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Tencent founder makes $2 billion charity stock pledge

The CEO and co-founder of Tencent, parent company of game developers like Riot, has announced that he will donate 100 million of the company’s shares to charity. The move is being hailed as one of the biggest philanthropic gestures in China’s history and is estimated to be worth around $2 billion (£1.39 billion). …

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Most interesting indie games at EGX 2015

If you like games, then EGX, formerly the Eurogamer Expo, is a fun place to visit. It’s got something for everyone, whether you’re into shooters, RTS, puzzlers, card battlers or any other number of genres; you’re catered for. However, as much as the big games are all exciting, with their …

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Riot wants to better communicate with League players

As much as the internet can be a place where negativity goes to fester, game makers all over the world know that keeping in touch with your fan base through it is an important way to help maintain a game’s popularity. And it’s that line of communication between the players and …

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League of Legends Tribunal to return soon

The League of Legends’s player run Tribunal system was an ambitious attempt to curb negative attitudes and comments from players of the highly competitive, and often toxic game. However about a year ago it was pulled, with Riot stating that it wanted to revamp the feature and improve it in …

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Riot Games’ owner now runs an online bank

Tencent, best known in the gaming world as the parent company of Riot Games and its worldly popular League of Legends, is one of the largest internet firms in China and it now looks set to expand its influence even further with the creation of its own private online bank. …

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Pro LoL team fined for attempted player poaching

There’s a few things that are a real no-no in the world or professional gaming, like: don’t be a “toxic player,” and don’t poach other teams’ players. Apparently though, Counter Logic Gaming didn’t get the memo on that last point, as during Season 4 of the Championship series, it tried to …

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Youporn found a team to sponsor, it’s not yours

One of our most popular stories this year, involved Pornography streaming site owners, Youporn, announcing that it was looking to sponsor an esports team. Unfortunately for the many of you that got in touch, or professed your interest on our Facebook page, it looks like Youporn has found a team. …

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Riot makes LoL Team Builder official

Riot has been trialling its Team Builder system since early March and already its considered a success, as it’s rolling it out as a permanent queue option for League of Legends. Announcing this news with a new trailer, Riot breaks down some of the best parts of the new matchmaking …

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Australian accused of LoL hacking, selling player data

After six months of investigation, in a joint effort between local police forces, the FBI and Riot games, a 21 year old Australian man has been charged with hacking into online MOBA League of Legends and selling player data to other nefarious individuals. Shane Duffy purportedly stole player IP addresses …

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Riot debuts Team Builder beta

Riot Games first talked about the much requested Team Builder feature in League of Legends back in October last year, but it’s taken until today for it to open the tool up for public beta testing. It’s available to try for the next two days and will allow players to …

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