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[Image: Flickr user Steve Punter] Keith Vaz, a member of British parliament whose anti-mature game stance is well-known by his fellow politicians, recently backed out of a debate on violence in video games during the Westminster eForum without any explanation for his absence. According to MCVUK,...

January 23rd 2010 at 12:02am 0 Comments
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[Facebook: Gamers' Voice] Last month, we wrote about Facebook-based advocacy group Gamers' Voice, British Labor MP Tom Watson's initiative to combat the wave of negative press garnered by violent video games and gaming culture as a whole. At the time that story was published, the group had a few hu...

December 8th 2009 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Tom Watson, UK government e-minister and member of Parliament, thinks that playing Wii beats watching the tube when it comes to helping kids learn. "I'd rather my boy be playing on his Wii than passively watching telly," he said. "Most games are educational," he added. You got that right, buddy. We...

December 30th 2008 at 6:20pm 0 Comments