Media playback is unsupported on your device

Is video gaming a spectator sport?

25 August 2014 Last updated at 06:20 BST

Video game fans have descended on Coventry for the UK's biggest gaming festival.

Crowds packed the tents to watch a battle between two teams of 'superstar' gamers, fighting for thousands of pounds in prize money.

It is a highly professional set-up, with commentators analysing every move. But is it really a sport?

Graham Satchell reports.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.