Television and video games seem to make the perfect pair. Not only do most gaming devices require connecting to a television set in order to work, but the appealing characters, engaging scenarios, and over-the-top action of many video games make for excellent viewing entertainment. Thus, it’s not all that hard to see why there have been T.V. shows based on many popular games, from 1982’s Pac-Man to Mortal Kombat, Angry Birds, and Castlevania.
Netflix recently produced an animated series titled Arcane, which is based on the widely popular MOBA game League of Legends. The show has reached critical and commercial acclaim, with Rotten Tomatoes reporting that it has a 100% approval rating amongst critics, and was even the platform’s highest rated show for November 2021.
Indeed, video games have a rocky history making the jump from pixelated game form to television and movies, but with gaming more…
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