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  • 2021 GamesBeat Summit Next Panel Explored Games as a Vehicle for Social Impact

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    On Wednesday, November 10, 2021, the Entertainment Software Association President and CEO Stanley Pierre-Louis moderated a GamesBeat Summit Next panel focusing on how video games are achieving social impact. Jessica Lindl, Unity Vice President of Social Impact, and David Washington, HiDef Founder and Chief Impact Officer, spoke with Pierre-Louis…

  • ESA Sponsored 12th Biennial Congressional Benefit Football Game

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    The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) served as an MVP sponsor for the 2021 Congressional Football Game, building connections between attendees and the video game industry. The 12th biennial game, held at Washington, D.C.'s Audi Field, featured members of Congress and former NFL players facing off against the U.S. Capitol…

  • Report: Benefits of Video Games in K-12 Education

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    Video Games and EducationBenefits of Video Games in K-12 Education is a 2021 report produced by the Entertainment Software Association and the Higher Education Video Game Alliance that details how K-12 educators are using video games in classrooms across the U.S. to modernize learning opportunities and help students develop…

  • News Release: Report Details Benefits of Using Video Games in K-12 Education

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    Learning Through Play Helps Develop Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking Skills and Meaningful Relationships WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 26, 2021 – The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and Higher Education Video Game Alliance (HEVGA) today released a new report that details how K-12 educators are using video games in classrooms across…

  • Green Games Summit Launches on October 20, 2021

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    The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) today announced its support for the upcoming 2021 Green Games Summit, scheduled to run virtually October 20 – 21, 2021. Timed to precede the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), each day contains over three hours of speakers, showcases, panels and networking opportunities.The summit…

  • Representative Stephanie Murphy on Video Games and the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Representative Stephanie Murphy (FL-07), co-chair of the congressional Video Game Esports caucus, talked about the positive effects of video games during the COVID-19 crisis in an interview with the Entertainment Software Association.“I am really grateful that the gaming community was there to help keep Americans mentally healthy and socially…

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