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 April 2019: WoW and Apex Legends depart the revenue rankings, Hearthstone re-enters

Oh hey there Superdata, is it time for another run-down of who's screwing up in the games industry this month and who's making money...

Fight or Kite: Features MMOs could borrow from successful esports titles

This week I wanted to try something a little different in our PvP-centric Fite or Kite column and take a look at a...

Riot Games isn’t budging on labor dispute even after employee walkout

As we've previously covered, employees of the League of Legends studio Riot Games walked out last week in protest over the company's...

Riot takes action against League of Legends esports team Echo Fox over allegations of racist abuse

League of Legends esports team Echo Fox is in hot water with Riot following allegations of racist abuse by one of the...

The MOP Up: Star Trek Online delves into the mysteries of Yard 39

Star Trek Online is all about the Discovery these days, and in a new lore blog, the team gives some backstory to...

Riot Games developers did indeed walk out in protest last night over the ongoing labor and lawsuit fiasco

On Friday, we reported that Riot Games' latest efforts to stave off a walkout at the popular League of Legends company were likely to...

Riot says it will allow arbitration opt-outs, eventually, but it probably won’t stave off the walkout

The continuing fiasco that is League of Legends' Riot Games continues today, though today's update is a good sign for workers at least....
It lurks.

Riot Games acknowledges employees planning walkout over company culture

Over the weekend, we once again covered the continuing fiasco that is League of Legends' Riot Games, when as Kotaku first reported,...
Someone must have had fun with this at some point, right?

Riot is trying to divert its employees’ gender-discrimination lawsuit to arbitration

Hoo boy. Just when it was starting to look like the seemingly interminable saga of Riot's sexual harassment and gender discrimination scandal couldn't...

Roblox grows to 90 million players, does a crossover with WWE for some reason

Sporting a player population that Fortnite and League of Legends could only dream of attaining, global game platform Roblox announced

April Fools’ Day around the MMOverse, 2019 edition

Yes, it's back, the day when you can believe absolutely nothing and MMO studios are cranking out faux patches that you kinda wish were...

Superdata February 2019: EA’s Apex Legends and Anthem crushed it as Blizzard fumbled

If you were wondering exactly how Apex Legends stacks up against Fortnite since the former's debut earlier this year, SuperData's February...

Apex Legends just secured its 50 millionth player

Respawn and EA announced this morning a big milestone for surprise battle royale hit Apex Legends: It's just racked up its 50 millionth...

MMO Business Roundup: Fortnite’s lockbox lawsuit, Riot’s diversity boss, Take-Two’s stock, Acti-Blizz’s investor warning

Business business business! What's on the weekend agenda? Oh heck, let's just throw Fortnite, lockboxes, and a lawsuit in one sentence. It's like...

SuperData January 2019: Digital gaming revenue is down across the board as Fortnite has ‘increasingly lumpy revenue profile’

Hey so can we just get a do-over on January and maybe February? No? Sigh. SuperData's released its January 2019 report, and surprising...

The MOP Up: TERA and PUBG combine unholy forces

TERA sent out a press release this week confirming the end of the world: "Finally, the dream collaboration between TERA and PUBG...

Riot Games says it’s really, truly not working on a League of Legends MMO

Remember last summer when Riot Games co-founder Marc Merrill teased Twitter by asking whether the company should make an MMO? Then, just as...
We can't go anywhere!

Battle Bards Episode 137: League of Legends’ hero themes

What’s your hero’s theme? If you play League of Legends, you know the answer to that already, because every hero in that game...

The Daily Grind: Would you play Overwatch if it had a PvE or co-op mode?

Overwatch had a strange 2018. While Blizzard expanded the game's developer team last year, it also put out less content (and more repeat...
YOUR MONEY IS NOW OUR MONEY, AND WE WILL USE IT TO BUY DRUGS

2018 was the year of Fortnite and free-to-play games, according to Superdata research

"2018 was the biggest year for digital games and interactive entertainment. Ever." So sayeth gaming-trend research company Superdata, which recently published its year-in-review data...

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