Livingstone slams game violence outcries

Livingstone slams game violence outcries

By Rob Crossley

January 21st 2010 at 11:02AM

Eidos Life President calls on national press to back the sector at Westminster eForum

The UK took too long to recognise the cultural and financial merits of video games, Eidos Life President Ian Livingstone has sai at the Westminster eForum.

Speaking at the eForum debate on the future of the UK game industry in Whitehall, London, Livingstone criticised the national news media’s tendency to stir up moral panic surrounding violent content found in some videogames.

“The outcry in this country should be about the poor skills the UK has to make games,” he said.

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