Tag: ESA


Analysis: Rumors Hint at Upcoming Post-E3 Reveals Starting May 1

Analysis: Rumors Hint at Upcoming Post-E3 Reveals Starting May

 |  Clement Goh
Rumors from various gaming analysts hint at major announcements coming for next-gen titles for the PS5 and Xbox Series X ahead of an E3 gap in June. The event was cancelled ahead due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, prompting major developers to find other options in presenting upcoming projects to the public. The reveals between […]
Microsoft, Sony, And Nintendo Partner To Disclose Lootbox Chances 2

Microsoft, Sony, And Nintendo Partner To Disclose Lootbox Chances

 |  Liam Ferguson
Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony announced an initiative that will require publishers to disclose drop rates for all games that include paid loot boxes.
Games for Change Video Responds to Trump's "Violence in Games" Reel

Games for Change Video Responds to Trump’s “Violence in Games” Reel

 |  Joe DeClara
Games for Change, an organization which advocates for the social impact of games, has published a video montage featuring 88 seconds of artistic, non-violent moments in games like Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Minecraft, Celeste, and 16 others.
Tencent's WeChat is Now Banned in the United States

Trump’s List of Video Game Representatives Revealed

 |  Nathan Shubert
It has now been made clear who will join President Donald Trump at the White House to discuss the violence in video games.
ESA Has Not Heard From Trump About Meeting

ESA Has Not Heard From Trump About Meeting

 |  Nathan Shubert
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and its members have not heard from the White House about a supposed meeting between the video game industry and President Donald Trump.
The ESA Reacts to Video Game Disorder Classification.

ESA Strikes Back at Video Game Disorder Classification.

 |  Nathan Shubert
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) released a press release today to counter the World Health Organization’s (WHO) video game addiction classification.
ESA Issues Response to Gaming Disorder Draft Proposal

ESA Issues Response to Gaming Disorder Draft Proposal

 |  Remington Joseph
The Entertainment Software Association has given their official response to the release of draft language from the World Health Organization on video games. In response to cases of video game addiction, the World Health Organization (WHO) has been taking steps to add an official description for “gaming disorder” to their diagnostic manual. The Entertainment Software […]
Gearbox Publishing, Triseum, and Legends of Learning Join The ESA

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

 |  Jordan Biordi
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 also have the ability to impart practical education; from humble beginnings like Mario Teaches Typing, to more subtle educational games like Nobunaga’s Ambition. It seems game companies are beginning […]
ESA Foundation Now Accepting Applicants for Computer and Video Game Scholarship

ESA Foundation Now Accepting Applicants for Computer and Video Game Scholarship

 |  Brendan Frye
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 be awarded to woman and minorities entering university-level coursework in the Video Games and Computer based programs. Eligible applicants include woman and minority students currently in […]
ESA Speaks Out on U.S. Travel Policy 1

ESA Speaks Out on U.S. Travel Policy

 |  Helena Shlapak
It appears even the video-game industry has been affected by the Trump Administration.


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