Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by Tencent
Founded:
2006
Founders:
Brandon Beck, Marc Merrill
Headquarters:
Culver City, CA
Funding:
$8M
Categories:
Games

Riot Games is a developer and a publisher of direct-to-consumer, player-focused online video games.

Description

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Riot Games is a direct-to-consumer video game developer and publisher of premium, competitive online games. The company was established in 2006 and has quickly become a leading global developer and publisher of premium free-to-play online video games for hardcore gamers, launching their debut title, League of Legends, in October 2009. To date, more than one million gamers play League of Legends and log more than half a billion minutes of playtime each month. For more information, please visit www.riotgames.com.

League of Legends, Riot Games' debut title, celebrated its first anniversary on Oct. 27, 2010. Since its launch in North America and Europe, millions of players have downloaded the game to engage in session-based, multiplayer battles against rival teams. Built by a veteran development team, including original creators of the popular, player-made mod Defense of the Ancients, League of Legends combines elements of both strategy and competitive action genres.

Current Team (3)

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Investments (1)

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Products (1)

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Funding Rounds (1) - $8M

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Investors (3)

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    Tencent

    Tencent is a Chinese internet service portal powering products such as QQ and PaiPai.
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    FirstMark Capital

    Early stage venture fund based in NYC
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    Benchmark

    Benchmark is an early stage venture capital firm focusing in Social, Mobile, Local and Cloud..

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    10736 Jefferson Blvd.

    #622

    Culver City, CA 90230

    USA

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