In 1998, 'Jagged Alliance' Developers Threatened a Walkout—And It Worked
How developers on a classic tactics game ended crunch and reformed their workplace with just the threat of a walkout.
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.
We Talk Hideo Kojima, 'Imperator: Rome,' and Riot Games on Waypoint Radio
It's a weird one, we admit.
'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.
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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.
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These students received college scholarships to play video games
UC Irvine became the first public university to grant scholarships for eSports this fall.
How Esports Can Survive When the Sponsorship Bubble Bursts
The money is coming in fast and furious, but greater financial diversity is needed.
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Watching the ‘League of Legends’ World Championship Final with Thousands of Diehard Fans
Imagine chess meets the Champions League, albeit a million times more massive than that would be.
'League of Legends' Is Making Players Test for Narcissism, Violent Tendencies
A recent survey asking players to take psychological self-evaluation tests is making some uneasy.
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It Was Once the Biggest eSport in the World, so What’s Happened to ‘StarCraft’?
Blizzard's RTS title has slipped from the headlines as MOBAs have become dominant in the eSports scene.
eSports Has a DDoS Problem
A DDoS attack might have disrupted The International, but it's just the tip of the iceberg.
The 'League of Legends' Internet Works! Just Don't Ask About Net Neutrality
Riot Games' network is incredibly ambitious, but still fragile.