History of Video Games 2011

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    The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and the Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) together win a Supreme Court case, granting video games 1st Amendment Protection. This is a landmark case for the video game industry, guranteeing that games cannot be censored or restricted from sale.

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    The first official League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) takes place. This marks beginning of organized competitive gaming for the hugely popular MOBA.

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    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is released to global acclaim. It will go on to influence a huge number of open-world games, and remains enormously popular over a decade later.