PORTLAND, OR - June 13, 2008 - Technology supersite Digital Trends ( www.digitaltrends.com) today announced the availability of episode ten of Internet video show "Players Only with Scott Steinberg," which profiles the field of professional gaming and electronic sports, where today's best computer and video game players get paid to travel the world, sell out arenas and put their skills behind the keyboard or controller to the test.
Created and produced by Digital Trends and available for free download and viewing at http://www.digitaltrends.com/playersonly, the final installment in the 10-episode PC and video game series debates just how viable a career pro gaming is, examines what life's like for professional players and reveals exactly what it takes to beat the best of the best and score record-setting championship victories. Also explored: Tips for stepping up your game, how you can get paid to play and whether interactive entertainment will one day be considered an Olympic sport...
Covering topics ranging from the art of video games to women and games, indie gaming, casual games, massively multiplayer online (MMO) games and next-generation consoles such as PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360, new episodes of "Players Only" will debut online at http://www.digitaltrends.com/playersonly every Friday from April 4-June 12, 2008. Hosted by Get Rich Playing Games author and noted industry expert Scott Steinberg, the show's initial season will also feature appearances by icons such as Sid Meier, Ken Levine, Denis Dyack, Warren Spector, Lorne Lanning, David Perry and Peter Molyneux. All episodes will additionally be free to download and embed on websites, video networks and other forms of electronic distribution.
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