PBS Anywhere

Providing Support for PBS.org

Off Book

The Rise of Competitive Gaming & E-Sports

Video duration: 7:15Video has closed captioning.

As games have increased in sophistication, they have become a stage for ever higher displays of human skill and brilliance. The result is a tier of the gaming world filled with startling disciplined, talented, and highly competitive players. Born out of arcade tournaments and LAN parties, the world of competitive gaming is now entering a mature, global phase.

Episodes of Off Book55

Video thumbnail: Off Book Are Emoticons the Future of Language?

Off Book

Are Emoticons the Future of Language?

Written language is a common replacement for face to face chat or phone calls.

5:35

Are Emoticons the Future of Language?

5:35

Video thumbnail: Off Book Is Code the Most Important Language in the World?

Off Book

Is Code the Most Important Language in the World?

The people who create our technology are becoming more influential every day.

5:16

Is Code the Most Important Language in the World?

5:16

Video thumbnail: Off Book How To Be Creative

Off Book

How To Be Creative

Creativity has always been essential for our cultural growth.

8:53

How To Be Creative

8:53

Video thumbnail: Off Book Frame By Frame: The Art of Stop Motion

Off Book

Frame By Frame: The Art of Stop Motion

The magic of stop-motion animation has enthralled audiences for over a century.

7:49

Frame By Frame: The Art of Stop Motion

7:49

See all Episodes