You did very nice work with Roll. This version is quite adorable and does justice to the video game character. The lighting, texture, and all the technical aspects are done well, as usual. Keep up the good work!
Blender surely helps with it Hair Tools!!! (the best ones so far, without plugins!) But this render.... I never could do such awesome things in my Blender times... (I had to change to Maya for professional reasons.... Someday I might come back to Blender....)
I find Blender to be surprisingly good for a free program. Though I understand companies wanting you to use Maya or Max for professional work, since they seem to be the industry standard. Keeps the formats the same if nothing else.