Publishers balked at this formula, with there being no guaranteed money and also, no single-player mode, which was a more widely required piece of a game in the aughts.
League of Legends is rising to prominence as the most popular game in the eSport world. 2020 saw 3.8 million viewers watching teams duke it out with their champions, and with the formalization of leagues and tournaments, the sport is becoming more modern with each passing year. While League
These women have succeeded in spite of the industry around them not welcoming them since the beginning of gaming, truly an awesome feat that their stars have shined so brightly despite the toxicity.
Women have been a part of gaming culture since it’s inception, and now reflect 41% of the community as of 2020.
Let’s take a look at the reigning champs, and how 2020 shook out in the competitive gaming landscape!
In the last decade, the esport industry has done nothing but climb upwards which allows for hundreds, if not thousands of opportunities to create new content, partner with sponsors, and continue to invest.
The history of esports can be traced all the way back to the early 1970s. In October of 1972 at Stanford University, one of the first esports competition video games was created, called SpaceWar.