Video Game Fans Are Filling Arenas in Record Numbers

The International Dota 2 Championships wrapped up last week -- and it was the biggest e-sports (competitive video gaming) event yet, according to Matt Day of The Seattle Times. E-sports is big business, writes Day, attracting big sponsors and big crowds. As many as 12,000 video-game fans poured into Seattle's KeyArena to watch teams of professional gamers square off. Jim has written about the appeal of experiencing events live. He explains: "But ultimately, you see something live because it’s more exciting than...

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