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Riot bans sister teams in the EU Challenger Series

We knew that EU LCS sister teams would not be able to play in the Challenger Series promotion tournament but new rules for Summer 2017 reveal they won’t be able to play at all.  Riot has announced that from the Summer Split sister teams to those in the EU LCS …

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Riot finally allows its on air talent to monetise their Twitch streams

Riot is finally allowing its casters and analysts to monetise their personal streams and YouTube channels.  Traditionally Riot has banned on air talent from doing this, meaning some of the biggest names in the scene couldn’t make any extra cash based on their streaming.  However over the weekend Mitch “Krepo” …

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Milwaukee Bucks owner in talks to buy NA LCS slot

Co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks NBA team, Wes Edens, is in the final stages of buying a slot in the NA LCS from Cloud9, who owns two spots in the league. According to ESPN the deal is only pending approval from Riot, with the total figure for the sale hitting …

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Why publishers should pay attention to Turkey

You may be surprised to learn that Turkey is home to a burgeoning games market. Between 2014 and 2015, Turkey’s games market grew by 24.7 per cent and, according to research firm Newzoo, it ranks as the 16th biggest games market in the world with a value of 573m. This …

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All League of Legends ranked matches taken offline after huge bug discovered

A game-wide bug has forced Riot to temporarily disable ranked League of Legends matches as it works to fix the issue. Players initially began to notice something curious with the hero Riven, with the champion able to cast the ‘Recall’ spell – which teleports the player character back to the …

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Riot investment in Curse worth $30m

The amount of money League of Legends firm Riot put behind games media giant Curse has been revealed to be a hefty $30m. That’s according to the Los Angeles Times, who reports that the exact amount was revealed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Tuesday. This follows the …

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Riot is scrapping League of Legends’ lore and starting over

The story underpinning League of Legends is being rewritten to better serve the game it has evolved to become. "We want League to always feel current through design balance, art updates, and new character themes and stories,” the development team said. That means we have to be willing to look …

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