in News
Riot games

League of Legends is finally getting replays

After thousands of requests from players over the years Riot Games is finally adding a replay system to League of Legends.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 9th 2016 at 10:45AM in News

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League of Legends Worlds

Riot is finally introducing crowdfunding for League of Legends prize pools

Riot Games has responded to criticism of how it assists LoL teams financially by adding crowd funding options to the Worlds and MSI prize pools.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 24th 2016 at 9:24PM in News
League of Legends

League of Legends has over 100 million monthly players

League of Legends has more than 100 million players each month according to studio co-founders Marc “Tryndamere” Merrill and Brandon “Ryze” Beck.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 14th 2016 at 11:10AM in News
Huma

Huma banned from all of Riot's leagues

Huma, a Challenger Series League of Legends team, has been banned from all Riot sanctioned leagues after failing to pay its players.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 2nd 2016 at 10:43AM in News
The LCS stage

EU LCS quarterfinal delayed due to technical issues

The quarterfinal of the EU LCS between H2K and Fnatic has been delayed to August 16th due to technical issues.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 15th 2016 at 2:53PM in News

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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
LoL Worlds

NA LCS Summer Split final heads to Canada

Riot has announced that the finals of the NA LCS Summer Split will be held in Toronto, Canada on August 27th and 28th.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 8th 2016 at 9:51PM 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
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

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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
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
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 Games acquires Radiant Entertainment

Riot Games acquires Radiant Entertainment

Radiant Entertainment, the indie studio founded by fighting game vets Tom and Tony Cannon, has been purchased by League of Legends creator Riot Games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 9th 2016 at 10:56AM 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
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
SK Gaming partners with CD key reseller G2A despite continuing Riot ban

SK Gaming partners with CD key reseller G2A despite continuing Riot ban

One of Europe's oldest eSports organisations has taken up a partnership deal with prolific CD key reselling site G2A.com, which is still facing a blackout sponsorship ban by Riot Games.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 17th 2016 at 2:57PM 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