Saturday 9th March, 2013
12:30pm to 1:30pm
There has long been a debate about the difference between a sport and a game, a gamer and an athlete. With the increased interest in competitive gaming from both spectators and advertisers, many are advancing the idea of the professional gamer as an athlete. With rigorous physical and mental training regimens and progressively higher stakes prizing, professional gamers are challenging the image of the gamer as couch potato. Representatives from GameSpot and from Major League Gaming will debate the legitimacy of eSports and what the future holds for players, fans, and advertisers.
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