Riot Games

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Riot Games, Inc.
TypePrivate
IndustryInteractive entertainment
When it was created2006; 13 years ago (2006)
HeadquartersLos Angeles, California, United States
Number of locations19 studios and offices (2017)[1]
Key peopleBrandon Beck (CEO)

Tom Cadwell (Lead Designer)[2]
Marc Merrill (President)[2]

Greg Costello (International Affairs)[2]
Things madeLeague of Legends
Money earnedIncrease US$1.6 billion (2015 estimate)[3]
Owner(s)Tencent
Employees2,500 (2017)[4]
SubsidiariesRadiant Entertainment
Websitewww.riotgames.com

Riot Games is an American video game developer, publisher, and eSports tournament organizer established in 2006. Their main office is based in West Los Angeles, California.

The company is primarily known for League of Legends, which was released in North America and Europe on October 27, 2009.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Riot Manifesto". Riot Games. April 28, 2015. Retrieved October 28, 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Lien, Tracey (January 1, 2014). "Riot Games president defends company against accusations of greed". Polygon. Retrieved November 1, 2014.
  3. Gaudiosi, John (January 27, 2016). "ESports Are Driving Digital Video Game Sales". Fortune.
  4. "Founders Lane Swap". October 11, 2017.
  5. Riot Games. "Interactive Timeline". Archived from the original on October 19, 2013. Retrieved October 17, 2013.

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