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Entertainment Software Association files brief in Supreme Court case

The Entertainment Software Association and Entertainment Merchants Association have voiced their side of the upcoming Supreme Court review of the 2005 California law which prohibits the sale of "offensively violent" games to minors. The two organizations have filed a joint brief in the Supreme Cour...

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EA's Jeff Green chimes in on California game law Supreme Court case

[Image Source] If you were looking for a concise explanation of why you should care about the upcoming Supreme Court review of California's oft-defeated measure to outlaw the sale of "excessively" violent games to minors, look no further than the blog of EA's Jeff Green. Then again, you've probably...

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LA Times: Parents should regulate what games kids play, not government

In one of the most well-reasoned and least sensationalized articles on government regulation of violent games we've ever seen out of the mainstream press, the Los Angeles Times recently published an editorial pointing out the unnecessary and unconstitutional nature of a recently rebuked California...

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California video game law fails again in Circuit Court

The 9th Circuit Court has affirmed that the California game law is not going to fly -- so, state tax payers better prepare to write the Entertainment Software Association another check. This latest appeal was pushed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger after a lower court had seemingly killed the law by p...

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Spitzer wins GamePolitics' biggest political hypocrite poll

GamePolitics had a pretty sweet idea this week when it polled readers on who they thought the biggest political hypocrite is when it comes to the games industry. Was it Boston's Mayor Menino, who's seeking to pass a "games as porn" bill while trying to woo developers to the city; or perhaps Califo...

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Gov. Schwarzenegger distances self from Conan games

While he might be a big shot politician these days, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will always be associated with his breakthrough movie role as Conan the Barbarian. So it's not horribly unfair for the ABC7 Sacramento news team to ask the Governor's office how his public opposition to video g...

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ESA wants Schwarzenegger to pay for legal fees

California Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger made good on his promise today to file an appeal over a judge's ruling that a recently-proposed violent video games law was unconstitutional. In apparent retaliation, the Entertainment Software Association has filed a motion for California to recoup $324,8...

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Video Game Voters Network starts Stop Schwarzenegger Campaign

You have to give it to the Video Game Voters Network: They've got guts. The organization is attempting to do what T-1000, Sinbad, a kindergarten class, and yes, The Devil himself could not: Stop Arnold Schwarzenegger. As you may already know, the governor of California (does anyone else still get ...

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California game law won't be back

The California game law which would have restricted anyone under the age of 18 from buying or renting "violent video games" has been effectively terminated. The bill, signed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger back in 2005, which was created by politician Leland Yee, had a preliminary injunction put ...

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