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New Riot Games API released

Riot Games has announced the release of its new API in beta form, meaning anyone with a bit of coding knowledge can now make much more interesting apps and tools to help users play the game. In the past this has been limited to simple functions like manual reset timers …

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LoL celebrates Halloween with The Harrowing

To celebrate this festively horrifying season, League of Legends is joining in with its own “Harrowing,” update. This brings about new skins for champions, new wards and the potential to earn yourself some unique summoner icons too. New champion skins available, including a Haunted Zyra and Officer Vi, but they’ll …

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Riot plays dumb on champion skin pricing

Riot Games, the developer behind League of Legends, has been speaking out in a Reddit AMA about different aspects of its business. At one point it was asked about skin pricing, leading the spokesperson to pretend that it’s all about player experience, instead of about money making. The question put …

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League of Legends accounts hacked, credit card data stolen

Riot games has admitted via its official site that unfortunately, a portion of its North American user base, has had their account details exposed in what we can presume was some sort of hack. However, Riot never explicitly states this, saying that instead data was “compromised,” so either it’s avoiding …

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Riot Games owner has a 40 per cent stake in Epic Games

Tencent

The parent company of League of Legends creators, Riot Games, Tencent, now owns a 40 per cent stake in Epic Games after its $330 million buy up of shares last year, giving it the chance to add a couple of its own executives to the Unreal developer’s board. These are likely …

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Riot announces further player crack downs

With the most popular game in the world right now, it’s not surprising that Riot is forced to deal with some irritatingly “toxic” players from time to time. However today’s crack down is on an entire team for ELO boosting and one for seeming to DDOS an opposing player mid-game. The near …

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Riot Games opens Sydney office

Rioters

Maker and runner of League of Legends, Riot Games, has announced that it has opened a new office in Sydney, Australia and is already looking for new blood to staff it. Do you have what it takes? The two new positions available – who will presumably be joining others, it …

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Riot looking into anti-troll psychology

Troll Hunter

While Riot might be coming right off the back of its banning of a pro League of Legends player, it’s still hot at work on figuring out the best way to combat one of the game’s big problems: the persistence of negative and trolling players. MOBA titles have a reputation for having …

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