League of Legends
Auto Chess Blew Up, and Big Publishers Raced to Cash In
The time between "popular small game" to "trendy new genre" is shrinking, and AAA Developers are coming out on top.
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.
'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.
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.
Betting Against Net Neutrality, Companies Offer Gamers a Paid Solution to Lag
'With net neutrality going away, these tactics will become more omnipresent.'
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.
League of Legends
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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?