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GamePolitics homepage.
GP homepage.
Web address
Commercial? No
Type of site
Registration None
Owner Entertainment Consumers Association
Created by Dennis McCauley
Alexa rank
negative increase 100,975 (April 2014)[1] is a blog about the politics of computer and video games started by freelance journalist Dennis McCauley.[2]

Frequent topics include video game legislation, the effects of media coverage on video games and gamer culture, and stories about high-profile critics and/or supporters of the industry. The activities of Jack Thompson, an activist against violence and/or sex in video games,[3][4][5] are a common subject of discussion.

Some important figures in the gaming field have also posted on the site, including IEMA founder Hal Halpin and attorney Tom Buscaglia, a defender of the gaming industry. Thompson occasionally posts comments as well.

On October 25, 2006, it was announced that had become part of the Entertainment Consumers Association (ECA).[6]

On September 14, 2009, it was announced that Dennis McCauley has stepped down as head editor for, and that Pete Gallagher (former Editor-in-Chief of ECA Today and GameDaily) will be taking the reins.[7]

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  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  2. ^ Stephen Totilo (March 2, 2006). "Is A Senator Trying To Ban Your Favorite Video Game? Web Site Helps You Find Out". MTV. Retrieved Feb 2009. 
  3. ^ Musgrove, Mike (2007-04-17). "Va. Tech: Dr. Phil & Jack Thompson Blame Video Games". Washington Post. Retrieved 2008-08-28. 
  4. ^ Ryan, Oliver (2006-06-09). "Louisiana braces game threat". CNN. Retrieved 2008-08-28. 
  5. ^ McCullagh, Declan (2006-10-16). "Florida judge won't ban "Bully" video game". CNET News (CBS Interactive). Retrieved 2008-08-27. 
  6. ^ Feldman, Curt (2006-10-25). "ECA acquires news blog GamePolitics – News at GameSpot". Retrieved 2009-08-09. 
  7. ^ "Veteran Games Journalist Named Editor of GP". GamePolitics. 2008-12-01. Retrieved 2009-09-15. 

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