Riot Reverses Saudi Partnership, But Employees Expose Bigger Failure

Riot Games reverses its controversial decision to partner with the Saudi government. The developer had announced Saudi city-state development NEOM as a “main partner” for League of Legends esports tournament, the LEC. While many seem happy with the decision, Riot employees have also criticized the company’s bigger issues. After less than 24 hours of backlash …

Riot Games’ Shameful Saudi Partnership Could Prompt Talent Protests

Riot Games comes under fire after announcing a partnership with NEOM, a $500 billion city development backed by the government of Saudi Arabia. The Saudi government has been accused of committing multiple human rights violations; it has one of the worst LGBTQ rights records in the world. Several League of Legends streamers and on-air talent …