Tag Archives: esa
Sat, Jun 02, 2012 | 18:37 BST
ES’s Rich Taylor believes E3 is “more relevant and popular now than it has ever been,” and it will continue to be, even as the industry heads towards the eventual, all-digital future.
Fri, May 25, 2012 | 12:13 BST
Tue, Mar 06, 2012 | 07:20 GMT
ESA’s announced Japanese developer Level 5has become a member of the trade body, it has announced.
Thu, Jan 26, 2012 | 17:14 GMT
Wed, Jan 18, 2012 | 22:55 GMT
Firefall developer Red 5 Studios is skipping E3 2012 booth, and devoting its energies to an anti-SOPA grass roots movement.
Tue, Jan 17, 2012 | 06:34 GMT
Despite the reluctance of many of its member companies, the ESA apparently spent up to $190,000 in support of the Protect IP Act last year. Kotaku turned up lobbying records of four transactions dispatching lobbyists to discuss a range of matters, including PIPA and SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act). The ESA is a trade organisation which draws fund from member fees and E3, runs the ESRB, and actively champions the video game industry’s cause – but has come under fire for not reflecting its members’ values with regards to the controversial PIPA and SOPA. Both acts have hit obstacles this month.
Wed, Nov 30, 2011 | 02:11 GMT
US-based industry trade body the Entertainment Software Association spent $1.1 million lobbying during the last quarter, according to Yahoo Finance; that’s right on par with its usual spend. Issues the association tackled this past quarter include piracy, copyright, foreign trade policy reform and visas for the temporary hire of skilled foreign workers. The ESA is largely funded by member companies, mostly major publishers, and also runs the ESRB.
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.