VIDEO: Should Video Games Be in the Olympics?


There's a rumor going around that video games are being considered for addition to the 2030 Olympic Games. In fact, British bookmakers are already taking bets on what titles will be made into "events." So far, Counter-Strike, Dota 2, Hearthstone, and World of Tanks are all in contention.

In this brief video, our sporting gentlemen discuss what titles they'd like to see added to the Winter Games!

What about you, reader? What video games would you like to see in the Olympics? Let us know in the comments below!

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Maybe once NASCAR is in the Olympics.
Really? This is news? This sounds like something from the onion... Seriously, no it should not be in the Olympics..
None, Olympics should be only based on skills performed by a person in the real world, not in a virtual world.

Why not go old school and add board games like axis and allies/Battleship/stratego etc. to the Olympics or hey let's get crazy and have Dungeons and Dragons added to the Olympics.

Silly idea