This week's special guest is Emmalee Garrido, a pro gamer. She talks her path to becoming a pro gamer and forming her own team (Team Selfless). Also this week, Jennifer Murray joins Genese to discuss the upcoming World of Warcraft expansion - LEGION.
Emmalee "EMUHLEET" Garrido is a 25 year old from Moreno Valley, California who works full time as a nurse by day, and full time gamer at night. She is well-known in the Counterstrike:Global Offensive community for her quick AWP and p90 skills.
She started playing Counterstrike 1.6 in 2005, and quit gaming in 2009 to go to Medical College. She came back in January 2013 to play again and follow her dreams to be a professional gamer.
During her gaming career, she has attended over 50 different local LAN tournaments all over California. She created Team Karma, an all-female professional CSGO team in summer of 2014 who has placed Top 3 in 7 female international and online tournaments in the past 2 years, including winning 1st Place at Copenhagen games 2015, 2nd Place at Electronic Sports World Cup Paris in 2014, 3rd Place Electronic Sports World Cup Montreal in 2015, and 3rd Place at Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2016.
Most recently her team signed with an organization called Selfless Gaming, and are now known as Team Selfless.
This week, Genese is joined by show producer Scott Murray, video game producer Eric Kieron Davis and pro gamer Jacob Horning to discuss the Warcraft movie and Overwatch.
Jacob has been a guild leader in a US 30 guild in Wrath of the Litch King. He's consistent top DPS in World of Warcraft as a mage. He's gained the rank of Supreme Master First Class in CSGO, and has ranked in the top 100 for monk in Diablo 3 during a couple of seasons.
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Genese Davis is an author, speaker, columnist and media personality known for her expertise in the world of gaming.