The Media Sport Podcast Series

Episode 22 – T.L. Taylor: The Rise and Significance of eSports

October 30, 2016

Speaking via Skype, leading games studies scholar, T.L. Taylor (@ybika) from MIT Game Lab, explains why eSports matter in terms of social inclusion (the AnyKey Initiative –, fandom, and the rise of live streaming. We also discuss the history of eSports and their complicated relationship with other types of sporting competition.