Tag Archives: riot games
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.
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.
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.
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 10, 2013 | 23:51 BST
Riot Games has added its voice to a number of critics of yesterday’s report claiming Dota 2 had overtaken League of Legends to become the most popular PC game in the west.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 11:15 BST
League of Legends developer Riot Games is rolling out patch 3.5 now, which tweaks balancing and other areas of gameplay. We’ve got the full changelog here.
Wed, Mar 20, 2013 | 05:16 GMT
Riot Games has handed out eight temporary suspensions and withdrawn all season two rewards form players found guilty of Elo-boosting – logging into other players’ accounts to help increase their ranking.
Sun, Mar 17, 2013 | 22:56 GMT
League of Legends now regularly exceeds 5 million concurrent players globally, Riot Games has announced. The last time the developer gave us an update, in October 2012, it was topping out at 3 million concurrent users, demonstrating some healthy growth for the world’s most lucrative eSport MOBA. “Please have mercy on our servers,” Riot noted, quite humbly.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 | 12:19 GMT
League of Legends developer Riot Games is getting ready to release its localised Italian build, and to celebrate, will offer all Italian players a free Gladiator Draven skin.
Fri, Mar 01, 2013 | 19:06 GMT
League of Legends is now available to try on Mac thanks to the open beta. You can sign up and download it here. Meanwhile, its PC counterpart has been updated with various fixes, smart pings and changes to some Champions. Patch notes can be found on PCgamesN. Videos of the Mac version and the patch preview are below.
Thu, Feb 28, 2013 | 01:44 GMT
League of Legends developer Riot Games has opened an Australian office. Riot Games Sydney will house teams involved with marketing, eSports and community, and will apparently “craft unique experiences on the web and on the ground to support the growing League of Legends community in the Oceania region”. Riot Games Sydney is currently looking to hire a community manager and eSports co-ordinator. League of Legends is frequently described as the biggest game in the world and fronts the largest prize pools of any single title’s competitive league.
Thu, Feb 14, 2013 | 12:18 GMT
League of Legends developer Riot Games has detailed its incoming 3.02 patch in a new update. The patch will reduce queue times, improve the item shop interface and introduce several bug fixes.
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 | 22:39 GMT
League of Legends has announced a strict player behaviour policy for its public beta environment server.
Thu, Jan 24, 2013 | 10:18 GMT
League of Legends developer Riot Games has published its long-awaited Mac client on the game’s Public Beta Environment today, giving players the chance to help the studio iron out bugs ahead of the full Mac open beta.
Mon, Jan 21, 2013 | 12:54 GMT
Riots Games has swung the banhammer once again. Two more pro players have been thrown from League of Legends due to repeated reports of “offensive language, verbal abuse, and negative attitude.”