How to become a pro gamer?
Esports is gradually becoming more popular every day. A couple of years ago, the majority of kids dreamed about becoming a professional football or basketball player. That is changing slowly as there are more young people every day who dream about becoming a professional gamer. But, the question is – how to become a pro gamer?
Pick the right game
Playing different games is fun, but it is also a pleasure that you have to get rid of in order to become a pro gamer. Of course, there are plenty of pro gamers who play different games occasionally. Nevertheless, they mostly played only one game until they mastered it. Therefore, you should try out as many games as possible and choose the one that suits you the most.
It’s very important to reveal if you feel more comfort...
How to beat stronger players?
Unless you are a real pro, you will always have to face stronger players than you. They might be better in a few segments of the game or they can be better in each aspect of the game. It’s not fun to play against stronger players, but there are are some things you can do in order to better your chances to beat stronger players.
Exploit their weaknesses
No matter how good someone is, he or she definitely has some weaknesses. Your job is to discover those weaknesses and try to exploit them. No one likes to face people who know their weaknesses. Imagine that you are bad at defending wings in FIFA 19, and your opponent is constantly attacking your wing-backs. Of course, that is going to annoy you and you will eventually lose the game.
Therefore, you need to make ...
When is the right time to take a break from gaming?
Although it sounds ridiculous, people can suffer from gaming burnout. It can easily affect your life as a whole. So, there is a time when you just should just take a break from gaming.
What is gaming burnout?
Just like any other activity, gaming can also cause something called burnout. Basically, it is the mental and physical state when a person feels very tired, depressed and lethargic. You just don’t have the will to do things and every task looks hard. It perhaps looks silly to talk about burnout and gaming in the same context. Nevertheless, that’s a real thing.
If you feel all these symptoms and you are not sure what the cause is, maybe you should check the time tracker on your game console...
Why you should prefer Premade over SoloQ matches?
In most of team-based video games, there are two types of matchmaking: Premade and SoloQ. Both Premade and SoloQ matches have their advantages and disadvantages. However, there are some reasons why you should prefer Premade over SoloQ matches.
What is the difference between Premade and SoloQ matches?
In team-based video games such as Overwatch, Rainbow Six Siege, CS:GO and others, you can choose if you want to match-up with completely random people or with the players that you know. If you choose to play on your own, that’s SoloQ matchmaking. On the other hand, if you invite your friends to the game, that’s Premade matchmaking.
You avoid trolls and flamers
Although it’s possible that your Premade teammate gets mad at you, it will happen m...
How to warm up for a game properly?
Warming up for an eSports game is equally important as warming up for any other Sports game. The principles are the same, but there are some differences in practice. If you don’t know how to warm up for a game properly, read this article.
Don’t avoid going to the gym
Despite computer games not being physically demanding, it’s important for any gamer to be in great shape in order to perform well. If you look at professional eSports players, you’ll hardly see overweighted players. It’s becoming more and more common for eSports players to work out. There is a reason behind it.
No matter what game you play, you need to be 100% focused at least 20-30 minutes. That requires a lot of energy...
How to develop the right strategy in a game?
Developing the correct strategy in a game is important not only in Strategy games but in all kinds of games. If you want to be the last man standing, you need to find a way to develop the right strategy in the game, which is going to help you in the long run.
Why is the right strategy so important?
Every game has some part that you just have to think through before pursuing. In CS:GO that’s the game economy, in LoL those are the different game objectives like Turrets and Drakes, in PUBG and Fortnite those are the resources. So, you must check these things out before you can do anything at all.
What is the best way to develop the right strategy in a game?
Truly, every game is so different, and you cannot develop the same strategy for all of them...
What are the best ways for improving your game sense?
Each game has three aspects: mechanics, team communication and game sense. Mastering one of those will make you better than the majority of players. Mastering all three will make you an elite player. If you are good in terms of game mechanics and know how to communicate with teammates, but struggle with the game sense, here are a couple of the best ways for improving your game sense.
What is your game sense?
Prediction is a very important part of competitive gaming. If you want to beat your opponents in any game, you need to know what they are going to do next. Also, if you play FPS games, you need to know how much time you approximately need to get from point A to point B...
How does watching eSports players help you to get better?
Having a good role model in life is crucial for becoming a good person. Accordingly, if you want to become a better player, you need to look up to some eSports players. Watching eSports players helps you to improve your skills and game sense.
The significance of watching eSports players
Professional eSports players are basically gamers who dedicate most of their time to mastering game knowledge and skills. They spent thousands of hours practicing and playing games. Therefore, they know so much more things about that particular game which the average player cannot even think of.
You can watch hundreds of tutorials on the Internet that can help you a little bit...
If you want to be as best in any eSports game, you need to pick the right role for yourself. By choosing the role in eSports games you get a chance to fully focus on one aspect of the game. As a result, you’ll master that role faster.
Multiple roles in eSports games
Some Esports games such as Fortnite, Hearthstone, FIFA, and others don’t really have roles. Moreover, many of them are played by one player. Games such as CS:GO and Overwatch don’t have strictly defined roles. We can say that there are Lurker, Support, Entry Fragger, In-Game Leader and AWPer in CS:GO, as well as Tank, Damage and Support players in Overwatch.
Still, those roles are not as strictly defined as they are in LoL and Dota. For example, Top Laner in LoL is specialized in playing on the Top Lane...
How to communicate better in SoloQ matches?
In all team games, you can choose whether you want to play SoloQ matches or you prefer to play with your own team. SoloQ matches have always been risky to play considering that you play with people you don’t know. Communication is the biggest problem. However, there are some things you can do to communicate better in SoloQ matches.
Do not have any expectations from your teammates
One of the two biggest problems in SoloQ communication is toxicity. If you want to avoid being toxic on your own, don’t expect anything from your team. The main reason why people are toxic is that they expect too much from their team. Therefore, when teammates don’t meet expectations toxicity is starting manifesting itself.
So, the best way to start a SoloQ match is to t...