Riot Games opens Australian studio

League of Legends developer establishes itself in Sydney; says it wants to grow the game's community in the Oceania region.

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League of Legends developer Riot Games has opened a studio in Australia.

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According to Riot's official site, Riot Games Sydney is now an official studio, with teams in marketing, eSports, and community.

"Sydney Rioters will craft unique experiences on the web and on the ground to support the growing League of Legends community in the Oceania region," Riot said on the site.

No more information about the new studio was revealed, but Riot said it will have more to share soon.

Established in 2006, Riot Games was started by developers from Blizzard Entertainment and the mod community that made DOTA. For more on the studio's flagship effort, check out GameSpot's review of League of Legends.

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