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Riot Games Rakes in Some Serious Cash for Exclusivity

BAMTech Makes Exclusive Streaming Dead with Riot Games

Despite what your parents always told you, competitive gaming has become a pretty big business. A wide variety of games can now boast championships with millions of viewers and significant cash...
League of Legends Developer Enters College League Partnership 1

League of Legends Developer Enters College League Partnership

League of Legends has been a big presence in gaming since it released nearly seven years ago. Since then it has been one of the most popular games on the market, while...
League of Legends Developer Announces Tabletop Game Mechs vs. Minions

League of Legends Developer Announces Tabletop Game Mechs vs. Minions

Riot Games, known for globally popular MOBA League of Legends, is venturing from its flagship title with the surprise announcement of Mechs vs. Minions, an expansive physical board game featuring Runeterra's...
A Venue That Fits: Why Riot Needs to Think About Host Cities

A Venue That Fits: Why Riot Needs to Think About Host Cities

When Riot Games announced that they were bringing the LCS to Toronto, Canadian fans responded by going nuts. It was an honour that they had been waiting for for a very...
Riot and eSports Scholarships - An Interview with Michael Sherman

Riot Helps Students Reach for Their Dreams

The concept of eSports as a legitimate sport is a new one, and many still scoff at the idea. It is hard for people to grapple with the concept that sitting...
Riot Games Buys Radiant Entertainment 1

Riot Games Buys Radiant Entertainment

Radiant Entertainment has just been acquired by Riot games, the makers of League of Legends.For what reason specifically is unsure, but Tom and Tony Cannon, leaders of the Radiant team, want...
Tencent Buys Remaining Stake in Riot Games - 2015-12-16 18:52:12

Tencent Buys Remaining Stake in Riot Games

Major investor Tencent has as of today purchased the remaining equity in League of Legends developer Riot Games. The news comes via the Riot employment page, that goes into detail about new compensation...
From Player to Pro: The World of eSports 4

From Player to Pro: The World of eSports

In the summer of ‘98, a weekend with my father spent emptying the garage was well rewarded with my very own copy of the original StarCraft. That weekend kickstarted almost two...
More Talent Leaves Naughty Dog - 2014-04-28 11:22:38

More Talent Leaves Naughty Dog

Another talent at Naughty Dog has left the company.  Lead character artist Michael Knowland has apparently departed from the house that Bandicoot built. This is the most recent in a string of...
Owning Olympic Gold: validating eSports as a sport 1

Owning Olympic Gold: validating eSports as a sport

In July 2013, Canadian League of Legends player Danny "Shiphtur" Le was granted a Visa by the US government to play League of Legends in the country, marking him as an...

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Madefire, Popular Digital Comic App Announces DC Partnership

Madefire, Popular Digital Comic App Announces DC Partnership

Madefire, the renowned comic reading app, has proudly announced a new partnership with DC comics.The new partnership will see the legendary comics publisher bring...