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  • Blog Post: How Mortal Kombat Changed The Industry And Helped Create E3

    Today, NetherRealm announced Mortal Kombat X , the latest in the long-running franchise. But the franchise’s influence on the fighting genre pales in comparison to how the controversy surrounding Mortal Kombat reshaped the game industry. Blame It On Seagal and Van Damme? According to Steve Kent’s... More
  • Blog Post: The Ongoing Evolution of the ESA

    Last year the ESA won a landmark Supreme Court decision that struck down a California law and cemented video games' protection under the First Amendment. As crucial as this was, fighting anti-video game legislation is just one facet of what the ESA is about. Renamed the Entertainment Software Association... More
  • Blog Post: Framing The Game: Into The Pixel 2011 Gallery

    Every year, the Into the Pixel exhibit honors a select group of outstanding artists and their work by including them in a touring art installation. The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences and the Entertainment Software Association have announced the winners for the 2011 exhibition, and you can... More
  • Blog Post: Scientific Inquiries: Is The ESA's Criticism Of Video Game Studies A Good Practice?

    Note: This article by Matthew Kato and Jeff Cork originally appeared in the April issue (#216, Saints Row the Third). The increased popularity of video games has put the medium in the spotlight, including frequent scrutiny by researchers and various groups trying to understand games and their effect... More
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