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Riot Games Reaches A Settlement In Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

Riot Games announced last week that they have reached a settlement with the parties who brought a class-action lawsuit against them for gender discrimination. The company released this statement, part of which we have for you below, which includes a joint statement by both sides in the lawsuit. That includes the plaintiff’s attorney, Ryan Saba […]

Twitch Rivals Returns To TwitchCon San Diego With a Massive Cash Prize

Twitch Rivals Returns To TwitchCon San Diego With a Massive Cash Prize

Twitch Rivals will be making a triumphant return to TwitchCon San Diego this year, with some major cash prizes on the line for a few games. The company released a few details today letting fans and players know anyone could sign up. The big tournament this year will be an Apex Legends battle with $500k […]

Qiyana, Empress of the Elements, is Live in "League of Legends" Today

Qiyana, Empress of the Elements, is Live in “League of Legends” Today

Riot Games has released League of Legends‘ latest champion Qiyana, Empress of the Elements, on the Summoner’s Rift today as part of patch update 9.13. Her backstory starts in the city of Ixaocan, the capital of a new region of Runeterra called Ixtal. She was the last in line to succeed her parents on the high […]

Riot Games To Change The Way They Balance League Of Legends

Riot Games To Change The Way They Balance League Of Legends

Riot Games maybe refusing to change their ways for their staff, but apparently, they feel a different way when it comes to League of Legends. This week, game design manager David Capurro took to the game’s blog to address a couple of issues within the game and the gaming community. One of the biggest issues […]

Twitch Prime to Give Away 4 Months of League of Legends Loot

Twitch Prime to Give Away 4 Months of League of Legends Loot

Twitch Prime is at it again, with four months of League of Legends loot this time. This four month team-up between Riot Games and Twitch will net League players four months of loot drops. Those loot drops will include skin shards and emotes for players to use in-game. Prime members can visit twitch.amazon.com/leagueoflegends to claim their first […]

Riot Games Employees Planning to Petition Board of Directors

Riot Games employees walked off the job in protest of the company’s stance on forced arbitration for current employees and their allegations of sexist hiring practices and gender discrimination. Riot’s current stance on forced arbitration means that current employees cannot take legal action against the company while still employed by the company, effectively silencing several […]

Tencent and Riot Games Developing a Mobile League of Legends

Tencent and Riot Games Developing a Mobile League of Legends

It appears Tencent are expanding their mobile games empire a bit as it appears they’re working with Riot Games for a mobile League Of Legends game. The news this morning comes from Reuters, who are reporting that the two companies have worked through a strained relationship and are now finally putting together an official mobile […]

Riot Games Refuses to Move Arbitration Clause for Current Employees

Employees of League of Legends developer Riot Games walked out of the office in protest over the company’s forced arbitration clause for current employees. The arbitration clause forces all complaints against the company by current employees into private arbitration, effectively blocking the employees from suing the company. Several current and former Riot employees have accused the […]

G2 Esports Wins League of Legends MSI 2019 Grand Finals

G2 Esports Wins League of Legends MSI 2019 Grand Finals

Earlier today, G2 Esports came out on top during the League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational 2019 event to take the trophy during the grand finals against Fnatic. Both of these teams had been running hard throughout the season and making an effort to make it this far with some of the top teams in the […]

Team Liquid has Advanced to the League of Legends MSI 2019 Finals

Team Liquid has Advanced to the League of Legends MSI 2019 Finals

Underdogs Team Liquid have managed to take down World Champions Invictus Gaming in this year’s League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational. Liquid went up against Invictus during the MSI Semi-Final round and carried the win with a 3-1 lead over the reigning LoL champions. Invictus Gaming entered the Mid-Season Invitational as the clear favorites to win and […]

Riot Games Orders Echo Fox To Take Action On Alleged Racist Behavior

Riot Games Orders Echo Fox To Take Action On Alleged Racist Behavior

Following an investigation over the resignation of Echo Fox’s owner, Riot Games has ordered the team to take action or face consequences. We reported earlier on Rick Fox departing the team after he accused a shareholder of using racist terms around him and his family, eventually leading Fox to resign over the matter. Which struck […]

Several League of Legends Streamers are Competing in the Zotac Cup Charity Tournament

Several League of Legends Streamers are Competing in the Zotac Cup Charity Tournament

The Zotac Cup is a $100,000 USD charity League of Legends tournament feautring popular LoL streamers and eSports pros Voyboy, Kaypea, Coolifegame, Zong Guan, Hao Kai, MMD, Eggroll, 7z, Weiwei, Toyz, and Gear. The tournament is being held to support charities like the Esports Foundation, Gaming-Aid, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Mercy Malaysia, and Oaktree. All five charities have massively different focuses, but that’s kind of what […]

Marvel Brings 'League of Legends' to Life with 'Lux' #1

Marvel Brings ‘League of Legends’ to Life with ‘Lux’ #1

I’m going to be brutally honest before I get into this review for Lux #1, the newest League of Legends comic from Marvel. I’m really awful at League of Legends. Seriously horrible. But I really like the game, and love the character designs and setting. One of my friends even cosplayed as a League character […]

Riot Games Employees to Walk Off the Job in Protest Today

Developers at Riot Games are planning to walk off the job this afternoon in protest of the company’s attempt at forced arbitration for current employees. Kotaku reports that this will be the first walkout at a major game studio: Los Angeles-based Riot Games employees are preparing for a walkout this afternoon in protest of the company’s […]

Riot Games Attempts to Block Employees from Taking Legal Action

Despite promises to change their corporate culture, it seems that Riot Games is backtracking on any progress made. Riot Games was accused by several current and former employees of sexist hiring practices and gender discrimination last year which resulted in a lawsuit filed in November. Yesterday, Riot Games filed a motion to force two of […]

Echo Fox Owner Rick Fox Resigns Over a Shareholder’s Racist Language

Esports was rocked with a new issue about race this week as the owner of Echo Fox, Rick Fox, resigned from the company after a shareholder exhibited racist epithets toward him and his family. The primary report comes from Dexerto with a follow-up from Newsweek, as Fox sent the message below to everyone involved with […]

Riot Games Partners with the Special Olympics for a Stream-a-thon

Leauge of Legends developer Riot Games has partnered with the Special Olympics to host a special live Stream-a-thon on Twitch. The stream is live now and is part of Special Olympics’ “The Revolution is Inclusion” campaign.The goal of the campaign is to end discrimination against people with intellectual disabilities, and the stream urges viewers to […]

Nike is Sponsoring the Chinese League of Legends Pro League

Nike has jumped into being an esports sponsor as they’ve officially joined the League of Legends Pro League… in China, that is. Reuters has reported that the company signed a deal with the league that will make them the official shoe for all of the teams, coaches, staff, etc, and will carry all the way through 2022. […]

League of Legends Gains Secretlab as a Global Partner

League of Legends make partnership deals all the time with different companies in different regions, but they just scored a new global esports one with Secretlab. The deal will basically have Secretlab gaming chairs on stage for the League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) and the three premier global events with The Mid-Season Invitational, the […]

Riot Games and LVP Unveil League Of Legends’ UK League Championship

League of Legends players in the UK are about to get a brand new competition as LVP revealed the latest entity with Riot Games in the UK League Championship. Both companies are looking to develop more content in the area, both for esports and for broadcasts, and will be doing that starting on February 13th […]