This page includes publications related to eSports, streaming & the gaming media ecosystem in large.
Sjöblom, M., & Hamari, J. (2016). Why do people watch others play video games? An empirical study on the motivations of Twitch users.
Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2779543
Hamari, J., & Sjöblom, M. (2015). What Is eSports and Why Do People Watch It?
Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2686182