Entries in 'riot games' (24)

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.

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.

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.

by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 6th 2015 at 10:30AM in News

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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
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

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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

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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
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

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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
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
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
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
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