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  • ESA Leadership Desk: U.S. Video Game Industry Fuels Connection, Employment and Economic Growth

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    Video games are a part of the fabric of American culture and a cornerstone of entertainment—and we’re a key part of America’s economic engine, too. That’s why we’re excited to share our latest Economic Impact Report, which details the significant impact video games have on our economy.

  • Report: Video Games Contribute $90 Billion+ to U.S. Economy

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    New study from Entertainment Software Association shows industry’s widespread impact in fueling economic growth and employment WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 3, 2020 – A new study from the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) shows video games not only provide rich, interactive entertainment experiences—they also power an innovation industry that has…

  • The ESA Applauds Winners of 2020 FCC Chairman’s Awards for Advancements in Accessibility

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    On October 8, 2020, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recognized the contributions of three remarkable individuals who have helped make the world more accessible. The ESA applauds all three recipients of the 2020 Chairman’s Awards for Advancements in Accessibility. We have been privileged to have worked with two of them.…

  • 2020 Essential Facts About the Video Game Industry

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    ESA's 2020 Essential Facts About the Video Game Industry answers frequently asked questions like who plays video games, why do people play video games and how and when do people play?

  • ESA Leadership Desk: 214 Million Americans Play Video Games

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    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

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    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!

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