League of Legends: Vice docco investigates South Korean eSports scene

By Brenna Hillier, Monday, 16 March 2015 22:20 GMT

A new documentary web series gets intimate with the South Korean league of Legends world.

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The world of eSports is a closed book to those of us on the outside, but the brave warriors of Vice were not daunted, producing a five part series documenting their investigation.

“Today, there are more people in the world who play the online multiplayer battle game League of Legends than there are people who live in France,” Vice said.

“We wanted to see how humanity got to this point.”

Part one gives an overview of Seoul’s gaming and cultureal scene, and takes in the League of Legends world semifinals. Check it out below:

The rest of the series can be found on Vice. I haven’t had time to watch yet, so do let us know what you think of it.

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