Why the fighting game community hates the word “eSports”

"When people in the FGC use the word 'eSports' in a deriding way, they're referring to the sort of stereotypical StarCraft scene: straightlaced with guys in suits and ties in a very slick production and two guys are sitting in booths fighting like gentlemen and they shake hands after the match," said Tom Cannon, organizer of the biggest annual fighting game tournament, EVO.

"That's the stereotype, and if you're not paying attention to real StarCraft you can look at that and think, 'yeah, we don't want to be like that."

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GraphicX2009d ago

really good bit of insight on how the other half of competitive gamers live. top stuff.