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Riot Games continues to truck on with League of Legends, which is still going strong years later. Its newest Champion to join up is Bard, described as "The Wandering Caretaker." He'll make use of chimes spread about the map, ...


Riot Games has been toiling away on a new network designed to improve player connections to League of Legends. Detailed in a forum thread, this dedicated network will provide more direct connections to game servers,...


Riot Games revealed a new ogame mode this week for League of Legends -- Ascension. You'll basically be working together to defeat Xerath, located at the center of the map. Once defeated, you'll earn extra stats, a ...


[Update: Sony has issued an update on the outage: "Network update: our engineers are aware of the issues and are working to resolve them. We'll keep you posted - sorry for the inconvenience."] Earlier today, PlayStation users...




I don't play League of Legends and I'm not sure that I ever will, but this "A New Dawn" cinematic is pretty damn cool, regardless. You don't need to know the game or its characters to enjoy it. Graves' eyebrow raise at around 3:19? Perfect.


Actually, Ping Pong: The Animation is my favorite anime right now. Cannot stop gushing over it. And League of Legends might not even be an anime, despite its presence at Anime Expo, now that I think of it. I mean, is it even from Japan?! Actually The Simpsons is probably my favorite anime of all time. 


With the massive success of League of Legends, Riot Games has needed to do quite a bit of hiring. Like any company in that position, it's found that not all new staff members are a good fit with the team's culture. That's why...


With the update to League of Legends' Summoner's Rift, Riot Games has released a dev blog outlining new additions and alterations, why specific changes were made and the decision-making processes behind them. There'll be addi...


League of Legends fans can now create their own fantasy leagues and draft North American and European League Championship Series pros with Riot Games' new Fantasy LCS beta. Once you create or join a four-, six-, or eight-per...


Riot Games has revealed their newest champion for League of Legends, and it happens to be Braum -- the Heart of the Freljord. Braum is a support champion, and he'll have abilities like his passive, which allow his allies to s...


The Wall Street Journal is reporting that League of Legends sees 27 million playing the MOBA daily. DAILY! This more than doubles the 12 million counted back in October 2012. Over 7.5 million people play the game concurrently...


Super Data Research has released their digital sales review of 2013, analyzing how much revenue was made from free-to-play, mobile, console, and PC digital content. In the free-to-play category, the top ten games based on rev...


Riot Games has kicked off Season 4 of League of Legends, which will eventually lead to the massively large League Finals match. If you're interested, you can watch upcoming matches like the North American LCS Spring Spli...


Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street has joined Riot Games as lead game designer. Previously Greg was lead systems designer on World of Warcraft where and his involvements with the game were huge. He led half of the design team, and ov...


Mitsurugi Yasuo is the latest fighter to join the Real Sport that is spreading faster than boogie fever,  League of Legends. He's trying to avenge a dead mentor or some such cliche and can be dressed as a cowboy. You mi...


Earlier this week Riot decided to block any pro League of Legend player from streaming any competing MOBA. Riot has now decided to reverse this decision, and players can stream any game they wish. Riot says that it originally...


Hey hey! This video was supposed to go up yesterday afternoon, but a series of unfortunate events resulted in it going up very late last night, and then internet witchcraft prevented me from putting up a post. So, if you don...


Riot Games, the company behind the super-popular MOBA League of Legends, apparently doesn't like competition. Contract details uncovered by onGamers show an explicit list of games that players participating in Season 4 o...


Modder Cokemonkey11 has created a mod that lets you play as Orianna, the Lady of Clockwork from League of Legends, in Warcraft III. Cokemonkey11 says that this mod has "over a thousand lines of code," so this wasn't an easy ...


Over on the League of Legends' forum, Riot Lyte went into some details about a new feature the studio wants to introduce called "Team Builder." This will let players pick the role they want to fill, or the champion they ...


League of Legends upcoming hero, Jinx, has her own music video now with an original song called "Get Jinxed" with vocals by Agnete Kjølsrud. It's a pretty fun little video showing off the personality of the new hero, ...


The League of Legends Finals have came and went, live at the Staples Center in Los Angeles among a crowd of 13,000 fans. For those who are following along, Korea's SK Telecom T1 toppled China's Royal Club for a majo...


It's been a pretty crazy ride, but SK Telecom T1 has won the League of Legends Finals tonight over the course of three games. SKT played a pretty competitive set all around with some great plays by Faker and Piglet, and they really deserve the win. Congrats guys!


Tonight at 11 EST, the League of Legends Finals for the World Championship of Season 3 will begin. The competitors will be China's Royal Club, and Korea's SK Telecom T1 as they square off live at the Staples Center in Lo...


Good news, aspiring professional League of Legends players. No, Pizza Hut isn't having a 5 for 6 deal. Rather, Riot Games has partnered with Coke Zero (gross) for a new challenger series, "that will run in tandem with the Lea...


Whether you're into League of Legends, Dota 2, or are just some sort of MOBA-playing fiend -- where do you find the time? -- the message of this PSA video from Riot Games should ring true. Teamwork and keeping your cool are ...


Riot Games is known to add a ton of silly references into League of Legends, and that's part of the reason why I love it so much. This week's bonus is "Forecast Janna," a skin for an existing Champion that adds a humorous bi...


Riot Games has issued a security update that applies to North American players of League of Legends. Account information -- including usernames, transaction records from 2011, and hashed and salted passwords and credit card n...


The steady and continual rise of eSports in America just got quite a hefty endorsement from the United States government. League of Legends players are now recognized as professional athletes for the purpose of obtaining...


The Season 3 World Championship for League of Legends is all set for the Staples Center on October 4, 2013. With a cash prize of $1 million up for grabs for the winning team, this is going to be another wild one. Tickets are ...


Lissandra has arrived in the world of League of Legends, and she's ready to take care of business. An an ice witch, Lissandra has the power to impare enemy movement first and foremost, as nearly all of her abilities snare or...


Mac users, long denied the opportunity to scream in impotent rage at League of Legends at the same time as actually playing it, are finally getting what's coming to them. Today, Riot Games announced the launch of the Ma...


Quinn and Valor are the latest champion duo to join the ranks in League of Legends. Yeah, you read that right, I said duo. Quinn has a ranged attacker and Valor is her flying hawk companion, and you get to play them both at ...


Riot Games has been drumming up a storm for the third season of competitive play for League of Legends. The road leading up to the start has been a surprisingly long journey. It started with a lot of gab at th...


Riot Games is no stranger to the spotlight, and certainly not above giving players their own chance to shine. The competitive scene for League of Legends has blown up in the past two years since it launched. Things ...


Riot Games Associate Producer Steve "Udyr" Mieczkowski has just dropped a bomb that's been years in the making: the League of Legends Mac client is now in testing, with an open beta period coming in the near future after a PB...


You would be forgiven for thinking that the very public example of professional League of Legends player IWillDominate getting banned due to unruly behavior would have made people think twice before repeating history. Not so:...


For newcomers looking to get into League of Legends ranked play, the game's Elo rating system isn't as immediately straightforward as they might have hoped. With Season 3, Riot Games will be introducing a new system not unlik...


It seems like we can't go too long without there being some big news about League of Legends. It can be something small like a record-breaking number of users, or perhaps a map with a new mode, or even a holiday getting the f...


A week ago, Riot Games teased its new Halloween event while keeping a good bit of detail secret. Now, not only are more details available, the event has gone live and is in action! There's a new champ out, new harrowing-them...






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