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

Kentucky high school athletic commission bans Fortnite from high school esports competition

The Kentucky High School Athletics Association (KHSAA) has officially called for the removal of Fortnite from high school esports competition, expressing concern at...
It lurks.

League of Legends Chinese pro esports league suspends events over spreading coronavirus

If you've somehow missed all the news about the growing coronavirus epidemic, we'll forgive you - it's been a wild news week in the...

Riot Games’ Legends of Runeterra writes a thank-you note to its community

Awwww, Riot Games loves its Legends of Runeterra players. In a moment of warm fuzzies, the devs of the League of Legends...

Riot Games’ Legends of Runeterra enters open beta on January 24

It would appear that there's enough of a fanbase for the in-development League of Legends CCG Legends of Runeterra that Riot is...

Riot teases League of Legends’ Clash, new champions, and next Legends of Runeterra beta for 2020

"New year, new Rift" promises the start of League of Legends' latest video which showcases a number of new features and developments players...

League of Legends’ first female championship series competitor dies at age 24

In sudden and sad esports news, League of Legends player Maria “Remilia” Creveling died this past Friday at the age of 24. Remilia...

SuperData November 2019: Spending rises thanks to mobile, WoW holds steady

Whether any of us likes it or not, mobile gaming continues to prove to be a lucrative thing, as the November report from...

Perfect Ten: The biggest MMO news stories of 2019

When we sit back to look at the biggest headlines of the year, we don't have to look far. These are the stories that...

Riot Games opens Riot Forge to publish ‘bespoke’ League of Legends IP games

If you watched Riot Games' presentation of its upcoming titles this past fall and wondered why it wasn't branching out into every genre...
To most people, that's actual money.

Riot Games will pay $10 million to settle its ‘bro culture’ gender discrimination lawsuit

Back in August, the LA Times reported that Riot Games had agreed to settle the class-action discrimination lawsuit lodged against it. The suit...

SuperData October 2019: League of Legends is back on top as console and PC trend downward

SuperData's October 2019 global revenue report on the video game industry is up today, and if you were hoping the PC and console...
Well well well, how the turntable.

Tencent made bank in Q3 2019 thanks to mobile – not PC – games

While companies like Blizzard are seeing severe revenue drops this quarter and other MMO companies are trudging along, Tencent is having a rather...

Riot swears its Legends of Runeterra CCG won’t be pay-to-win

It's easy to assume that Legends of Runeterra, the digital CCG from the League of Legends universe, would be just chock-full of "surprise...
Please love me again.

Fight or Kite: PvP games to play if you’re still boycotting Blizzard

The past couple of weeks in the land of Blizzard have made for a wild ride. Some of us have extremely strong feelings and...
Money dollars.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 243: ArcheAge goes ‘queue queue’

Justin and Bree discuss ArcheAge Unchained, the Daybreak EverQuest and PlanetSide 3 situation, Riot's big reveals, Fallout 76's expansion delay, plus chat on gaming routines, gamers' breaking point with studios, and the problems with RvR.

SuperData September 2019: WoW Classic’s surge is over, Fortnite sees worst month since 2017

SuperData's September 2019 global revenue report on the video game industry is out today, and unlike reports a lot of months, this one's...
my god

Betawatch: Riot Games announces all the things

Last week was exhausting for news. The week before was exhausting for news. It feels like even betas are tuckered out completely from the...

Riot announces team shooter, card game, fighting game, co-op game, and mobile League of Legends

If you felt a small earthquake last night, don't worry -- it was just the response of Riot Games' community at all of...
We're the good guys this week, right? No? Well, we're going anyway.

Rumor: Riot is working on an anime and digital card game based on League of Legends

Are you ready to explore the rich lore of Runeterra? Because you - wait, what do you mean "what the heck is a Runeterra?"...

League of Legends tells casters and pro players to avoid ‘sensitive issues’ at the World Champs

So Riot's not having a good week with the whole China thing either. While the League of Legends studio was able to successfully fend...