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Riot and its co-founders donate $1.5 million to coronavirus relief efforts

Riot Games has donated $1.5 million to local nonprofits and to the mayor’s relief fund to aid in the coronavirus relief effort in California, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced yesterday. Riot contributed $500,000 of the $1.5 million, while co-founders Marc Merill and Brandon Beck donated $500,000 each. The post Riot and its co-founders donate …

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Blizzard allows employees to work from home in response to coronavirus outbreak

The COVID-19 outbreak has severely impacted the gaming industry throughout the last few weeks. Almost every major esport has canceled or postponed their seasons or have switched to an online format, and several gaming events have been canceled such as E3. Blizzard Entertainment is the latest company to take precautions against the virus and have …

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