Pro-Gs.com is your “go-to” website for all things related to e-gaming.
Imagine being paid to play video games all day! That’s how “professional” the e-gaming industry is in countries like the U.S., Korea and Sweden. In India, however, it is only a passion and there’s scope for more. Accelerating India’s progress towards professionalism is 28-year-old Mayur Dwaj Singh, founder of Professional Esports Gamers Pvt. Ltd or Pro-Gs, an e-gaming company (www.pro-gs.com).
The website is a go-to site for everything you want to know about e-games (Pcs, X-Box and PS3), whether it is updates, news, reviews, interviews, videos, blog posts (both experts’ and your own)…
An added attraction for avid gamers is the links to join online games — Counter Strike and Warcraft 3 (DOTA) — and creating one’s own teams. Besides, the “Tournament” page will provide details of gaming tournaments to be organised across the country. If you’re a company/organisation/ individual hosting a tournament, just log into pro-gs.com and register.
“I’ve been into gaming for the last 10 to 12 years. After my graduation in 2005, I joined Zapak, an online gaming website. Later I had this idea of creating a website exclusively for e-gaming that provides information about tournaments across India,” explains Mayur of pro-gs.com’s genesis.
With the age of the gamers ranging from 12 to 30, it is not surprising that Mayur’s team comprises youngsters in their 20s — full-time employees and a few part-timers as well, as Editors, Moderators, an Event Manager and a Techie.
The team is now busy with the company’s first ever gaming tournament. “City Masters” will be be organised across eight cities: Delhi, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bangalore. The team will also use this event to promote their website among gamers across India.
Of these eight cities Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad see a lot of activity in the gaming sphere, says Mayur. “E-gaming is not a cheap sport. Besides, one needs to be constantly updated about new games and products in the market.”
Barring these, opportunities are aplenty and professionalisation of the e-gaming industry is not a distant dream anymore, is Mayur’s opinion.
One can start with tournaments organised by the local gaming cafes which are now springing up everywhere and then gradually move on to larger platforms.
Helping you along in your journey to larger virtual wars, fights and startegy will be Pro-Gs whose aim is “to continually improve all aspects of gaming and create better gamers for tomorrow.”