Let’s Talk About Fight Club – Looking at the Fighting Game Community

There is a lot of excitement at a fighting game tournament

The word “hype” can take on different connotations and meanings. Hype can be positive or negative, but it always leads to very strong emotional responses in people.  In the realm of eSports, hype is what makes the Fighting Game Community (FGC) run.  It’s the fundamental principal that can make the FGC …

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What to Watch | July 20 – 22, 2012

Major League Gaming is on the rise. Can it continue to grow in popularity?

This is a really big weekend for Starcraft II and for Major League Gaming.  MLG experienced a ton of great press and increased exposure during their Anaheim championships a few weeks back.  Now, they are hoping to build off of that momentum and have another successful summer season.  This weekend it’s …

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Can Competitive Gaming Go Mainstream? The Future of eSports

Daigo and Justin have given us so many memorable matches over the years

I can easily say that EVO Moment #37, in which Daigo Umehara upset what should have been a Justin Wong victory, was the moment that I got an understanding of just how exciting it is to watch video games in a tournament setting.  For some who watch that video, it …

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