Everyone knows that gaming isn’t just a fun pastime, but also a viable career. If you’re a professional gamer, you could make an obscene amount of money on competitive gaming, Twitch streaming, creating ‘Let’s Plays’, and making yourself a brand name to your fans.
People know of Ninja and Fornite, PewDiePie on YouTube, but what about female pro gamers? I remember thinking that gamer girls didn’t enjoy competitive gaming like StarCraft of Call of Duty, but I was dead wrong. Gaming is a billion-dollar industry, and these women are riding that expensive way to stardom and extreme wealth.
More and more female gamers are drawn to the fun, flexibility and freedom that mobile gaming affords. This is especially the case in Asia, where mobiles are the primary internet-enabled device for many people. Gaming has become extremely lucrative, not just for companies like EA and Activision Blizzard who make the games, but also for the best players in e-sports competitive online gaming. Top female e-sport players have earned upwards of $20m (£16m) through a combination of sponsorship, prize money and endorsements.
They are now seen as key influencers with millions of followers who watch them play online via live-streaming. In Asia, entire teams and leagues made up of female gamers are now making an impact on the world stage, including the Female Esports League, a regional gaming circuit to help boost female representation in esports. Last year, mobile communications firm Singtel provided sponsorship to the league.
The number of females playing video games in Asia is growing at a faster rate than their male rivals, according to the latest research. Women are levelling the playing field across all of Asia's key markets including China, India and Japan. The female video gaming community grew by 19% last year, according to data commissioned by Google. Asia is regarded as the global capital of video games, accounting for 48% of the world's total gaming revenue.
Female Gamers: Huge Catalysts In Online Gaming
Continue reading your story on the app
Continue reading your story in the magazine
I AM NOT PINK
Family Mental Health Crisis
Parental anxiety and depression during the pandemic will affect kids too.
Friends for Life
The friendship-happiness link for teens.
Niraamaya Retreats Suryavilas, Solan
Post Covid Rehab! Integrative & Functional Medicine Programs Best wellness Sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh.
Keep it Off!
Why People Tend To Regain Weight?
Evolution of A Relationship
First date impressions are more accurate.
Relationships Of Generation Z
Is the virtual world replacing real-life relationships?
Divorce – The Future Tense Of Marriage
A need of an action for breach of promises.
Whispers In The Night
How To Avoid Tech Addiction In Toddlers
Tips to limit kidsʼ tech use.
Andrew Yang's Insider Campaign
How did a former CEO of 100 employees become the front-runner to govern a city of 8.5 million? Not simply by being a national celebrity and an excellent campaigner.
GROUPS: CENSUS PRIVACY TOOL COULD HURT VOTING RIGHTS GOALS
The findings reinforce concerns that differential privacy will lower the quality of the data used for redrawing congressional and legislative districts. They also suggest that the census figures won’t support efforts to protect the power of minority voters and comply with court rulings requiring districts to have equal population numbers.
Asian Americans Are Ready for a Hero
After going from “model minority” to invisible minority to hunted minority, the community needs a new generation of cultural and political leaders
43 Minutes With... Happy
Meditations on loneliness with a 50-year-old Elephas maximus.
Ginseng the “ALL-HEALING MAN ROOT.”
Ginseng is one of the most popular herbs worldwide. It has been used as an herbal remedy in Asia for more than 5000 years. In many countries, it has been used in traditional medicine. and as a nutritional supplement that improves the well-being and quality of life and promotes longevity. In TCM it is renowned for restoring the yin and yang. There are over 8000 studies concerning Korean Red Ginseng in PubMed, indicating the significant interest it has generated.
New Delhi Delivers
India’s capital city stands ready to accommodate the needs of industry and innovation.
Thanaka Color Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is a mystical country centered among Southeast Asia's more common destinations, yet still remaining relatively unknown. After many years of isolation, Myanmar has only recently opened up to the outside world. The magnificent land is also known as the Golden Land.
GLOBAL TECH GIANTS THREATEN TO LEAVE PAKISTAN OVER NEW RULES
Internet and technology companies have threatened to leave Pakistan after the government granted blanket powers to authorities to censor digital content, a move critics say was aimed at curtailing freedom of expression in the conservative Islamic nation.
One Child Fund
Indonesia Children’s Home
INTERVIEW: IF YOU'RE USING CASH LESS OFTEN, YOU'RE PART OF A TREND
The pandemic is speeding up the use of digital payments.