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League of Legends aims for more big corporate sponsors

The third season of The League of Legends World Championship recently concluded, and the online game remains as popular as ever. In fact, it’s now the number one game in China, and the growth of the title is clearly helping

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League of Legends: 32 million monthly active players

Riot Games has revealed that League of Legends currently has 32 million monthly active users, peaking at 3 million a day concurrently. The stats come as part of an infographic released ahead of the Season Two Championship Finals this weekend.

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League of Legends is the most played pc game

New data from Xfire shows that Riot Games’ League of Legends is now officially the most played PC game in North America and Europe. When you add in the rise of the game in Korea, where it’s already beating out

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‘Call of Duty Online’ and partnership with Activision officially announced

Game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. and Chinese internet services provider Tencent Holdings Ltd. are teaming up to bring Call of Duty Online to Chinese video game players. Financial terms were not disclosed. The multi-year deal gives Tencent the exclusive license

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Tencent to acquire ‘Call of Duty’ license – according to rumors

An industry insider revealed today that Tencent plans to hold a press conference in Shanghai to announce its licensing of an as-yet unknown first-person shooter (FPS) from a well-known international FPS franchise. Tencent reportedly hopes the new game can help

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Tencent acquires part of Epic Games

Epic Games are making headlines today for another reason. The developer of the massively popular Gears of War franchise has recently sold a minority stake of its business to Chinese Internet company, Tencent Holdings. Though the terms of the deal

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‘League of Legends’ hacked

Riot Games has asked League Of Legends players to change their passwords after hackers accessed player account information on the EU West and EU Nordic and East databases. It warned that email addresses, encyrpted account passwords, dates of birth and

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Tencent licenses CryEngine 3

Chinese developer Tencent will use Crytek’s CryEngine 3 for its next online PC title. “It’s a very exciting experience for us to have Tencent as our 8th CryEngine licensee in China,” said Crytek’s Carl Jones. “We’re delighted that Tencent have

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Riot Games sees a thread in SOPA

Riot Games has used its community forum to public declare its opposition to the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act. “These bills are a misguided attempt to curb the illegal piracy of copyrighted content (like movies,

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League of Legends Russian Version

Riot Games is planning to launch a fully localised version of its hit free-to-play game League of Legends for Russian speaking players. Russian is the sixth language in which League of Legends has been made available – in addition to

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