That so many of us give and receive -- and PLAY -- video games this time of year is hardly news. It was a sellout.
"I'd go there and they'd have these huge ballrooms, all these young people all excited about these young players that were becoming celebrities," said Paul Sams.
At Chicago's Ignite Gaming Lounge, crowds lined up before midnight, not to play video games, but to watch the League of Legends world championship being played half-a-world away, in South Korea. "I can't understand people watching somebody play a computer game."