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As reported by Kotaku two former employees of Riot Games, Melanie McCracken and Jessica Negron, are taking legal action against Riot Games for violating the California Equal Pay Act, gender-based discrimination and sexually hostile work environment. This lawsuit comes three months after Riot had issued statements about course correcting this behavior in August. The Plaintiffs...
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The new tournament mode Clash for League of Legends slated to be tested in the European region on November 2nd has been delayed. Riot stated that it was due to “Technical issues outside of Clash.” The other regions including North America have been unaffected by this issue and should start at their designated times. Clash...
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As Worlds formally gets underway, Riot has handed down fines and warnings to 16 of its pro players. The punishments come for toxic behavior and intentionally feeding in game. North America is relatively unscathed by the fines, though Svenskeren of Cloud 9 was handed a warning. Team Vitality, Invictus Gaming, and Afreeca Freecs were the...
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This week: Checkpoint announces Beasley XP with Caroline Beasley, plus conversations with Susie Kim of The London Spitfire, Chris Hopper of Riot Games, the charity Gamers Outreach, and Nate Nanzer commissioner of the Overwatch League.
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As rumors of Cavill's departure from the DCEU swirl, the crew take this moment to reflect on DC's movies.
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This week: The good and bad of Riot Games - we'll talk about the 2 employees that were terminated in the wake of the PAX West panel as well as their new content creators program.
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Riot Games announced a new Partner Program over Twitter last week. This entails free swag and opportunities to reward your viewers with even more free swag. Anyone with League of Legends account in good standing with a verified Email, 30% of your content is League of Legends related and have 50+ average viewers or 5000+...
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In the wake of a recent report about misogyny and sexual harassment at Riot Games they took measures at this years PAX West to include a women and non-binary folk only panel to give advice on how to enter the gaming world professionally. This set off a twitter storm of people either defending the inclusiveness...
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Riot Games was faced with the reality of the workplace environment that they fostered over the years via an article published by Kotaku.¬†Where¬†Cecilia D’Anastasio detailed past and present reports of Misogyny and Sexual Harassment targeted towards Women and Non-Binary Individuals in Riot Games. Riot responded to this three weeks later with an apology, taking responsibility...
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This week: Does gaming have a problem with women? A preview of The International 8, the announcements from QuakeCON 2018, plus Gello from The Gello Show joins us to talk about being a gamer dad.
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