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Champion Insights: We are the Spear of Vengeance

Kalista began development when the smoke cleared from Jinx’s launch. The champion team faced a new challenge. Years of female marks(wo)men featured similar shape language and gobs of guns, bows and even bow-guns. A consensus formed: the time had come for a different approach to a female marksman.
3 years ago

SR Summoner Icon promotion ending soon!

The update to Summoner’s Rift is live in all queues, and we’ve been commemorating the open beta with two exclusive icons. The promotion ends on 12/16 at 11:59pm PST, so your last chance to nab the unique Summoner’s Rift icons is fast approaching.
3 years ago

Snowdown incoming

Gather your friends, for Snowdown draws near!
3 years ago

Patch 4.21 notes

We're following up on the Preseason changes we launched last patch. Read on for the details!
3 years ago

Exploring Player Behavior Design Values

There is no silver bullet that solves negative behavior in online games. Players are a diverse bunch, and each player has different motivations and responds differently to different consequences. We design diverse systems using three core philosophies based on reform, punishment, and reward.
3 years ago

Updates to LeaverBuster

We’re rolling out a new LeaverBuster system to help reduce the frequency of AFKS and leavers that is also significantly more severe in ranked games.
3 years ago

Patch Rundown: Preseason 2015

We’ve got not just one but two episodes for you in this special Preseason Edition of the Patch Rundown. Join Scarizard, Ghostcrawler, Jatt and more as they discuss what to expect from all of the changes to League of Legends.
3 years ago

Dive into the Preseason 2015 Spotlight

The preseason is our annual opportunity to push League of Legends in new and healthy directions, and we’re focused on strategic diversity this year. For an overview of how we’re shaking things up across the Rift, check out the Preseason Spotlight!
3 years ago

Patch 4.20 notes

Preseason arrives with deep changes to the League of Legends experience. Read on for the details.
3 years ago

Preseason 2015 begins

The preseason has always been our annual opportunity to push League of Legends in new and healthy directions for the coming year. Our big goal in 2015 is to encourage more strategic diversity. This touches a lot of different areas but it all boils down to giving you more paths to victory so your in-game decisions matter just as much as the champions you pick.
3 years ago