This past weekend, we had the pleasure of attending Lancouver, and you can read our coverage of what went on there here. A big part of that event was the popular and free-to-play – new school shareware – game League of Legends. The game itself possesses detailed strategies, with professional players from around the world competing in private leagues that have gained an incredible degree of popularity.
And now, just this past weekend, the government of the United State of America has recognized that those professional players are, in fact, professional athletes. (more…)