Posts Tagged “Riot Games”
“That’s what we ask you every day, Cass,” my friend replies wearily through Ventrilo.
Chances are, if you follow professional gaming or free-to-play games, you’ve heard of League of Legends. The free-to-play MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) is a veritable powerhouse among online games right now. Riot Games takes their product very seriously; it is clearly a labor of love at its heart. It’s possible that the care and upkeep of the game is what attracts the millions of players; maybe it’s the pool of one hundred champions to choose from, each with unique abilities and skills; it could be the white hot tournament circuit which boasts a prize pool of five million dollars and a hundred thousand viewers. Whatever the reason, there’s no denying that League of Legends is a significant game: Riot Games’s massive success is a classic David and Goliath tale; the tournaments are home to some of the most entertaining personalities in professional gaming; and the staff do their best to interact with the community. Riot Games’ efforts have made them a champion of community moderation, and more importantly, public perception of their image and brand. Read On »