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I dont understand MLG people and trying to say videogames is a sport..

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User Info: Critcal50

Critcal50
3 years ago#1
I do take games seriously when I play them.

I'll often get annoyed when someone cant do something simple on a co op game. But still try and do it, when we all know they'll fail. Then put all the effort to waste.

I get pretty competitive. I play to win, most of the time at least. There are times when I mess around, but still with the objective to beat them.

But what I dont understand is..

Why are people trying to call videogames a sport? Whats up with all these MLG labels everywhere?

User Info: TimePharaoh

TimePharaoh
3 years ago#2
br0 get rekt

User Info: MahoganyTooth92

MahoganyTooth92
3 years ago#3
People like to call it a sport, because it's easier on everyone if they just relate it to physical sports, but slap an E on the beginning.
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User Info: jake-sf

jake-sf
3 years ago#4
Apparently, "competitive" or "professional" gaming is not good enough.

I don't get it myself.

Calling it sports don't change ****.
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User Info: MaouSado

MaouSado
3 years ago#5
Just the evolved form of the desperate attempt of unkempt gamers trying to garner attention from the female persuasion.

After all, all women love people who play sports.

User Info: Muintir

Muintir
3 years ago#6
I dont understand the whole sports thing either. I mean its always been considered a hobby.

User Info: Worknofun370

Worknofun370
3 years ago#7
Ahh yes

Another topic where people are (and will continue) to get straight up pissed that people call e-sports a sport. I love me some GameFAQs.
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User Info: pothocket

pothocket
3 years ago#8
Muintir posted...
I dont understand the whole sports thing either. I mean its always been considered a hobby.


You don't understand how people can turn a competitive playing field into a sport?
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User Info: Boge

Boge
3 years ago#9
I think there are two reasons:

1. When they travel to gaming competitions, they get the same Vesa that other athletes get, so they automatically think they're competitors in a sport.

2. They're tired of being called nerds, geeks, losers, so they're saying they are competitive athletes to put them in the same league with the "cool" kids that used to pick on them.

Just call them E-games and be done with it.
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User Info: KillerTruffle

KillerTruffle
3 years ago#10
Yes, it sounds funny to me too, but until people stop considering chess a sport, there's not a whole lot to room complain about PC/video games...

Besides, how many organized sports today *didn't* start off as just a hobby or something to do for fun at some point?
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