Broadcast Beat Magazine 2017 NAB Show NY/SMPTE Special Edition - Page 20

G E TT I N G SMI T E RIGHT DEADL INE OFFERS STABILITY ACROSS REALTIMEUK’S STUNNING SMITE CINEMATICS By C HRIS BO N D, CEO O F TH INK B OX SOF TWA RE Multiplayer Online Battle Arena games – commonly known as MOBAs – have carved out a considerable niche in the gam- ing industry over the past several years. The genre, in which competitors seek to annihilate the opposing team using whatever strategy necessary, has amassed millions of players and cemented e-sports as a popular pastime the world over. Tournaments are watched by hundreds of thousands of fans and 20 • Broadcast Beat Magazine •