Posted Tue, Jul 11, 2006 by LadySirse
MMO's In Pro-gaming World of E-sports
Computerandviedogames.com has posted this interview with Michael Gills, ArenaNet Tournament Coordinator. He talks about the steps Guild Wars Faction is taking to being MMOs into the competitive world of e-sports.
Guild Wars Factions has single-handedly created an entirely new e-sports genre, won over thousands of fans and provided a brand new way to earn a Ferrari. We recently caught up with Michael Gills, ArenaNet Tournament Coordinator, and asked him about Guild Wars's fledging steps into e-sports status, and what the future holds for the game.
What challenges have you faced when attempting to stay on top of keeping the game balanced, and how has the introduction of large cash prizes changed the way you run the league?