The world of esports is perceived as a boy’s club, so women in competitive gaming already face an uphill battle. But superior gameplay is superior gameplay, and precision skills are not the exclusive province of any gender.
We’ve all seen it, and some of us have lived it: The stigma, which has long afflicted the gaming community, of downing soda, potato chips, and energy drinks during an hours-long gaming run, without a break or a non-packaged food in sight.
Would all of the meta-obsessed competitive gamers raise their hands? Thanks. I’ve got a bone to pick with you.
You’ve got the perfect PC build (or a brand-new console). You’ve chosen the right monitor or TV for your setup. Now it’s time for… everything else.
Esports is a relatively new phenomenon. Being good at video games is not. But how to make the leap from one to the other?