Category Archives: Riot Games

Riot Games receive BAFTA Special Award

Riot Games co-founders Brandon Beck and Marc Merrill have been awarded a BAFTA Special Award. The pair received the BAFTA in Los Angeles at an event at The London West Hollywood venue, taking place during E3. BAFTA said it's part of its 'growing global games strand in the USA'. The award was presented to League of…
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Grey Warwick to represent UK in LoL International College Cup qualifier

The National University Esports League (NUEL) LoL champions, Grey Warwick, will be representing the UK in the University Esports Masters (UEM). This is a Europe-wide university League of Legends tournament running this weekend from June 3rd to 4th. It consists of the collegiate champions of France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and the UK.…
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Caedrel joins Schalke

British League of Legends mid-laner Marc "Caedrel" Robert Lamont has joined Schalke 04 Esports. That's according to the League of Legends contract database and an article on He joins Memento, SmittyJ, Upset and Norskeren on the Schalke roster, who are all contracted until September 30th this year. Caedrel was previously a substitute for H2K. He recently hinted…
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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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