Lucy Chow’s new book Changing the Game: Discover How Esports and Gaming Are Redefining Business, Careers, Education, and the Future drops on September 27. The book features 34 essays from thought leaders in the gaming industry – including Niko. Niko Partners’ Lisa Hanson is the author of the chapter Asia: The Heart of Global Esports and Alexander Champlin is the author of Mobile Esports: New Opportunities for Gamers and Developers.
Here’s more on the book:
Video games are more than interactive entertainment; they are part of a multibillion-dollar industry you may have never heard of. Beyond the stereotypical isolated teenager, today’s players represent every demographic and every part of the world. Championship competitions in esports–complete with professional players, teams, and lucrative sponsorships–are often broadcast to audiences rivaling that of the Super Bowl. And the gaming industry is bursting with investment opportunities, emerging career paths, and innovation.
Investment expert Lucy Chow has selected 34 essays from thought leaders in the gaming industry. These curated perspectives of the global network of game-changing esports insiders provide a back-stage pass to the impact and future of gaming. This diverse group of players, entrepreneurs, investors, and educators pull back the curtain, revealing the use of gaming in schools, the growing roles of women in the field, and innovative business opportunities. In building bridges among these, Chow welcomes you into a thriving community to discover a new opportunity for your own success.