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Esport "killer games" aren't right for Olympics, says IOC

"We cannot have ... a game which is promoting violence."

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VideoWatch: Why is League of Legends the biggest game in the world?

We visit Riot Games and try to figure it out.

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PodcastThe Eurogamer podcast is back (again!)

We talk The Witness, visiting Riot Games, and virtual reality.

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BBC Three to livestream League of Legends World Championships

Four days of coverage from the eSports event.

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League of Legends developer Riot takes on key selling website G2A

UPDATE: Ban is "heavy handed and potentially damaging", G2A argues.

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League of Legends team owner embroiled in drug price hike controversy

UPDATE: Company climbs down on 5500% price increase.

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Riot says it's finally improving League of Legends player behaviour

Automated reform system seems to be working.

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Lizard Squad teen pleads guilty to 23 charges of harassment

Swatting spree targeted girls who declined his friend requests.

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League of Legends automated reform system targets toxic players

Digs up offending chat logs, decides on ban.

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League of Legends World Championships comes to London

Quarterfinals at Wembley Arena this October.

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League of Legends 2015 World Championship coming to Europe

Set across multiple cities and countries in October.

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Riot's ambitious plan to "optimise the internet" for League of Legends players

Maker of world's most popular game has created its own network in bid to combat ping disparity.

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Razer announces eSports documentary Team Razer: Great Games

A three-part series focusing on StarCraft, Dota and League of Legends.

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League of Legends blocks toxic players from ranked matches

Riot's war on bad behaviour continues.

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League of Legends reboots its lore

"After a while, these early choices began to create unexpected problems."

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The real story behind The Sun's "Gaming as addictive as heroin" headline

Is Britain really "in the grip of a gaming addiction"?

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Riot shuts down League of Legends public chat rooms

"Rife" with RP sellers, scammers and Elo boost spam.

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LOL: Riot offers new hires a pay-out to quit

To retain those after more than just money.

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Korean League of Legends scandal exposed after attempted suicide

UPDATE: KeSPA files lawsuit against team's match-fixing manager.

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ISP porn filters interfering League of Legends patching?

Riot says no reported incidents but monitoring anyway.

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LOL dev Riot retaliates to "greedy" taunts

"F*** me if I don't allow a little emotion to slip in."

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Riot lets League of Legends pros stream rival games

"The way we chose to deal with this was clearly an overreach."

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Riot blocks League of Legends pros from streaming rival games

"These guys are professionals contracted to a professional sports league."

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LOL boss' Twitter account hacked, reveals card game

Riot insists Supremacy "one of many prototypes".

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League of Legends servers hacked, credit card data stolen

A "portion" of North American accounts compromised.

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Currys PC World in London opens a Gaming Bunker

Presumably in anticipation of Sony dropping the bomb.

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Blizzard: UFC-style reality shows could propel eSports into the mainstream

StarCraft 2 maker on the tipping point for professional gaming.

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Riot permanently bans League of Legends pro for "persistent toxic behaviour"

"The decision to impact someone's career is not one we make lightly."

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FeatureA league of their own

From the archive: Backstage in the League of Legends phenomenon, and front seat at its world championships.

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League of Legends Championship Series raises the e-sports stakes

"Is a sustainable career choice for professional players."

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League of Legends European accounts hacked

Riot apologises, promises to do better.

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VideoLeague of Legends Varus gameplay trailer

Strategy tips for the Arrow of Retribution.

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League of Legends takes on StarCraft 2 with biggest prize in eSports history

MOBA Money, Mo' Problems - Riot on pro-gaming, Spectator mode and the threat of Valve's Dota 2.

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VideoLeague of Legends Season 2 Championship trailer

More watch LoL than Major League Baseball games on ESPN.

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VideoLeague of Legends: Rise of the Bot Army trailer

Co-op vs. AI game mode coming soon.

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VideoLeague of Legends character spotlight video

Meet Ahri, the Nine-Tailed Fox.

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VideoLeague of Legends champion spotlight video

Starring Fizz, The Tidal Trickster.

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4m play League of Legends every day

One of the top 5 PC games in US and Europe.

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VideoLeague of Legends artwork video

DOTA spin-off brushed up.

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League of Legends: Dominion out now

Riot Games launches new game mode.

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FeatureLeague of Legends: Dominion

LoLers divide and conquer.

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League of Legends scores 15m users

1.4 million playing online RTS every day.

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Riot defends League of Legends EU split

"This is not a perfect solution."

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League of Legends carves Europe in half

Territory now EU West and EU Nordic & East.

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League of Legends

The tower defence rests.

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League of Legends open beta begins

Try the DotA spin-off for free.

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League of Legends to be free to play

DotA-Allstars veterans confident.

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Warrior Epic & League of Legends

Diablo and DotA for the free-to-play generation?

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Riot unveils Warcraft-inspired RTS

League of Legends to blend genres.

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League of Legends

MMO blend of RTS and RPG.