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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 […]

Riot Games Confirms They’ve Been Working On A Fighting Game

Probably one of the worst kept secrets for 2019, Riot Games confirmed this week that they are indeed working on a new fighting game. Its been rumored for months now that there was a second project in the works outside of anything having to do with League Of Legends, with a new fighting game being […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The ESA Adds Six New Member Companies to the Mix in 2019

This morning, the Entertainment Software Association announced six new members have been added to their ranks, all familiar names in the industry. Those six companies are Intellivision Entertainment, Natsume Inc., Riot Games, SEGA of America, THQ Nordic, and Wizards of the Coast. All six will have the same rights and privileges as others currently do who […]

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 […]

Rogue Esports Accumulated $10.8 Million in Latest Funding Round

Rogue Esports and parent company ReKTGlobal announced a $10.8 million Series A funding round thanks to a group of expert investors. The esports venture company’s financing was led by entrepenuer and musician Nick Gross who will now join the board of ReKTGlobal. Other investors participaing in the Series A funding round included EDM producer Steve Aoki, several band […]

Riot Games Updates Company Site to Emphasize “Fair and Equitable” Processes

League of Legends developer Riot Games has had some internal issues in the past, mostly revolving around accusations of sexist hiring practices and creating an environment where female employees are put at a disadvantage. After issuing a mass apology statement on their blog, the company planned to revamp their recruitment methods and train their current staff […]

What to Expect from the League of Legends and Lagardère Partnership

Riot Games announced a multi-year partnership with sports marketing agency Lagardère Sports today. Riot will be working with Lagardère on the League of Legends European Championship to commercialize the newly established LEC, which is the governing body for all League of Legends competitions in Europe. The end goal of the partnership, however, is to see the […]

Riot Games and Lagardère Sign Multi-Year Deal for League of Legends EU Championship

A new multi-year marketing deal has been reached between Lagardère and Riot Games for the League of Legends EU Championship. The deal is basically to help promote and grow the brand in Europe after the name change, not to mention collaboration in other areas throughout Europe as both sides are knowledgable in different areas that could help […]

League of Legends Gets a New Champion in Sylas

You have a new champion in League of Legends as Riot Games have added Sylas to the group and make him a force to be reckoned with. In what will surely be a blocked champion every match, Sylas’ ultimate ability is called Hijack, which allows him to copy the ultimate of any other champion nearby […]

Limbitless Partners with Riot Games and 343 Industries for Themed Prosthetics

Both Riot Games and 343 Industries have announced partnerships with Limbitless Solutions to provide affordable prosthetic arms for children based on their blockbuster franchises. Riot announced the partnership during the two-day passion project event for League of Legends fans, called Thunderdome. While most projects range from LOL mini-games to tabletop games to improved key systems, it also includes […]