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The Debate Club takes on the console war

Posted by: Randy at 6/7/2007 3:23 PM
Okay, it's time to finally lay all the cards out on the table.  You've read the flame wars raging through the forums, but Xfire is putting together a Debate Club to discuss "The Console War" (ahhhh, reminds me of the East Coast vs. West Coast rap beef of the 90's).  Logon to Xfire today at 5:00 pm EDT / 2:00 pm PDT to hear (among others) Dan Hsu, editor-in-chief of Electronic Gaming Monthly; Chris Grant, editor of Joystiq, and Brandon Sheffield, senior editor of Game Developer Magazine and Gamasutra.


** MEDIA ALERT ** MEDIA ALERT ** MEDIA ALERT **

XFIRE READIES FOR BATTLE AS "DEBATE CLUB" TAKES ON THE CONSOLE WAR

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oin Experts From Cross-Section of Specialties as They Debate "The Console War"

Log On to Xfire Thursday, June 7 at 5:00 PM EDT/2:00 PM PDT

 

What:   

Xfire - the seven million strong gaming community - to present an all-new installment of "Debate Club: The Two-Handed Sword," exploring the fanatically debated topic of "The Console War." In this interactive debate, moderated by Electronic Gaming Monthly's Editor-in-Chief Dan "Shoe" Hsu, a panel of experts from a variety of specialties will discuss a range of subjects relating to five specific perspectives: the games, the gamers, the developers, the journalists and each hardware's intrinsic value.

Who:   

Xfire welcomes the following "Debate Club" participants:
·    Moderator - Dan Hsu, editor-in-chief of Electronic Gaming Monthly
·    Chris Grant, editor of Joystiq;
·    Niels Keurentjes, editor-in-chief of Xboxic;
·    Peter Rojas, editor-in-chief of Engadget and co-founder of Joystiq;
·    Brandon Sheffield, senior editor of Game Developer Magazine & Gamasutra;
·    Paul Shields, unrepentant PS3 fan, PS3forums;
·    James Temperton, deputy editor of Cubed3;
·    Michael Zenke, editor of Slashdot; and
·    Xfire Community

When:

Thursday, June 7, 5:00pm EDT/2:00pm PDT

Where:

Via Xfire, www.xfire.com/debate