The Netherlands Classifies Loot Boxes In Dota 2 And Three Other Games As Gambling

The Netherlands Classifies Loot Boxes In Dota 2 And Three Other Games As Gambling

And so it begins. Eurogamer is reporting that the Dutch Gaming Authority has declared that loot boxes in Dota 2, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Rocket League, and…

League Of Legends Honors Pizza In Its April Foods Event

League Of Legends Honors Pizza In Its April Foods Event

April Fools’ Day is just a few days away and Riot has apparently decided to celebrate in League of Legends with a variety of food…

Riot Reveals Odds For Its League Of Legends Loot Boxes

Riot Reveals Odds For Its League Of Legends Loot Boxes

Legislation may or may not be coming, but at least some game developers are starting to realize they need to be just the tiniest bit…

League Of Legends Adds Dark New Champion

League Of Legends Adds Dark New Champion

A new Champion is headed to League of Legends. Kai’sa: Daughter of the Void is a hard hitting champion designed to take down her opponents…

SuperData Issues 2017 Year In Report, Offers Up Some Questionable Numbers

SuperData Issues 2017 Year In Report, Offers Up Some Questionable Numbers

SuperData’s just released its 2017 Year in Review for Digital Games and Interactive Media. You can get it for free, and it’s jam-packed with numbers…

League Of Legends Updates Honor Progression Reward System

League Of Legends Updates Honor Progression Reward System

Riot has made some changes to League of Legends‘ Honor Progression and those sweet, sweet rewards you earn from it. Most likely in an effort…

Riot Unbans League of Legends Player Whose Toxicity Got An Employee Fired

Riot Unbans League of Legends Player Whose Toxicity Got An Employee Fired

Remember when a Riot Games employee was fired for saying nasty things about a toxic and oft-banned League of Legends player? At the time, that…

The 2017 MMOBomb Awards: Celebrating The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of F2P Gaming

The 2017 MMOBomb Awards: Celebrating The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of F2P Gaming

For our end-of-the-year awards, we could have done the typical (and boring) categories, but that’s not how we roll here at MMOBomb. Besides, doing a…

Riot Games Wants You To Think Of Esports As Real Sports

Riot Games Wants You To Think Of Esports As Real Sports

If any game company wants to legitimize esports in the mainstream, it’s Riot Games. League of Legends is its moneymaker, its cash cow, but to…

League Of Legend’s Super Adorable Zoe Arrives In Update 7.23

League Of Legend’s Super Adorable Zoe Arrives In Update 7.23

Zoe, the Pixar-like mage hero announced a few weeks ago hits League of Legends‘ live servers with Update 7.23. The new hero uses burst magic…

BombPoll #5: Most Overdone Type Of Online Game

BombPoll #5: Most Overdone Type Of Online Game

Last week, we asked you which game you felt wouldn’t be around for much longer — more on that later. This time, we’re asking you…

League Of Legends Goes All Pixar With Its Latest Champion Teaser

League Of Legends Goes All Pixar With Its Latest Champion Teaser

Very rarely does a League of Legends champion look like she could have just stepped out of a Pixar movie, but if you take a…

Even A Whale Who Spent $20,000 Over Five Years Hates Loot Boxes

Even A Whale Who Spent $20,000 Over Five Years Hates Loot Boxes

Eurogamer has an interview up today with David “Siigari” Pietz, described as a “DJ and audio engineer” and “small-time Twitch streamer.” What makes Pietz interesting…

Riot Games Founders Return, Hinting At New Game

Riot Games Founders Return, Hinting At New Game

Riot Games is known for doing one thing, and doing it well… League of Legends. But now it looks like they might be expanding their…

(UPDATED) Riot Employee Laid Off After Joking That Streamer Will “Die From A Coke Overdose Or Testicular Cancer”

(UPDATED) Riot Employee Laid Off After Joking That Streamer Will “Die From A Coke Overdose Or Testicular Cancer”

UPDATE (10/3): It seems that Rutledge no longer works for Riot Games. His personal Facebook page states as much and his LinkedIn profile states that…

Hearthstone’s Latest Expansion Helped Beat Its Previous Revenue Record By 15%

Hearthstone’s Latest Expansion Helped Beat Its Previous Revenue Record By 15%

Knights of the Frozen Throne did pretty well for Hearthstone. How well? According to SuperData, so well that it set a new monthly record for…

Dutch Athlete Sues Riot Over League of Legend Skin And Wins

Dutch Athlete Sues Riot Over League of Legend Skin And Wins

When is an homage not an homage? When it makes money — that’s when it becomes an opportunity. Retired Dutch footballer (or “soccer player,” depending…

The Biggest MOBAs Rarely Innovate — And Maybe That’s A Good Thing

The Biggest MOBAs Rarely Innovate — And Maybe That’s A Good Thing

Last week, two articles — one about League of Legends and one about Dota 2 — caught my eye. While they cover different games, they…

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