Born out of arcade tournaments and LAN parties, the world of competitive gaming is now entering a mature phase, featuring major global events attended by thousands and watched by millions online. With valuable sponsorship and prize money of increasing value, competitive gaming is claiming a space similar to that of traditional sports. I wrote about this trend in 2005: Video Game Tournaments Point To Future Mass Medium. Read more about Video Games & Marketing. Found at YouTube from PBSoffbook.
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