OnRPG Shotgun News 8/22: Razer, LOTRO, Funcom, and LoL
By Shannon Doyle (Leliah), OnRPG Journalist
Razer Hiring Interns
This isn’t normally the sort of news you see but Razer is looking for a few e-sports players to become interns in their offices all around the world. Professional gamers from all over the globe are invited to apply.
LOTRO Delays Riders of Rohan
After having looked at beta feedback LOTRO has decided to push back the Riders of Rohan update to October 15th. This is being done so the issues can be addressed and a better product can be released. As a thank you to those who have pre purchased gifts of 500 Turbine Points and a goodie bag of consumables will be given out. To get the thank you offer you must purchase before September 5th.
Funcom Confirms Layoffs
Funcom has confirmed an unidentified number of layoffs have taken place in an effort to reduce operational costs. As this is an ongoing process little information is known at the moment but it has been stated that there is a long term plan and this will not have a bearing on the commitments made.
Nature Affinity Now Available in City of Heroes
Paragon Studios has released the newest powerset for City of Heroes. It is a buff/healing set for Defenders, Corruptors, Controllers, and Masterminds and easily the most impressive graphically to date. It is available in the Paragon Market individually or as part of a Nature themed bundle.
Riot Settles Porn Site Lawsuit
The makers of League of Legends has settled a lawsuit against the now former pornsite leagueoflegends.co. The link now directs you to a GoDaddy holding page. The publisher is also fighting a similar case with leagueoflegendsporn.com.