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

League of Legends promises improvements to events and game modes in a quick Q&A

It's not exactly an AMA or a Q&A of substantial length, considering Riot cherry-picked questions that tied to an overall topic, but League...
Well well well, how the turntable.

Riot settles class action discrimination lawsuit as victims claim victory

Last year, Kotaku published a brutal exposé of Riot Games’ culture, replete with sexual harassment and sexual discrimination problems. In response, Riot promised...

SuperData July 2019: Fortnite, League of Legends tumble as GTAO surges

League of Legends has been dethroned again, according to SuperData's latest game industry global revenue report for the month of July 2019....

Former Riot devs form well-funded Singularity 6 to build a ‘virtual society’ MMO

MMOs are dead, huh? No less than the likes of ex-Riot Games devs say not so fast. New(ish) studio Singularity 6 - led...

MMO Business Roundup: Riot’s diversity ‘progress’, NetEase’s esports arena, DayZ down under, and Twitch threats

Welcome back to another roundup of what's going on in the business of making online games! Let's start with the most controversial of the...
YOUR MONEY IS NOW OUR MONEY, AND WE WILL USE IT TO BUY DRUGS

MMO Business Roundup: Video game gambling, toxicity, post-lawsuit reconciliation, and successful UX design

Welcome back to another mish-mash roundup of MMO-business-related happenings that just don't fit in anywhere else. To wit: On game gambling: Remember the bizarrely bad...

Would you try a single-player spinoff of The Division 2, or are you happy with it as it is?

Over the weekend, multiple game devs, including The Division 2's creative director, floated the idea of a "single player narrative driven spin off"...
Celebration of whatever.

More eyeballs lingered on League of Legends than Fortnite this year – so far

So, battle royale - was it just a fad? Probably not, or at least, if it is, it's not even close to being...

League of Legends is blocked in Iran and Syria due to US embargo laws

The politics of the real world have impeded the possible solace or distraction of a video game. It appears that League of Legends...

The Division 2 brings a minigun wielding specialization and more in Title Update 4

When it comes to video game firearms, bigger is often better, and it doesn't come much bigger than the rotating turret monstrosity like the...

APB Reloaded’s new battle royale mode is now online after a week’s delay

Last week, APB Reloaded was gearing up for a new patch, the biggest the game had seen since Little Orbit took over last...
Success?

California says Riot Games is refusing to fully cooperate with its gender discrimination investigation

The Riot sexual harassment and gender discrimination fiasco is coming up on its anniversary this summer, and from a legal perspective, it's only just...
Success?

Vague Patch Notes: The curious case of the esports bubble

I've been thinking a lot about esports lately. This is not actually something I like to think about, mind you; my general attitude toward esports...

APB Reloaded launches battle royale mode APB RIOT into open beta today [Updated]

It's gonna be a big Wednesday for APB Reloaded: New developer Little Orbit is launching the biggest update the game's seen since the...
Gosh, what a toolbox.

Riot is launching a premium esports viewing option for League of Legends

Do you wish to be counted among the elite of esports viewership? Do you desire the prestige of delicately consuming caviar-flavored Doritos and drinking...
Whatever of whatever.

Tencent is apparently giving up on the Western port of Honour of Kings, Arena of Valor

Here's a fun bit of statistical data for you on this Tuesday: Honour of Kings is literally the most successful mobile game in...
Dragon Age.

League of Legends is destined for mobile, Reuters reports

Remember all the thinkpieces years back about the rise of the MOBA? The industry's been through several bubbles since then, between survival sandboxes and...

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...

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