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Game Boys - 09 edition

Game Boys (ISBN10: 0452295440; ISBN13: 9780452295445)
ISBN13: 978-0452295445
ISBN10: 0452295440

Summary: A year inside the fierce rivalries and big business of competitive videogaming

A technology-fueled spin on a classic sports tale, Game Boysprofiles ''cyber-athletes'' who compete for dominance in the professional gaming circuit, a world populated with rivalries, big egos, corporate sponsorships, and large cash prizes. Michael Kane's pioneering account of the lifestyle and business of gaming takes readers to the heart of ''e-sports,'' what many consider the
successor in sports entertainment to the X-games and competitive poker. Following the top teams-3D and CompLexity, a rivalry as bitter as the Yankees versus the Red Sox-Kane profiles the star players as they cheat, strategize, sign with rival teams, and get berated by sideline-pacing coaches. Are gamers really the athletes of tomorrow? They act like they are. A lively tour of the quirks and dramas of a subculture on the cusp of big things, Game Boysis a tale of sports glory and a glimpse into the lucrative business of gaming.
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Summary: A year inside the fierce rivalries and big business of competitive videogaming

A technology-fueled spin on a classic sports tale, Game Boysprofiles ''cyber-athletes'' who compete for dominance in the professional gaming circuit, a world populated with rivalries, big egos, corporate sponsorships, and large cash prizes. Michael Kane's pioneering account of the lifestyle and business of gaming takes readers to the heart of ''e-sports,'' what many consider the successor in sports entertainment to the X-games and competitive poker. Following the top teams-3D and CompLexity, a rivalry as bitter as the Yankees versus the Red Sox-Kane profiles the star players as they cheat, strategize, sign with rival teams, and get berated by sideline-pacing coaches. Are gamers really the athletes of tomorrow? They act like they are. A lively tour of the quirks and dramas of a subculture on the cusp of big things, Game Boysis a tale of sports glory and a glimpse into the lucrative business of gaming. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 09
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: NAL / New American Library
Published: 06/30/2009
International: No



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