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Riot Games
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Basic Information
Company Type
Subsidiary Company
Foundation
2006
Founder(s)
Brandon Beck, Marc Merrill
Parent company
Tencent
Product(s)
League of Legends
Industry
Video games
Key People
  • Brandon Beck (co-chairman)
  • Marc Merrill (co-chairman)
  • Nicolo Laurent (CEO)
  • Dylan Jadeja (CFO)
Company status
Subsidiary
Head Office(s)
 United StatesLos Angeles, CA

Riot Games is a Tencent-owned game developer and publisher based in West Los Angeles, California. Established in 2006,[1] Riot Games launched its first title, the League of Legends game, a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) in October 2009.[2]

In July 2010, Riot Games announced it would be opening its European headquarters in Dublin.[3] In February 2011, Tencent acquired a 93 percent stake in Riot Games for $400 million.[4][5]

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