Located in the country’s Guangdong province and off the coast of gambling paradise Macau, Hengqin Island will play host to a 15,000 seat arena designed specifically for competitive video game events.
That’s when the thought occurs to you: Maybe, just maybe, there’s a way to make a living at this.
The good news? There is. The bad news is that it isn’t easy. At all.
Major League Gaming, the largest of the so-called eSports gaming leagues, wrapped up its 2010 season Sunday, handing out some $700,000 in prizes to joystick jockeys.