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  • ESA Hosts Gay Gaming Professionals and LGBT Congressional Staff Association

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    On July 15, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) welcomed Gay Gaming Professionals (GGP) President Gordon Bellamy and the LGBT Congressional Staff Association for a reception to highlight the importance of diversity and the video game industry.

  • E3 Returns in June 2023, Now Produced by ReedPop

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    E3, the world’s premier celebration of interactive entertainment, will make its long-awaited return to the Los Angeles Convention Center in the second week of June, 2023. The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) will partner with ReedPop, the veteran event production company behind PAX, New York Comic Con, Star Wars Celebration,…

  • 2022 Essential Facts About the Video Game Industry

    ESA Research / Fact Sheets /

    2022 Essential Facts About the Video Game Industry highlights how millions of Americans turn to video games for connection, educational enrichment and entertainment.

  • Nearly All Americans Now View Video Game Play as Beneficial Following COVID-19 Lockdowns

    New research shows uptick in recognizing diverse benefits of video games, including bringing people of different backgrounds together, improving cognitive skills and providing stress reliefWASHINGTON – June 7, 2022 – The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) today released the findings of its 2022 Essential Facts About the Video Game Industry…

  • The ESA Joins Global Call to Uphold Decades-long Pact Against Duties on Cross-border Data Flows

    As governments meet in Geneva from June 12-15 for the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the ESA and more than 100 global associations issued a statement supporting the extension of one of the WTO’s fundamental agreements facilitating international trade.

  • ESA Joins Cross-Industry Letter Supporting Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework

    On April 26, ESA joined 23 associations in a letter demonstrating support for an agreement-in-principle between the United States and the European Commission to reestablish the Privacy Shield program, which will facilitate trans-Atlantic data transfers and improve protections for individual privacy and civil liberties.

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