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Playing the Game: E-Sports Struggle to Find Itself. By Joshua Almond. 5. Topic: E-sports Focus: Implications of the shift to the virtual world and leisure becoming sport. Method: Political Economy and Textual Analysis Target of Analysis: e-sports (StarCraft 2 Fans)

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Playing the game e sports struggle to find itself

Playing the Game: E-Sports Struggle to Find Itself

By

Joshua Almond


Playing the game e sports struggle to find itself

5

  • Topic: E-sports

  • Focus: Implications of the shift to the virtual world and leisure becoming sport.

  • Method: Political Economy and Textual Analysis

  • Target of Analysis: e-sports (StarCraft 2 Fans)

  • Goals: To better understand the world of E-sports and the implications of this new medium


Quotes

Quotes

  • “The power of computer games is seen first and foremost as located in the way they ask us to interact with them, to be engaged” (Taylor 2012, 190).

  • “It is also important to recognize the social nature of gaming, which has been facilitated by greater technological sophistication (e.g., multiplayer and online gaming)” (Bryce and Rutter 2003, 12).


What i learned

What I learned…

  • The world of e-sports is big, and ever changing.

  • It is at the cross section of many different forms of media.

  • It takes place in the virtual world.

  • It has become more and more popular as society moves toward being comfortable in a virtual space.


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