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Entertainment Software Association Announces Inaugural Recipients of the Interactive Entertainment Impact Awards

ESA honors two members of Congress, AARP for their contributions in advancing the U.S. video game industry. Washington, DC., June […]

06.06.2024

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A Letter From Our CEO – 30 Years of ESA

As President and CEO of the Entertainment Software Association, it is my privilege to lead the organization that serves as the voice and advocate for the U.S video game industry.

06.06.2024

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Entertainment Software Association Foundation Welcomes New Executive Director

Washington, D.C. – May 23, 2024 – The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) today announced that Sue Madden has been named […]

05.23.2024

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Video Games Remain Lifelong Source of Entertainment for 190.6 Million Americans

Annual data from the ESA reveal video games’ cultural and social emotional impact holds strong across generations. 

05.16.2024

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#ItsPlayTime: A Spotlight on the ESA Game Lounge at Mom 2.0

The ESA team recently hit the streets of Nashville to help parents better understand video games.

05.07.2024

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ESA Statement on the 2024 Special 301 Report

WASHINGTON – May 7, 2024 – The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the leadingvoice of the U.S. video game industry, issued […]

05.07.2024

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ESA Submits Comments to Federal Trade Commission on Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rulemaking 

 RE: COPPA Rule Review, Project No. P195404  Dear Secretary Christie:  The Entertainment Software Association (“ESA”)1 and its members strongly support […]

04.10.2024

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ESA and Joint Creators and Copyright Owners Coalition Reply to Petitioners’ Initial Comments on Section 1201 Rulemaking with U.S. Copyright Office

ESA Filing on Section 1201 Rulemaking:Class 6(b): Video Games – Preservation Joint Creators and Copyright Owners Coalition Filings on Section […]

02.26.2024

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U.S. Consumer Video Game Spending Totaled $57.2 Billion in 2023

A statement on the nomination of Deborah Robinson to serve as the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator.

02.07.2024

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ESA Submits Comments to Federal Trade Commission on Petition to Initiate Rulemaking on Right to Repair

The Entertainment Software Association (“ESA”) is pleased to again have the opportunity to address the repairability of video game consoles.

02.05.2024

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ESA Submits Comments in Response to National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Request for Information on Synthetic Content and Artificial Intelligence

ESA welcomes the opportunity to respond to the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s request for information.

02.05.2024

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The International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA) Comments Regarding “Special 301” Review

Submitted via regulations.gov Docket No. USTR-2023-0014 Mr. Daniel LeeAssistant United States Trade Representative for Innovation and Intellectual Property Office of […]

01.30.2024

The Entertainment Software Association serves as the voice and advocate for the video game industry. Our mission is to help expand and protect the innovative and creative marketplace for creators and publishers in the United States.

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  • Year Founded
    1994
  • Location
    Washington, DC
  • No. of Members
    20
  • President and CEO
    Stanley Pierre-Louis