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  • Blog Post: League Of Legends Reveals Ascension Game Mode

    League of Legend's latest featured game mode, Ascension, has a new trailer today alongside some gameplay details. In Ascension, players will work together to take down Ancient Ascendant Xerath in the center of the map to acquire tremendous power. Players that take down Xerath will receive bonus health... More
  • Blog Post: League Of Legends And Esports At PAX Prime 2014

    At PAX Prime 2014, we sat down to chat with Riot Games’ VP of eSports Dustin Beck about League of Legends and the direction of things to come for the competitive moba. With eSports commanding bigger prize pools and attracting more viewers than ever, where’s Riot taking things next? “We’ve... More
  • Blog Post: League Of Legends Targets New Offenses

    The League of Legends Tribunal system has already existed as a tool to weed out toxic and offensive players, but new functionality will test the ability to target one of the major gripes in any given MOBA game – Intentional feeding. Offenders will be given a 14-day or permanent ban, making this... More
  • Blog Post: Older League Of Legends Skin Codes Deactivated To Curb Scamming

    If you’re holding onto an unredeemed League of Legends skin code, you should read on. You’ve got a very limited time to get some help redeeming it before it’s gone for good. Riot Games attends a number of events and, as a token of good will toward fans that visit them at PAX, Gamescom... More
  • Blog Post: In Service Of Corporate Culture, Riot Will Pay New Employees To Leave

    Riot Games is known for its rigorous hiring process that focuses on corporate culture and knowledge of League of Legends. Despite a rigorous interview regimen, sometimes the fit isn’t quite as good as hoped. Riot is taking steps to make a transition out in those situations as painless as possible... More
  • Blog Post: Riot Games Releases League Of Legends-Inspired Metal Song

    Some people love League of Legends. Some people love metal music. Some of those people are the same. Appealing to the overlapping slice of those audiences, the band Pentakill creates metal music inspired by Riot's flagship title. Riot describes Pentakill as a "passion project created by a number... More
  • Blog Post: League of Legends One For All Mode Is Back

    From May 29 to June 8, League of Legends players will be able to play a special game mode known as One For All: Mirror Mode. Players essentially vote on a single champion before the game begins, and then all players will play the champion in a Howling Abyss mirror match! Just think about the possibilities... More
  • Blog Post: League of Legends Adding New Game Mode

    There’s no new map, but there are new rules. In the next upcoming Featured Gameplay Mode, players will be able to participate in six-vs-six combat on the classic Summoner’s Rift map. This will create opportunities far outside the traditional lane composition and add some serious potential... More
  • Blog Post: GDC Awards To Honor Riot Games Founders, Anita Sarkeesian

    The organizers behind the Game Developers Conference scheduled for March 2014 have announced a number of special awards. Anita Sarkeesian, creator of the Feminist Frequency Tropes vs. Women in Video Games web series, and Riot Games founders Brandon Beck and Marc Merrill will be honored at the Game Developers... More
  • Blog Post: Riot: League Of Legends Averages 27 Million Players Per Day

    As the ability to sell out the Staples Center in Los Angeles for its championship finals demonstrated, League of Legends is one of the most popular competitive games in the world. Now, Riot has revealed just how popular its game has become. Today on its website , Riot revealed that its free-to-play MOBA... More
  • Blog Post: Riot Games Sees Decades Of Life In League Of Legends

    Riot Games, which brought the MOBA genre to mainstream audiences, has built a business around a game concept that evolves through balancing, new player characters, and player ingenuity. In many ways, the concept behind good MOBAs is similar to well-crafted collectible card and miniature games. For that... More
  • Blog Post: League Of Legends Championship Series 4 Begins

    The League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) Season 4 has officially begun. League of Legends and Riot Games continue to push the MOBA into the eSports spotlight with the LCS. LCS matches are streamed live and can be viewed here . If you’d rather check out the action live, tickets are available... More
  • Blog Post: HBO Panel Scoffs At eSports

    HBO's Real Sports with Byrant Gumbel recently ran a story on eSports, specifically Riot Games' League of Legends. However, many of the panelists don't think it's a sport at all. The clip below is the panel's reaction to reporter Soledad O'Brien's piece on the League of Legends... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Riot Comments Again On LCS Streaming Policy

    Update #2: Following outcry from players and fans, along with a strong reaction from some of the developers whose titles were on the banned list, Riot will be amending its approach to streaming. The news comes by way of another comment on Reddit from Riot director of eSports Whalen Roselle. Hey everyone... More
  • Blog Post: Developers Comment On League Of Legends Streaming Prohibition

    Earlier this week, we reported that Riot Games' contract with sponsored players includes some new prohibitions on streaming . The agreement includes a long list of titles that League players aren't allowed to broadcast, including Blizzard games, competing MOBAs, and even Sony's Fat Princess... More
  • Blog Post: HBO's Real Sports Visits The League Of Legends Championships

    Tomorrow night on HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, Soledad O'Brien reports from the recent League of Legends championships at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. You'll get a look from the event and behind the scenes with members of the Riot Games team. Riot Games sold over 13,000 seats... More
  • Blog Post: Some Limited Edition League Of Legends Skins Coming Back

    In 2009 through 2011, Riot Games released a number of limited edition League of Legends skins during special events. These were sold with a promise that they would never be featured in the store again. For those that have been eager to get their hands on them, the window is opening once more. In order... More
  • Blog Post: The League Of Legends 2013 World Championship Begins Today

    The third season League of Legends World Championship begins today, ending October 4, and Riot Game has released a video for the event to get everyone excited. If you're not already there in person at the event, which is taking place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles , unfortunately, you've... More
  • Blog Post: EVE Online Lead Designer Joins League Of Legends

    Lead designer at CCP Games for EVE Online, Kristoffer Touborg, recently announced that he will be relocating to Dublin to begin working with Riot Games on League of Legends. Touborg made the announcement of his career change on Facebook where he expressed a great appreciation for the opportunty to work... More
  • Blog Post: Riot Sells Out League Of Legends Finals At Staples Center

    On October 4, Riot Games will be holding the season three finals for League of Legends at the Staples Center in Los Angeles . Last week, tickets went on sale and were gone in approximately one hour. We'd like to tell you that you have another chance, but that has passed, and it went quickly. The... More
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