One of the most popular games on the market at this very moment isn't Watch Dogs, it's not even Mario Kart 8 or World of Warcraft or Activision's billion-dollar franchise Call of Duty... nope. What is the one game that tops the crop on the Raptr charts nearly every month on end with wide acclaim and irredeemably addicted gamers? Riot Games' League of Legends.
Categorized as a MOBA title, or a Multiplayer Online Battle Arena game, League of Legends is a semi-strategy game cloaked over an MMO-design with some role-playing and a lot of teamwork at its core. It seems a little difficult to describe in traditional gaming terms, but it's simple and safe to say that it's an extremely popular game and is one of the many titles currently making massive headway in the eSports arena.
Alongside Valve's Defense of the Ancients 2, League of Legends is probably one of the few consistently growing (and established) brands in the world of online gaming next to Blizzard's World of Warcraft. For gamers who are keen to keep up-to-date on all the visual happenings within the competitive online sphere of League of Legends, you can find some of the best live-streamed channels from Twitch.tv right here.
Above you'll note that the live Riot Games stream will keep you updated and on track for all things relating to the League of Legends gaming channel. Below, you'll find one of the more popular live-streams taking place as this is being typed out.
A quick breakdown of how the game is played is simply that you pick your hero class, team up with four other players, face down against five other players, and get into the arena and start beating the mess out of trash mobs while running down lanes in an attempt to own the crap out of the other five players. It's as simple as it sounds. It's also a heck of a lot more frustrating than it sounds.
The high intensity of League of Legends has created a very active (and sometimes toxic) atmosphere where gamers become exceptionally competitive in an attempt to get with the right team, get the right hero and play the right game in order to attain victory.
You can check out the feeds above and watch to your liking. If you have suggestions for other feeds or if you notice they've gone offline, feel free to drop a comment below.
For more information on the free-to-play League of Legends, feel free to pay a visit to the official website.