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Get to Know League of Legends’ Black Champions: Ekko, Senna and Lucian

Billions of people in every country on earth play games, now more than ever it’s more important that every gamer can see themselves in the games they play . Video game developer Riot Games is making sure that characters developed in its games reflect players around the world. The player experience is important to Riot and one of its values is to put them first by listening, learning and putting feedback into action. The company is the mastermind behind one of the industry’s most popular video games, League of Legends . With 150 characters, the game includes dynamic champions from various backgrounds and cultures, including Black champs Ekko, Lucian and Senna. Every champion has a unique storyline in the player-focused game, but Ekko, Lucian and Senna are among the characters who represent the Black Diaspora in the League of Legends gaming world. “We’re not a monolithic group of people,” Joshua Parker, engineer for Riot’s champion team and diversity advocate at the company. “Everyone...

Aug 28, 2020