Report: Video Games Contribute $90 Billion+ to U.S. Economy

New study from Entertainment Software Association shows industry’s widespread impact in fueling economic growth and employment WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 3, 2020 – A new study from the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) shows video games not only provide rich, interactive entertainment experiences—they also power an innovation industry that has a significant impact on U.S. economic…

Video Game Industry Impact: California

California is famous for many things–including a vibrant video game industry. There are more than 619 video game company locations in the state, including offices for ­­2K, 505 Games, Activision Blizzard, Amazon Games, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, Capcom, Deep Silver, Electronic Arts, GungHo Online Entertainment, Intellivision Entertainment, Konami, XSEED Games, Natsume, NCSOFT, Nexon, Nintendo, NVIDIA, Riot Games, SEGA, Six Foot, Sony Interactive Entertainment,…

Leveling the Playing Field: Women in Esports

As the world of esports gains momentum, professional leagues are taking steps towards recruiting more women, as are collegiate teams.

Bringing Esports to Capitol Hill

On Wednesday, July 10, ESA hosted an esports event on Capitol Hill in conjunction with Future Forum.

E3 to Feature ESL Sports Arena

“Competitive video games are taking sports entertainment by storm, with the global esports audience reaching 335 million people in 2017,” said Michael D. Gallagher, president and CEO of ESA. “With the addition of the E3 ESL Arena, E3 2018 is set to be a non-stop, edge-of-your-seat ride of video game announcements, demos, and competition.”

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