Entries in 'riot games' (37)

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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
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
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