League of Legends

Riot Games Announces Forge, a Third-Party Arm Focused on Narrative Games

It'll focus on "single-player/story-focused" games in the Runeterra universe.

Riot Games Settles Gender Discrimination Lawsuit For $10 Million

The League developer has reached a settlement with its maligned employees.

AOC Reveals Her League of Legends Ranking, Which is Actually Higher Than Rick Fox's

Let's get an exhibition match in Summoner's Rift going.

Four Months Later, Auto Chess' Successors Are Rewriting the Genre

Teamfight Tactics and Dota Underlords are trying to ensure auto chess isn't a flash in the pan.

League of Legends is Coming to Mobile and Consoles Next Year

League is going mobile over the next year with the slightly different League of Legends: Wild Rift.

Riot Games Tells Players and Commentators to Not Discuss "Sensitive Issues" During World Championship

In the wake of the ongoing Blizzard suspension controversy, Riot wants to preempt political statements on League of Legends streams.

Riot Games Agrees to Settlement in Class Action Lawsuit For Gender Discrimination

The suit will now go to court approval.

Riot Games is Making a Fighting Game [Update]

Former Radiant boss confirms the "worst-kept secret" in fighting games.

Riot Games Confirms Teamfight Tactics is Here To Stay

The League developer is making its autobattler a permanent part of the family.

Teamfight Tactics, Riot's Popular New Take On Auto Chess, Launches For All This Week

And look at the adorable little legends you can play as!

Riot Games Under Investigation by the State of California For Gender Discrimination [Update]

Riot Games has allegedly refused to cooperate with the state over an investigation into gender discrimination.

We Played Teamfight Tactics, Riot's New Auto Chess, and It's Looking Like A Real Competitor

A new game mode for League could pose some real competition.

Riot Games Is Launching Teamfight Tactics, Its Own 'Auto Chess,' Later This Month

The developers of League of Legends are stepping into the autobattler ring.

"The Move to Streaming Is Upon Us"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Sony is convinced on-demand gaming is imminent in part because roughly 5% of PS4 owners used Remote Play at least once in the past year.

Report: Riot Games Working With Tencent To Develop Mobile League of Legends

But it's not likely you'll be destroying Nexuses on the go this year.

"Right Now We Don't Have Any One Group Taking an Unbiased View on Loot Crates"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | For an industry that swears it doesn't have a problem with exploitative monetization, gaming sure talks a lot about exploitative monetization

Riot Walkout Organizers Release Statement Saying They're "Disappointed" By Company's Decision on Forced Arbitration

Without a solution on forced arbitration, Rioters are going to keep resisting the company.

Riot Games Won't Change Current Employee Arbitration Clause Despite Walkout

In spite of employee discontent, Riot won't change its current employees' contracts.

League of Legends Developers to Walkout in Protest Today at Riot Games Headquarters, Here's Why

Employees are protesting a controversial clause in their employment contracts, among other things.

Riot Games Employees are Reportedly Planning a Walkout Over Lawsuit Conflict

More news of Riot's treatment towards employees are pushing some to protest.

Riot Games is Being Sued for Gender Discrimination by Former and Current Employees

The plaintiffs are seeking damages for their time at Riot.

Riot's Apology Reveals the Extent of the Company's Damaged Culture, Promises Seven Steps to Reform Internally

Riot outlines new steps and offers big apologies. Will it work?

Riot Games Issues Statement Following Report of Sexist Workplace Culture

"We haven't lived up to our own values"

Out of the Wild West: Inside the Evolution of Games Writing

INSIDE THE WRITING IN GAMES | From League of Legends to Tomb Raider, we dive into how games writing has evolved in the modern age and the people behind it.

Gaming YouTuber Faces Two Years in Prison After Feeding Homeless Man Toothpaste-filled Oreos

Kanghua "ReSet" Ren primarily plays Fortnite Battle Royale and anime games on his channel.

Game Based on League of Legends' Teemo May be in Development

Teemo's going on an adventure to find you and take your skin.

Riot Games Loses Likeness Lawsuit For League of Legends Skin

Court finds that Riot Games did use footballer Edgar Davis' likeness for a character skin.

A Reality Show Based on League of Legends Is Coming Soon

We are the warriors that built this show.

The Most Pop Games

These games are bright, bubbly, and totally get stuck in your head, just like pop music.

Smashin' Squids: Is Nintendo Planning to Give eSports a Sporting Chance on the Switch?

Nintendo might be getting serious about eSports with the Switch, but it has to go all-in to make it work.

League of Legends Surpasses 100 Million Monthly Players

Riot Games' flagship title is still doing big business for the company.

Spring League of Legends North American LCS Finals Preview: What to Know and How to Watch

Old rivals meet as the Spring split of the North American LCS comes to a close.

Note Block Beat Box: Listening to Warriors from League of Legends

When a very big band makes a song for a very big game, you get something that's a little weird, a little over-earnest, and thoroughly enjoyable.

The Race to Become the Next Big eSport

COVER STORY: From Halo to Rocket League, seemingly every developer wants their game to be a big-time eSport, and the stakes are even higher than you realize.

League of Legends' Fiora Redesign Tests the Limits of "Creative Freedom"

Riot alters the design of a League of Legends character, only to cause the ire of fans.

The 15 Best Games Since 2000: The Complete List

What are the fifteen best games from the past fifteen years? Here's our complete list.

NBA Owner Mark Cuban Calls Out the eSports Naysayers at IEM: "This is a Real Sport"

In attendance at the Intel Extreme Masters competition, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban calls out the naysayers while playing a round of League of Legends.

The 2015 League of Legends World Championship Was a Great Underdog Story Until SK Telecom Remembered Who They Were

The Tigers were the Mighty Ducks to SK Telecom's Hawks, but there was no happy ending for the underdogs of the 2015 World Championship.

eSports Are Growing Up

Change and growth isn't a smooth, orderly process. Competitive gaming is starting to expand and see some pushback from traditional sports.

Giving Life to a League of Legends Champion: Inside Riot Games' Animation Process

Mike talks to Riot Games senior animator Rory Alderton about animating League of Legends' host of champions.

Dispatches from PAX Prime 2014: In the Audience at the League of Legends Semi-Finals

Kat attended her first League of Legends event at PAX, and she was surprised by what she found.