Popular Games With Children: MOBAs, League of Legends Essay

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MOBAs (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) are very popular with kids these days, but there is this one game named League of Legends which is highly developed and challenges the mind into thinking and strategizing carefully. This game was originally developed and published by Riot Games for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. League of Legends also has 118 champions and still increasing, each champ has a different set of skills, different play styles, and different difficulties which make them all unique in their own way. Also this game is international featured in Australia, the United States, Canada, Europe, Philippines and South Korea, etc... This MOBA is free to play and makes is highly enjoyable the only down part is to buy skins you will…show more content…
In League of Legends you control a champion and wait in a queue to play a game. As of February 27, 2014,there are 118 different Champions from which you can choose from. Champions get experience thus level up from killing the other team's Champions, which is controlled by other players or bots, and minions that spawn at a set time and attack the turrets of the other team, there minions, and there specified champions. In the classic game mode, the map is usually divided into different lanes, which are paths that the minions travel through, the jungle, is an area between lanes where neutral monsters spawn, and he bases are where players spawn and can purchase items. The primary map on League of Legends is Summoner's Rift, which features three lanes, commonly referred to as top lane, where bruisers (champs that are half tank and half damage) and champions with tanky attributes tend to go. The mid lane is where assassins and burst damage carries tend to go, and bottom lane, where the ranged DPS (damage per second) carries and their supports would usually go. The jungle is usually considered a lane, where a champion with tanky or assassin like attributes tend to roam in order to collect buffs and gank lanes to help others get the support they need. The player earns a small amount of gold every second, yet can gain much more by just last hitting on minions, destroying enemy towers (referred to as turrets) that protect the lanes,slaying neutral monsters that are located in

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