eBook Looking Forward: Online Gaming: The Surge of Esports and Mobile Gaming, 1st Edition

  • ISBN-10: 1642821357
  • ISBN-13: 9781642821352
  • DDC: 794.8
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released August 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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In the mid 2000s, online gaming was a robust and thriving culture, with dedicated participants around the world. A decade later, mobile games had spawned billion-dollar franchises, and e-sports had earned a viewership rivaling the audiences of blockbuster films. As online gaming grew into a pop culture industry, new questions were raised about the role of video games in business, politics, education, and culture. The articles in this collection showcase the development of this multi-faceted industry, and features such as media literacy terms and questions will engage readers beyond the text.