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E3 Will be Accepting Fans Again in 2018 with the New Gamer Pass
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has announced that E3 public ticket sales will begin on Monday, February 12, at 12 p.m. Eastern Media and industry registration is open now Which means that all of those "attendees are ruining E3" articles are about to make a comeback because some people just can't handle having a few extra bodies[...]
The Entertainment Software Association Announce 20th Anniversary Event
Please join us and the rest of the video game community at the ESA Foundation's annual charity gala to celebrate the best of the industry, support a great cause, and have fun. Want to be part of the excitement and help us make a difference? Consider sponsoring the event or making a donation Your support is critical[...]
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Multiple witnesses, including Democratic senator Dick Durbin, have both anonymously and publicly attributed the comments to President Trump. While the president has admitted to questioning why the United States needs to accept more immigrants from Haiti, he and several of his backers deny the severe wording. But that hasn't stopped just about everyone from condemning the statements as reported,[...]
What A Shock: The ESA Says Microtransactions Are Not Gambling
In an interview with Rolling Stone, the ESA (Entertainment Software Association) has joined the ESRB in their stance that microtransactions and loot systems are not a form of gambling The quote came from a story where Hawaiian officials are contemplating putting a law into effect, banning them from being sold to children One could argue[...]
The ESA Approves Of The Republican's Tax Reform Plan
However, the ESA (Entertainment Software Association), who are best known for organizing E3, quickly released a statement in response to the proposal And they were pretty positive about it. The statement from the ESA's president and CEO, Michael D Gallagher, explains how these tax cuts would be beneficial for the video game industry You can be[...]
Digital Game Sales In 2016 Were A Recordbreaking High
According to the ESA's new Essential Facts report of video game digital sales for the year of 2016, we've done a fantastic job of downloading things as a community this year The report also includes some absolutely fascinating facts, like the fact that the average gamer is now 35 years old, and that women aged 18[...]
The Games Industry Vs Trump
pic.twitter.com/tM07yqygiL — Harmonix (@Harmonix) February 1, 2017 Harmonix is only the latest to join the ranks of companies that have gone public with their sentiments, including iNK Stories, Insomniac Games, Microsoft, the GDC, the ESA (the people who organize the Electronics Entertainment Expo – E3), Dots, Bethesda, Ubisoft, Blizzard, and the attendees of PAX South, among others. This is[...]