Industry Legends to attend Gamers' Voice Parliamentary Games Day

Contact: twilliams@gamersvoice.org.uk

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London, UK– 8 th January 2011

Pro gamer consumer lobby group Gamers’ Voice are to hold a special event with MP’s and video game industry representatives at the House of Commons this Wednesday. Politicians of all parties have been invited to come and play video games with Gamers’ Voice members.

The Video Games industry will be well represented at this event with well known industry names in attendance, including

    <*>Ian Livingstone - Eidos <*>Paul Wedgewood– Splash Damage <*>Miles Jacobson OBE– Sports Interactive <*>Jon Hare - Tower Studios
 

In addition to the members of the video games industry, the charity SpecialEffect will be demonstrating to MPs some of their modified cutting edge technology, designed to help young people with disabilities enjoy computer games.

The event is scheduled for Wednesday 12 th January 2011 in the Macmillan room, Portcullis House.

Anyone interested in attending please contact twilliams@gamersvoice.org.uk

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Notes to Editor

    <*> Gamers' Voice is an independent pressure group representing video and computer gamers in the UK which seeks to act as a conduit to make our voice heard in the government and mainstream media <*> In November 2009, Tom Watson MP founded Gamers' Voice on Facebook in order to bring together gamers from across the UK in response to negative articles on gamers in the UK media; Gamers’ Voice has over 16,000 members.
 

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