Video Games

Bytemarks Café: eSports

Sep 12, 2018
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On this episode of Bytemarks Café, Ryan and Burt will hear how eSports is drawing online spectators and large sponsored prize winnings. They'll talk to an innovator at UH Mānoa who has not only created a course in eSports, but also envisions supporting an eSports team and a competitive arena.

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It’s been less than a week since the latest mobile gaming craze has hit the country---including Hawai‘i. “Pokemon Go” has captured nationwide attention—but in Japan it’s drawing a different kind of focus. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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włodi / Flickr

The business of computer games has topped ninety-billion dollars a year around the world….and it continues to grow. That’s according to an estimate by a company called Newzoo. But one place where computer console games have not caught on is China. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.