In episode 6 of our podcast it’s the Day After Tomorrow. Donald Trump is now the president of the United States, but the show must go on! Today’s episode we recap on Blizzon, get deep into GStar (The E3 of Korea) and what Korea needs to do in order to resuscitate its suffocating gaming industry.
Welcome Jodi to the podcast and talking about President Trump
3:30 Blizzard and Blizzcon.
6:00 eSports at Blizzcon and Sth Koreas Domination
9:00 Why Koreans are so good – breaking moves down, practicing and the support of the country
13:30 How video game and geek/nerd culture has become the new cool
17:10 Is esports a sport or something else?
18:45 Psychology will be the game changer for esports teams?
21:10 Overwatch league and Africa missing out on Esports developments
24:40 Gstar preview and Sth korea game industry in jeopardy
27:50 How can Korea turn things around now that they no longer have the technical advantage
32:00 Korea operating in an uncomfortable middle ground and what does Korea need to work on? Korea should adopt the Free to Win model (we talk about how this model works)
37:40 Western games have stories and endings etc, Korean games are missing story
42:00 Games to look out for heading into G-Star