Football, soccer and…Super Smash Bros? E-sports becoming a big business – CNET

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – What’s becoming more popular the Minecraft? E-sports, that’s what.  In just ten years, competitive gameplay has grown from a niche to worldwide popularity… read more

“Would you believe more people watch people playing video games than they do basketball or baseball?

For proof, look no further than a recent competition in Los Angeles. Reggie Fils-Aime, the towering and affable president of the US division of Japanese game maker Nintendo, had been preparing for the past year to compete in a World Championship of the company’s games.”

Source: Football, soccer and…Super Smash Bros? E-sports becoming a big business – CNET

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