ESPN The Magazine’s first ever issue with a professional gamer on its cover, on newsstands Friday, takes a deep dive into the world of Tyler Blevins, the Twitch streamer better known these days as Ninja, who achieved in March what no gamer had ever done before: 

He broke through to mainstream fame.  

Via ESPN Media Zone

 Ninja understands that it’s just as hard to stay on top, and every day he doesn’t stream for 12 hours can mean loss of revenue and influence. General editor Elaine Teng explores how he maintains that lifestyle, and most of all, whether it’s all worth it, in her cover story “Living the Stream.”  

As long as there is E Sports, there will be E Sports Gossip, so we’re all good. Can’t wait to see what the future holds for the digital gamer.