Tag Archives: league of legends
Mon, Aug 12, 2013 | 16:37 BST
American Express is expected to reveal a line of League of Legends-themed debit cards on Wednesday, as well as a partnership with the MOBA’s developer Riot Games. The cards are said to offer holders bonus Riot Points – the game’s currency – as they spend.
Mon, Aug 12, 2013 | 02:10 BST
Danny “Shiphtur” Le of Edmonton, Canada is the first eSports competitor to secure a US visa based on his status as an internationally recognised athlete, the LA Times reports. Riot announced in July that after a lengthy process the US had agreed to recognise League of Legends players as professional athletes,
Wed, Jul 31, 2013 | 14:28 BST
Riot Games has released a list of changes coming with the next League of Legends update, and it’s a doozy. Many champions and as well as some items are getting tweaked, as well as maps such as Summoner’s Rift. Bugs in chat have been fixed, as well as others, and with Ready Check, those that “habitually fail to accept matched games will be temporarily removed from the queue.” Riot says this should help players with longer queue times as well as remove some “fringe abuse cases.” Full notes are through the link. The patch will arrive sometime today.
Wed, Jul 17, 2013 | 09:08 BST
League of Legends is only the most popular game in the world right now, and so it’s about time that some folks have begun creating some derivative works. Some folks who call themselves Team Instaburst are now building a free 2D fighter called League of Fighters based on the, ahem, legendary MOBA, and they say that LoL creators Riot Games are totally cool with it as long as they don’t sell it. And there’s actually a trailer, but it’s still early in the process. Check it out, though.
Sat, Jul 13, 2013 | 19:38 BST
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 | 21:18 BST
League of Legends are now recognized as professional athletes by the US government and will all them to use a visa to compete in tournaments.
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 | 14:17 BST
League of Legends player Justin Carter, who was arrested by Texas authorities in February for “threatening” to shoot up an elementary school on Facebook, has been let out of jail on bail.
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 | 21:28 BST
Riot Games has announced plans for Season 3 World Championship, the premier event for League of Legends professional esports.
Wed, Jul 10, 2013 | 14:33 BST
League of Legends is getting a new champion, and it’s Lucian the Purifier who likes to use his sharpshooter skills when hunting the undead.
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 | 17:30 BST
GDE Europe organizers have announced an Oculus Rift talk at the show called “Virtual Reality Gaming and Game Development” will be presented by company founder Palmer Luckey and VP of product Nate Mitchell. The VR headset will also be on the show floor for you to try out. A League of Legends talks will also be hosted by Riot Games’ European community manager Matthew Elliott. It is titled: “Building Real Life Communities in Online Gaming”. The tracks take place August 19-21 at the Cologne Congress-Centrum Ost in Cologne, Germany during Gamescom. Thanks, Gamasutra.
Mon, Jul 01, 2013 | 23:35 BST
Despite the late notice, Major League Gaming’s latest Pro Circuit event has shattered previous attendance records.
Sat, Jun 29, 2013 | 15:15 BST
Major League Gaming’s Spring Championship is going on this weekend, and its the second event of the 10th annual MLG Pro Circuit season, and according to the league’s head of operations Adam Apicella, pass sales for the event have been selling like hotcakes.
Fri, Jun 28, 2013 | 07:53 BST
Riot Games is now allowing transfers to its brand spanking new Oceanic servers for League of Legends, ahead of an online tournament with finals to be played out at PAX Australia next month.
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 21:33 BST
Major League Gaming’s Spring Championship takes place June 28-30, and is the second event of the 10th annual MLG Pro Circuit season. Players will be competing for prizes in League of Legends, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 on Xbox 360, and StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 06:39 BST
Riot Games is drawing on the strctures surrounding meatspace sports in order to help transform League of Legends into a true spectator esport.
Mon, May 27, 2013 | 00:26 BST
It’s one of if not the most-played PC game in the world, and yet somehow not everybody is onboard League of Legends. This new trailer for the most successful MOBA to date reminds veterans of the pageantry and passion of arena-based violence, while presenting newbs with a reason to weather the steep learning curve. In any case, it’s four and a half minutes of very pretty, action-packed cinematic.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 10:25 BST
Monster Hunter Online publisher and Riot Games owner Tencent has posted its Q1 financials, pointing to a prosperous year for the Chinese online gaming company.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 09:03 BST
League of Legends developer Riot Games will by throwing out another update to its mega-popular MOBA game, and it’s another big one, starting with tweaks to Caitlin, and changing up much more.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 | 18:07 BST
Riot has introduced Lissandra, the Ice Witch with a new League of Legends champion spotlight trailer.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 | 06:09 BST
Riot Games has opened paid transfers between its North American and European regional servers.