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  • ESA Leadership Desk: 214 Million Americans Play Video Games

    Perspectives /

    As the 2020 Essential Facts demonstrates, video games have become the leading form of entertainment because they bring us joy, connection and a sense of belonging when we need it most. Their value to society has never been more vital.

  • ESA President & CEO Stanley Pierre-Louis Speaks at Games For Change 2020

    Speeches & Testimony /

    On July 14, 2020, ESA President & CEO Stanley Pierre-Louis gave a speech at the 2020 Games for Change (G4C) Festival on the “Unifying Power of Video Games". Watch the full speech here!

  • Video Game Industry Impact: California

    ESA Research /

    California is famous for many things--including a vibrant video game industry. There are more than 619 video game company locations in the state, including offices for ­­2K, 505 Games, Activision Blizzard, Amazon Games, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, Capcom, Deep Silver, Electronic Arts, GungHo Online Entertainment, Intellivision Entertainment, Konami, XSEED Games, Natsume, NCSOFT, Nexon, Nintendo, NVIDIA, Riot Games,…

  • Video Game Industry Impact: North Carolina

    ESA Research /

    North Carolina is famous for many things--including a vibrant video game industry. There are more than 47 video game company locations in the state, including offices for Epic Games, NVIDIA and Ubisoft. North Carolina's local video game ecosystem supports 7,497 jobs and drives over $1.25 billion in economic output for…

  • Video Game Industry Impact: Florida

    ESA Research /

    Florida is famous for many things--including a vibrant video game industry. There are more than 72 video game company locations in the state, including offices for 2K and Electronic Arts. Florida's local video game ecosystem supports 16,270 jobs and drives over $2.68 billion in economic output for the state.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxPEwI_jpAELearn…

  • Video Game Industry Impact: Texas

    ESA Research /

    Texas is famous for many things--including a vibrant video game industry. There are more than 192 video game company locations in the state, including offices for Activision Blizzard, ­­Electronic Arts, Gearbox Entertainment, NCSOFT, NVIDIA, and Six Foot. The local video game ecosystem in Texas supports 24,972 jobs and drives over…

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