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What are esports?
What Are Esports? Esports, electronics sports, competitive gaming, professional gaming, or any variation of those words is a form of competition with the medium being video games.
What are the different types of esports games?
Passion for eSports comes from all angles and there are many different games with communities formed around them that people love. There are a variety of games being played including racing games, first-person shooters, strategy card games and more.
What makes a game successful as an esport?
There are two elements that play crucial roles in helping a game to succeed as an esport; enjoyability and balance. The first is simple because if a game isn’t fun to play, then it’s not going to be enjoyable to watch and players will lose interest quickly. On the other hand, balance is key because otherwise the game becomes uninteresting.
Is the esports industry growing in the UK?
The eSports industry side of it is still growing and it’s underdeveloped compared with other parts of the world. The US is one of the top gaming countries in the world and their eSports industry is massive. This year has been a real growth area for eSports in the UK. We’ve seen more tournaments with the likes of ESL One.