On Professional Streamers, Skilled Gaming and ‘Winners’

RND/ To consider identifying what exactly feels irksome about this allegedly pure, true (e)sports-man moment of videogame skill aka 'winning' - specifically, the moment when virtual projectile meets idiot skull. In which there still exists a strong cultural assumption about videogames secretly 'being fun' - where ideologically this means 'playing to win', and nothing else. … Continue reading On Professional Streamers, Skilled Gaming and ‘Winners’