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eSport isn’t

To start off I think I should mention I live in Europe. I’m a huge fan of sports as a whole and have been following different kinds of sport since I could walk. I also follow American sports if nothing else is on – the first Super Bowl I was was in 1990 season. I’ve been involved in competitive gaming since I was a kid at different LANs or just tournaments at the local arcade.
Other sports I follow or has followed include football, motorsports, rugby, tennis, martial arts and golf – just to mention a few.

If we’ve witnessed anything this past week or so it’s the fact that eSport really isn’t. Two of the biggest studios in competitive gaming these days (Riot and Valve) proved this without a doubt.
It seems like studios is content with just competitive gaming and not willing to make it into a true eSport. Continue reading eSport isn’t

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eSport – what and where?

If you’re new to the whole concept of eSport but want to get your feet wet then there’s a few things to keep in mind if you’re not used to competitive gaming or gaming at all.
Some games are harder to follow for players who have no experience with the specific game. This article only mention team based eSports as they tend to be more entertaining for viewers who are either new to the games or the scene of competitive gaming.

If you already know what games you’d like to watch but don’t know when there’s some good games going on or where to find the streams, then have a look at this nifty calendar at Abios – you might just find what you seek. Otherwise just got to Twitch and knock yourself out. Continue reading eSport – what and where?