The numerous companies involved are showing their support by promoting the petition and increasing the awareness of Schwarzenegger v. EMA, the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court violence in video games case. The petition will serve as a collective voice of game consumers and will be submitted to the Court on September 17th, the documents submission deadline for the oral arguments hearing, which will take place on November 2nd.
Over the past three months, the association has proactively reached out to all of the game publishing companies, development studios, retailers, distributors and media for assistance in getting the word out - asking them to help consumers, help the industry.
A cross-section of businesses that pledged their support and are actively engaged include:
Divide by Zero
Gas Powered Games
Sony (SCEA & SOE)
Running with Scissors
Spicy Horse Games
A complete list of all petition supporters can be found here.
To sign the gamer petition, please go to: www.GamerPetition.org. For more information on the ECA or to learn more about the ECA's amicus brief and the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court's hearing of California's violent video game case, please visit: Schwarzenegger v. EMA.