Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

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The Sims 4 bosses talk about ‘Playing with Life’ at GamesBeat 2014

Above: The Sims 4 Image Credit: EA We’re pleased to announce today more must-see speakers for  GamesBeat 2014 , our game-industry conference that takes place Sept. 15 and Sept. 16 at the Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel in San Francisco. Above: Lucy Bradshaw ... [Published Venturebeat - 4 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

The narrowing gender gap

The number of women who have been taking on jobs and activities that are generally perceived to be more male orientated has increased recently. Below are just a few of the areas where the number of women workers has greatly improved. This inspirational ... [Published HR Grapevine - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Serious Fun: New Alliance Will Promote Video Game Higher Education

A new group of higher education leaders formed last week to help demonstrate the cultural, scientific, and economic importance of college and university video game programs.Who says video games are just for fun? Not the members of a new industry group ... [Published Associations Now - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 3 reports

5th Annual Canadian Videogame Awards: Nominations now open for games developed in 2014

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you have any questions or comments about this page please contact ... [Published WTen.com - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Lose Your Advergame Virginity

The first time is always nerve-racking. You’re unsure how long it will take, who you’ll do it with, or how it will change things. Advergames have undoubtedly gained significance in the digital marketing world— 47% average market growth a year, actually—but ... [Published Business 2 Community - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Why men-only poker has had its chips

:30Social gaming is one of the biggest leisure phenomenons of modern times, and the way women are using it is driving a coach and horses through the old notion that men are kingpins of the gambling world.It’s only recently that we’ve been able to view ... [Published Local Berkshire - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Letters to the editor, June 28

Your June 22 front-page story described the push for mandatory sentences for teens convicted of a sex crime - the proposed Audrie's Law.As a parent who raised two teens in the Bay Area, I asked myself the question: Where was the owner of the party house? ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 1 reports

Who’s playing games? You’ll be surprised

Enlarge photoJeff Chiu/Associated Press file photoVideo gamers have long been viewed as loners, and mostly teenage boys. However, a study conducted in March for the Entertainment Software Association found the average gamer to be a 31-year-old, and is ... [Published Durango Herald - Jun 22 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Lack of female leads haunts game industry

In addition to technical issues, the reasons given for gender imbalance in the game world can include psychology, financial justifications and perhaps sexism. Yet such excuses don't seem to be holding up anymore when one considers the state of the industry: ... [Published Dominion Post - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Video Games Developed and Published in Canada Central to 2014 E3 Expo

Again showcasing Canadian talent and creativity, an impressive number of Canadian developed and published video games are taking centre stage at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo) in Los Angeles. Throughout the Expo, Canadian-made games ... [Published Noodls - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

E3 2014: More Attendees, Fewer Exhibitors

48,900 video game industry professionals and journalists from more than 100 countries attended E3 2014, according to the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), which puts on the annual gaming trade show.That’s slightly up from the 48,000 attendees ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Nearly 50K People Attend E3 This Week

The Entertainment Software Association released attendance numbers for the Electronic Entertainment Expo, which is still taking place in Los Angeles. According to the trade group representing the video games industry, 48,900 video game industry professionals, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 13 2014]

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...and programmers are doing foundational work that expands into health, education, and many other fields beyond entertainment," said Isbister. "There are now almost 400 schools of higher education in the United States that offer video game design as part of their curriculum; I am proud that NYU will play a formative role in shaping the Alliance for the benefit of these scholars and the broader community."
Ladbrokes Casino public relations chief David Williams puts the perspective from the industry side when he observes: "The rate at which social gaming is growing is undoubtedly one of the most exciting developments on our landscape."
"By coming together as an alliance, I believe that we will better showcase the critical role that video game programs play in educating and preparing students for the 21st century workforce" said Phelps
...$21 billion industry, more than Hollywood and the music industry, and universities serve as a mainstay for talent development," Steinkuehler says. "What are the best ways to cross-pollinate industry and higher education for great jobs in game design? Who gets which jobs and based on what criteria? How can we get research and development at universities to be more represented in industry and in the public conversation about games? These are some of the questions we hope to answer."

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The Sims 4 bosses talk about ‘Playing with Life... [Published Venturebeat - 4 hours ago]
The narrowing gender gap [Published HR Grapevine - 9 hours ago]
Video Game Industry Grows, Locations Shift, Awa... [Published Mediacaster - Jul 09 2014]
Serious Fun: New Alliance Will Promote Video Ga... [Published Associations Now - Jul 08 2014]
5th Annual Canadian Videogame Awards: Nominatio... [Published WTen.com - Jul 08 2014]
5th Annual Canadian Videogame Awards: Nominatio... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 08 2014]
5th Annual Canadian Videogame Awards: Nominatio... [Published RCL Advisors - Jul 08 2014]
Without women, the computer game boom years may... [Published Conversation UK - Jul 08 2014]
NYU Assists In Creation of Games Alliance [Published Individual.com - Jul 08 2014]
Lose Your Advergame Virginity [Published Business 2 Community - Jul 08 2014]
Why men-only poker has had its chips [Published Local Berkshire - Jul 04 2014]
RIT Joins Top Game Design Programs in Founding ... [Published Equities.com - Jul 03 2014]
NYU Helps Launch Groundbreaking Games Alliance [Published SPi World News - Jul 01 2014]
UW-Madison: Faculty leads new Higher Education ... [Published Wis Business.com - Jul 01 2014]
Letters to the editor, June 28 [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jun 28 2014]
The DeanBeat: What the industry’s top leaders h... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 27 2014]
Game Developers’ Group Sees Positive, Negative ... [Published Associations Now - Jun 26 2014]
LevelUp.com Viewership Registered Record-Breaki... [Published PRWeb - Jun 25 2014]
Where are the women in video games? [Published The Hindu - Jun 25 2014]
Time to reinvent E3 [Published GamesIndustry.biz - Jun 24 2014]
Summer Fun: Top 3 Tips for Gamification Trainin... [Published Business 2 Community - Jun 24 2014]
Why Canada’s anti-spam legislation is creating ... [Published Global News Canada - Jun 23 2014]
Who’s playing games? You’ll be surprised [Published Durango Herald - Jun 22 2014]
ESA Recaps E3 2014 Highlights [Published Individual.com - Jun 20 2014]
Lack of female leads haunts game industry [Published Dominion Post - Jun 20 2014]
Lack of female leads haunts game industry [Published stuff.co.nz - Jun 20 2014]
Why Ubisoft's Removal of a Female Character Fro... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Jun 19 2014]
Will ‘The Sims 4’ Tip Over EA’s Cash Cow Franch... [Published Motley Fool - Jun 19 2014]
An e-retailer turns to video game technology to... [Published InternetRetailer.com - Jun 18 2014]
Successful Launch of Webroot for Gamer at E3 [Published Security Bloggers Network - Jun 17 2014]
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The Sims 4 bosses talk about ‘Playing with Life... [Published Venturebeat - 4 hours ago]
Above: The Sims 4 Image Credit: EA We’re pleased to announce today more must-see speakers for  GamesBeat 2014 , our game-industry conference that takes place Sept. 15 and Sept. 16 at the Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel in San Francisco. Above: Lucy Bradshaw ...
The DeanBeat: What the industry’s top leaders h... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 27 2014]
Above: Reggie Fils-Aime of Nintendo of America shows off a Robot Chicken toy at E3 2014. Image Credit: Dean Takahashi I’ve spouted a lot of opinions about video games in this column. But I like to listen to what some of the smartest people in the game ...
Successful Launch of Webroot for Gamer at E3 [Published Security Bloggers Network - Jun 17 2014]
Webroot, the market leader in cloud-based, real-time Internet threat detection, recently returned from the 18th annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3 for short, hosted by the Entertainment Software Association.  Used by many of the video game manufacturers ...
Gamers Revolt After Video Game Developer Cuts F... [Published Think Progress - Jun 13 2014]
Video game maker Ubisoft scrapped its originally plans for female character in its new game, Assassin’s Creed Unity, set for release later this year. CREDIT: Ubisoft Video game developer Ubisoft incited controversy this week after it decided not ...
American Gaming: Expansion of a Billion Dollar ... [Published Forbes - YouTube Channel - Jun 12 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9S_2HA9J1M&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;American Gaming: Expansion of a Billion Dollar Industry FORBES breaks down the numbers of America's multi-billion ...
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