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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 […]


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MLB The Show 23: Honoring the Negro Leagues with Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), ESA member company Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation and Major League Baseball (MLB) hosted a reception […]


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ESA Members Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

During Hispanic Heritage Month, Entertainment Software Association members are celebrating and amplifying Hispanic and Latino voices within their communities. Considering […]


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The ESA and Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Host the Diversity in Video Games Competition

At this year’s Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) joined forces with Congressman […]


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Gaming for Everyone: Creating an Inclusive Environment for a Global Player Community

This week, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) gathered with cross-sector experts, innovators and changemakers in New York City for the […]


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ESA Members Celebrate the LGBTQ+ Community

This month, ESA members released exciting new creative updates and products to support and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community during Pride […]


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ESA & Women in Government: The Power of Video Games in Aging

The Entertainment Software Association partnered with Women In Government to host a virtual panel discussion on the power of video […]


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Celebrating Pride with Overwatch 2

Blizzard’s Overwatch 2 is a thrilling free-to-play, team-based action game for millions of players globally. With the goal of making […]


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Zynga’s #PlayWithPride Campaign

Interactive entertainment company Zynga is on a mission to connect the world through games. Zynga’s annual Pride month celebration, “Play […]


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Rainbow Rioter localizes game content for different cultures and communities

Kat Wong has had a lifelong love of video games. So much so, that she decided in elementary school she was going to work in the gaming industry. Kat hails from Hawaii – a state that hasn’t typically been known as a hotbed for video game development companies.


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Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Riot Games showcases AAPI employees

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in the United States, and Riot Games has been celebrating the diversity of the AAPI community and its contributions to the video game industry all month long.


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Celebrating Women in IP: World Intellectual Property Day 2023

This year’s World Intellectual Property (IP) Day is on April 26, 2023. This year’s theme, Women and IP: Accelerating Innovation and Creativity, honors trailblazing women and raises awareness of their representation in IP.


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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    Washington, DC
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    Stanley Pierre-Louis