Tag Archives: esa
Tue, Jul 26, 2011 | 14:04 BST
After losing its bid to impose a law that would make the sale of mature-rated games to minors illegal, the state of California has been asked to reimburse the Electronic Software Association for the industry body’s role in the lobbying.
Wed, Jun 29, 2011 | 03:34 BST
The Entertainment Software Association spent $1.1 million lobbying on the games industry’s behalf during the first quarter of 2011, financial reports have revealed.
Fri, Jun 10, 2011 | 07:46 BST
Despite enjoying enormous success in the Los Angeles Convenetion Centre, the ESA is considering alternate venues for E3 2013 and beyond.
Thu, Jun 09, 2011 | 19:08 BST
The ESA has announced dates for next year’s E3, which will once again take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Mon, Jun 06, 2011 | 09:39 BST
ESA boss Michael Gallagher has said that 45,000 people are expected to attend E3 this week, with 200 companies set to exhibit at the show.
Thu, May 26, 2011 | 14:10 BST
The winners of 2011′s Into the Pixel have been announced and 17 works of videogame art have been selected.
Wed, Apr 20, 2011 | 07:51 BST
Come one, come all. The Penny Arcade-founded children’s charity and the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) have set up the first annual Child’s Play Invitational Golf Tournament, to be held on Sunday June 5 in Pasadena.
Thu, Apr 14, 2011 | 00:51 BST
E3 2009′s return to the beloved large-scale trade show format resulted in a tripling of revenue for event organisers, the Entertainment Software Association.
Fri, Mar 18, 2011 | 14:15 GMT
Into The Pixel is now accepting digital game art submissions until April 15 for the 2011 exhibit to be held at E3 in June.
Tue, Feb 15, 2011 | 21:35 GMT
The ESA has named Brazil, China, France, Italy and Spain as the five countries with “extraordinarily high” levels of online game piracy.
Sat, Feb 05, 2011 | 08:59 GMT
According to an email sent by ESA to an anonymous source, journalists attending this year’s E3 will need to work for a site with a specific level of traffic to get in.
Tue, Jan 18, 2011 | 21:45 GMT
The Boston Herald is reporting that the state of Massachusetts is considering tax incentives for the state’s game industry, in order to help the sector grow from a $2 billion to $20 billion industry within the next five years.
Fri, Jan 14, 2011 | 07:31 GMT
NPD December 2010 – Xbox 360 sees YoY increase with 1.86 million units, Black Ops is software winner
NPD figures for the month of December 2010, released last night, showed that Xbox 360 enjoyed year-on-year increase for the month – the only console to do so – with 1.9 million sales in the US.
Call of Duty: Black Ops topped the December charts, and was also named the biggest-selling American game of 2010.
Fri, Jan 14, 2011 | 04:58 GMT
The ESA has spoken out against a soon-to-be-published study linking video games with mental health problems in children, citing flawed methodology and invalid background assumptions.
Thu, Jan 13, 2011 | 06:47 GMT
When hacker George (Geohot) Hotz was served with a temporary restraining order early in the evening of January 11, he had to have a good idea what was coming. So too must the other defendants on the stark legal papers prepared by Sony Computer Entertainment’s legal team – Hector Cantero, Sven Peter and 100 yet-to-be-named persons. One does not thumb their nose at mega-corporations lightly.
After a torrid fortnight, where PlayStation 3’s system security – namely its ability to determine whether code running is legitimate or not – has been laid bare by hacker group fail0verflow, Sony’s finally made its move.
Here, VG247 presents a report breaking down the the implications of the PS3 hack, what’s come already, what’s happening now, and who the real losers are in this complete fiasco.
Mon, Jan 10, 2011 | 22:03 GMT
Everybody wants to go to E3, but this year it’s going to be harder to slip in unnoticed: the ESA has introduced a new ticketing system in order to combat counterfeit, scalped, and misplaced badge passes, and will no long pre-mail badges to journalists.
Mon, Jan 10, 2011 | 19:41 GMT
We just shit ourselves. And it’s only the second week of the year. ESA’s opened up registration now for E3 2011, just over five months before it begins.
Tue, Aug 10, 2010 | 17:33 BST
A study conducted on behalf of the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), has found the US economy was the lucky recipient of $5 billion in 2009 thanks to the gaming industry.
Tue, Jun 29, 2010 | 23:04 BST
Michael Gallagher, president of the Entertainment Software Association, has said that the games industry needs its own form of top ten sales chart just like film and music.
Tue, Feb 09, 2010 | 14:57 GMT
The ESA’s now officially opened up registration for this year’s E3.