The Obsolete Gamer Show: Ghana’s National eSports event – Playbox’s Gamers Fest


eSports is taking the world by storm as millions watch gamers compete in fighting and RTS games live and online. Most of us as used to seeing competition come from the U.S. Europe and Asia, but Africa also has a strong eSports community and we were happy to sit down with Aaron Boateng founder and event coordinator of event fest to talk about Ghana’s National eSports event, Playbox’s Gamers Fest.

We were also joined by Isaiah TriForce Johnson Founder & CEO Empire Arcadia whose work with the global eSport initiative continues to help expand eSports into new regions. It was an interesting leaning experience to discover the gaming culture with Africa and the eSports scene on the content and talk about the upcoming Gamer fest and release of a new eSports fighting game, Indie Assault that will feature an African character.

The Obsolete Gamer Show: The North East FGC Redevelopment Plan with Triforce Johnson & Wes


The eSports industrial revolution is here and now the question is what will the landscape look like once all is said and done. On the East coast side of things Triforce Johnson, CEO of Empire Arcadia and Wes, Vice President of SOS Gamers want to make sure that their fellow gamers are not left on the outside looking in.

Their North East FGC redevelopment plan will give gamers from New York and the Tri-state area more opportunities to prove themselves in a gauntlet (4v4) style team tournaments to earn a place at the top of the eSports food chain.

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The Obsolete Gamer Show: eSports Industrial Revolution

From playing against friends and strangers in an arcade to competing on a stage for millions of viewers the competitive gaming world known as eSports has come a long way. With the recent purchases of eSport teams and related companies we are definitely in the industrial revolution of the sport.

How did we get here and where are we going, what will happen to gamers who have competed before and those just starting out? Obsolete Gamer sat down with 6 time Guinness World Record Holder, CEO and Founder of Empire Arcadia, eSports Architect and consultant, Triforce Johnson to educate us on what is happening and what he predicts will be the future of eSports when the revolution is complete.

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The Obsolete Gamer Show #6: Isaiah-Triforce Johnson

We welcome CEO and founder of Empire Arcadia, world record holder and classic gamer, Isaiah-Triforce Johnson to the show this week for a candid conversation about his early days of gaming from playing his first videos games on the Game and Watch to tearing it up in the arcades of New York.

There was no subject off the table from his thoughts on gamers today to the controversy surrounding his company and how some people in the gaming community view him. Triforce wanted to set the record straight on a number of issues and we let him say his peace.