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  • U.S. Video Game Sales Reach Record-Breaking $43.4 Billion in 2018

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    “The impressive economic growth of the industry announced today parallels the growth of the industry in mainstream American culture,” said acting ESA President and CEO Stanley Pierre-Louis. “Across the nation, we count people of all backgrounds and stages of life among our most passionate video game players and fans.…

  • Entertainment Software Association Statement on December 3 Dialogue with World Health Organization

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    "It’s our hope that through continued dialogue we can help the WHO avoid rushed action and mistakes that could take years to correct. The billions of video game players around the world who will be affected by an ICD-11 classification error deserve action based on meticulous research. As an…

  • Entertainment Software Association Announces Departure of Erik Huey

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    Huey will embark on an entrepreneurial path to become the president of a new government relations and public affairs consultancy in Washington, DC, that he is co-founding with an established California-based firm. The ESA will be among the firm’s growing client roster. “Erik has worked tirelessly to elevate the…

  • Industry Momentum Will Drive E3 2019 to New Heights

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    With an expanded emphasis on featuring never-before-seen content and providing immersive new experiences for attendees, E3 2019 will be unlike any prior E3. In addition, this year’s E3 will include an expanded presence for burgeoning video game sectors, including esports and the independent video game development community.

  • Entertainment Software Association And Other Advocacy Groups Continue The Fight To Save Net Neutrality In New Legal Brief

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    The brief emphasizes that the FCC had no rational basis for repealing net neutrality protections in 2017, relied on dubious evidence, and ignored research contradicting its preferred outcome. “Gamers deserve a well-functioning internet without blocking or throttling interfering with their experience,” said Stanley Pierre-Louis, interim CEO of the Entertainment…

  • Michael D. Gallagher, Entertainment Software Association President and CEO, to Step Down

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    “Mike has been an exceptional leader and important voice for the video game industry for more than a decade,” said Robert Altman, Chairman and CEO of ZeniMax Media Inc. and Chairman of ESA’s Board of Directors. “Under Mike’s leadership, ESA has developed a strong reputation with policy makers for…

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