Entries in 'riot games' (35)

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
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

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Riot Games has invested in Curse

Riot Games has invested in Curse

League of Legends creators Riot Games has invested in media and tech company Curse.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2015 at 3:05PM 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
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

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Tencent was 2014's top-grossing public global games company

Tencent was 2014's top-grossing public global games company

More money was ploughed into games made by Tencent in 2014 than those made by any other publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 10:08AM in News
SSE Arena at Wembley hosting LoL

League of Legends Worlds coming to London, Paris, Brussels and Berlin

The 2015 League of Legends World Championships are heading to Europe, and will be filling out stadiums in London, Paris, Brussels and Berlin.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Apr 9th 2015 at 5:14PM in News
Reddit mods sign League of Legends NDA with Riot

Reddit mods sign League of Legends NDA with Riot

It has emerged that most of the moderation team of the League of Legends subreddit have signed up to a non-disclosure agreement with developer Riot Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2015 at 10:44AM in News
League of Legends to reward 'friendly' players with bonus Influence Points

League of Legends to reward 'friendly' players with bonus Influence Points

League of Legends is taking steps against hostility in its community by encouraging players to work together.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 4th 2015 at 10:17AM in News

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Former Eurogamer editor-in-chief Bramwell joins Riot Games

Former Eurogamer editor-in-chief Bramwell joins Riot Games

Tom Bramwell, the editor-in-chief of games publication Eurogamer for seven years, has taken up a new role at League of Legends parent Riot Games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 4:15PM in News
Riot says it will protect League of Legends players from unauthorised spectator streaming

Riot says it will protect League of Legends players from unauthorised spectator streaming

League of Legends developer Riot has been forced to wade into a messy rights dispute involving the gameplay streaming of popular player Sanghyuk ‘Faker’ Lee.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 4:00PM in News
INTERVIEW: Jason Yeh, head of EU eSports at Riot Games, on League of Legends' rise to the top

INTERVIEW: Jason Yeh, head of EU eSports at Riot Games, on League of Legends' rise to the top

With more than 27 million daily players and viewership numbers that rival national TV broadcasting, League of Legends is undeniably the biggest eSports title in the world.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 6th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Riot also working on dedicated European League of Legends network

Riot also working on dedicated European League of Legends network

League of Legends is to receive a dedicated European network, mirroring that planned for the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 1:34PM in News

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2015 League of Legends World Championships to be held in Europe

2015 League of Legends World Championships to be held in Europe

League of Legends developer Riot Games has announced the popular MOBA's World Championships will be held in Europe this October.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 21st 2015 at 6:46PM in News
Riot talking to ISPs about a dedicated North American League of Legends network

Riot talking to ISPs about a dedicated North American League of Legends network

Playing League of Legends in the US and Canada could soon be a smoother experience with the roll out of a dedicated network for the game in the region.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2015 at 1:05PM in News
Riot keeping exclusive tabs on League of Legends merchandise

Riot keeping exclusive tabs on League of Legends merchandise

New official merchandise based on the hugely popular PC game League of Legends (LoL) will not be available for retailers to stock, developer Riot Games has said.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 11:34AM in News
27m viewers watched the 2014 League of Legends final

27m viewers watched the 2014 League of Legends final

Riot has revealed that 27m unique viewers streamed coverage of the League of Legends 2014 Finals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2014 at 4:00PM in News
League of Legends World Championship draws 40,000 fans

League of Legends World Championship draws 40,000 fans

An audience of approximately 40,000 eSports fans were in attendance at the recently concluded League of Legends finals in Seoul, South Korea.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 21st 2014 at 6:02PM in News
League of Legends appears on Coca-Cola

League of Legends appears on Coca-Cola

One of the world’s biggest games properties has tied up a deal with the world’s biggest soft drink.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:32PM in News
League of Legends World Championship boasts $2m prize pool

League of Legends World Championship boasts $2m prize pool

The upcoming League of Legends World Championship event will carry a $2m prize pool, developer Riot Games has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 10th 2014 at 11:50PM in News
Riot tests instant, permanent bans for toxic League of Legends players

Riot tests instant, permanent bans for toxic League of Legends players

Riot Games is attempting to crack down on the “extreme” toxic behavior that has plagued the online play of the studio’s popular MOBA League of Legends for years.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 10:41PM in News
Riot offers new staff money if they quit

Riot offers new staff money if they quit

Newcomers to League of Legends creator Riot Games are being offered up to $25,000 to quit their jobs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 11:51AM in News