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One of the most important game studios in the world and purveyor of League of Legends.

Kick it down the road.

UK researchers identify link between lootboxes and problem gambling

Are lockboxes just another form of gambling? That depends on which government entity, scientist, lawyer, or doctor you ask. But maybe the question we...

Riot Games hires former Uber exec to advise on still-raging sexism scandal

Earlier this week, League of Legends developer Riot Games announced that it has hired the services of former Senior Vice President of...

League of Legends announces Odyssey PvE event

Riot is bringing PvE back to League of Legends with a new event, Odyssey, which will see players boarding Jinx's spaceship, the...

PAX West 2018: The PWE gauntlet of Neverwinter and Torchlight

If you had told me five years ago that Perfect World Entertainment would not only own but make many of the games that...

Massively Overthinking: Massively OP’s PAX West 2018 awards and poll

Most of this year's PAX West content is finally finished, and while we're about to give MOP reporter Larry Everett a much-needed breather,...
For broad definitions of valor.

Tencent suspends Arena of Valor CM following sexual harassment allegations

Good news! This story about sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior from a Tencent-owned company is not about Riot Games. It's apparently separate!...
Well, points for effort.

Riot Games says it’s proud of workshops designed for women and non-binary prospective devs

Online gaming watchers will recall that League of Legends studio Riot Games has sustained heavy fire this summer over sexism and misogyny...

Riot Games vows sweeping corporate culture changes in response to piles of sexism allegations

League of Legends studio Riot Games is in the news again, this time in relation to the ongoing sexism scandal going on...
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Riot Games is scaling back some of its e-sports spending for League of Legends

You may not care for e-sports, but you can't deny that they bring in big money. Look at Riot Games, which has invested...

The Game Archaeologist: City of Villains, enhancement diversification, and Going Rogue

It's always easy to look back at the making of City of Heroes and its first year with a memory tinted...

SuperData July 2018: Fortnite is peaking, League of Legends is bested, Overwatch is slipping

"Fortnite’s peak may be behind us," SuperData asserts in its report on July 2018's global video game revenues. "Fortnite revenue is up...

The MOP Up: Warface heads to PlayStation 4 (August 19, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...
That which is not dead is Diablo III.

Massively Overthinking: Would you want to play a League of Legends or Diablo MMORPG?

Over the last couple of weeks, we've had some tantalizing rumors and teases that both Riot Games and Blizzard are building something new: Riot's...

Global Chat: Everybody’s burning up about that Sylvanas thing

Yes, just about every MMO blogger was sharing heated opinions about last week's World of WarCraft WarCrime. "It’s such a sad event and I’m...
Your game still has loads of cultural issues, though, let's just lay that on the line.

Riot and Tencent appear to be on unpleasant terms with one another

Some fans are still probably a bit miffed that Riot Games (maker of League of Legends and that's all) teased them...

League of Legends Lead Designer Ghostcrawler moves to an unnamed project

Let's play connect-the-dots today and see if we can see a picture forming over at Riot Games, shall we? Back in July, its co-founder...

Extensive Kotaku exposé uncovers a ‘culture of sexism’ at League of Legends developer Riot Games

The internet is ablaze over an in-depth report at Kotaku that uncovers a "culture of sexism" that is allegedly running rampant through Riot...
Shame about the writing, though.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 181: Some devs just want to watch the world tree burn

Justin and Bree discuss World of Warcraft's lore drama, Star Citizen's stockpiling controversy, DDO's new expansion, Riot's MMO tease, Albion's Merlyn, and TESO's DLC, with mailbag entry on the Horde impact and SC's pay-to-win.
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Riot Games continues to tease the possibility of an MMORPG

What is Riot Games up to these days? The League of Legends studio is intentionally stirring up community interest over its future plans,...

The MOP Up: Citadel gets reignited (July 29, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

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