Tag "Riot Games"

League of Legends World Championship coming to LA this weekend

This is a big weekend for nerd culture in Los Angeles. We have Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con, and yours truly will be co-moderating the Nerd Reactor panel on Saturday, October

Is Riot planning a League of Legends fighting game?

News broke yesterday all over the internet that Riot Games, the developer of the insanely popular League of Legends, has acquired Radiant Entertainment. Radiant had been working on a robo-fighting game

Riot Games acquires Radiant Entertainment

Riot Games, the company behind the wildly popular MOBA, League of Legends, announced today that they’ve acquired Radiant Entertainment, an indie studio from Los Altos, California. This marks the first

League of Legends’ Ekko: The Boy who Shattered Time spotlight

League of Legends just released Patch 5.10 and with it we get one of their special videos showing off their newest champion Ekko in action. While he isn’t available as

What it’s like inside Riot’s new eSports facility

(WARNING: This article is best loaded using an LTE Mobile connection or a DSL/Cable connection) Last year, you may have remembered that the League of Legends Championship Series was held in

League of Legends: Bard the Wandering Caretaker now available

League of Legend’s newest support character has finally been released, and he is definitely one of Riot’s more unique characters in a long while. The most interesting ability is being

Riot Games merchandise shop explodes with awesome figures

Riot Games has decided that spending your money on in-game items in its free-to-play juggernaut, League of Legends, is no longer enough. The company has decided to add figurines as another

League of Legends Lunar Revel 2015

It’s the Year of the Goat and this year, like every year during Chinese New Year, our friends at Riot Games released skins for some of our favorite characters based

League of Legends: The Terror Beneath

League of Legends 2014 Season may have ended but the guys and gals at Riot Games show no signs of slowing down. They just released a sneak peek of their

Riot makes $1 billion from free-to-play MOBA

They say making the first million is hard, but what about your first billion dollars? How difficult is that to make? Well, in just a year’s time Riot Games’ revenue

EA, League of Legends, Battle.net websites taken down by hackers

Today’s been a rough day for Electronic Arts, RiotGames, and Blizzard, amongst others. A group identifying themselves as DERP has claimed to take down each company’s respective website. As of

Lucian The Purifier: Champion Spotlight

Riot has finally delivered on Lucian The Purifier, the 115th (?) champion in League of Legends. This champion’s design is unique in a few ways: He seems of African descent

League of Legends gets hacked; accounts compromised

League of Legends is a very popular MOBA game averaging 12 million players per day. Riot Games announced that “a portion” of the North American accounts have been compromised. What

Riot bans two more LoL eSports gamers for “toxic behavior”

League of Legends has developed a rather negative reputation of having some of the worst community members in PC gaming, due in part to the vitriolic behavior most of the

Players attack Riot Games’ League of Legends via DDoS

Riot Games has revealed in its thread that its game, League of Legends, has been hit by DDoS attacks. DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks can render servers useless by

Giveaway: Riot Nasus Skin Code

Like League of Legends? We’re giving away two Riot Nasus Skin Codes on our stream (http://www.twitch.tv/rockmanpet) tomorrow night (4/28) starting at 8pm PST. What’s League of Legends you say? It’s

League of Legends Announces Patch for Colour Blind Players

League of Legends has been taking gamers by storm since its beta opened in 2009, and its player base doubled between August and November of last year. Now toting millions