Fans, experts and creators of “League of Legends” detail the game’s rise from free demo to global esports titan.
Follow three professional video game players as they overcome personal adversity, family pressures, and the realities of life to compete in a $1,000,000 tournament that could change their lives forever.
After Valerie Lee quits her college esports team, she quickly realizes that her decision comes at the cost of her scholarship. Valerie soon discovers a loophole to save her collegiate future, if she can find a coach and assemble a whole new varsity-caliber team capable of reaching the State Finals.
This documentary offers an honest look at our fraught, complex relationship to video games from the perspectives of gamers and their concerned parents.
YouTube star Dan Howell explores the exploding world of esports and the joystick-wielding pro gamers who train 12 hours per day and earn fortunes.
Magic: The Gathering is the most popular collectible card game in the world. At Magic's Pro Tour, players from around the globe compete to prove who is the best. They are writers, game theorists, jewelry apprentices, female pioneers, and teenage geniuses.
For one of the longest-running game franchises in history, Street Fighter creators Capcom needed something exceedingly special to accompany the release of their 25th anniversary edition of the game. AREA 5 produced, shot, edited, and finished a documentary that spans three countries, more than two decades, and tells the story of how a game not only birthed an entire genre, but changed the lives of a generation.
Two professional European gamers navigate the exploding world of electronic sports. Packed with youthful ambition and impeded by reality, the ProGamers struggle to thrive in the fledgling industry of eSports.
A speculation mini-documentary by Rory 'Rez' Hunter and Adam 'Ginog' Watson looking at the future of Call of Duty featuring Callum 'Swanny' Swan.
TRUE SIGHT is a documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the journeys of professional Dota 2 teams. This episode follows OG and Team Liquid through the Grand Finals at The International 2019 in Shanghai.
At MLG Anaheim, we interviewed several players and personalities about the past, present and future of StarCraft II
GAMECHANGERS: Dreams of Blizzcon enters the unexplored realm of professional esports through the eyes of two of the world’s top StarCraft II players.
It is a story of an underdog that hopes to win an esports tournament and gain his son’s trust. Main character is a middle-aged game streamer and not a successful one: his audience is constantly making fun of him. He’s behind his rent, ex-wife is taking a full custody over his son. The only hope is an FPS tournament with a prize pool of 5,000,000 RMB that will change his life for the better.
In thirty years, the video game has conquered an increasingly wide audience. Drawing on the recent work of economists, sociologists, experts and interviewing major players in this field, this investigation unravels the overwhelming domination of this new mass media.
Team Liquid broke records in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive in 2019 where we won the Intel Grand Slam in record time with our core team of ELiGE, nitr0, and NAF. Alongside Stewie2k and Twistzz, the sky was the limit for our team until we struggled to keep up with the CS:GO competition over the next couple of years. We made roster changes to reach that same peak success and worked with incredible players like Grim and Fallen, but it wasn't enough until the team disbanded in 2021. This is the story of the meteoric rise and unfortunate fall of one of the most legendary North American CS:GO teams to ever do it.
A documentary by Youtuber Adam Carra, focused on the development of indie fighting game Rivals of Aether and its competitive esports scene.
Tang Niu was admitted to the e-sports school in order to prove the value of the game to his brother. Unexpectedly, he defeated the provocateurs on the first day, swept the campus, and successfully attracted the spice team Yan Yi. Later, with the encouragement of the principal, he faced a world-class game competition. The mysterious KNS e-sports academy was founded by SKY. Dogma is ignored here. The only rules are micromanagement and skills. The transfer student Tang Niu came here for the first time and showed extraordinary talent. The purpose of coming here is to dominate the entire academy. Over time, the hidden masters of the e-sports academy emerged, and they all possessed unique skills; Tang Niu recruited troops, formed his own team, and repeatedly defeated his rivals in the cruel e-sports academy. A master, he ignores honor and rank, and possesses abnormal operations and thinking that ordinary people can't understand, and Tang Niu has fallen into an unprecedented crisis.
Supremacia Vermelha puts on the big screen a relationship with Grêmio, an opponent against Internacional most likes to play. Some speak of rivalry, but it is an exaggeration. What rival is that who loses in all problems? By the end of 2009, in the centenary of the confrontation, there were 142 victories on the Colorado side - 23 more than blue ones - 540 goals scored against 501 suffered. Not to mention the historic Grenais.
Vancouver's esports scene is on the cusp to unstoppable growth. The local fighting games community tells all on what it took to get this far.