The 'Esport' scene on consoles is on the rise, and people seem to be happy with that. But does 'Esports' have a impact on the state of online gaming? Does it have an impact on the communities of various online games?
There's a trend that has slowly been on the up that carries a positive and a dark side. The competitive gamer is a strange beast, it takes various forms which can range from the delightful to the horrible. This type of gamer can greatly affect a games community in both a positive and negative way. The positive sides can bind a community together and result in some great things. The social side can lead to people increasing their player base within their chosen game. It can also lead to a group of people having a good time with a competitive edge.