The Indian gaming industry is starting to see huge growth, sure to last a few years. And now, it’s high time girls joined the party.
Every sport in the world makes some kind of differentiation between genders when they’re playing the game. Every sport, that is, except e-sports. Men and women are given the same level playing field in this circle. Gaming tech, consoles, keyboards, computers, platforms, and skills pay no heed to your gender. But take a closer look at the lineup of e-sport players, and you cannot help but wonder if e-sports is an exclusive boy's club. Global Esports, one of Asia's fastest-growing e-sports organisations, acquired India’s first all-female e-sports team called GEms (Global Esports mythic stones). Asiaville caught up with the four women on the team, who were making their first public appearance as GEms at Dreamhack, a global e-sport event, in Delhi. They talked about their childhoods, their passion for gaming, their future and their desire to make a competitive space for female gamers in India. Watch to know more.