Today’s topic: Onlineesports.com brings esports standings. A big surprise of this decade is the e-Sports phenomenon. In the past gamers were ridiculed. Today they are earning more that sports people and gamers championships have better ratings than old sports. So here are some latest e-sports news.
With headlines like these, it’s tough to deny the popularity, growth, and influence of esports. Now that esports has everyone’s attention, colleges and universities across the country now believe that esports will play a crucial role in their identities. So in addition to developing a formal esports program, most colleges plan to offer highly coveted scholarships as an investment in the growth of their student bodies and programs.
“Gaming is no longer just a form of entertainment. There are legitimate careers to pursue within this industry, but the paths aren’t always clear,” explained N3rd Street Gamers CEO John Fazio. “This premier esports facility will give Rowan University students and the surrounding community the opportunity to learn both technical and professional skills that will benefit them for the rest of their lives.” “Rowan will work collaboratively with NSG to develop curricula relating to the esports industry, establish internship opportunities, and create club and varsity-level teams,” reports Rowan Today. Through internships both on and off-campus, student-gamers will receive “hands-on training and knowledge in a variety of fields that will prepare them to become leaders in technology, engineering, business, computer programming and even broadcasting as it applies to this emerging industry.” Also in development are certificate programs that will provide students and professionals with credentials and training to work in the esports industry. See more info at Latest eSports News.
The esports industry is a phenomenon that shows no sign of slowing down. Professional sports tournaments are filling huge stadiums worldwide, while millions of viewers tune in at home to watch the best players battle it out in their favorite games. As more investments are made, sponsorship budgets increase and more developers push an esports agenda, the industry continues to climb from strength to strength – even sporting giants such as Formula 1, FIFA and the NFL are getting involved.
Drawn into Group C of the four groups in the opening stage, they made light work of their opponents, defeating mantis FPS 2-0 in their opening game and then in the winner’s match, they confirmed top spot in the group with an equally convincing 2-0 win over Mock-It Esports. Those results earned them a seeded spot in the quarterfinals of the Playoffs and it was here that G2 had their first real hiccup of the tournament as they surprisingly lost the opening map to Spacestation Gaming. However, the team bounced back to claim the second two maps 7-3 and 7-5 to win their quarterfinal 2-1 and set up a semi-final with the surprise package of the tournament, Team Reciprocity. Source: https://www.onlineesports.com/.