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|Session Name:||eSports Day: Arcade to eSports: How Your Competitive Game Influences Player Culture and Values|
|Company Name(s):||Evolution Championship Series|
|Track / Format:||Design|
|Overview:||Starting in arcades in the early 1990's, fighting games have a rich competitive history. Though competitive gaming has flourished and evolved since then, the cultural identity of the fighting game community has remained consistent in it's own unique, quirky way. This talk will examine how the format of the arcade influenced the competitive culture of fighting game players, and why this culture endures today.|