Most Recent Editorial News

/dev: On launching 10 bans

Why didn’t we use the esports version? What about a captain’s draft? Should we just remove Yasuo to save time? Here’s how we thought about making a ban system for matchmade queues
3 days ago

/dev: On the Purpose of Pre-game

In this article we dive deep into our philosophies and thinking behind the Pre-game systems.
4 days ago

Ask Riot: New Summoner Spells

Thoughts on new summoner spells, the lore behind items, and Black Market Brawlers.
1 week ago

What is the Animation Workshop?

A note on the origins of this new collection.
1 week ago

/dev diary: Meddler on Unusual Playstyles

Meddler talks about unusual or “off-meta” playstyles, and how Riot feels about them.
2 weeks ago

Ask Riot: What About Sexy Guys?

Attractive male champs, role-specific ranks, and some thoughts on jungle plants.
2 weeks ago

/dev: On Dark Star: Singularity

Explore the art and design of League’s latest rotating game mode.
2 weeks ago

Ask Riot: Cigar Edition

So Graves can have a cigar, but...wait, what?
3 weeks ago

/dev: State of Skins

Dive into our thinking on how we make and choose skins and our goals for the future for skins.
3 weeks ago

/dev: On Animating Xayah

Preening Xayah’s fatal feathers.
3 weeks ago