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A Kotaku expose, about 8000 words in length, has emerged detailing the accounts and reports of the toxic culture at Riot Games. Rampant misogyny, bro culture, and frat house mentality pervade the company according to the report. It includes accounts of female staffers who had to prove their gamer cred in interviews, as well as...
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  In recent weeks, Doublelift has been openly critical of the current way Riot is developing League of Legends. According to him, the shifts in meta are coming too frequently and even the best players are running a treadmill just to keep up with the updates. An employee from Riot responded this week, saying he...
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The NA LCS is in the midst of one of the weirdest splits the game has had, but they crossed a major milestone. During a game between Optic Gaming and FlyQuest, their channel officially became the first in Twitch’s history to cross 1 billion views. The journey to 1 billion started back on September 8th...
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Esports will be debuting as a demonstration sport at the Asian Indoor Games this year. Riot Games has confirmed that League of Legends specifically will be one of the sports played, with an eye towards eventually being included in the Olympics. The Olympic Council had said that violent games would not be considered, but it...
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Riot Games made a surprise announcement in the lead-up to the mid-season invitational. Riot released the schedule early for the NA LCS Summer Split, which will officially be returning on June 16th. That’s later than in years past, meaning the team competing at MSI will have some time to rest before gearing up for summer....
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League of Legends developer Riot Games has partnered up with MTV to present the first esports music festival. The festival called Hyperplay will integrate esports and music into a weekend event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The music segments will be edited into a 60 minute special that will air on MTV on August 21st, 2018. Source:...
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Riot Games has announced major changes forthcoming to the European LCS. The changes will reflect much of what has been successful in the North American scene. The largest changes will include franchise permanence, revenue sharing to teams, and a large increase in the minimum salary for players. Applications for teams to join the League will...
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PUBG Corporation is bolstering its ranks, and it appears to be doing so at the expense of Riot Games. PUBG Corp signed a senior director from Riot to serve as their Chief Marketing Officer. In addition, they signed Riot’s esports recruiting manager to serve as their head of recruiting in their Santa Monica, Madison, and...
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