Variety Covers the Recent Changes in the IGDA’s Leadership

Variety’s Stefani Fogal covered the changes in leadership in the International Game Developers Association (IGDA): Vesa Raudasoja has stepped into the role as the new chair of the board of directors while board member Emily Greer transitioned into the vice-chair position. In her coverage, Fogal touches on the departure of David Seltzer from the chair role and […]

Gamasutra Highlights IGDA Executive Director Jen MacLean’s Interview with MSNBC on Video Game Violence

Alissa McAloon of Gamasutra covered MSNBC’s interview with International Game Developers Association (IGDA) executive director Jen MacLean. In her coverage, Alissa gives context to the interview as it originally aired just as President Trump was meeting with representatives from the video game industry. The interview comes at a time when violent video games are again […]

WCCF Tech Shares IGDA’s Thoughts on Violence in Video Games

With recent gun control debates leading to placing blame on video games, Alessio Palumbo of WCCF Tech shared the IGDA‘s thoughts on the matter. The facts are very clear – no study has shown a causal relationship between playing video games and gun violence. The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) is the largest non-profit membership […]

Rolling Stone Reports IGDA Names New Executive Director

Blake Hester of Rolling Stone wrote that the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) has promoted Jen MacLean executive director on a permanent basis, alongside some changes to the board of directors. Additionally, Emily Greer, CEO of Kongregate, and Zoe Bell, lead producer at Big Huge Games joined the IGDA’s board of directors, and Vesa Raudasoja moved to […]

Gamasutra Reports IGDA’s Initiative to take on Unpaid Development Crunch Time

The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) announced plans to track unpaid crunch time within the gaming industry through its annual Game Developer Satisfaction Survey. Gamasutra reported on the initiative and spoke with IGDA Executive Director Kate Edwards to learn more about the IGDA’s concerns with the industry practice. To read the full article, please visit: […]