eSports Are Here to Stay

An interesting thing has been happening in eSports recently: they’re getting taken seriously. After years—even decades—of high-level tournaments, thousand-dollar prize payouts turning into million dollar ones, and streaming sites such as Twitch giving tournaments like Evo a broadcast platform to … Read More

Play Starcraft II, For Your Degree

I’ve talked about the game a little bit before on here, in reference to video game addiction clinics in South Korea, because South Korea loves Starcraft, enough to have television shows devoted to it. In the USA however, that feeling has been somewhat watered down. It’s still loved, but we don’t treat the score leaders like national heroes. We do now, however, offer an honors degree in playing the game. … Read More