Dota Dispatch: Watching People Play Video Games For $1.6 MillionJason Schreier9/04/12 9:00am1401EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkThe crowd roars. It's thrilling. So are the gasps of disbelief, the sudden outbursts of raucous applause whenever someone does something extraordinary. Even when I can't tell why they're on their feet, I want to join in. The energy is infectious.