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WASHINGTON -- The first ever voter registration drive targeted specifically toward American adults who play computer and video games was launched today by the Video Game Voters Network (VGVN), the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) announced.
The Video Game Voters Network, launched on March 13th, is a grassroots political network established as a means for American adults who play computer and video games to organize and take action on important policy issues affecting the computer and video game industry.
Gamer parents (defined as parents who play computer and video games but do not solely play desktop card or children's games), were also found to be regular voters and have strong views about government regulation of games.
The data shows that combined sales for computer and video games exceeded $7 billion for the first time ever, and that a record number of console video games sold more than 500,000 and one million units.
Entertainment Editors/News Editors/Business Editors E3Expo 2003 LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2003 An overwhelming number of parents -- 96 percent -- say they are paying attention to the content of the computer and video games their children play, and two-thirds of parents say that games are a positive addition to their children's lives, according to new data released today at E3Expo by the Interactive Digital Software Association (IDSA).
The IDSA today also released results of a new poll that shows that consumers plan to keep spending on computer and video games in 2003, with 41% of all Americans, and almost two-thirds (63%) of parents, saying that they plan to purchase at least one game this year.
play computer and video games, and the average age of a game player is 28 years old.
More than sixty percent of Americans play computer and video games," said Douglas Lowenstein, president of the Interactive Digital Software Association, the trade group that represents U.