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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.