GameSpot Shares International Game Developers Association Statement on Industry Abuse

Amid an outpouring of abuse allegations from all corners of the video game industry, GameSpot’s James O’Connor highlights the recent statement issued by International Games Developers Association executive director Renee Gittins. Gittens’ statement recognizes the pain caused by alleged abusers throughout the industry and calls for immediate and swift action to change and pave Read more…

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The Hollywood Reporter shares new partnership between IGDA and GameDev.World

In their recent article about GDC’s cancellation in the wake of COVID-19, The Hollywood Reporter shared the news of IGDA, the International Game Developers Association, and GameDev.World‘s partnership to help game developers around the world impacted by the pandemic. “With the effect of COVID-19 on conferences and international travel, many companies and developers have not Read more…

GamesIndustry.biz Analyses IGDA’s 2019 Developer Satisfaction Survey 2019 Results

GamesIndustry.biz’s Rebekah Valentine took a look at the International Game Developer Association’s (IGDA) 2019 Developer Satisfaction Survey (DSS) results and broke down the comparisons between 2019 and 2017 respectively. 1116 people were surveyed, most of whom were primarily game developers, though others were included who make games as a small portion Read more…

GamesBeat Interviews IGDA Director On Latest Developer Survey

GamesBeat’s Dean Takahashi interviewed current executive director of the International Game Developers Association IGDA), Renee Gittins, about the outcomes of its recent industry survey. The survey is based on responses from more than 1,000 game developers and Takahashi engaged in an extensive discussion regarding the data it showed. Gittins indicated to Takahashi that while “we’re clearly not Read more…

International Game Developers Association Statement About Gun Violence And Video Games Featured in TIME Magazine

A TIME Magazine article titled “No, Video Games Don’t Cause Mass Shootings. But The Conversation Shouldn’t End There” featured a statement by Renee Gittins, executive director of the International Game Developers Association. “Blaming video games distracts from the broader issues at hand. There is an overwhelming amount of research that finds there Read more…