Netflix’s Gaming Gamble Has Fans Singing Arcane’s Praises Following Massive Emmy 2022 Success

Published 09/05/2022, 1:10 PM EDT

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The Netflix series Arcane has taken over the world, and everyone loved and enjoyed the animated series. As a result, the Netflix animated series bagged a bunch of Emmy awards, becoming the first video game-based show to win this prestigious award.

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Arcane is an action-adventure TV series by Christian Linke and Alex Yee. Further, this show was developed under the observation of Riot games as it is a spin-off of the famous MOBA game, League of Legends. Further, LoL is one of the most-played online multiplayer games and an essential part of the eSports category.

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This League of Legends spin-off show revolves around the sisters: Vi and Jinx. In the show, an ongoing conflict between the rich utopian Piltover city and oppressed Zaun undercity has pitted the sisters against each other. Further, the sisters exchange blows against each other using advanced but arcane technology.

Arcane wins the prestigious Emmy Award

The League of Legends spin-off became an absolute favorite among fans soon after the release. Not only the LoL players, but also many non-gamers enjoyed the show. Everyone appreciated this TV series for its outstanding animation, character designs, world-building, voice acting, music, and story. Further, there are nine episodes in the first season.

Arcan has become one of the most watched animation shows at the moment. Because of so much appreciation, it bagged the prestigious Emmy Awards for “Outstanding Animated Program” and “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation.” Although it was not an easy win, as it won against animated shows like Rick and Morty, Bob’s Burgers, The Simpsons, and Marvel’s What If…?

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Many video game-based series were made in the past, but none became as successful as Arcane. Moreover, it became the first streaming show to win a bunch of Emmy Awards and the first video game-based show to win this prestigious award.

How did Twitter react to the League of Legends spin-off show winning Emmy Awards?

Fans were thrilled and congratulated Christian Linke for Arcane winning Emmy Awards. While most fans cheered the show for winning the prestigious award, some naysayers were against the judgment. Let’s look at some of those reactions on Twitter.

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After the excellent first season of Arcane, it would be exciting to see season two. We can only hope for season two to be as exciting as the Emmy-winning first season.

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Ripan Majumdar

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Ripan Majumdar is an esports and F1 writer at Essentially Sports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's in Science from West Bengal State University, Kolkata. Ripan is a massive Red Bull Racing and Sergio Perez fan.
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