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WHO Classifies ‘Gaming Disorder’ As Mental Condition

The World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is a medical classification list, containing codes and definitions for diseases, signs and symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances, and external causes…

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Here’s Who’s Meeting Donald Trump at his Violent Video Game Roundtable

Today, Donald Trump is holding his White House meeting on video games, and in particular violence in them. Officially listed in the White House schedule as “THE PRESIDENT hosts a…

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ESA Opposes DMCA Exemptions For Abandoned Online Games

The Entertainment Software Association, an industry group that represents the interests of video game developers & publishers, has argued against a request by the Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment…

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US Game Industry 2017 Revenue Over $36 Billion

The US game industry raked in $37 billion in 2017 according to a press release from the Entertainment Software Association. The Entertainment Software Association (or ESA) is an organization that…

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FCC Extends Video Game Accessibility Waiver For The Last Time

The FCC has extended a waiver for video games regarding the Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 as reported by Gamasutra. The Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 specifies…

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Clearing the Air: The Good and Bad of E3 2017

There has been a lot of talk about E3 2017 and it being the first year the public has been allowed to attend the event, swelling the number of attendees…

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Devolver Digital Accuses ESA For $100K Loss At E3 2017

Game publisher Devolver Digital has accused the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) for a $100,000 loss during E3. According to a report from Polygon, the ESA apparently barred Devolver from holding…

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Humble E3 2017 Bundle Includes Many Free to Play Perks

Every year around E3 Humble Bundle puts out a special bundle just for that. This year we get the Humble E3 2017 Digital Ticket Bundle, which has a few games…

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Hype and Peace: How to Survive E3’s Marketing Blitz with your Sanity Intact

Every year, like clockwork, some of the gaming industry’s best and most talented developers and publishers meet each other under one roof in an attempt to show off their latest and…

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ESA Announces E3 2017 Main Stage, E3 Coliseum

The ESA has announced that E3 2017 will be teaming up with producer Geoff Keighley to bring the E3 Coliseum to The Novo at L.A Live on the 13th and 14th…