Wednesday, July 16 2014
With Google looking to buy Twitch, we take a look back into an early form of videogame spectating and what it means in the context of that acquisition.
Tuesday, February 18 2014
Free-to-play game developers are playing a game of their own. The object of that game is to gain ownership of your time.
Thursday, August 28 2014
The atmosphere of any live sporting event is a unique slice of that sport’s spectator culture. Where does eSports, and specifically League of Legends, fit in?
Thursday, August 14 2014
Balance is a design concept that sits upon the shifting sands of player perception and behavior.
Tuesday, July 8 2014
By regularly releasing new characters, MOBAs like League of Legends reshape expectations about how a character class must look and play.
Thursday, June 19 2014
Will Fantasy LCS have the power to bring new fans into the eSports scene, including those who do not watch or even play video games?
Wednesday, June 18 2014
At some point, League of Legends champions have become for me toys that are just displayed on a shelf, gathering dust, having never been played with. Smite asks me to tear open the packaging and actually get down on the floor to appreciate all the toys I have again.