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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.

Handless gamer Massimiliano Sechi has reached Diamond Level in League of Legends

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It never ceases to amaze me how disabled video game fans manage to play their favourite games. Massimiliano Sechi, for example, has no hands; that hasn't stopped him from reaching Diamond level in League of Legends.

Puts my own hopelessness at Riot's game into sharp perspective. Sechi, or 'MacsHG' as he's known in the community, is the subject of the first installment in a new documentary series from Razer that looks at various gamers across all cultures and backgrounds.

Riot reveals Bard, a new League of Legends hero who focuses on “roaming support”

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New League of Legends hero Bard has a really impressive beard. Yes, there are some other special abilities, statistics and so on, but lets face it – it's the beard that's the important part.

Developer Riot Games has revealed the latest addition to the MOBA's roster over on its website. Bard's a so-called “Wandering Caretaker” tasked with protecting the world of Runeterra.

Twitch streamer side-steps eSports exclusivity, Riot Games says it "reeks of harassment and bullying"

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There's a ruckus over on Twitch and it’s got eSports exclusivity contracts written all over it. One streamer decided to show eSports player Sanghyuk “Faker” Lee's games through his channel, leading to a DMCA notice.

However the DMCA issued by streaming platform Azubu is in fact powerless, as Riot Games' terms and conditions for League of Legends state users "acknowledge and agree" that they have "no ownership" of content.

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