The problem of treating play like work
Tom Brock writes on 'The problem of treating play like work – how esports can harm well-being' in The Conversation this week.
Esports blurs the distinction between play and work by changing how players value the goals of gaming.
You can read the article on The Conversation, and listen Tom discuss the esports industry on The Anthill podcast All the world’s a game. This is a discussion that looks set to continue in academia, with Staffordshire University launching a BA (hons) eSports course in September 2018.