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We investigated Riot Games' new owner and its Chinese social credit system

When I originally reported on Chinese holding company Tencent's purchase of League of Legends developer Riot Games, I let you all down. I spent time looking into Tencent's numerous endeavors, but it appears I only scratched the su...   read

 
 
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League of Legends' latest character is Illaoi, the Kraken Priestess

Riot really has a knack for designing awesome looking characters -- the latest Champion for League of Legends is no exception -- and Illaoi looks particularly cool. Her conceit is that she can summon tentacles for strong zoning potenti...   read

 
 
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Die nasty: League of Legends sees first two-time World Champion

In the League of Legends World Championship's fifth year, the contest saw a first: 2013 winners SK Telecom T1 became the first League of Legends team to win the game's top tourney twice. SK Telecom T1 actually debuted in 2013 as a relative...   read

 
 



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League of Legends' crazy '5v5 One For All' mode returns this month

I've been playing League of Legends since the beta, and it's crazy to think that it's been over six years since then. It's also been two years since the "One For All" gametype debuted, which pits two teams of the same character against...   read

 
 
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G2A gets salty about Riot dropping League of Legends sponsorship

In case you haven't heard, Riot Games recently ended its sponsorship with G2A, a third-party key distribution site -- a move G2A calls "heavy-handed and potentially damaging." The thing is, this partnership ended in part due to G2A's own ac...   read

 
 
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BBC Three will livestream the League of Legends World Championships

Over the last couple of years we have seen eSports become more and more accepted as a legitimate part of the public consciousness in America. Big eSports tournaments getting air time on networks like ESPN for example have been big moments f...   read

 
 
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Riot bans key reseller G2A from sponsoring League teams

G2A is fairly infamous among game developers. The site is a third-party key reselling site, which sells game keys users have acquired (through various means), often without the permission of the developer. This means that often no money fro...   read

 
 


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League of Legends is getting 'Kindred,' an interesting new Champion

Liquid Tension Experiment's "Kindred" is a pretty great prog rock song. What does that have to do with this article? Nothing really! Anyways, League of Legends is adding a new Champion called "Kindred" (!) to the game, It's a character...   read

 
 
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Amazon now sells League of Legends currency, we have codes to give away

CONTEST OVER! Winners will be selected and notified by 9/21/15 The headline kind of says it all, huh? Amazon has just started selling League of Legends currency. That happened, like, minutes ago. Isn't the Information Superhighway grea...   read

 
 
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League of Legends switching to Chicago servers next week

Riot Games is getting ready to switch over their central servers from the west coast to Chicago, which should help alleviate latency issues all across the country for League of Legends players. Now, we know that the publisher intends t...   read

 
 
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League of Legends servers moving to Chicago to alleviate issues

After all these years, Riot Games still has intermittent issues with League of Legends servers -- a problem it intends to fix very soon. In the next few weeks, the company will move its servers over to the centralized location of Chica...   read

 
 
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Turns out League of Legends' Gangplank isn't actually dead

If you're a League of Legends player who enjoys playing Gangplank, you likely noticed very quickly when the character was completely removed from the game last week. During Bilgewater: Burning Tides, a huge story event for League of Legends...   read

 
 
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Riot killed my pirate husband Gangplank and removed him from League of Legends

Only a couple of weeks ago in League of Legends, everyone’s favourite pirate Gangplank got a fresh coat of paint and some changes to how he played. He played well, he looked even better (Riot does love its fanservice), but now he&rsqu...   read

 
 
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League of Legends' massive patch 5.14 is out

Riot Games has updated League of Legends into patch 5.14, which brings about a number of small fixes and some larger adjustments. The biggest changes are easily the Gangplank and Miss Fortune reworks, as well as the UI overhaul. The Ba...   read

 
 
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League of Legends' massive HUD update is coming soon

League of Legends is getting ready to push its new HUD update with patch 5.14, and Riot Games has finalized some of the details based on fan feedback. A few of the biggest changes are the addition of teammate ultimate timers, as well a...   read

 
 
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Tahm Kench looks like a beast in League of Legends

Tahmn Kench (pronounced "Tom"), is the newest Champion on the block in League of Legends. His core ability involves devouring smaller creeps, and even allied or enemy Champions, which become untargetable in his stomach -- he gains a bit of...   read

 
 
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'Online harassment is not an impossible problem,' says Riot

"How do you introduce governance into a society that didn't have one before?" That's the question posed by - and to - League of Legends developer Riot, as it grapples with unacceptable behaviour and online toxicity.  According to Riot,...   read

 
 
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League of Legends gives Gangplank and Miss Fortune a makeover

League of Legends’ favourite pirates, Gangplank and Miss Fortune, have had a bit of a facelift in the newest update to the popular Moba. Both have been in the game for quite a long time now: Gangplank having been around since 2009, an...   read

 
 
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Riot is selling skin variation packs again for League of Legends

Riot Games is bringing Chroma Packs back to League of Legends. For those of you unfamiliar with them, you'll be able to basically recolor your Champions' skins with them. You can buy them for your champs (Zac, Morgana, Darius, Caitlyn, Mast...   read

 
 
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Riot is teasing 'The River King' for League of Legends

Riot Games is currently working on two new champions (one was Ekko, another is a tank, and another is a support) for League of Legends, and everyone is clamoring for a tank sooner than later. As of today, they're teasing The River King, wh...   read

 
 
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League of Legends' latest patch focuses on Caitlyn and Twisted Treeline

Yesterday I posted a roundup for the five recent Champions to hit League of Legends, and it was just in time, it seems, for a massive patch in the form of 5.11. This one focuses on Caitlyn and the Twisted Treeline specifically, where t...   read

 
 
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League of Legends' fun Hexakill mode is going away again

Earlier last year, the folks over at Riot Games opened up the Hexakill game mode for League of Legends. The idea was simple -- take a five-player map and add an extra player to it, creating all sorts of crazy match-ups and teamfights. Sadly...   read

 
 
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Riot Games goes in-depth with League of Legends' new HUD update

League of Legends is getting an overhaul in the UI department, in an effort to make the playspace less obscured for players. One of the chief enhancements is to show abilities immediately as they come off cooldown, so you don't need to...   read

 
 
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League of Legends debuts near-instant punishment system for toxic players

Just this weekend I was chatting with a friend of mine who told me he recently quit LoL after several years of playing because he just couldn't put up with the scumlords and jerkbags that seem to make up a large portion of the player base. ...   read

 
 
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League of Legends getting championship winner skins

Picture the scene if you will. You're a member of Korean League of Legends team Samsung Galaxy White. You've just come first in the 2014 League of Legends World Championships. You've walked away with $1 million in prize money but you just d...   read

 
 
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