Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

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Name: Entertainment Software Association (ESA)
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

The Gaming Arena Is Now Filled With More Women Than Men

Gaming has been an avid pursuit of boys and men. Companies like Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo and others have traditionally created games that appealed primarily to the male demographic. Quite recently The Inquisitr reported a remarkable increase in female ... [Published Inquisitr - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

Britain has more female gamers than male

The Internet Advertising Bureau (UK) has released a new report, 'Gaming Revolution', which reveals that the number of women gaming has now overtaken the number of men in the UK.Conducted over a period of 6 months with 4,058 face-to-face interviews with ... [Published BizReport.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Changes Ahead for the Digital Millennium Copyright Act?

Representatives of software makers on Wednesday warned members of Congress against making sweeping reforms of digital copyright law as the House considers changes to the U.S. copyright system.Appearing before a House panel, Jonathan Zuck, president of ... [Published National Law Journal - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Are Video Games Sexist?

"...critics are concerned that gaming is a largely hetero-patriachal capitalist pursuit." American Enterprise Institute : Are video games rife with sexism? And have you heard that most video gamers are now adult women—not teenage boys in the ... [Published St George West - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

ESRB Celebrates 20th Anniversary | GamePolitics

Seeing that government regulation was in the wings if it didn't do something, the Interactive Digital Software Association (now known as the Entertainment Software Association, or ESA) decided that the industry needed a self-governing ratings system. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Video game degrees and courses up 50% over 5 years

The number of colleges and universities offering courses and degrees in video game design has grown by half over the last five years, according to new research released by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA)."Today's colleges and universities ... [Published WBJournal.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Computer Games Unlock Intergenerational Play and Learning, says ESA

The Entertainment Software Association’s brand new ‘Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game Industry’ report has uncovered some great statistics about family gaming, and the prevalence of video games in family homes across the USA.... ... [Published Street Sweeper - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Review: "Destiny" dazzles, but time for genre to evolve?

For lovers of sci-fi action video games, “Destiny” was worth the wait. brightcove.createExperiences(); Players zoom though the solar system to battle aliens and each other on dazzlingly rendered versions of Earth, the moon and other planets. It’s ... [Published The Seattle Times: Brier Dudley's blog - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Gaming’s Harassment Problem

A study from the Entertainment Software Association has found that in the US, female gamers aged over 18 now outnumber male gamers aged 18 and under (36% compared to 17%). But the news followed Canadian-American pop-culture critic Anita Sarkeesian's Twitter ... [Published Stylus - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Video Game Courses and Degrees in the U.S. Increase By More Than 50% in Five Years

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 -- The Entertainment Software Association issued the following news release: Three-hundred and ninety colleges, universities, and other academic institutions (http://www.theesa.com/games-improving-what-matters/schools.asp) in the ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

GamesBeat 2014 mainstage agenda is best ever: With 101 speakers, 27 CEOs, 7 game VCs, and dozens of press | GamesBeat | Games

We’ve booked them. GamesBeat 2014[1] will have 101 speakers who comprise our strongest line-up in the event’s six-year history. It takes place Sept. 15 and Sept. 16 at the Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel in San Francisco. We’ve assembled a who’s who of games in ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Learn to make games: 390 U.S. colleges now offer gaming design courses and degrees

Above: Vassar College in New York offers game-design courses.Image Credit: Vassar CollegeHigh school seniors considering a career making games have more options than ever before when it comes to college.The number of universities and other academic institutions ... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 11 2014]

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...have changed the gaming landscape forever," says Steve Chester, Director of Data & Industry Programmes at the InternetInternet Advertising Bureau. "They've brought down the barriers to entry, making gaming far more accessible and opened it up to a whole new audience. In the past you needed to go out and buy an expensive console and the discs on top to get a decent experience, now you can just download a free app."
"...critics are concerned that gaming is a largely hetero-patriachal capitalist pursuit."
...to student demand for high-quality and innovative video game design programs," Michael D Gallagher, president and CEO of ESA, said in a statement. "The new talent coming into our industry will revolutionize entertainment experiences."
One of the most popular questions I am asked when speaking with video game fans is, "How can I get a job in the video game industry?" My answer to young gamers is to start in college at one of the nearly 400 higher education institutions that offers video game design programs

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The Gaming Arena Is Now Filled With More Women ... [Published Inquisitr - 9 hours ago]
Britain has more female gamers than male [Published BizReport.com - 14 hours ago]
Video games beneficial to cognitive functions [Published Daily Athenaeum - 15 hours ago]
Changes Ahead for the Digital Millennium Copyri... [Published National Law Journal - Sep 17 2014]
Women gamers are beginning to outnumber their m... [Published Quartz - Sep 17 2014]
Women gamers are beginning to outnumber their m... [Published Global Advisors - Sep 17 2014]
Why video gamers are speaking out against sexua... [Published PBS - Sep 17 2014]
Are Video Games Sexist? [Published St George West - Sep 17 2014]
ESRB Celebrates 20th Anniversary | GamePolitics [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 16 2014]
Four Ways That Ratings Changed Videogames Forever [Published Associations Now - Sep 16 2014]
Video game degrees and courses up 50% over 5 years [Published WBJournal.com - Sep 16 2014]
Computer Games Unlock Intergenerational Play an... [Published Street Sweeper - Sep 16 2014]
Computer Games Unlock Intergenerational Play an... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 16 2014]
Review: "Destiny" dazzles, but time for genre t... [Published The Seattle Times: Brier Dudley's blog - Sep 16 2014]
OVERNIGHT TECH: Net neutrality comments pass 3 ... [Published The Hill - Sep 16 2014]
‘Destiny’ dazzles, Fulfills fans’ expectations [Published Seattle Times - Sep 15 2014]
Meet the respectable (and wacky) emcees for Gam... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 14 2014]
Meet the respectable (and wacky) emcees for Gam... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 14 2014]
BostonFIG test drives new projects from small s... [Published Boston Globe - Sep 13 2014]
Gaming’s Harassment Problem [Published Stylus - Sep 13 2014]
How to Make Millions Playing Video Games [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Sep 12 2014]
How to Make Millions Playing Video Games [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Sep 12 2014]
GamesBeat University has the tips and tricks yo... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 12 2014]
Video Game Courses and Degrees in the U.S. Incr... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 12 2014]
Options are Endless for Students Seeking to Des... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 12 2014]
ESA: 390 U.S. Colleges and Universities Offer V... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 11 2014]
GamesBeat 2014 mainstage agenda is best ever: W... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 11 2014]
GamesBeat 2014 mainstage agenda is best ever: W... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 11 2014]
Learn to make games: 390 U.S. colleges now offe... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 11 2014]
Video game degrees in the US increase by 50% in... [Published GamesIndustry.biz - Sep 11 2014]
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Are Video Games Sexist? [Published St George West - Sep 17 2014]
"...critics are concerned that gaming is a largely hetero-patriachal capitalist pursuit." American Enterprise Institute : Are video games rife with sexism? And have you heard that most video gamers are now adult women—not teenage boys in the ...
Review: "Destiny" dazzles, but time for genre t... [Published The Seattle Times: Brier Dudley's blog - Sep 16 2014]
For lovers of sci-fi action video games, “Destiny” was worth the wait. brightcove.createExperiences(); Players zoom though the solar system to battle aliens and each other on dazzlingly rendered versions of Earth, the moon and other planets. It’s ...
Meet the respectable (and wacky) emcees for Gam... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 14 2014]
Above: Dan "Shoe" Hsu, editor-in-chief of GamesBeat, and Dean Takahashi, lead writer for GamesBeat, opened day two of GamesBeat 2013 with a Halloween theme. Image Credit: Michael O'Donnell/VentureBeat We’re pleased to announce our emcees for GamesBeat ...
How to Make Millions Playing Video Games [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Sep 12 2014]
Created by Erika Rawes/Data source: eSportsEarnings.com The chart above contains data from e-Sports Earnings. These are real people who have made real money by competing in video games — something most of us do in efforts to wind down. According to  ...
GamesBeat University has the tips and tricks yo... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 12 2014]
Above: GamesBeat University Image Credit: Shutterstock At our sixth annual  GamesBeat 2014  this year, we are trying an experiment called GamesBeat University (GBU) . It’s like a conference within a conference taking place at the same time as GamesBeat ...
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