It looks like just a game, but it's serious business. Huge tournaments, well-paid players and big corporate sponsors generate annual revenues of more than 600 million euros ($682 million) for the industry.
The German event of the world's largest eSports festival "DreamHack" is taking place for the second time in Leipzig. It’s where amateur players meet gaming pros and the manufacturers present the latest technology.
Are video games sexist? One thing's certain: the gamer scene is longing for more female characters — and Lara Croft's character and body has changed incredibly since the first "Tomb Raider" in 1996.
Cooperative play is the buzz phrase at Gamescom 2017. But in spite of the excitement around eSports and unprecedented attention from politics, the theme "just play together" might only apply to consumers, not creators.
Rainbow Six: Siege is the newest competitive gaming craze. What are the reasons for its recent breakthrough and what are its prospects for long-term successful in the world of eSports?
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version