New in-game camera technology was developed in order to allow the sort of flashy camera-work you expect when, say, watching Premiership football - along with occasional shots of the competitors, mainly concentrating on their facial expressions rather than their furious button-bashing.And, of course, there are the requisite interviews with winners and losers, player profiles and so on.I shouldn't need to give you a rundown of what to expect here: it's Doom.
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Today, spectators are buying tickets to gaming tournaments held in arenas, and the TV cameras are back.
TBS is leading what several industry sources say will be another flurry of agreements to bring professional video-game battles — today, under the catchy name e Sports — to broadcast television.
The programme's high production values and populist bent, give it a vibe rather like Gladiators.
The CGS has worked hard to make its TV show appeal even to those with no gaming experience: presenters add some razzmatazz, a partisan studio audience roars encouragement to its favoured team and informed commentators (including former footballer Chris Kamara in the Fifa 07 matches) talk you through the action.