XFIRE “DEBATE CLUB” TACKLES HOT-BUTTON TOPIC OF VIDEO GAME CENSORSHIP AND RATINGS

April 23rd, 2007 by Barry Caplan | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Industry Experts & Politicians To Debate “Censorship In Video Games” on Xfire
Thursday, April 26 at 4:00 PM EDT/1:00 PM PDT

Via: Frederic Descamps
Xfire- Business Development & Marketing

What:
Xfire – the seven million strong gaming community – to present an all new installment of “Debate Club: The Two-Handed Sword,” exploring the heated international topic of “Censorship in Video Games.” In this interactive debate moderated by Stanford University’s Henry Lowood, a panel of renowned guests will discuss a range of subjects including: government involvement and regulation of video games; the exposure and influence on children; and the power of the creative license.

Who:
Xfire welcomes the following “Debate Club” participants:

Matteo Bittanti, Stanford University Researcher;
Hal Halpin, CEO of the Entertainment Consumers Association;
Henry Lowood, Stanford University, History of Science & Technology – moderator;
Dennis McCauley, CEO of GamePolitics.org;
Russ Pitts, Editor of The Escapist;
Leland Yee, California State Senator; and
Xfire Community

Why:
“As video games become a more mainstream form of entertainment, questions regarding censorship and legislation continue to gain significance,” said Frederic Descamps, senior director of marketing at Xfire. “We are proud to have gathered experts on both sides of this pressing issue to share their views with the Xfire community.”

When:
April 26, 4:00pm EDT/1:00pm PDT

Where:
Via Xfire, http://www.xfire.com/debate

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