Jordan “Proofy” Cannon is one of the top Call of Duty: Black Ops players in pro gaming today. The Major League Gaming (MLG) pro is considered one of the best COD players in the world today. Cannon is currently working with energy drink Gamma Labs PTF and GammaGamers.com to keep in shape for the upcoming 2012 MLG Pro Circuit Tour.
Can you explain what PTF and Gamma Gamers is all about?
PTF is a training formula that works both as an energy drink as well as a pre-workout formula. Gamma Gamers is here to bring the best gamers together to bring the entire gaming community together! Giving awesome sweepstakes as well as sick chances to meet the pros the fans want to see. We are able to keep the community involved and give back to the people that support us the most.
How did you get involved in competitive gaming?
I became involved with competitive gaming when I first discovered what MLG was, and how exceptionally well I was at playing video games.
What excites you about how far pro gaming has come since you were first playing games competitively?
Being able to watch how incredibly large pro gaming is and to know that it’s just the beginning for me. It’s exciting to know that I will still be around while gaming continues to grow.
What types of opportunities are there for gamers today who think they have what it takes to compete?
A chance to experience gaming at a level that they haven’t seen before. Meeting new people, working on social skills, being professional, and learning a great deal about business. There are great opportunities out there for gamers today, such as Gamma Labs PTF.
What’s the secret to your success in Call of Duty: Black Ops?
Being able to go 100% every time I game with the help of Gamma Labs PTF formula. It sounds cliché, but it really does help me get to the level needed to continue gaming for hours. Consistency is essential when gaming and I play better because I drink Gamma PTF.
What are your thoughts on the new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 game?
I absolutely love the new Call of Duty. Looking forward to a great season of competitive gaming this year!
What does that game open up from a pro gaming perspective?
This game opens a new start, new teams, new game and a larger number of teams to compete against.
Would you like to see MW3 added to the circuit and is there room for both COD games?
Yes, I would love to see MW3 on the circuit next year, but no, there is not enough room for both CODs to be added.
How do you see eSports evolving in the US over the next 10 years?
I imagine it being televised if MLG continues to make the right moves with eSports.
What can the U.S. learn from Korea, where eSports dominates?
How to make a game that appeals to the public’s eye for competition.