The Rise of Mainstream eSports

The Rise of Mainstream eSports

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 854 , Segment 2

Episode: What Conservatives Want From Trump's Europe Trip, eSports, Tech to Treat Autism

  • Jul 12, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 16:42 mins

Guest: AJ Dimick, Director of eSports, Entertainment Arts and Engineering, Director of Operations, Varsity eSports, University of Utah  This year’s Superbowl attracted more than 100 million TV viewers, but the League of Legends Midseason Invitational drew over 300 million. League of Legends is a video game where virtual teams battle each other with swords and sorcery, and it's one of the most popular eSports. And don’t laugh at that term, because it’s such a big deal ESPN now has a special streaming service dedicated to it.

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