When Game Becomes Life: The Creators and Spectators of Online Game Replays and Live Streaming

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Jia, L.; Shen, S.; Epema, D.H.J.; Iosup, A.;
  • Subject: User behaviors | Repository characteristics | Online game communities | Gamecast sharing sites | Popularity dynamics
    acm: ComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTING

Online gaming franchises such as World of Tanks, Defense of the Ancients, and StarCraft have attracted hundreds of millions of users who, apart from playing the game, also socialize with each other through gaming and viewing gamecasts. As a form of User Generated Conten... View more
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