Video Game Industry Overview

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) is the U.S. association exclusively dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of companies that publish computer and video games for video game consoles, personal computers, and the Internet.

[ASEA, 19Aug2008] Associations Next: Game Over? How Online Gaming Will Affect the Future of Association Leadership and Adult Education

links to references in ASAE paper:
ESA_EF_2008.pdf Essential Facts 2008 Nick Yee The Daedalus Gateway: a Psychology of MMORPGs

Another reference of interest to CS 583/cs596 spr2009:
NYTimes 04 Sept 2000 "Microsoft's Game Plan; Xbox to Go Head to Head With Sony", John Markoff