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The Growth Of Gaming And How It's Impacting Our World

Much like traditional sports, students learn communication, how to handle stress and overcome failure through esports.
Kisha Ravi
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NPR
Much like traditional sports, students learn communication, how to handle stress and overcome failure through esports.

Video Game revenue reached nearly 180 billion dollars in 2020. The industry’s continued growth and impact is being seen across our society. This week, an insiders’ look at the future of pro gaming.

And how gaming’s growth is affecting our climate.

GUESTS:

To learn more about pro esports, check out Vox's episode on the industry on Netflix, the Insider's article on the market's growth, and click here to find ways to catch a match yourself.

Disrupted is produced by James Szkobel-Wolff, Zshekinah Collier and Catie Talarski. Our interns are Maisy Carvalho and Kelly Langevin.

Dr. Khalilah L. Brown Dean is an award-winning scholar at Quinnipiac University, author, and host of 'Disrupted' on Connecticut Public.
James Szkobel-Wolff is a producer for the Connecticut Public Radio’s weekly show 'Disrupted,' hosted by Dr. Khalilah Brown-Dean.
Zshekinah Collier is a producer for Connecticut Public Radio’s weekly show 'Disrupted.' Previously she was a Radio Production & Storytelling Intern and contributed to 'Audacious,' 'The Colin McEnroe Show,' 'Seasoned,' and 'Where We Live.'
Catie Talarski is Senior Director of Storytelling and Radio Programming at Connecticut Public.