With almost 20 years in ESL, and as founding editor of the Esports Yearbook, Julia Hiltscher knows a little about esports and is currently preparing to defend her PhD thesis. We discuss her topic of MOBA and culture and develop an understanding of how rooted modern esports is in humanity’s collective cultural history!
We talk casual games, gaming culture, esports and gaming sexism with Amanda Cote who literally wrote the book on Gaming Sexism. Amanda is Assistant Professor of Media Studies/Game Studies at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. Follow Amanda on Twitter @accote
Esports is undoubtedly here to stay and is a huge part of our modern culture. William (Will) Partin talks sports, technology, consumers, media, people and platforms and the value in understanding the fast paced changes and impacts of esports through the frame of culture. William Partin is a Researcher at the Data & Society Research Institute and an Affiliate at […]