Behind League of Legends, E-Sports’s Main Attraction - NYTimes.com

Behind League of Legends, E-Sports’s Main Attraction

In 2008, two professional athletes carried the Olympic torch through Hainan as it made its way to Beijing. These two young men, known to their fans as Sky and Moon, did not look particularly athletic. They were not muscular, and their pale complexions suggested that they spent little time outdoors. For online game aficionados, however, this moment represented a victory on the path to official recognition and respect for the sport they hold most dear.

China Embraces E-Sports Even as It Worries That Video Games Are Dangerous

In 2008, two professional athletes carried the Olympic torch through Hainan as it made its way to Beijing. These two young men, known to their fans as Sky and Moon, did not look particularly athletic. They were not muscular, and their pale complexions suggested that they spent little time outdoors. For online game aficionados, however, this moment represented a victory on the path to official recognition and respect for the sport they hold most dear.

Microsoft plans to offer $1 million in prize money to competitive gamers, a crucial leg in the multimillion-dollar marketing push for the video game.

With Halo 5: Guardians, Microsoft Seeks to Lure E-Sports Players Back

Microsoft plans to offer $1 million in prize money to competitive gamers, a crucial leg in the multimillion-dollar marketing push for the video game.

New York Times talking about the League of Legend's World Tournament and how League is a main attraction in E-Sports.

Behind League of Legends, E-Sports’s Main Attraction

New York Times talking about the League of Legend's World Tournament and how League is a main attraction in E-Sports.

In E-Sports, Video Gamers Draw Real Crowds and Big Money, and these guys look hella baked!

In E-Sports, Video Gamers Draw Real Crowds and Big Money

In E-Sports, Video Gamers Draw Real Crowds and Big Money, and these guys look hella baked!

With Halo 5: Guardians, Microsoft Seeks to Lure E-Sports Players Back - The New York Times

With Halo 5: Guardians, Microsoft Seeks to Lure E-Sports Players Back

With Halo 5: Guardians, Microsoft Seeks to Lure E-Sports Players Back - The New York Times

Renault Zoe e-Sport Concept 2017 Se até o Clio tem uma versão esportiva RS por que o elétrico Zoe não pode? Essa é a ideia do conceito que a Renault apresenta no Salão de Genebra. Para fazer o Zoe e-Sport Concept a @renautbrasil aproveitou da sua experiência ao longo de três anos na Fórmula E. Já o visual remete aos modelos da linha RS em especial o para-choque agressivo com aletas que lembram carros de corrida. O Zoe e-Sporte é tem carroceria de carbono e massa de 1400 quilos incluindo os…

Renault Zoe e-Sport Concept 2017 Se até o Clio tem uma versão esportiva RS por que o elétrico Zoe não pode? Essa é a ideia do conceito que a Renault apresenta no Salão de Genebra. Para fazer o Zoe e-Sport Concept a @renautbrasil aproveitou da sua experiência ao longo de três anos na Fórmula E. Já o visual remete aos modelos da linha RS em especial o para-choque agressivo com aletas que lembram carros de corrida. O Zoe e-Sporte é tem carroceria de carbono e massa de 1400 quilos incluindo os…

Video game competitions, also known as e-sports, have taken off on campuses across the country. This new craze has gained popularity amongst students through social media. Students are posting scores and stats that other students see and and eager to beat. Scholarships are even being created for the top players of these e-sports. The number of e-sport players is growing rapidly and will eventually outnumber the physical sports players' numbers. (Courtney P)

E-Sports at College, With Stars and Scholarships

Video game competitions, also known as e-sports, have taken off on campuses across the country. This new craze has gained popularity amongst students through social media. Students are posting scores and stats that other students see and and eager to beat. Scholarships are even being created for the top players of these e-sports. The number of e-sport players is growing rapidly and will eventually outnumber the physical sports players' numbers. (Courtney P)

The biggest publisher in video games is getting into e-sports in a big way. Today Activision Blizzard announced a new division dedicated to competitive gaming, and it's being headed up by Steve...

Activision hired a former ESPN CEO to head its new e-sports division

The biggest publisher in video games is getting into e-sports in a big way. Today Activision Blizzard announced a new division dedicated to competitive gaming, and it's being headed up by Steve...

The growth of competitive gaming at colleges mirrors the broader rise of e-sports as entertainment. A thriving international professional e-sports circuit routinely draws tens of thousands of spectators to stadiums for competitions, with millions more viewers online. Top prizes for some events are now in the millions of dollars. Twitch, a video streaming service that made its name broadcasting e-sport matches, was acquired this year for close to $1 billion by Amazon.

E-Sports at College, With Stars and Scholarships

The growth of competitive gaming at colleges mirrors the broader rise of e-sports as entertainment. A thriving international professional e-sports circuit routinely draws tens of thousands of spectators to stadiums for competitions, with millions more viewers online. Top prizes for some events are now in the millions of dollars. Twitch, a video streaming service that made its name broadcasting e-sport matches, was acquired this year for close to $1 billion by Amazon.

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