Michael D. Gallagher

The organizers of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) have announced that the event will return to the Los Angeles Convention Center next June. The event, which is produced by the Entertainment Software Association along with IDG World Expo, had held a scaled-down version this past year.

With gaming becoming bigger and bigger business all the time, the industry is now moving to organize itself politically. According to the New York Times, the leading gaming companies have joined forces to create a political action committee, which will raise money for political candidates in favor of the industry’s objectives. The already-existing Entertainment Software Association (ESA), which includes Nintendo, Microsoft, Sony, and several game developers including Electronic Arts, last year voted to create the PAC, and expects to have it up in running this spring, in time for this year’s general election. The ESA’s chief, Michael D. Gallagher, told the Times that

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