Riot, Sega, four more join ESALeague of Legends studio, Intellivision, and Wizards of the Coast sign up as Sonic publisher, Natsume, and THQ Nordic return to the US trade group’s ranksBrendan SinclairManaging EditorThursday 7th February 2019Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleThe ESARelated JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games The Entertainment Software Association has six more members. The US games industry trade group today announced the addition of Riot Games, Sega of America, THQ Nordic, Intellivision Entertainment, Natsume Inc., and Wizards of the Coast to its ranks.Three of those six–Sega, THQ Nordic, and Natsume–are rejoining the ranks of the ESA after parting ways in recent years. Sega left the trade group in 2015 after a significant restructuring, while THQ Nordic and Natsume took shorter breaks, leaving the group last year before signing back on for 2019.”We are stronger as an industry when the most innovative video game companies come together to champion the positive impact of video games before policymakers around the country,” acting ESA President and CEO Stanley Pierre-Louis said. “We look forward to working with our expanding membership to leverage their support of a unified industry that shares ideas, engages with policymakers, and nurtures the next generation of creators.”Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Publishing & Retail newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesESA commits $1 million to support Black Girls CodeThe multi-year venture will support education and mentoring programs for girls and young womenBy Eric Van Allen 2 months agoReggie Fils-Aimé on E3: “If the ESA doesn’t figure out how to do this, someone else will”Playable content is “key to a successful E3,” the former Nintendo exec saidBy Marie Dealessandri 2 months agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.