Episode 1755: The Future Of Gaming, Footballers Playing FIFA, Donkin It Up, The Mighty Quinn
For today’s show Ken took off his virtual reality suit to spend some time watching professional footballers play video games. He is impressed by their focus and dedication, but their trash talk needs a lot of work.
Diogo Jota and Wolves win the #ePremierLeague invitational! ????????
Trent Alexander Arnold is gutted, but pays tribute to a worthy winner ????
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) April 25, 2020
With live sport postponed, it’s not hard to see why e-Sports is having its moment in the sun. So it’s a good time to chat to Austin Moorhead, who explores the world of professional gaming by embedding himself within two teams in a pro league in his new book, ‘Young Guns: Obsession, Overwatch and the Future of Gaming.’
#overwatch https://t.co/v2J7PEELWx Hi! I'm author Austin Moorhead. I embedded with San Francisco Shock and London Spitfire during OWL's inaugural season. I wrote about how and why the league was created, where the players and coaches came from, what their lives are like, and ho…
— /r/Overwatch (@overwatchreddit) March 30, 2020
More and more members are getting in touch about their businesses and that can only mean one thing… MORE DONKS!
— LouthNow.ie (@LouthNow) March 26, 2020
Plus we have some Niall Quinn height news and wonder if David Meyler the professional footballer is a direct result of David Meyler the elite gamer.
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The return of Bundesliga football behind closed doors is pencilled in for May 9th, but not everyone is overjoyed about it. @ftamsut gets us up to speed on the rift between club bosses and less than ecstatic ultras https://t.co/MMV4EJcqE7 pic.twitter.com/J9BxZ5VWcO
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The 2002 All-Ireland football final, perhaps better described as the Oisin McConville final.
Oisin joins us to discuss the penalty miss that could have stalked him for the rest of his life, his mother's premonition and turning the game on its head https://t.co/2NEyH2NFjH pic.twitter.com/HGZ68JpGjO
— Second Captains (@SecondCaptains) April 23, 2020
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