Riot

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Our Story

Riot Games was founded in 2006 by Brandon Beck and Marc Merrill with the intent to change the way video games are made and supported for players. In 2009, Riot released its debut title League of Legends to worldwide acclaim. The game has since gone on to become the most played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports. Players are the foundation of our community and it’s for them we continue to evolve and improve the League of Legends experience. Riot Games is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA and has 23 offices worldwide.

Our Manifesto

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Players First

Player Experience First

Players First
Player Experience First

We care about and obsess over every part of the player experience. From your first game to your thousandth win, from installation to player support to esports broadcasts—every interaction point matters.

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Challenge Convention

Challenge Convention

Challenge Convention
Challenge Convention

Impossible’s our favorite kind of possible. Doing the right thing often means upending the status quo. We embrace productive conflict to help us understand new perspectives and arrive at the best solutions.

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Talent & Team

Focus on Talent and Team

Talent & Team
Focus on Talent and Team

We know talented Rioters are key to everything we do. We seek impact and value results over titles or seniority. We build collaborative, motivated, goal-oriented teams that organize around solving the right problems for players.

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Play Seriously

Take Play Seriously

Play Seriously
Take Play Seriously

It’s never just a game. Games are an important part of our lives and we proudly call ourselves gamers. By playing lots of games, especially our own, we deliver player value by knowing what players value.

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Hungry & Humble

Stay Hungry; Stay Humble

Hungry & Humble
Stay Hungry; Stay Humble

We humbly encourage, seek, and accept feedback. We help each other improve by being open and honest, even when it hurts. We’re self-motivated individuals who know we’re never done and that there’s always more we can learn and more we can do for players.

Our Offices

Gaming knows no borders—our teams make sure players get the best possible experience no matter where they live.

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