Riot to launch Clash global beta in December

Riot Games’ largely anticipated League of Legends Clash mode will begin its global beta in December. The Clash […]

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October 29, 2019

League of Legends Origins review: Netflix documentary captures the human connections that make LoL special

League of Legends Origins provides a broad yet relatively concise look at the history of Riot Games and […]

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October 23, 2019

Esports News of the Week: LoL 10 Year Anniversary, Riot’s New Games, Gfinity Elite Series To Return

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco rounds up the news of the week to October 22nd 2019. Dom […]

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October 22, 2019

Legends of Runeterra interview: Steve Rubin from Riot on having no card packs, the game’s esports potential and bringing new characters into the lore

At EGX 2019, we sat down with Steve Rubin, game designer and live balance lead at Riot Games […]

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October 19, 2019

The NUEL and Riot Games renew partnership: ‘We’re looking forward to adding more unique activities for university students’

UK university esports tournament provider The NUEL and League of Legends developer Riot Games have today announced a […]

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September 12, 2019

Teamfight Tactics: Riot reveals new League of Legends game inspired by Dota Auto Chess

Riot Games has lifted the lid on a brand new game mode for League of Legends – and […]

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June 10, 2019

What's next for UK League of Legends esports? LVP UK opens team applications for 2019 tournament

UPDATE (November 2nd): LVP has confirmed the 2019 League of Legends tournament will be application-based. Teams are now able […]

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November 2, 2018

What are the 'big changes' for UK LoL coming in 2019? Here's what we know so far

Ever since Riot revealed the new national Forge of Champions tournament to Esports News UK back in March, […]

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June 9, 2018

Interview: Riot and LVP on investing millions into Forge of Champions, increasing awareness and if UK orgs could ever reach the LCS

It’s an exciting time for UK League of Legends right now, with the new £50,000 Forge of Champions […]

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June 5, 2018

Riot is considering rolling out Clash's anti-smurfing systems to the rest of LoL, and letting the community run their own third-party Clash tournaments

Riot Games has discussed internally the idea of making its new Clash tournament system available for third-party use, […]

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May 22, 2018

Exclusive interview: Riot UK Head of Esports on new Forge of Champions tournament, leaving ESL UK behind & working with LVP

Esports News UK caught up with Riot UK’s Head of Esports Mo Fadl at the new Red Bull […]

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March 22, 2018

2018 ESL LoL Prem to feature two groups of four teams, a second tier of competitive play & 'MOTD-style' highlights

First official details of the next League of Legends ESL UK & Ireland Premiership have been revealed, and […]

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January 19, 2018

Why was League Fest scrapped?

UPDATE: Another source close to the situation has informed us that the production and headsets info below is incorrect. […]

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January 2, 2018

First 10 regions confirmed for Riot's upcoming LoL European Cup, no mention of ESL Prem

The first ten regions in League of Legends’ new ‘national champions league’ have been named. Riot listed the […]

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December 20, 2017

Riot UK announces new head of esports

Riot Games UK has hired Mo Fadl, the former head of esports from Wargaming, to drive and develop […]

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December 13, 2017

Confirmed: Riot scraps EU Challenger Series in favour of national champions league

UPDATE (April 2018): Riot announced that a new EU Masters tournament will take place, the first of which […]

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October 30, 2017

Riot is hiring for a £50k UK community manager

Riot Games is looking for a new UK community manager to work out of its new office in […]

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September 8, 2017

Why are students still finding it hard to get recognition for esports in their universities?

David “Firu” Spoors, Northumbria Students Union Executive, captain of their League of Legends team and PhD student, offers his […]

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July 1, 2017

Riot Games receive BAFTA Special Award

Riot Games co-founders Brandon Beck and Marc Merrill have been awarded a BAFTA Special Award. The pair received the […]

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June 14, 2017

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