Last weekend I watched the movie “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga,” which tells the story of an Icelandic duo pursuing the dream to represent their country in Eurovision. Starring Will Ferrel and Rachel MacAdams, the movie is fun, mainly due to its soundtrack. All music played at the movie’s version of the contest, were composed to it, aiming to emulate the specific catchy kind of music that became a registered mark of Eurovision. I recommend this article by Bilge Ebiri for Vulture if you want to know more about that.
This is the question that led to my graduation thesis. Recently, I saw someone tweeting this very same question. It was the trigger I needed to revisit my dissertation in a digestible format, something I have wanted to do for a while.
eSports are on the path to become mainstream. Even if games aren’t in your day-to-day, there is a high probability that you already heard about Fortnite, League of Legends, or Counter-Strike. In the core of the movement, the previously mentioned games are all free-to-play — you don’t need to buy the game to play it.
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I’m passionate about the gaming culture, design and good stories.