How esports changed the game: From media laughingstock to media craze

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Before the PC age, video games were only really making waves in the media in the context of novelty.

But now, with attendance, viewership and prize pool continually on the rise, the mainstream media has come to embrace the industry.
Here’s a look back at how that came to be.

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