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Riot is testing ‘Valorant’ on consoles — but don’t get your hopes up

Valorant is a PC-only game right now, and that won’t change any time soon. However, Riot Games isn’t ruling out the possibility of bringing its new tactical shooter to consoles at some point. In fact, the developer is currently prototyping … Read the rest of this entry

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California says Riot Games’ discrimination settlement isn’t enough

Riot Games' tentative $ 10 million settlement over gender discrimination claims might be revised much higher. The LA Times has learned that California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement… Engadget RSS Feed

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Riot urges ‘League of Legends’ pros to keep quiet on ‘sensitive’ issues

Riot is trying to keep its hands clean after Blizzard banned a pro player for supporting Hong Kong protests on-camera. The League of Legends developer's esports head John Needham has issued a statement saying that Riot has "reminded" pro players … Read the rest of this entry

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Evo founder confirms Riot is working on a new fighting game

Riot Games is working on a new fighting game that it hopes will appeal to a wide audience. Tom Cannon, the founder of the Evolution Championship Series who now works for Riot, confirmed the news on Friday at EVO 2019. … Read the rest of this entry

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Riot Games staff walk out after sexism lawsuits result in forced arbitration

More than 150 employees from Riot Games walked out of the League of Legends publisher's offices in Los Angeles yesterday to protest forced arbitration and sexist culture, and say they are prepared to take further action if the company does … Read the rest of this entry

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Riot standardises penalties for pro LoL players

Until now, Riot has dealt with every high-profile infraction of League of Legends‘ rules case by case, but such room for interpretation doesn’t befit a game that aspires to be an international sport. Now the devs are imposing two penalty indices and … Read the rest of this entry

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Riot teases the demonic, aquatic River King

Riot Games is teasing what appears to be a new League of Legends Champion known as The River King. On the outside, he looks like just an overgrown catfish, but he deals like the devil and he’ll swallow you whole. … Read the rest of this entry

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Riot tweaks League of Legends competitive disciplinary measures

Riot Games has done a lot this year when it comes to purging League of Legends of its more hostile elements. Now the studio has detailed its new approach to competitive bans.  The notion of ‘permaban’ has been abandoned in … Read the rest of this entry

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Tango introduces Road Riot: its first original in-app game

Tango has added five titles to its gaming platform since it was launched in June, but this is the first time the company’s introducing one created by its in-house team. The game, called Road Riot, pays homage to arcade classic … Read the rest of this entry

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Dota 2 “most played” report challenged by Riot – we investigate

Yesterday, we reported on a study published by DFC Intelligence, claiming that Dota 2 had overtaken League of Legends as the most played game in North America and Europe, and citing data from XFire and other unnamed sources. But the … Read the rest of this entry

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