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Its time for a change. It's no secret that last year E3 was kind of lame. It seems the ESA is trying to revitalize the show for E3 2020, and has some plans for doing so. In a pitch acquired by

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The United States' Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is holding an ongoing workshop today regarding loot boxes in video games. Today, we found out that the three major game console creators Sony,

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The private information of over 2,000 E3 2019 attendees who had a media badge has leaked online. The owners of E3, the Entertainment Software Association, had a page on their website linking to a

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The World Health Organization, who meets yearly at their World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, has officially classified 'Gaming Disorder' as a disease. Per the WHO, a Gaming Disorder falls

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The ESA has announced its new CEO and President, Stanley Pierre-Louis as announced by the organization in a discussion with GamesIndustry.Biz. The former ESA CEO and President Michael Gallagher

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Variety recently published a comprehensive, in-depth report on the state of the Entertainment Software Association, and all the leadership troubles of the past few years. Most of it focuses on the

ESA Statistics Shed Light On Gaming Habits of Americans

Today the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) released the results of their new survey, "2019 Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game Industry," which you can view or download here.

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Originally introduced in October 2018, the video game tax bill that was previously covered ended up dying in committee as the 2018 legislative session came to an end. However, on January 28, the

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The Federal Trade Commission is investigating loot boxes after an official request to do so was made by Senator Maggie Hassan. The request was affirmed by FTC chairman Joe Simons during a Senate

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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,

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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 roundtable with

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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

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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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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

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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 from 50,300 last year to 68,400. That is an

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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

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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 and many currencies for free to play games

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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 greatest products

The Entertainment Software Association announced that the public will be able to attend this year’s E3 Expo--for the first time ever--by buying a ticket. Purchasers will be able to attend all of the

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Correction: Originally, we reported that the extension applied to video game hardware, services, and software. The new waiver only covers video game software [PDF], and the ESA did not request

Video games, like most things, cannot escape the political sphere, and with this being a major election year, having a say in the individuals who govern us, and referendums and laws put on the ballot

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A new survey estimates that 40 million Americans aged 50 or older play video games regularly.The survey, titled Video Games: Attitudes and Habits of Adults Aged 50-Plus was conducted by the American

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Update: according to the E3 Live registration page on the E3 Live website, registrations for tickets are now officially closed. This means that the event has sold out completely. Between the online

ESA 2016 Essential Facts

The Entertainment Software Association has released their 2016 "Essential Facts" report that covers sales, demographics, and usage data about the computer and video game industry.The report is based

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The final day of ESA 2015 begins now, following up a week of entertainment from the world's largest European speedrunning event. The final day, July 5th, isn't just about speedruns, it's also about

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It's been a few days since ESA 2015 began, and a lot of awesome runs have happened. Two world records have been set, and on the same day no less. The first was set by Edenal and Grukk_ in World of

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Today was the first day for the European Speedster Assembly, known as ESA, an annual week long speedrunning event taking place in Skövde, Sweden. This year's ESA promises to be bigger than ever

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There is a scene in the 1932 classic Marx Brothers comedy Horse Feathers that most likely confuses modern audiences. Groucho's trademark wit is held back by strange skips and missing lines, and

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In response to acts of cyberterrorism, such as the recent Sony hack, Obama has called for greater cooperation and information sharing between private companies and the government, in order to combat