league of legends

Official Site: League of Legends
Studio: Riot Games
Launch Date: October 27, 2009
Genre: MOBA
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, Mac

SuperData August 2020: Fall Guys dethroned League of Legends, pushed WoW to its lowest rank in over a year

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SuperData's August global revenue report for the games industry has more than a few eyebrow-raisers this week. On the PC side of things,...

League of Legends introduces Samira the Desert Rose to the roster

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If you think a bit of Dante from Devil May Cry is missing in your MOBA, then you might want to consider offering a...

The US government is now probing Epic and Riot in relation to Tencent’s data security

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Remember back in August when the Trump administration made noise about trying to ban WeChat and Tencent from transactions with folks in the...

The MOP Up: Elder Scrolls Online’s Stonethorn DLC arrives on consoles

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Good news for the patient and long-suffering Elder Scrolls Online console players: The game's latest DLC and patch have finally arrived following the...

SuperData July 2020: Pokemon Go is making all the monies right now

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We'd like to think that Niantic is learning a huge lesson from its continuing efforts to making Pokemon Go more accessible: SuperData...

League of Legends quietly introduces a new character to the public beta environment

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Usually new MOBA additions are met with all sorts of pomp and circumstance, but in the case of the newest addition to League...

Amazon just rebranded Twitch Prime as Amazon Gaming, not much else is changing though

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Amazon is apparently retooling Twitch a bit today as it's just announced Prime Gaming, which is basically the same as the Twitch Prime, with...
It lurks.

Riot Games’ Neom esports fiasco came about because people are bad at email

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At the tail end of July, Riot Games managed to piss off gamers, streamers, esports stars, and its own developers by unilaterally announcing a...

The MOP Up: Sims Online’s rogue server goes sunbathing

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FreeSO, the rogue server for the late Sims Online, is getting into the spirit of the season with a whole bunch of beach- and...

GDC Summer 2020: What online gaming can (and should) learn from social media’s trainwrecks

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The circle is now complete: Social media has mastered skills MMOs and online games haven't, not that social media was paying much attention to...
This is what we were really missing.

New executive order could ban US transactions with Tencent – potentially bad news for gaming [Updated]

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File this one under "I was about to go to sleep when the internet erupted in an absolute panic over Tencent": Late this evening,...

Riot is closing up shop for a week to grant devs a break from crunch and deadlines

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It's not at all uncommon for senior staff to take holiday vacations in the USA, nor is it uncommon for whole studios in Europe...

The MOP Up: All Points Bulletin revs its engine upgrade

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This past weekend, Little Orbit's All Points Bulletin ran its second open beta test as it prepares to roll out the huge Unreal...

Riot Games canceled its League of Legends esports partnership with Saudia Arabia after massive backlash

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The League of Legends esports community was set on fire and then partially doused this week thanks to a decision - now rescinded...

League of Legends revamps its esports site, Legends of Runeterra kicks off the Spirit Blossom Festival

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Two of Riot Games' titles are in our news room, so why not just bundle the two together? It should be easier for you...

SuperData June 2020: Valorant had the ‘biggest launch ever for a free-to-play PC title’

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It's time for our monthly check-in on how the games industry is doing according to SuperData's numbers, and don't worry - they're all still...
Well well well, how the turntable.

China cancels all international sporting events for 2020, sending LoL esports into limbo

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If anyone here was looking forward to esports events that were set to be hosted in China like the League of Legends World...

Massively Overthinking: Can Amazon actually save Crucible?

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Earlier this week, Amazon pulled Crucible back into closed beta for some hefty retooling, a move that surprised basically no one. We'd watched...
Masterful.

NCsoft MOBA Master x Master should’ve turned three years old in the west this month

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Way back in 2014 on Old Massively, our team began covering Master x Master, a new MOBA by NCsoft, then in beta...
Make them fight.

Vague Patch Notes: MOBAs, battle royales, and shallow genre pools in the online gaming space

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This past week, Nintendo announced Pokemon Unite, and then I had to go to see a doctor because I rolled my eyes so...

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