Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

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First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Gamergate victim urges publishers and industry to condemn movement

Video game developer Zoe Quinn has called on publishers and others to make their voices heard and publicly condemn the Gamergate movement, after being forced from her home following a series of death threats.Quinn has found herself at the epicentre of ... [Published The Drum - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Gamergate: What it is and why it matters

The hashtag #gamergate gets thrown around a lot on Twitter, YouTube, and press sites. What's at the heart of Gamergate? Online buzz and consternation around the term “Gamergate” may leave some wondering what it means and where it came from. Two months ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Video game publishers mostly silent on Gamergate

Amid public outcry over cyber bullying of women in the video game industry, many game publishers have hit the mute button.Companies are staying conspicuously silent about a spate of attacks on women who have been forced to flee for their safety after ... [Published Fortune - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

The Art of Video Games

10:00 AM DescriptionFlint Institute of Arts - , organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, examines the evolution of video games as an artistic medium over the industry's 40-year history. The exhibition will highlight influential artists during ... [Published Hour Detroit - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

ESA Foundation Awards $90K in Scholarships to Women and Minorities

This week the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) doled out $90,000 in scholarships to 30 students who are pursuing game development-related degrees in the United States. The scholarships were handed out through the ESA's charity arm, The ESA Fo ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Links: Women in gaming

× Links: Women in gamingEntertainmentisdead.comEntertainment Software Association on gamer demographics ... [Published Fox13now - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Utahns in video game industry discuss state of women in games, recent death threats

SALT LAKE CITY — Earlier this week, a female video game critic canceled an appearance at Utah State University after death threats were made against her and school officials said they would not be able to prohibit firearms in the venue during the spe ... [Published Fox13now - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

More women play video games than boys, and other surprising facts lost in the mess of Gamergate

Robert Morris University Illinois freshman Sondra Burrows practices playing “League of Legends” with her collegiate teammates in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green) The confusing, nasty muck of the Gamergate scandal , in which anonymous attackers ... [Published Faster Forward - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 3 reports

Gaming trade group says gamergate must stop

What's next in techMichelle Quinn is a Business Columnist at the San Jose Mercury News. Prior to her current role, she was the Silicon Valley correspondent at Politico covering tech policy and politics. She has also covered the tech industry at the Los ... [Published SiliconValley.com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fixing What's Wrong With Gamergate Starts With You

This is how far we have to go: the Entertainment Software Association, a U.S. Like the Tea Party, Gamergate may have been forged with something like an original central purpose: in its case, ostensibly reforming perceived corruption in “games journalism.” ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 4 reports

The Entertainment Software Association Speaks Out on Gamergate

Feminist FrequencyAs the harassment and threats on innocent people are increasing, the video game industry’s trade association has weighed in on Gamergate.The Washington Post reports that a spokesperson for the Entertainment Software Association has just ... [Published Arcade Sushi - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 2 reports

Students receive innovation grants for games and apps | eSchool News

Minority students honored for creating new apps and games that stimulate ed-tech growth and developmentStudents showcasing their apps and games. Credit: The authorAt a special luncheon in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 2, 20 students from across the United ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 06 2014]

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...people playing this game do not jump in their car and drive at pedestrians," the behavioral psychologist Gerald Driessen told the New York Times. "But one in a thousand? One in a million? And I shudder to think what will come next if this is encouraged. It'll be pretty gory."
"The fact that so much of the responsibility is offloaded to the people most harmed by it, when somebody in a much safer position than I am can stand up and condemn it... it's frustrating."
"Through a snowball effect of misinformation, trolling, and ideological/emotional bias on both sides, the issue is quickly descending into a quagmire attracting trolls, extremists, and opportunists needlessly stirring the pot of controversy" said one prominent figure who backed GamerGate, but wished to remain anonymous in this article

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How Science Explains #Gamergate [Published Mother Jones - 6 hours ago]
How Science Explains #Gamergate [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - 6 hours ago]
Gamergate victim urges publishers and industry ... [Published The Drum - Oct 30 2014]
Big firms 'must condemn GamerGate' [Published BBC - Oct 30 2014]
Gamergate: What it is and why it matters [Published Christian Science Monitor - Oct 28 2014]
16th Annual Miami Regional Youth Awards Honor L... [Published A.M. Best - Oct 27 2014]
Video game publishers mostly silent on Gamergate [Published Fortune - Oct 25 2014]
The Art of Video Games [Published Hour Detroit - Oct 25 2014]
ESA Foundation Awards $90K in Scholarships to W... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 24 2014]
Deadline approaches for military academy nomina... [Published Clayton News Daily - Oct 23 2014]
ESA Foundation grants $90,000 to women and mino... [Published GamesIndustry.biz - Oct 23 2014]
Gamergate: What a business executive needs to know [Published Fortune - Oct 22 2014]
Surprising concern about 3D video games [Published CBS News - Oct 22 2014]
Major Players In The Video Game Industry Are Te... [Published Business Insider - Oct 21 2014]
Gamergate Goons Can Scream All They Want, But T... [Published Wired News - Oct 21 2014]
Editorial: Threat draws focus to video game sexism [Published Loveland Herald Reporter - Oct 21 2014]
CBS Sci-Tech: Girl-powered video game challenge... [Published CBS News - Oct 20 2014]
The Gamergate controversy [Published Boston Globe - Oct 20 2014]
Utahns in video game industry discuss state of ... [Published Fox13now - Oct 19 2014]
Links: Women in gaming [Published Fox13now - Oct 19 2014]
Game Industry Voices Denounce “Gamergate” Haras... [Published Associations Now - Oct 17 2014]
How "Gamergate" Death Threats Forced A Game Dev... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Oct 17 2014]
How "Gamergate" Death Threats Forced A Game Dev... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Oct 17 2014]
More women play video games than boys, and othe... [Published Faster Forward - Oct 17 2014]
More women play video games than boys, and othe... [Published Post Tech - Oct 17 2014]
DeanBeat: With GamerGate, enough is enough [Published Venturebeat - Oct 17 2014]
DeanBeat: With GamerGate, enough is enough [Published Venturebeat - Oct 17 2014]
Tide Starts to Turn Against Gamergate's Women-H... [Published TechNewsWorld - Oct 17 2014]
Gaming, guns and online threats collide in Utah [Published CBS News - Oct 17 2014]
Apple Reveals New iPads, Retina iMac; FBI Still... [Published PC Magazine - Oct 17 2014]
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How Science Explains #Gamergate [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - 6 hours ago]
By now you're probably heard of #Gamergate , the internet lynch mob masquerading as a movement for ethics in video game journalism. Though #Gamergaters, as they're known, have repeatedly targeted their critics with rape and death threats, drawing rebukes ...
How "Gamergate" Death Threats Forced A Game Dev... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Oct 17 2014]
Editor's Note: This piece was originally published by our partners at xoJane .  Brianna Wu  They threatened the wrong woman this time. I am the Godzilla of bitches. I have a backbone of pure adamantium, and I’m sick of seeing them abuse my friends. ...
More women play video games than boys, and othe... [Published Faster Forward - Oct 17 2014]
Robert Morris University Illinois freshman Sondra Burrows practices playing “League of Legends” with her collegiate teammates in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green) The confusing, nasty muck of the Gamergate scandal , in which anonymous attackers ...
More women play video games than boys, and othe... [Published Post Tech - Oct 17 2014]
Robert Morris University Illinois freshman Sondra Burrows practices playing “League of Legends” with her collegiate teammates in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green) The confusing, nasty muck of the Gamergate scandal , in which anonymous attackers ...
DeanBeat: With GamerGate, enough is enough [Published Venturebeat - Oct 17 2014]
Above: Anita Sarkeesian of Feminist Frequency with the games she purchased as part of her research. Image Credit: Anita Sarkeesian I’ve been silent about this #GamerGate scandal that has sent waves through the circles of game journalists, indie developers, ...
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