State of Play: The World of South-Korean Professional Video Gamers

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Anna

Fascinating documentary. Imagine your life as a "Pro-Gamer": You play games to make a living. Even if you have never heard of the game Starcraft, it's worth investigating this cultural phenomenon of e-sports. While the film could have introduced more female protagonists, I thought the pacing ...Read more

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Franklin

I can almost see the headlines of the near future: "20 Years After Football Declared Illegal Due To Concerns Over Players' Well-Being, International Video Game League Found To Have Kept Carpel Tunnel Crisis A Secret." "IVGL Kept Rampant Cheat Code Abuse Secret For Years, Claims Anonymous ...Read more

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Simon

I feel kind of sad for most of these guys, trying to make it in such a cut-throat "sport". Cool documentary though.
One thing that struck me during the entire length of the video: gamers = 100% male.... fans = 100% female!

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