A Complete Set 2: E-Sports: Game On! (4 books)
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A Complete Set 2: E-Sports: Game On! (4 books)

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  • ISBN
    ES-1002

Includes Cheating in E-Sports; Gaming and Professional Sports Teams; Pioneers in E-Sports; Women in E-Sports

Video games aren’t just a hobby anymore. E-Sports is on the rise and reaching people of all ages. This series looks at all facets of competitive video gaming: the competition, the careers, the industry, and the challenges. Each book contains interesting gaming facts along with in-depth sidebars, a glossary, index, and places to go for more information. E-Sports: Game On! is a great mix of high-interest content with STEM curriculum ties.

  • Fountas & Pinnell Level
    TBD
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Series
    E-Sports: Game On!
  • Copyright
    2019
  • Fiction/Non-Fiction
    Non-Fiction
  • Grade Level
    5-8
  • Subject
    E-Sports
  • Accelerated Reader Level
    TBD
  • Lexile
    TBD

The popularity of e-sports is on the rise. Professional Gaming Careers is full of advice from professional gamers, including required training time to develop mastery of each game, care of injuries sustained while playing, and how to make money through tournaments, streaming, and sponsorships. Carrying on from there, E-Sports Competitions provides a deeper understanding of the equipment and training required to become a top gamer. Inside the E-Sports Industry and E-Sports Game Design chronicle the history of the gaming described, along with the process of game development from concept to completion. Readers who are interested in making gaming a career will get plenty of insight into how teams are developed, how gamers make and keep an audience of fans, and the reaction time and reflexes they must develop to excel in the various styles, including multiplayer online battle arena, first-person shooter, and real-time strategy games. While the writing itself is not super exciting, readers who seek these books will be pleased nonetheless. VERDICT Bound to be popular wherever games like Minecraft are in demand.

Series Made Simple/School Library Journal, November 2017

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