Category Archives: Riot Games

Other EU League of Legends tournaments would be ‘a great idea’ – Fnatic

Fnatic's chief gaming officer and co-owner Patrik "cArn" Sättermon says League of Legends could benefit from a change to its competitive structure in Europe. Speaking to Esports News UK at the Vainglory Spring Unified Championship at London's O2 this weekend, cArn said: "I'm excited to see what's around the horizon when it comes to EU and…
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League Fest will not be returning for 2017

UK League of Legends event League Fest has been scrapped for the time being and won't be taking place this year, Riot Games has confirmed. Riot community specialist John King (aka Riot Bolton) published an update on the League of Legends forum. "Last year’s League Fest saw some of the biggest names in LoL coming to…
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Riot is hiring UK esports staff for its West London office

Last month Riot Games announced it's opening an office in London - now it's on the lookout for staff in a variety of roles. Firstly, Riot is looking to fill five esports-specific roles. Head of Esports will lead 'the largest community tournament program in the United Kingdom' and 'establish new standards of greatness for UK esports', working…
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Riot Games to open new UK office in London, asks community for feedback

League of Legends developer Riot Games is opening a new UK office which will be located in London. Riot is now hiring a head of esports and business analyst for its new London office. Riot currently has offices in Dublin, and closed its Brighton office last year. The news was revealed in this post from Mark…
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Riot’s next game will launch this year, parent company hints

UDPATE (May 21st): Riot's next game will be a mobile game, rumours suggest. There's not enough new information just yet to write a separate story on this, so we've added this rumour to our original article below.   ORIGINAL STORY (March 23rd): Riot Games, the beautiful game developer which brought us that little-known title called League of Legends,…
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Is UK caster Sona – now known as The Medic – off to Riot Games?

There's a Riot - quick, someone call a Medic! Ahem. UK League of Legends caster and former medical professional Aaron "Sona" Chamberlain has changed his game name to Medic. He made the announcement today after teasing us all on Twitter. This is the announcement of an announcement. Stay tuned for further information about said announcement as it…
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Irish Org CycloneGG Acquire RÄÄÄÄÄÄNDOMS’ ESL Premiership Spot

The ESL LoL Premiership just got a whole lot less RÄÄÄÄÄÄNDOM, as the recently qualified team with that name have found a new home with Irish esports organisation CycloneGG. The ESL website has been updated to include the CycloneGG logo in place of what would have been RÄÄÄÄÄÄNDOMS' spot in the groups. It's no surprise the…
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2017 ESL Premiership LoL Team Roster Roundup & Preview

David Hollingsworth looks at the team rosters for the UK & Ireland ESL League of Legends Premiership Spring 2017 Split, and offers his opinion on the teams. 2017,  a year that promises to make us forget about the dark days of 2016. For us lucky few who love some UK esports, the ESL Premiership gives…
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