Most Recent Riot Games News

New champion select roundtable

We’re introducing an all-new way to build a team and enter a game of League during the 2016 season. Delve into the design behind new champion select with three of the game designers who brought it to life.
2 years ago

The Arsenal: Forging Poppy’s Hammer

Reworking Poppy was a chance to tune up the biggest, baddest aspects of her character. We knew the hammer, her signature weapon, would be critical in solidifying both her identity and her new play patterns.. Like Jinx’s rocket launcher, Nautilus’ anchor, or Riven’s sword, Poppy’s hammer is an integral part of both her kit and her personality; we had to get it right for both to ring true. In short, it was hammer time.
2 years ago

Ghost Dog: Making Devourer’s Wolf

Adding a spectral companion to League of Legends isn’t as simple as stopping by the local ghost shelter and picking the one with the biggest, cutest eyes. Delve into the creation of the pup we affectionately refer to as “Ghost Dog.”
2 years ago

Developing with the Community: The Riot API

What began as a weapon against unauthorized attempts to siphon raw data from live servers (known as scraping) became a powerful collaborative tool for devs both inside and outside of Riot.
2 years ago

2015 ranked season has ended

The 2015 ranked season is over. The clock struck midnight, turning November 10 to November 11, and ranked queues came down.
2 years ago

Riot Games Engineering: LoL vs. real-time internet

Riot’s engineering blog offers an inside look at some of the tech that powers League of Legends. In this post, we’ll explore the challenges we face in maintaining a real-time online game with the internet’s current architecture -- which wasn’t built with games like League in mind.
2 years ago

2015 ranked season is ending!

Only days remain until the end of the 2015 ranked season. When the clock strikes midnight, turning November 10 to November 11, ranked queues will come down for about twelve hours and we'll start doling out rewards.
2 years ago

Riot Games privacy policy updated: now easier to read

We’re making a few changes to the Riot Games privacy policy and wanted to let you know what’s changing and why.
2 years ago

Digital RP Codes on Amazon

We’ve partnered with Amazon to make digital RP codes available for purchase on Amazon.com.
2 years ago

Introducing the Riot Games Engineering Tech Blog

Interested in hearing stories about the engineering side of Riot Games? We’ve launched a new Riot Games Engineering Tech blog to tell stories about what goes on behind the scenes.
2 years ago