Tag Archive: ESA

E3 may pull the plug on Los Angeles

The video game industry has held its annual trade show in its backyard of Los Angeles for 17 of the past 19 years. But the president of the Entertainment Software Association, which organizes the annual… Continue reading

Ouya tries to crash E3, feuds with ESA

The main event at this year’s E3 may be the slugfest between Sony and Microsoft, but the undercard is pretty interesting, too. Ouya, the forthcoming Android-based console that raised millions on Kickstarter, has… Continue reading

E3: Frequent Gamers Watch Less TV, Go to Fewer Movies

Video games are beginning to have a more significant impact — both positive and negative — on other parts of the entertainment industry. An annual study by the Entertainment Software Assn finds that… Continue reading

E3 confab to stay in downtown L.A.

The Electronic Entertainment Expo is staying put in Los Angeles. The annual videogame trade show ended more than a month of speculation about a possible move Monday, announcing it will remain in downtown… Continue reading

E3 to remain in Los Angeles through 2015

After weeks of uncertainty, the video game industry finally knows where the next E3 will be held. The Entertainment Software Association (which owns E3) and the City of Los Angeles have settled their… Continue reading

Construction of Farmers Field could bump E3

After 46,000 industry insiders, retailers and journalists swarmed the Los Angeles Convention Center last week for E3, the videogame industry’s annual tradeshow, none of those people know where they’re going to be next… Continue reading

Opinion: Why E3 is still relevant

The industry has changed immensely since E3 debuted in the 90s, but critics who say that E3 has lost all relevance are missing the point, says Gamasutra editor-at-large Chris Morris. There are a… Continue reading

ESA and SOPA: Between a rock and a hard place

The Stop Online Piracy Act is front and center in the headlines again, as opponents to the legislation shine the spotlight on companies and organizations supporting the bill, giving the ESA one massive… Continue reading

Analysis: Behind The ESA’s New E3 Media Rules

[Gamasutra editor-at-large Chris Morris examines recent changes to E3 2011’s media registration policy, intended to “prevent some of the problems we’ve had with fake badges,” according to a rep with event co-organizer ESA.]… Continue reading

Video Games Impact the Economy More Than You Think

It’s hardly a secret that video games are a growing force in the entertainment industry, but they might be bigger than many people think. A new study from Economists Incorporated reports that the video… Continue reading