If you ever followed The Far Side cartoons by Gary Larson, you might recall the one titled “Hopeful parents“. It depicted a child playing video games while the parents dreamt of all of the successful job opportunities that lay ahead for saving the princess. Goldman Sachs predicts that the prize money for e-sports (aka video game competitions) will be over $1.3bn out to 2022. Time to dust off the Nintendo Donkey Kong. Do they still make batteries for these?