League of Legends earned publisher Riot Games $1.6 billion in revenue last year, but a public debate between community leaders is shedding light on how the game’s competitive players are financially vulnerable. Arguing over who deserves blame, Riot Games’ co-founder and a prominent League of Legends team owner are…
Riot Games last Friday filed a lawsuit against LeagueSharp, a cheating software for League of Legends that automates gameplay, locates enemies and boosts accuracy, allowing players to gain experience at an inhuman rate. In the lawsuit, filed in California, Riot alleges that its 67 million LoL players per month are…
A 23 year-old Australian man has avoided a prison term over his role in a series of hacks targeting League of Legends and its player database.
For years (literally, years), League of Legends has been the most played game at South Korea net cafes. That has finally changed.
Overwatch and League of Legends are running neck and neck in the rankings for the most played game at South Korea’s internet cafes.
Don’t believe me? Then watch this video of the theme song (yes, theme song!) for the 2016 League of Legends Champions Korea Summer Tournament. It’s epic.
Reader Christopher Cayco is responsible for this incredible League of Legends artwork, which manages to cram every single Champion (up to Taliyah) into the one image.
Attempting to put a stop to unfortunately unbalanced matches of teams of five versus teams of four and a disconnected person, Riot is adding a new command to League of Legends that will allow the short-staffed team a chance to bow out gracefully.
Jeffrey Lin, lead designer of social systems on League of Legends, has left Riot Games, the developer announced today. Lin had focused on trying to improve the infamous levels of vitriol tossed in competitive games. “I have always said that passionate gamers, even angry ones, are gamers that care about the game—just…
With more twists and turns than you typically find in an entire season of pro League of Legends, the group stage of the Mid-Season Invitational ended with a leaderboard that seemed like something from an alternate universe.
Yesterday, Riot introduced the world to Taliyah, League of Legends’ next playable champion. For the most part, people responded very positively toward Taliyah. Champion designer Daniel Klein responded to the vocal minority against Taliyah, however, by stating that “Restricting body types is limiting to us as creators.”
Hollywood design and effects legend Steve Wang, who has worked on everything from Predator to Hellboy, was recently commissioned to build a new League of Legends statue for Riot Games. Wang and his team knocked it out of the park.
Tyler1, a popular League of Legends streamer who recently made a name for himself as a poster boy for toxic behaviour in the game, has been “indefinitely” banned by Riot.
Taking yet another stab at preparing for life after Hai, the Cloud9 League of Legends organization announced yesterday that it would be starting a new Challenger Series team to compete this summer, seeded with Cloud9 starters.
History repeated itself at the end of Team SoloMid’s and Counter Logic Gaming’s five-game North American LCS final on Sunday, as some clutch play from a CLG carry shut down TSM’s title challenge.
The rule with Team SoloMid in 2016 is to expect the unexpected. With an all-star roster of proven greats, they shambled to a .500 record. Now they’re the scariest team in the NA LCS playoffs. On Sunday, they face their great nemesis, CLG, in the final.
Or, who knows, maybe she knew exactly what she was doing?
The weakest Fnatic and Team Solomid League of Legends teams in years just knocked their opponents out of the spring playoffs and advanced to the European and North American semifinals, respectively.
Forget basketball or baseball. These students are members of their school’s official League of Legends team. And like many young esports hopefuls, their dream is to go pro.