League of Legends

PC, MAC / Action RPG / Release: Oct 27, 2009 / ESRB: T

How Riot used social experiments on League of Legends players

By Steve Watts, May 16, 2013 1:30pm PDT

League of Legends studio Riot Games explains how it has been using a behavior initiative to conduct subtle experiments on its large player base.


League of Legends Mac client enters open beta

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 01, 2013 2:00pm PST

League of Legends is hardly short on players, boasting 32 million active monthly and 12 million daily, but it's set to expand even more. After a spot of testing, Riot has properly released an open beta Mac client for its Dote 'em up, for the enjoyment of everyone gaming on a...


League of Legends gets Mac beta client

By Steve Watts, Jan 24, 2013 11:10am PST

League of Legends has produced a Mac beta client, currently in the Public Beta Environment and ready to go into open beta once PBE testing is done.


Shack PSA: League of Legends 'honor system' now live

By Steve Watts, Oct 02, 2012 1:00pm PDT

The League of Legends "Honor" system has launched, and Riot Games has detailed a few of its intricacies.


League of Legends announces 'Honor' system

By Steve Watts, Sep 21, 2012 10:30am PDT

League of Legends is introducing a new positive reinforcement "Honor" system to encourage players to be kind to one another.


League of Legends player info taken in hack

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 11, 2012 6:00pm PDT

European players of League of Legends are being notified of a recent hack that has compromised personal information.


League of Legends exploit closed; bans coming

By John Keefer, May 07, 2012 7:15am PDT

Riot Games brings down the ban hammer on accounts exposed as having used an exploit uncovered in the game. The exploit is now closed, as are the accounts of numerous violators.


League of Legends adding spectator mode

By Steve Watts, Apr 30, 2012 8:15am PDT

Riot Games outlines the "Spectator Mode" coming in the next update for League of Legends.


League of Legends update bringing co-op vs. AI improvements

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 24, 2012 6:30pm PST

Riot Games reveals new details about upcoming improvements to co-op vs. AI modes in League of Legends, and discuss the particulars in a new developer diary.


Razer announces mouse for MOBAs, Naga Hex

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 11, 2012 5:00pm PST

If the string of developers making the same game with the exact same map weren't a big enough hint that the MOBA--Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, or 'DotA clone' to you and me--is getting big, the genre's now getting its very own mouse by Razer.


League of Legends season 2 launches

By Steve Watts, Nov 22, 2011 11:45am PST

League of Legends developer Riot Games has released a trailer for season two of the LoL competition, which promises a $2 million grand prize.


League of Legends has 4 million daily players

By Steve Watts, Nov 18, 2011 8:45am PST

League of Legends is now hitting over four million players per day, double the number from only July. Riot Games also announced a peak of 1.3 concurrent players and 11.5 million active monthly players.


League of Legends 'Dominion' mode launches

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 26, 2011 9:45am PDT

Fancy LoLs in a jiffy? Dominion mode has now officially launched for League of Legends, offering twenty-minute rounds of capture & hold merriment.


League of Legends: Dominion mode limited beta starts today

By Jeff Mattas, Sep 21, 2011 11:45am PDT

Riot games has announced that the limited beta test for League of Legend's new "Dominion" mode begins today.


League of Legends Mac edition shelved

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 05, 2011 8:00am PDT

League of Legends' Mac version, which began semi-public testing last year, is to be discontinued this week following trouble keeping it up to date with the PC edition.