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Over 100 Riot Games Employees Walked Out to End Forced Arbitration

'League of Legends' developers walkout to protest the company’s use of forced arbitration to settle sexual harassment lawsuits.
Matthew Gault
Nicole Clark
5.6.19
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'League of Legends' Studio Faces Employee Walkout, Promises Changes

Riot Games' decision to try and block lawsuits being filed against the company prompted an enormous internal blowback it's still wrestling with.
Patrick Klepek
4.29.19
Gaming

What It's Like to Fall in Love Inside a Video Game

Though usually a forum for competitive bloodbaths, some have actually found romance in the digital realm of video games.
Justin Caffier
9.19.18
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Betting Against Net Neutrality, Companies Offer Gamers a Paid Solution to Lag

'With net neutrality going away, these tactics will become more omnipresent.'
Matthew Gault
12.14.17
Gaming

4 Gamers Explain Why They Make Other Players' Lives a Living Hell

It's a problem as old as video games: Gamers insult, harass and threaten other players—despite the risk of being booted from the game. Four flamers confess why they can't shake the habit.
Dominik Schott
11.16.17
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Dropping Best-of-3's for 'League of Legends' Shows Casuals Back in Charge

A less rigorous competitive format might be bad for the sport, but it could be good for the show.
Rob Zacny
10.3.17
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African Esports Are Ready to Explode, but Video Game Publishers Are Holding Them Back

The esports industry has never been bigger, but Africa is being left behind.
Jacob Kleinman
8.30.17
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What It's Like Being a Top 'League of Legends' Player in Korea

How passion, discipline, and fear drive Korea's elite pro gamers.
Bobbie van der List
7.31.17
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How Esports Teams Decide to Expand Into New Games

The shuttering of pro squads prior to the launch of Blizzard's professional Overwatch league illustrates the risks and rewards teams like Immortals and Team Liquid must consider when choosing new games.
B. David Zarley
7.19.17
YouTube

Game Criticism Had Problems Long Before Dunkey Made a Video About It

One of YouTube's sharpest, funniest critics took aim at the media over the weekend. He wasn't kind.
Patrick Klepek
7.11.17
Video Games

Colorful Map Charts Video Game Popularity Worldwide

The real question is, can a search engine result show us deeper connections to want fans want from games globally?
Giaco Furino
6.30.17
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China Forces 'League of Legends,' 'Dota 2' to Disclose Drop Rates

The slot machine-like nature of these games has prompted changes abroad.
Patrick Klepek
5.3.17
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