Game Boys: Triumph, Heartbreak, and the Quest for Cash in by Michael Kane

By Michael Kane

A 12 months contained in the fierce rivalries and massive company of aggressive videogaming

A technology-fueled spin on a vintage activities story, video game Boys profiles "cyber-athletes" who compete for dominance within the specialist gaming circuit, a global populated with rivalries, significant egos, company sponsorships, and big funds prizes. Michael Kane's pioneering account of the approach to life and company of gaming takes readers to the center of "e-sports," what many give some thought to the successor in activities leisure to the X-games and aggressive poker. Following the pinnacle teams-3D and CompLexity, a contention as sour because the Yankees as opposed to the purple Sox-Kane profiles the famous person gamers as they cheat, strategize, signal with rival groups, and get berated through sideline-pacing coaches. Are players particularly the athletes of the following day? They act like they're. a full of life travel of the quirks and dramas of a lifestyle at the cusp of massive issues, video game Boys is a story of activities glory and a glimpse into the profitable enterprise of gaming.

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