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Valorant Blew Away The Competition As Most-Viewed New IP On Twitch In 2020

Streaming platform StreamElements and data and analytics platform Arsenal.gg have released their 2020 State of the Stream report, which highlights the most popular games...

Valorant’s 2.0 Patch Live Today, Adds New Agent And Reduces Competitive Ambiguity

The Episode 2 update for Valorant goes live today with a new agent, changes to competitive mode, and tweaks to a pair of the...

Riot And Bungie Join Forces To Fight Valorant And Destiny 2 Cheat Maker

Riot Games and Bungie may offer competing video game products, but there's one thing they can agree upon: Cheating in their games is bad....

Surprising New Hits, Disappointing Launches, And More: MMOBomb’s Top 10 F2P News Of 2020

Last year, I wrote that 2019 was a year of potential, if not immediate impact. 2020 fulfilled that potential by impacting all of us...

Valorant Revisits 2020 While Planning Riskier Agents In The Future

Riot Games is heralding the end of 2020 with a series of developer diaries for Valorant highlighting the past and future of nearly all...

Holiday-Themed Snowball Game Mode Announced For Valorant

On December 15, a frosty version of team deathmatch will be made available in Valorant. The special mode will be available for a limited...

Riot Games Teams Up With Crown Channel For A Valorant-Themed Digital Festival

If you've been looking for something to do on January 15, it seems Riot Games may have you sorted -- especially if you're a...

Valorant Q&A Addresses Leavers, Smurfs, And Block Lists

AFK players and leavers are an annoyance in any game, and doubly so in a competitive one. It's the sort of thing that every...

Riot Rolls Back “Technical Nightmare” Patch For Valorant Hours After Deployment

Yesterday, Riot Games rolled out a major patch for Valorant, bringing new agent Skye, a new map, Icebox, and a bunch of tuning to...

Valorant’s First Official $100k Tournament Kicks Off Next Week

There's just one week to go until the qualifiers for First Strike, the first official Riot Games-produced Valorant tournament, kick off and there's $100,000...

Valorant’s Act III Arrives Oct. 13, Bringing New Map But Delaying New Agent Two...

The competitive revamp isn't the only new thing coming to Valorant in next week's Act III update next week, on Oct. 13. There's also...

Valorant’s Act III: Tighter Competitive Skill Rank Disparity, New “Icebox” Map

For a game like Valorant, nailing competitive play is key. Riot Games knows this and so continues to tweak its competitive play system, with...

Valorant Nerfs The Operator Sniper Rifle And Tweaks Five Agents

Valorant fans, we hope you like nerfs. You probably don't, but you're getting them anyway, as five agents are getting various tweaks in patch...

Riot’s Plans For Valorant Include More Social Spaces And Better Ranked System

USGamer's Erik Van Allen landed an interview with Valorant Game Director Joe Ziegler, focusing on the present and future of the game, which is...

Valorant’s 1.07 Patch Tweaks Five Heroes And Shotguns

Riot Games has already offered up some juicy technical insights into how it's making Valorant a better-optimized game, and yesterday pushed out a patch...

Riot Dives Into The Technical Details Of Valorant’s 128-Tick Servers

From day one, Riot Games has talked about wanting to make Valorant run silky smooth on your computer, seeking to reduce latency and "peeker's...
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MMO Thoughts – Did Trump Just Ban LoL And Fortnite Skins? (Spoiler: No)

Did the signing of a new Executive Order by US President Donald Trump just inadvertently ban the buying of League of Legends or Fortnite...

Riot Games Is Taking A Week Off, And There May Be Delays

I'm going to be up front with y'all on this one. I probably wouldn't have even suggested posting about Riot Games taking a mini-vaction...