Click LISTEN LIVE to stream 98.5KTK now!
Storm & Janie
Submit Your Event to KTK Cares
Free Movie Tickets
Official Contest Rules
Thousand Dollar Workday Payoff
by Mike Stanz
posted Jul 23 2014 5:00AM
Some sort of threshold has been crossed. Over the weekend, The International was held in Seattle. It’s the ultimate challenge in electronic sports – aka, e-sports.
Video game players and teams from around the world competed for prizes. And – hang onto your joystick – ESPN provided online streaming coverage of the whole thing on ESPN3.
I’m sorry, that just sounds a little wacky to me. Video coverage of some guys playing video games?
On the other hand, it does save me a trip to the local arcade.
The prizes at the tournament, by the way, were enormous. Close to $11 million. Yes, $11 million.
And now we know just how much it takes to get these gamers out of their parents’ basements.
Back To Blog
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Please enter the text as it is shown in the box below :
Sign Up For The KTK Newsletter
Get My Perks
The KTK Morning Show
advertise with us
Recent Blog Posts
Please Define "Top"
Most Ridiculous Man of the Year
It's the Most Wonderful Prank of the Year
Wrapping Up a Holiday Tradition
"Governor, This Is Barack Obama..."
Happy Holidays: Sheriff Santa
A Box of Poo for You
I Really Really Really Really Really Really Want This!