The biggest competitive games rarely travel well beyond their core audiences, but Psyonix's title's simplicity is a virtue.
VICE goes behind the scenes with the world's best 'SMITE' gamers as they prepare for DreamHack Summer in Sweden.
Imagine chess meets the Champions League, albeit a million times more massive than that would be.
As the ESL and Gfinity declare they're testing for performance-enhancing drugs, eSports is coming into line with more traditional athletic competitions.
Going professional is a dream for many gamers – but the risk of burn out is a very real one, with few players making it to their mid-20s.
Why does the blockbuster shooter lag behind other titles when it comes to gender diversity?
In the final part of eSports, we join 40,000 screaming fans at the League of Legends world final – the highest-attended eSports match in history.
The way games are now being made, with an eye on the competitive gaming community, the mega-shooter and its peers will ultimately steal the limelight from "real-world" sports stars.