Tokyo suburb of Chiba

Esports officially arrives in Japan, home of game giants

CHIBA, Japan /February 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A crowd cheers, banging on balloons, in front of glitzy stages, each with a giant screen. The rising stars at the sprawling Makuhari Messe hall are the quietly seated men in hoodies and T-shirts, with names like Noppi and Refresh, jiggling on buttons and grimacing at screens. Esports … Continue reading Esports officially arrives in Japan, home of game giants