For fans of EVO and manga, you will know Daigo “The Beast” Umehara is getting a manga. The manga is called Daigo the Beast and it tell about his early career as a Japanese Arcade fighting games. If you don’t know who Daigo Umehara is, there is a backstory. Daigo has been going to Japanese arcade center at the age of 10. Daigo first two fighting games he played was Street Fighter II and Fatal Fury: King of Fighters. Daigo challenge other player due to the limited time that he could stay at the arcade. In 13 years of age, Daigo picked up Vampire Hunter and earn a 286 win steak record before Akihabara Sega game center closing. Umehara join his first tournament when he entered GAMEST Cup’s national Vampire Hunter tournament in 1995, when he defeated Nuki in the finals. Daigo participated in Capcom’s official Street Fighter Zero 3 national tournament at the age of 17 in 1998. Daigo face off against Nuki and Alex Valle, then was crowned the winner of the of the U.S. national Street Fighter Alpha 3 tournament.
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Can Esports be entertaining as any sport
Well we all heard of Sports like NFL (National Football League), NHL (National Hockey League), NBA (National Basketball League) and MLB (Major League Baseball), but what is there a sport where gamers who win big and being a part of a team. Esports which stand for Electronic Sports, put the top players around the world to face each other in competitive gaming. Esports export different genres of video games such as MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena), FPS (first-person shooter), fighting game, and real-time strategy. It all started in 1970s through 1980s, there was a competition (which attracting more than 10,000 participants) of Space Invaders on Atari and Spacewar at Stanford University. There was organization called Twin Calaxies that helps promote video games and publicize through publications. That’s when America has its first video game group Called U.S. National Video Game Team, they are involved in running Video Game Masters Tournament for Guinness World Records. In 1980s Esports was in TV shows such as That’s Incredible! And Starcade, which the goals is to beat the person’s high score to win. In the 1990s, there were internet connection and the first online pc game was Netrek (which is a online game up to 16 players) and was “the first online sports game” stated by Wired Magazine. It opens up other gaming tournament such as 1990 Nintendo World Champions which held in Universal Studios Hollywood, California and Professional Gamers League which as the game Counter-Strike, Warcraft and Quake.
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