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Riot Games Updates Their Figures From Valorant's Closed Beta

This morning, Riot Games announced updated figures from the recently ended closed beta period for Valorant. According to their info, over the course of the game's two-month beta period, an average of nearly three million players logged on daily. Those who couldn't play watched on several social gaming platforms, watching a total of more than […]

Who Won The Brand New Red Bull Power Spike Tournament

Who Won The Brand New Red Bull Power Spike Tournament

The brand new Red Bull Power Spike wrapped up on May 24th. The month-long League of Legends tournament was exciting for both players and viewers, who all got to enjoy the daily 1v1 tournaments from the comfort of their own homes. From April 27 to May 24th, we saw thousands of players test their skills for […]

Riot Games Quietly Reveals A "Valorant" Gameplay Video

Valorant Gets An Official Release Date For June 2nd, 2020

Riot Games dropped a nice little bombshell on everyone today as they revealed that Valorant will be released on June 2nd, 2020. The news came down this morning on Twitter as Executive Producer Anna Donlon and Game Director Joe Zeigler started talking to fans in a video shot from their respective homes. In what started […]

League Of Legends European Championship Returns June 12th

Riot Games announced today that the League Of Legends European Championship (LEC) Summer Season will kick off on Friday, June 13th. This exciting announcement will feature two super weeks — Week 1 and Week 8, where games will be played from Friday through Sunday. The LEC will also have two one-week breaks after the first […]

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Riot Games Pledges To Curb Valorant Harassment After Dev Post

It doesn't matter what multiplayer game you play, you're going to find harassment, and Valorant is no exception. We've been playing the beta ourselves for a couple of weeks now, and it seems every other game comes with the complimentary jerk who is there to remind you how much of a n00b you are followed […]

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Riot Games & Red Bull Announce A League Of Legends Gaming Series

Riot Games and Red Bull came together to announce they are launching a new League Of Legends esports gaming series. The Red Bull Power Spike will kick off next week, in partnership with tournament platform Battlefy. All members of the official League of Legends Discord channel in the United States can participate in daily 1-v-1 tournaments, […]

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Riot Games Cancels The League Of Legends Esports MSI 2020

Big news from Riot Games this week as the company has officially canceled the League of Legends Esports MSI 2020. The company made the announcement yesterday in a blog post, citing the continuing health concerns currently happening around the world as the reason for the cancelation. But also saying the company would be looking into […]

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ESPN Will Host The Valorant Invitational On April 20th

One of the first major esports competitions for Valorant has been set up as ESPN will broadcast the Valorant Invitational on April 20th. The announcement was made on ESPN Esports' Twitter account, in what's being called "the most ambitious crossover in esports history." Considering the game is still in open beta and Riot Games hasn't […]

Riot Games Quietly Reveals A "Valorant" Gameplay Video

Riot Games Is Offering A Bounty To Find Exploits In Valorant

If you can find a way to hack into Valorant or find any kind of exploit in the game, the folks at Riot Games are willing to pay a bounty. The company has already been testing a lot of things out with its current open beta, most notably the anti-cheating system. Which we hilariously got […]

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Hypixel Studios Acquired By Riot Games, Just In Time For Hytale

This morning Riot Games announced their latest acquisition — Hypixel Studios. Hypixel is currently developing Hytale, a block game that features the depth of a role-playing game and the scope of a sandbox game. The beta for Hytale already boasts 2.5 million signups, alongside 55+ million views on the Hytale trailer. The game should be […]

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DreamHack Launches Northern League Of Legends Championship

DreamHack announced they will be launching the new Northern League Of Legends Championship (NLC) along with Riot Games. The league will operate out of Europe, supported by a new competitive ecosystem in Telia Esports Series. TES is expanding from Finland to Norway, Denmark, and Sweden, which features national leagues and DreamHack-operated UKLC in the UK […]

Riot Games Quietly Reveals A "Valorant" Gameplay Video

Watch A Valorant Cheater Get Banned During A Livestream

In case anyone had any question as to whether or not Riot Games would tolerate cheaters in Valorant, we have an answer. The company caught a lot of people's attention with their new free-to-play 5-v-5 multiplayer first-person shooter, and have been running a beta for the game in recent weeks to test out the bugs […]

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The Valorant Closed Beta Sets New Twitch Viewership Record

Riot Games has a little to celebrate this week when it comes to Valorant as the game has set some new records for itself during the closed beta. According to Riot Games, their first-person tactical shooter broke Twitch's single-day hours watched record in a single game category. This was accomplished within the first hours of […]

Riot Games Suspends "League Of Legends" LCS Over Coronavirus

League of Legends' Spring Split Series Finds Home on ESPN

If you're looking to watch the League of Legends' 2020 Championship Series in the United States, you're in luck. ESPN will be broadcasting the event stateside. Announced earlier today, five matches from the LCS will air on ESPN2. ESPN2 is already home to esports coverage, so the LCS will fit right in here. "We're excited […]

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Riot Games Korea Moves League Of Legends LCK To Franchise System

Starting in 2021, Riot Games Korea will move the League of Legends Champions Korea to a franchising system. This follows in the footsteps of the LCS, LPL, and LEC. According to Riot, this is being done in an effort to get players, fans, and teams to forge long-lasting relationships. This Long-term partnership hopes to create […]

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Riot Increasing Penalties On Dodging "League Of Legends" Lobbies

Looks like some changes are coming to the matchmaking part of League of Legends. Riot Games' lead gameplay designer Mark Yetter posted about the changes in today's Dev Post. Champ select dodges are something that hurts the overall player experience by putting 9 players back into a longer queue after they've already spent a lot […]

China's "League Of Legends" Pro Circuit Resumes March 9th Online

"League Of Legends" Pro League Postponed Until April 20

The League of Legends Pro League is pushing back it's April 4th start date to April 20th. The later start date is so players can join China in a national day of mourning for those lost to COVID-19. The LPL has also asked fans to keep practicing social distancing and other safety measures, to prevent […]

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Riot Games Announces A Closed Beta For "Valorant"

Riot Games surprised fans this morning with the news that Valorant will be getting a closed beta, happening much sooner than we thought. The beta itself will be limited to players in Europe, Canada, Russia, Turkey, and the United States. The company did acknowledge there may be a bigger rollout later, but for testing purposes, […]

"Teamfight Tactics" Officially Launches On Mobile Devices

"Teamfight Tactics" Officially Launches On Mobile Devices

Riot Games officially launched Teamfight Tactics today onto mobile devices, giving players a chance to try it for free on iOS and Android. The mobile version comes with full cross-play with TFT on PC, allowing players on both platforms to compete together on multiple devices. It also comes with the new "Galaxies" content, which features […]

Riot Games Suspends "League Of Legends" LCS Over Coronavirus

Riot Games Suspends "League Of Legends" LCS Over Coronavirus

Riot Games has made the decision to make more changes to the League Of Legends Championship Series after new coronavirus updates. The company sent out the update we have for you below, letting fans know the rest of the season is officially suspended. On top of that, the 2020 LCS Spring Finals will be moved […]