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  • Diving into Learning Games with #EdGamesExpo

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    A fireside chat at ESA HQ kicked off the start of the seventh annual #EdGamesExpo, the Department of Education's annual public showcase and celebration of educational learning games as well as innovative forms of learning technologies for children and students in education and special education.

  • Putting Player Safety First

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    Online platforms have an incredible ability to bring people together, forge new friendships and build communities. Creating a safe and positive experience for all our players is deeply important to everyone in our industry, many of whom not only create video games but also enjoy them with their own…

  • Keys to Learn: Unlocking the Power of Games with Ubisoft and Games for Change

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    On a cloudy morning in New York City last Thursday, a class of students from a local technology magnet school joined video game industry professionals, Games for Change staff, and experts from Ubisoft to experience some of the newest and most innovative educational games available.

  • #NationalVideoGamesDay 2019

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    In celebration of Video Games Day 2019, here’s 24 fun facts about our industry that might surprise you:#1. Video game history goes back as far as the 1950s, when computer scientists started designing simple games and simulations for fun.#2. Video games didn’t become popular with the mainstream until the…

  • VR, AR, and MR: How XR Technology is Shaping the Future

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    Unlike hovercrafts, holograms, and humanoid robots, extended reality (XR) is no longer just a futuristic fantasy. XR technology today is a part of our daily lives—a widespread and accessible technology with limitless applications and potential.What is XR?XR is a catch-all category for all real-and-virtual combined environments generated by computer…

  • #G4C2019: Video Games Can Change the World

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    This past June, the Entertainment Software Association sponsored and participated in the sixteenth annual Games for Change Festival in New York City. The gathering featured developers, creators, researchers, technologists, educators, policy makers, non-profits, and more. Together, participants and speakers explored how to leverage video games for social good.While at…

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