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
1 month ago

/dev: On the Purpose of Pre-game

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

What is the Animation Workshop?

A note on the origins of this new collection.
2 months ago

/dev diary: Meddler on Unusual Playstyles

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

/dev: On Dark Star: Singularity

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

/dev: State of Skins

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

/dev: On Animating Xayah

Preening Xayah’s fatal feathers.
2 months ago

/dev diary: Ryze on Worldbuilding in League

Ryze talks about the history of worldbuilding at Riot. Also, where’s the League of Legends movie!?
2 months ago

/dev: On Vastayan Evolution

Beastmen, bakemono, manbeasties…Who exactly are the vastaya?
2 months ago


Forging the Loose Cannon.
3 months ago