Riot Forge Announces Two New Games: Ruined King: a League of Legends Story and Convergence: a League

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Airship Syndicate and Double Stallion Games Developing First Titles to be Published by Riot Forge. LOS ANGELES, December 12, 2019 – Riot Games' new label, Riot Forge, today announced new games Ruined King: A League of Legends Story, developed by Airship Syndicate, and Convergence: A League of Legends Story, developed by Double Stallion Games, both set in the League of Legends (LoL) Universe.



Ruined King: A League of Legends Story is a story-driven, turn based role-playing game (RPG) being developed by Airship Syndicate. Set after the events of Burning Tides, players will take control of LoL champions and explore the bustling city of Bilgewater and the mysterious Shadow Isles in a game for the first time. Featuring fan favorite champions, innovative turn-based combat, and beautiful art direction along with brand new surprises and plenty of poros, Ruined King: A League of Legends Story advances the stories of many champions in the LoL Universe and offers an exciting new way to experience the World of Runeterra.


"We're excited to be working with Riot Forge for Ruined King: A League of Legends Story," said Joe Madureira, CEO at Airship Syndicate. "We've always thought the events of Burning Tides created a rich opportunity for so many great stories, we're thrilled by the opportunity to move the lore forward and bring Bilgewater and Shadow Isles to life like never before."





Convergence: A League of Legends Story, is a single player, action platformer game being developed by Double Stallion Games. Players will explore the spectacular world of Zaun as Ekko, a young inventor with an ingenious device to manipulate time. Convergence: A League of Legends Story, will follow the journey of Ekko, a fan-favorite LoL Champion, as he discovers that the power to change time comes with many consequences.


"Ekko is such a unique champion with an energetic personality that's a joy to work with," said Lee Thomas, Creative Director at Double Stallion Games. "We are immersing ourselves in the spectacular city of Zaun, which has such an interesting and rich culture with its juxtaposition to Piltover, and are looking forward to giving players a new way to experience the League of Legends Universe."


"We are thrilled to announce our first two partnerships with Airship Syndicate and Double Stallion Games, who really understand how to bring their unique style to the League of Legends Universe and tell deep stories that players can immerse themselves in," said Leanne Loombe, Head of Riot Forge. "This is just the beginning, we have multiple games in development and are excited to get them out to players."



For more information on Ruined King: A League of Legends Story, visit www.ruinedking.com


For more information on Convergence: A League of Legends Story, visit www.convergencegame.com


For more information, visit www.riotforgegames.com

ABOUT RIOT FORGE
Riot Forge is a publishing label within Riot Games that works with talented and experienced third party developers around the World to create bespoke "completable" games set in the League of Legends Universe. It aims to give players of all types new and exciting ways to experience the World of Runeterra.

ABOUT RIOT GAMES
Riot Games was founded in 2006 to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world. In 2009, Riot released its debut title, League of Legends, to worldwide acclaim. League has gone on to be the most-played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports.

As League enters its second decade, Riot continues to evolve the game while delivering new experiences to players with Legends of Runeterra, League of Legends: Wild Rift, Teamfight Tactics, and multiple work-in-progress titles, while exploring the world of Runeterra through multimedia projects across music, comic books, and more.

Founded by Brandon Beck and Marc Merrill, Riot is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, and has 2,500+ Rioters in 20+ offices worldwide. Riot has been featured on numerous lists including Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For," "25 Best Companies to Work in Technology," "100 Best Workplaces for Millennials," and "50 Best Workplaces for Flexibility."

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