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League of Legends ranked matches suspended by Riot Games following 'instant teleport bug'

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Instant teleportation maybe the dream for mankind but it's causing a right fuss for League of Legends right now. Riot Games has temporary taken ranked matches offline to address the hyper-efficient Recall spell.

Normally this would take time to charge up, leaving heroes vulnerable, but they've been zipping back home before you could blink. It affects all champions so they had to pull ranked matches.

Riot says only 2% of League of Legends games marked by harassment

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Whether rightly or wrongly, Riot's MOBA League of Legends has become intimately associated with the troubling issue of player toxicity since it launched back in 2009. According to the studio, though, the issue perhaps isn't quite as prevalent as people think. At least these days.

Riot puts its success down to a 'Tribunal' system for player harassment, which has, for the most part, allowed the community to police itself.

Riot teases a monstrous new League of Legends character, The River King

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Riot is teasing another new character coming to its eternally popular MOBA League of legends soon, the rather creepy catfish chap known as The River King.

Introduced in a cinematic trailer via a gloomy, sing-song fairytale, the King appears to be a kind of devilish trickster, making bargains with foolish mortals and then coming back to claim his debt in the worst way possible.

Riot has initiated a “player reform system” for League of Legends

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Riot Games continues to crack down on anti-social behaviour in its eternally popular MOBA League of Legends – the latest initiative is a “player reform system” that punishes verbal harassment within fifteen minutes of a match ending. The system is now live in the North American region.

If team-mates or opponents report a layer for offensive behaviour, this new automated response system examines the situation, and if found guilty delivers him or her a reform card via email, with a chat log highlighting the offence in question and revealing the appropriate punishment.

Dates and venues announced for the 2015 League of Legends World Championship

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Riot has announced that Paris, London, Brussels and will host the group stages, quarters and semis of the 2015 League of Legends World Championship respectively, while the grand final will be held in Berlin.

Last year the Championship toured Asia, with the final match taking place in Seoul's World Cup stadium in front of 40,000 spectators.

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