The AFL has announced that they are holding a joint venture with Riot Games to hold a "premier stadium tournament" for League of Legends in November.
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Good Game is one of the biggest names in the Australian gaming scene. It's well respected. Established. The program has history. It has a mainstream audience. And it's also got a sizeable footprint on YouTube. Getting a job with Good Game is like the Holy Grail of the gaming industry. Getting a job as a presenter there? That's a golden career move.
Only recently, Michael "Hingers" Hing, threw that all in. Instead of solidifying himself further as the host of Good Game Pocket, the comedian and triple J host hopped ship to Riot Games to head up the Oceanic Pro League instead. I asked him why he made the transition now, and also what he thought where esports in Australia was headed.
Last year Riot made the decision to host its own huge event rather than continuing to exhibit at conventions like PAX and EB Expo, and the result was the OPL Grand Final at Sydney's Luna Park. This year OPL is travelling up to Brisbane in August, and bringing with it the best of League of Legends cosplay once more.