Entries in 'riot games' (42)

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
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
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

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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
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
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

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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

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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
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

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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
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
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