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Gearbox Publishing, Triseum, and Legends of Learning Join The ESA

Gearbox Publishing, Triseum, and Legends of Learning Join The ESA

I have long maintained that video games can and should be an effective tool for education. While video games are capable of sharpening hand-eye coordination and basic problem solving, they can...
ESA Foundation Now Accepting Applicants for Computer and Video Game Scholarship

ESA Foundation Now Accepting Applicants for Computer and Video Game Scholarship

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), announced it is now accepting applicants for their Foundation’s Computer and Video Game Scholarship Program via a press release. This program will allow up to 30 scholarships to...
ESA Speaks Out on U.S. Travel Policy 1

ESA Speaks Out on U.S. Travel Policy

It appears even the video-game industry has been affected by the Trump Administration. In the wake of President Donald Trump’s new travel policy and immigration ban (a policy which bans seven-Muslim...
U.S. Video Game Industry Generates $30.4 Billion in Revenue for 2016

U.S. Video Game Industry Generates $30.4 Billion in Revenue for 2016

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. computer and video game industry generated $30.4 billion in revenue in 2016, according to new data released today by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and the NPD Group. This total consumer...
ESA Announces Increase in Game-Related Programs 1

ESA Announces Increase in Game-Related Programs

Yesterday the U.S. Entertainment Software Association announced an increase in videogame-related degrees. According to the ESA, there are now 385 U.S. universities and colleges that offer a program related to videogame design....
Activision Returns to ESA After Five-Year Absence

Activision Returns to ESA After Five-Year Absence

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) announced today Activision Blizzard Inc. and Tencent have joined the trade association; this increases the ESA’s membership to 37 companies.  Moreover, both Activision Blizzard and Tencent join...
E3 2014 Planned for June 10-12, E3 2013 Rakes In 48,200 Attendees

E3 2014 Planned for June 10-12, E3 2013 Rakes In 48,200 Attendees

As this year’s E3 came to a close Thursday, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) announces today 48,200 videogame industry professionals the world over attended the expo. Comparing last year’s results, this...
ESA Calls Cops to Shut Down Ouya’s E3 Presence - 2013-06-12 16:38:28

ESA Calls Cops to Shut Down Ouya’s E3 Presence

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA)—the company responsible for E3—decided Tuesday to fold up Ouya’s public presence at this year’s E3 by calling the police.Ouya founder Julie Uhrman told IGN the police...
Violence in video games under fire - 2013-01-18 16:38:43

Violence in videogames under fire

Violent content in video games is being blamed yet again for the mass shootings inflicting the states, specifically the recent December shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown.During the past week...