The White House has finally sent out invitations to the video game industry for a meeting on Thursday, and the ESA says it will attend. “Video games are plainly not the issue: entertainment is distributed and consumed globally, but the US has an exponentially higher level of gun violence than any other nation,” said a

E3 is holding a live event for fans this year. Although it’ll be at LA Live rather than the convention center (where E3 proper is held), the organizers say they’ll have demos from Alienware, Oculus, Ubisoft, and Warner Bros. among other companies. Tickets are free—if you’re interested, you can sign up here.