With several leauges, dozens of national-level tournaments, hundreds of thousands of bucks in prize money, and multiple upcoming television deals, professional gaming is poised for the big time. Yet many gamers can name more pro bowlers than pro players. So we picked five fearsome console competitors whose skill and passion bring them this close to becoming household names. Study their collectible cards and figure out how to follow in their footsteps…

(See Electronic Gaming Monthly #208 for full article)