Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
November 25, 2014
arrowPress Releases
November 25, 2014
PR Newswire
View All






If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


LucasArts Drops ESA Membership
LucasArts Drops ESA Membership
May 16, 2008 | By Brandon Boyer

May 16, 2008 | By Brandon Boyer
Comments
    2 comments
More: Console/PC



Publisher and developer LucasArts has opted not to renew its membership with the Entertainment Software Association, an ESA rep has told Gamasutra.

An ESA representative confirmed to Gamasutra that the company was no longer with the organization, with communications senior VP Rich Taylor adding in a statement, "we can confirm that one of our members, LucasArts, has decided not to renew its membership. We value each member of our association, but respect the unique factors that led to LucasArtsí decision."

Taylor said, noted, however that "Since its creation in 1994, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has grown and evolved into the pre-eminent voice of the video and computer game industry. The organization has 25 members, including three companies that were welcomed last year."

"Last year was a record year for an industry which is becoming an increasingly important part of the nationís social, cultural and economic landscape. We are confident the industry will continue to thrive and ESA will continue to create a beneficial environment for the entire entertainment software industry," he concluded.

The news follows earlier reports that the soon-to-merge Activision and Vivendi Games would not be attending the E3 2008 Media & Business Summit in Los Angeles in July, and that the duo has left the ESA altogether.


Related Jobs

Crystal Dynamics
Crystal Dynamics — Redwood City, California, United States
[11.25.14]

VFX Artist
Obsidian Entertainment
Obsidian Entertainment — Irvine, California, United States
[11.25.14]

Data Analyst
Avalanche Studios
Avalanche Studios — New York, New York, United States
[11.25.14]

Animator
Avalanche Studios
Avalanche Studios — New York, New York, United States
[11.25.14]

Senior Physics Programmer









Loading Comments

loader image