LEIPZIG, GERMANY - JANUARY 27: Participants play with the game console PS4 a video games at the 2018 DreamHack video gaming festival on January 27, 2018 in Leipzig, Germany. The three-day event brings together gaming enthusiasts mainly from German-speaking countries for events including eSports tournaments, cosplay contests and a LAN party with 1,500 participants. (Photo by Jens Schlueter/Getty Images)

The world is changing and video games are becoming a growing sport that’s being recognized by many colleges and high schools across the country including Michigan.  Michigan Tech will become the first public university in the state to have a varsity eSports team.  With recent news of the success of a local high school student in video gaming, the MHSAA is considering it as a sport with state championships.

There have been stories of teenagers winning more money than a professional tennis player at Wimbledon.  Have you accepted video gaming as an official “sport”? Why or Why not? See stories on video gaming success below…