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Valorant Replay Prototype Demonstrated But Don't Expect It Soon

Riot Games released a new Valorant Dev Update and shared with everyone some very important information, including the community's most requested feature: replays. Valorant replays have been a…

May 21, 2024 | 12:58 EDT

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Valorant Reveals New Death-Defying Scottish Character Clove

Today Riot Games revealed the next character coming to its popular FPS Valorant, a Scottish agent named Clove. Clove is a Controller, and she will be introduced in Episode 8: Act II. Today we get…

March 24, 2024 | 09:11 EDT

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Riot Games Reset Development of League of Legends MMORPG, "Going Dark" for "Likely Several Years"

A few years ago, Riot Games announced the development of an MMORPG set in Runeterra, the universe of its ultra-popular MOBA League of Legends. We haven't heard much since, and today we learn why…

March 20, 2024 | 04:21 EDT

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2XKO is a free-to-play fighting game set in Runeterra, the world of the popular MOBA League of Legends by Riot Games, featuring its beloved champions as playable fighters. The game supports 2v2 and…

February 22, 2024 | 12:14 EST

Ahri and Ekko in 2XKO, the new League of Legends fighting game.

League of Legends Fighting Game Officially Named "2XKO," Coming for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC

Today Riot Games announced the official title of its upcoming League of Legends fighting game, previously codenamed "Project L." It's now titled "2XKO." The exact meaning of the title has not been…

February 22, 2024 | 11:35 EST

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League of Legends Developer Riot Games Laying Off 530 Employees, Riot Forge Will Cease Development

2023 has been an annus terribilis for employment in the gaming industry, but 2024 isn't starting any better. Riot Games, developer of League of Legends, Valorant, and more, has announced a large…

January 22, 2024 | 08:47 EST

Tryndamere looking angry as two enemies fall behind him in the League of Legends Season 2024 cinematic

League of Legends Season 2024 Cinematic Features Epic Battles Between Iconic Champions

Riot has released the League of Legends Season 2024 cinematic, and it stars some of the game's most iconic champions. Just a couple of days after the release of the Valorant Episode 8 cinematic, the…

January 10, 2024 | 10:35 EST

Omen being trapped and tortured in the Valorant Episode 8 cinematic

(Updated) Valorant Episode 8 Cinematic Teases Omen's History

Update: The Valorant Episode 8 Act 1 cinematic "Take the Lead" has been released, showing off several of the tidbits coming to the multiplayer shooter as part of the new episode. They include the…

January 9, 2024 | 09:19 EST

A close-up of the Noxian warlord Ambessa, who is joining League of Legends as a champion this year

League of Legends Reveals Ambessa from Arcane as New Champion

Riot has revealed that Noxian warlord Ambessa is joining League of Legends' ranks as a champion this year. This news comes via the League of Legends Season 2024 lookahead, which features rundowns of…

January 5, 2024 | 11:40 EST

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League of Legends Reveals Paint Mage Hwei, a New "High Skill Ceiling" Champion

Riot Games revealed a new champion for its aging but popular MOBA game League of Legends, the paint mage Hwei.  Hwei is a mid-lane character who translates his artistic ideas into paint and then…

November 19, 2023 | 02:34 EST

New Valorant Agent Iso pointing his gun off-screen

New Valorant Agent Iso Wants To 1v1 You With His Ultimate

A new Valorant gameplay video is here, and it's all about new Agent Iso, who's a duelist in the truest sense of the word. As you'd expect from the shooter with stylish Agents like Deadlock and Gekko…

October 20, 2023 | 11:52 EDT

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League of Legends' New Champion Briar Feasts in Super-Colorful Cinematic Trailer

Today Riot Games released a new cinematic trailer showcasing the new champion coming to its popular MOBA League of Legends, Briar.  The trailer shows our bare-footed vampire as she escapes from her…

August 30, 2023 | 11:38 EDT

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League of Legends Fighting Game "Project L" Reveals Yasuo & More With New Gameplay Trailer

Today Riot Games revealed a new trailer of its upcoming League of Legends fighting game code-named "Project L." First of all,  we get the reveal of Yasuo, another of League of Legends' champions…

August 4, 2023 | 10:24 EDT

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League of Legends Fighting Game "Project L" Reveals 2 vs 2 & 2 vs 1 Team Play & New Gameplay

Today Riot Games revealed a new update about its upcoming League of Legends fighting game code-named "Project L." We hear from executive producer Tom Cannon introducing a feature that the developers…

July 26, 2023 | 12:27 EDT


Valorant Goes High Noon With NeoFrontier Weapon Skins

Riot Games revealed the new weapon skin series coming to its popular hero shooter Valorant,  This time around, we get the NeoFrontier skins, obviously inspired by Western movies, including …

June 26, 2023 | 11:50 EDT

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Valorant Episode 7 Cinematic Trailer Introduces Deadlock & Reveals Her Past

During the finals of the Valorant Masters tournament in Tokyo, Riot Games revealed the cinematic trailer of Valorant's Episode 7. The trailer focuses on the backstory of Deadlock, the new agent from…

June 25, 2023 | 12:54 EDT

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Valorant Reveals New Agent Deadlock With Gameplay Trailer

Today Riot Games revealed the new agent that will soon appear in Valorant with a new trailer providing a look at her gameplay. The new agent's name is Deadlock and she hails from Sweden. She's…

June 24, 2023 | 05:12 EDT

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Valorant Pays Homage to Classic Video Games With Radiant Entertainment System Skin & Trailer

Today Riot Games released a new trailer showcasing the upcoming Radiant Entertainment Skin for Valorant, and it's certainly a special one.  The trailer, all the way from the thumbnail, is a sequence…

April 21, 2023 | 10:55 EDT

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Valorant Details Global Open Beta of Premier Competitive System

Today Riot Games detailed the global open beta of its "Premier" competitive system for its massively popular hero first-person shooter Valorant. The beta will be hosted between April 25 and May 23,…

April 17, 2023 | 11:54 EDT

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Valorant Reveals New Agent Gekko's Music Track by ericdoa "Greater than One"

Today Riot Games revealed the new music track associated with Gekki, the new Agent that will debut in Valorant next week.  The new track is titled "Greater than One" which is a reference to Gekko's…

March 5, 2023 | 03:25 EST

Valorant Gekko Trailer

Valorant Officially Reveals New Agent Gekko

Today Riot Games revealed the new agent that will soon appear in Valorant with a cinematic trailer providing a tease of his powers. The new agent is named Gekko and he appears to be able to control…

March 4, 2023 | 12:30 EST

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Valorant Kicks Off 2023 With Dev Diary Video Hinting at New Content

In the latest video uploaded to the Valorant Youtube channel, the developers provided insight on what to come to the FPS this year, on top of sharing their gratitude for the support the game has…

January 24, 2023 | 05:01 EST

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League of Legends Getting Gorgeous Star Guardian Ahri Figure

Today Good Smile Company made a new figure available for pre-orders that will certainly pique the interest of the fans of Riot Games' ultra-popular MOBA League of Legends. The figure portrays…

January 13, 2023 | 09:38 EST

Players fighting on the new Lotus map in Valorant Episode 6

Valorant Episode 6 Patch Notes Bring Ranked Changes And More

Riot has released the Valorant Episode 6 patch notes, showing us exactly what we can expect from Patch 6.0 of the popular hero shooter. Changes include a brand new map, the return of Split (with a…

January 10, 2023 | 10:17 EST

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Valorant Trailer Reveals Araxys Skinline Coming with Episode 6

Today Riot Games released a brand new trailer if the upcoming Episode 6 of its hero shooter Valorant.  The trailer focuses on the "Araxys" Skinline that will become available with the new episode.…

January 9, 2023 | 12:28 EST

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Valorant Reveals New Map "Lotus" in New Episode 6 Trailer

Today Riot Games revealed a brand new map that will be released with the upcoming Episode 6 of its hero shooter Valorant.  We get to take the first look at Lotus, the lost city of flowers that was…

January 6, 2023 | 02:06 EST

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Valorant Episode 6 Revelation Cinematic Suggests New Map is Coming

Riot Games has released the Valorant episode 6 cinematic, which gives players of the first-person tactical shooter a look at what's to come in just a few days.  The "trailer" of sorts showcases all…

January 5, 2023 | 01:17 EST

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Riot Games Wants To Dump FTX To Get a New Crypto Sponsor

In light of recent events with the crypto company FTX, Riot Games has decided that it is time to cut ties with the company completely. The League of Legends developers have filed a motion to dissolve…

December 19, 2022 | 03:00 EST

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Is League of Legends on Xbox Game Pass Riot's Way of Fighting the Future?

Out of all the games that were added to Xbox Game Pass in 2022, it would probably be safe to say that League of Legends, Valorant, Legends of Runeterra, and Teamfight Tactics stand out the most.…

December 19, 2022 | 11:00 EST

Some of the characters in the FPS Hyper Front, which Riot Games is suing NetEase over

Riot Games Sues NetEase Over Valorant "Copy" Hyper Front

Riot Games is bringing a lawsuit against Chinese gaming giant NetEase over the mobile FPS Hyper Front. The lawsuit alleges that NetEase's game, which was created in conjunction with developer Battle…

December 9, 2022 | 08:49 EST

Jinx and Ahri facing off against each other in Project L

New Project L Gameplay Details Revealed By Riot

Riot Games has released a new video in which the studio takes a detailed look at Project L gameplay, showing off some of the fighter's mechanics and core systems. If you're a League of Legends fan…

December 5, 2022 | 11:50 EST

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Valorant Premier Alpha Test Wants You To Get Competitive

Are you excited to play Valorant's new competitive mode? Well, Riot Games is launching its Valorant Premier Alpha Test next week, which promises to "present an even higher goal beyond Radiant that…

October 26, 2022 | 11:20 EDT

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Riot Games Announces New Mental Health Charity Partnership

Riot Games has teamed up with mental health charity Take This in order to support the mental health of its community and its content creators. The partnership will initially involve a series of…

September 2, 2022 | 12:29 EDT

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$100m Riot Games Gender Discrimination Settlement Approved

A judge has approved a $100 million settlement for the plaintiffs of a Riot Games gender discrimination lawsuit that's been ongoing for four years. The settlement means Riot must pay thousands of…

July 26, 2022 | 09:58 EDT

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Valorant Game Changers Excludes Some LGBTQ+ Players from EMEA Competition

The Valorant Game Changers Program appears to exclude certain LGBT people -- including nonbinary people -- from its competition in the European, Middle East, and Africa region -- reportedly due to…

September 23, 2021 | 03:28 EDT

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Riot Will Now Record Valorant Voice Chat

Riot Games has announced that Valorant voice chat will now be recorded, and it will be reviewed in certain situations — specifically, when someone files an in-game report against you. Valorant is…

April 30, 2021 | 01:55 EDT

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League of Legends KDA New Single Releasing Soon

Fictional K-Pop group K/DA, consisting of League of Legends characters, is coming out with a brand new KDA single.  The announcement was made on twitter yesterday, showcasing a brand new album cover…

August 21, 2020 | 08:00 EDT

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VALORANT Deathmatch Arriving with Act 2

VALORANT Deathmatch will be making its debut in the next big update that's set to arrive this week. VALORANT Act 2 won't just feature the debut of a new Agent — it's also going to herald the start of…

August 3, 2020 | 01:39 EDT

Lux, Kayn, and Ekko in League of Legends

League Of Legends Announces Then Cancels Saudi Arabia Esports Deal

Riot Games' popular MOBA League of Legends has cancelled a partnership it struck up with Saudi Arabia's NEOM smart city project. NEOM was originally slated to become the LEC (League of Legends …

July 30, 2020 | 08:34 EDT

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VALORANT Killjoy Reveal Brings Bots to Riot's Shooter

The VALORANT Killjoy reveal has arrived, giving us our first look at the next agent coming to Riot Games' popular free-to-play shooter. If you like gadget-based fighters, then this new girl is an…

July 29, 2020 | 01:28 EDT

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Valorant Plans To Release 6 Agents A Year

Riot Games has released a video explaining what's next for their arena shooter Valorant. In the video, executive producer Anna Donlon discusses what's coming soon to the game as well as how Riot will…

June 29, 2020 | 12:18 EDT

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VALORANT Competitive Mode Debuts in Patch 1.02

VALORANT Competitive Mode has finally arrived a few weeks after the game has officially left its beta period. The VALORANT 1.02 Update patch notes are here, and it breaks down the basics of the new…

June 23, 2020 | 02:02 EDT


What to Know Before Starting Valorant

  Riot Games' new hero shooter is finally out of closed beta, and perhaps you've got your eye on the game that's been dominating Twitch for months now. Here are a few tips and tricks to get you…

June 5, 2020 | 10:00 EDT

Some of the heroes in Valorant

Valorant Datamine Reveals New Agent Info, New Skins And More

A massive Valorant datamine by a prominent dataminer has revealed a wealth of new information about the game. The datamine includes potential information about new agents, new gun skins, and plenty…

June 2, 2020 | 10:24 EDT

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League of Legends Will Feature Advertisements on In-Game Banners

Riot Games are known for taking their partnerships with sponsors and brands, endemic and non-endemic, to the next level. The most recent example is the studio's launch of the True Damage virtual band…

May 26, 2020 | 03:47 EDT

A shot of some of the heroes in Valorant

Valorant Is Launching In Full On June 2nd

Good news if you're a fan of Riot Games' arena FPS Valorant. Originally slated for a "summer 2020" launch, the game will instead launch in full in just a few weeks on June 2nd, a few weeks ahead of…

May 21, 2020 | 11:04 EDT


Valorant Bans Nearly 9K Cheaters, Unintentionally Removes Blood

Riot Games are trying to expand into other genres other than MOBA and their dominance over it for years with League of Legends. One of their numerous recent projects is Valorant, a tactical shooter…

May 12, 2020 | 06:04 EDT

Key art of some of the characters from Valorant

Valorant Got a New Patch For Vanguard Anti-Cheat That Broke It In New Ways

Valorant, Riot Games' competitive tactical FPS, has been besieged by problems since the day of its launch. Now, it seems, those problems continue. Looks like Riot's anti-cheat software Vanguard -…

May 8, 2020 | 09:53 EDT