Marion Technical College Launches eSports Program
Esports is a worldwide, billion-dollar wing of the entertainment industry whose popularity has expanded so quickly, sports television networks are now devoting airtime to covering the phenomenon. And Marion Technical College (MTC) is riding the ever-growing wave the sport has created. According to the program description on the Marion Technical College website, Esports is 'a video game-based sport, most commonly taking the form of a collaborative, organized multiplayer competition. Games are played upon high-powered gaming computers, with games from many genres, including real-time strategy, fighting, first-person shooter (FPS), and multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA).' Some of the more popular Esports