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SAAM Arcade 2019: Breaking Barriers

The Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) hosted the fifth annual SAAM Arcade. This year’s theme was “Breaking Barriers,” and attendees were able to play indie games from new developers intentionally selected to show empathy through game play.

#G4C2019: Video Games Can Change the World

This past June, the ESA sponsored and participated in the sixteenth annual Games for Change Festival in New York City. The gathering featured developers, creators, researchers, technologists, educators, policy makers, non-profits, and more, all joining together to discuss how to leverage video games for social good.

ESA Celebrates New CEO Stanley Pierre-Louis

Yesterday, friends and colleagues from across the District joined us in celebrating Stanley Pierre-Louis, the new President and CEO of the Entertainment Software Association. Members of Congress in attendance included Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senator Todd Young (R-IN), Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), and more.

Bringing Esports to Capitol Hill

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

#NationalVideoGameDay: Meet The Creators Of Some Of Your Favorite Video Games

At its core, the video game industry is centered around vibrantly creative people, who often can be overshadowed by their creations. Learn more about the creative minds behind Total War, Final Fantasy XIV, Kingdom Hearts, Call of Duty, Guitar Hero, and more.


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