Is Hearthstone Worth it as a Pro Scene? Earlier this year, one of the highest earning pro player in Hearthstone retired from the game. Adrian “Lifecoach” Koy was formerly a professional poker player so it looked like a progressive and an amazing digital revolution move for him to start playing a CCG in competitive spaces. At the time of his retirement, he is one of the top ten highest earners among all Hearthstone pro players with a lifetime winnings worth $134.030.19. Lifecoach cited Blizzard’s inability to listen to the community. Unlike CD Projekt with their Gwent, Blizzard consistently failed to address the complaints of its player base. Gwent always adapts to the competitive scene, updating and polishing its mechanics. Hearthstone[…]

Let us skip the origin stories and go directly why Twitch is the go-to place of video game streamers: community. Twitch is laser-focused on its mission and is on-rail on its vision. Twitch does not pretend to be anything else other than a haven for video game enthusiasts and nothing more. Caption: Twitch is Going After Musicians too. It’s closest rival, YouTube wants to be the be-all, end-all, online video solution. YouTube’s parent company, Google, is an advertising company so it necessarily wants to have all of the different industries to flock into its services. Twitch has this advantage of being the de facto place for all of video gaming needs. The Twitch community’s dedication is astounding. An average user[…]