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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[...]

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

Riot Aeneia, who is part of the Insights & Strategy team at Riot Games, specifically for Valorant, chimed in with her own experiences Which included a guy proposing to her.https://twitter.com/aeneiaa/status/1253732516457930753https://twitter.com/aeneiaa/status/1253732517418418179All of this caused Anna Donlon to respond to what was going on with her own post[...]

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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[...]

ESPN Valorant Invitational

ESPN Will Host 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 set up any kind of esports system for the game, you may be wondering how this is already happening The parties involved will[...]

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[...]

Northern League Of Legends Championship Breakdown

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[...]

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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

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 of time and effort getting their last game started There are many underlying reasons why[...]

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

"League Of Legends" Pro League Postponed Until April 20

Players and fans can still enjoy their online games, and while that face to face interaction might be missing, for the time being, this is still a good way to keep the community together.[caption id="attachment_1171465" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Riot Games[/caption]The national day of mourning will include three minutes of silence[...]

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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[...]

Riot Games Quietly Reveals A "Valorant" Gameplay Video

Riot Games Quietly Reveals A "Valorant" Gameplay Video

Riot Games did something a little un-Riot Games of themselves by quietly revealing a gameplay trailer for Valorant over the weekend Despite the fact that the company had access to C2E2 2020 and PAX East 2020 over the weekend, both viable venues for an announcement drop, even if they weren't there, the company chose to[...]

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

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

The word came down on their official Twitter account last week, informing players of the temporary changes.[caption id="attachment_1171465" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Riot Games[/caption]The outline of events basically says that the Spring Split will kick back off next week, followed by broadcasts resuming on March 15th Players will be required to compete in a 14-day monitored[...]