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Video games and ramen noodles: A look inside an esports team house

Esports are big business, with professional teams, leagues, and millions of paying viewers. A visit to the Montreal house where one team not only plays together, they live together.

Does living together take your team to the next level?

Inside the gaming house players will practice and compete from noon until 11 p.m. (Craig Desson/CBC)
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It's a Sunday afternoon and 10 young men are sitting in front of rows of computers in what was once the living room of a red brick, two-storey home in suburban Montreal.

They are all playing Overwatch, a first-person shooter video game, while sitting in identical oversized black office chairs and speaking to each other through headsets.

This is where the Montreal Rebellion, a semi-pro esports team, practices and competes against other teams around the world. 

Spark contributor Craig Desson paid the "gamer house" a visit. Click the 'listen' button above to hear his documentary.

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