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Riot Games Announces Valorant: First Strike Tournaments For December

Riot Games Announces Valorant: First Strike Tournaments For December

Riot Games revealed this past week they will be launching their own official esports competition for Valorant called First Strike. First Strike will be a global set of tournaments taking place across North America, Europe, CIS, Turkey, Asia, Oceania, Brazil, and the Middle East. Each region will be holding merit-based qualifiers culminating with multiple Riot-produced […]

Legends Of Runeterra Receives The Call Of The Mountain Expansion

Legends Of Runeterra Receives The Call Of The Mountain Expansion

Riot Games has officially released a brand new expansion for Legends Of Runeterra, as players can experience the Call Of The Mountain. The latest addition to the League Of Legends free-to-play card game adds a new region of Targon for you to explore, along with 89 collectible cards which include 7 champions and as a […]

League Of Legends Pop Group K/DA Announces A Comeback

League Of Legends' Pop Group K/DA Announces A Comeback

Today during the Gamescom 2020 Opening Night Live, the League Of Legends pop group K/DA announced their comeback. Which is kind of interesting because the group never really left. Much like fellow animated musicians Gorillaz, it's not as if they broke up or retired. They just simply cooled off over the past year. Now they've […]

Secretlab &#038 Riot Games Partner On League Of Legends Gaming Chairs

Secretlab & Riot Games Partner On League Of Legends Gaming Chairs

Secretlab dropped a fun surprise today as they revealed a new partnership with Riot Games to make a line of League Of Legends gaming chairs. As you can see here, there will be four specific designs to appeal to a lot of LoL players. There will be the Akali Edition, the Ahri Edition, the Yasuo […]

Red Bull Announces Solo Q League Of Legends Tournament

Red Bull Announces Solo Q League Of Legends Tournament

This week, Red Bull announced they'll be hosting a new esports event as they partner with Riot Games for the Solo Q League Of Legends Tournament. As you might suspect from the name, this will be a solo tournament where all of the games will be 1-v-1. The tournament will be taking place across the […]

Riot Games Officially Launches Valorant Act II This Week

Riot Games Officially Launches Valorant Act II This Week

Its time for Valortant to move onto the next chapter as Riot Games has officially launched Act II into the game this week. Along with the brand new agent in Killjoy being introduced last week, this act will be bringing a new Battlepass full of exclusive unlockables for everyone to obtain, a new skinline the […]

Riot Games Reveals Valorants Next Agent With Killjoy

Riot Games Reveals Valorant's Next Agent With Killjoy

Riot Games revealed today that the next new agent to come to Valorant will be a German genius tinkerer known as Killjoy. This is more of a lockdown character as you'll be using her to take over key areas of the map ahead of time and make sure anyone that enters them pays a hefty […]

Riot Games &#038 PAX Arena Will Host A $25K Valorant Invitational

Riot Games & PAX Arena Will Host A $25K Valorant Invitational

Some cool news for Valorant players as Riot Games has partnered up with the PAX Arena to host a $250k invitational tournament. The event is being called the PAX Arena Valorant Invitational Powered By Seagate, and it will run from July 22nd-26th as part of Riot's first Ignition Series of tournaments. The event will bring […]

Nerd Street Gamers Announces Valorant Showdown Event

Nerd Street Gamers Announces Valorant Showdown Event

Nerd Street Gamers along with T1 have announced a new esports event as the Valorant Showdown event will happen over the next two weeks. The event will be part of the Ignition Series and will take place over two weekends happening from June 20-21, then culminating between June 26-28. The tournament prize pool, which will […]

Riot Games Executive Resigns After George Floyd Comments

Riot Games Executive Resigns After George Floyd Comments

Last week, a Riot Games executive officially resigned from the company after being placed on leave over comments he made about George Floyd. If you're not familiar with the story, last week the now-former Global Head of Consumer Products, Ron Johnson, posted a now-deleted Facebook post about Floyd and the media's coverage of his death. […]

Riot Games Puts An Executive On Leave Over George Floyd Comment

Riot Games Puts An Executive On Leave Over George Floyd Comment

Riot Games has placed one of their staff on leave after coming under fire from a post they made online about George Floyd. The story originated from Vice who picked up a now-deleted Facebook post from Ron Johnson, who if you're not familiar with him, is the Global Head of Consumer Products at Riot Games. […]

Riot Games Forms New Partnership With The Crisis Text Line

Riot Games Forms New Partnership With The Crisis Text Line

This morning, Riot Games announced they had formed a new partnership with the digital mental health service the Crisis Text Line. Through this new partnership, players can text the word RIOT to 741741 to be connected with a trained Crisis Counselor. The partnership comes after Riot polled their own playerbase and found that "good health […]

Valorant Is Currently Being Tested For Consoles By Riot Games

Valorant Is Currently Being Tested For Consoles By Riot Games

Some good news for console players as Riot Games is apparently in the process of testing Valorant for release on console. The news comes from GameSpot who posted snippets of an interview with Anna Donlon, the game's Executive Producer, about their plans to get the game onto the PS4, Switch, and Xbox One. It seems testing […]

Riot Games Has Officially Launched Valorant Today

Riot Games Has Officially Launched Valorant Today

This morning, Riot Games officially launched Valorant for everyone to play for free, along with a brand new trailer for the game. The much talked about 5v5 first-person tactical shooter has been all the rage on Twitch the last couple months as players have been beta testing the game with audiences watching it in droves. […]

Riot Games Shows Off A New Map For Valorants Launch

Riot Games Shows Off A New Map For Valorant's Launch

As Riot Games prepares to release Valorant onto the public, the devs have revealed a brand new map on the way. The map is being called Ascent, and as you can see has a lot more complexity to it than the one players have been using in the testing phase. Just looking at the map […]

Riot Games Updates Their Figures From Valorants Closed Beta

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 […]

Valorant Gets An Official Release Date For June 2nd 2020

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

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 […]

Riot Games Pledges To Curb Valorant Harassment After Dev Post

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 […]