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Riot is Developing a Fighting Game

Riot Games, the company behind League of Legends for gaming PC, has confirmed that they are currently developing a new fighting game. The news came from the co-founder of the Evolution Championship Series, Cannon, who also happens to be a current employee of Riot Games after their acquisition of Radiant Entertainment. Riot then confirmed Cannon’s…

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