Moms are playing games, and many are playing on a regular basis.
The ESA reports that women make up nearly half of all video game players and that consumers purchase many different kinds of games. But without a clearer explanation of how it gathered this data, these “essential facts” are suspect.
It’s time again for the most pointless kudos in all of games media: our annual E3 Non-Award Awards.
The ESA helped to remove over 5 million infringing files and nearly 100,000 search-engine results for pirated games.
Editor’s Pick HopeLab’s six free-to-play online minigames help kids understand why they need to take medicine that makes them feel sick.
The Entertainment Software Association’s network of gamers represents the interests of game creators.
Vice President Joe Biden sat down with professionals from the games industry today to hear their input about gun violence in the United States.
Guest Post When picturing the average gamer, I wouldn’t blame you if your mental image depicts a teenage male. He’s got the latest gaming console and the greatest mobile gadgets – loaded with every imaginable game app – all but surgically attached to his hands.
Mojang, the Swedish developer of Minecraft, is considering introducing a subscription model to its block-centric building game and will bow out of next month’s Electronic Entertainment Expo.
Guest Post Parents, politicians, and educators often criticize video games as a waste of time that distract kids from healthier activities such as school, outdoor play, sports, and community service. Just one problem: Research is quickly proving the theory wrong and illustrating that gaming can be a beneficial and well-rounded part of a healthy, balanced media diet. Moreover, due to their interactivity, at odds with passive mediums such as television, kids’ video games can actually be one of today’s most powerful tools for sparking learning and creativity.
Video game developer Epic Games has officially taken a stance against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).
It’s been a good year for video games, from a favorable U.S. Supreme Court ruling on video game violence, to new recognition as an art form. This according to Michael Gallagher, president and chief executive of the Entertainment Software Association, the game industry trade group.