remember, we're talking about NCsoft, the people who brought us guild wars and lineage I & II, two of the few major MMO series still thriving on the market. I bet if you saw "guild wars II", you'd immediately assume it was good just because you recognize the name.
and I don't even know what to say about your logo argument... it isn't that you're colorblind... go find some glasses and tell me if you can see leaves on trees before criticizing designs.
although, swapping the colors was an interesting idea. Here ya go, I think they actually look a bit better when inverted in general, the contrast is nice with the dark lines.