Warcraft maker advocates inclusion of e-sports in the Olympics

  • The creator of World of Warcraft has demanded that competitive video gaming should be included in the Olympic Games.. Rob Pardo of Warcraft has said videogames are entitled to be a spectator sport. A recent professional e-sports event final held in Seoul, South Korea attracted 40,000 people in a stadium with many more watching the event online or through other interactive platforms. Pardo was earlier lead designer with Starcraft: Brood War, a game said to have pioneeried the e-sports trend.