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Majority of undecided Xbox Live voters declare Obama victor of town hall debate

Of the 2,000 or so undecided voters that tuned into last night's presidential debate via Xbox Live, 51 percent thought that President Barack Obama's overall performance was better than former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. Meanwhile, 17 percent declared Romney the winner, while 32 percent...

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PSA: Watch, interact with tonight's presidential debate on Xbox Live

The second presidential debate will be streamed on Xbox Live tonight for Gold members, starting at 9 p.m. ET. Just like the previous presidential and vice presidential debates, this one will be interactive, posing questions to viewers on policy and performance. This presidential debate is in a town...

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The VP debate on Xbox Live: Who won the battle for our hearts

The vice presidential debate, featuring democrat and current VP Joe Biden and republican Paul Ryan, hit US airwaves on October 11, streaming online, airing on television and playing through Xbox Live for Gold subscribers. More than 800,000 individuals answered the polling questions posed by the...

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PSA: US vice presidential debate on Xbox Live at 9pm ET tonight

Whether you're in it for some free Halo armor or to participate in our nation's democratic process, tonight is the second in a series of four debates leading up to the 2012 presidential election. Following the first debate between Republican nominee Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama, Romney's...

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Leland Yee and Activision VP to debate if games should be restricted

Thursday, Thursday, Thursday, March 17! Make your way down to the San Francisco Commonwealth Club to see two titans of the "violent games" debate square off in an argumentative deathmatch. We're speaking, of course, of Activision vice president George Rose and California state legislator Leland...

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Violent game-opposing UK politician ditches gaming debate

[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,...

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Jack Thompson vs. Mark Methenitis debate: The whole shebang

After dropping a clip from the surprisingly civil debate between ex-Florida attorney Jack Thompson and Joystiq LGJ author Mark Methenitis last week, the fine folks at Screw Attack nabbed the entirety for all to see. Okay, okay, we didn't watch the whole thing -- it's an hour long and we have to...

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Thompson vs. Methenitis: 'Because history happens'

And now, a word from Jack Thompson: "Frankly, folks, I'm the pro-liberty, pro-personal choice person here because history happens." Eh, maybe not quite the rhetoric to spare him federal disbarment, but by many accounts, Thompson was actually articulate and well-spoken during last weekend's "Debate...

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Thompson vs. Methenitis: 'Debate of the Century'

Hear ye! Hear ye! Joystiq's own legal counsel, Mark "Minister of Mandate" Methenitis, has announced his 1-on-1 verbal brawl debut (that's a certified professional sport, you know) against -- none other than -- Jack "Attorney at Lawl" Thompson during the ScrewAttack Gaming Convention...

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Top 5: Statements That Will Get You Punched in the Face By a Nintendo Fanboy

"To each their own." It's a simple rule that, if universally followed, could result in world peace. On the other hand, if people didn't go online to bitch at each other about video games, then many bloggers would be collecting unemployment. I can't speak for every other hobby that exists,...

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