Editor’s Pick The White House advisor on games and the game industry’s top lobbyist view gaming in very different ways.
They’re concerned that a 2005 resolution on violence in video games and other interactive media was marred by methodological flaws, ideological biases, and conclusions drawn from inconsistent or weak evidence.
Hasselbeck says gamers should “timeout” if they’re playing violent games for too long.
Violence is sometimes senseless, but it can play an important part in conflict, which is crucial to effective storytelling.
NRA speaker believes games are the issue.
Another U.S. lawmaker comes out talking about regulating video games.
Two trained professionals lay out a defensive case for video games.
Developers and publishers need to make more of an effort to show the consequences and moral weight of violence in video games.
Do video games inspire violence? Here’s what studying religious identity can tell us.
It’s been a good year for video games, from a favorable U.S. Supreme Court ruling on video game violence, to new recognition as an art form. This according to Michael Gallagher, president and chief executive of the Entertainment Software Association, the game industry trade group.
The video game industry is breathing a sigh of relief today with the Supreme Court’s ruling that struck down California’s law banning the sale of violent video games to minors.
Here’s a breakdown of the arguments that mattered to the Supreme Court in its decision today to strike down California’s law banning the sale of violent video games to minors. The court voted 7-2 in favor of holding the law as unconstitutional on First Amendment grounds. It’s interesting to see how the court considered the evidence and decided.
The U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared to favor the video game industry today during oral arguments about whether to uphold a California law that makes it a crime to sell violent video games to minors, according to journalists who attended the hearing.
The U.S. Supreme Court said today it would review a California law that prohibited sales of violent video games to minors. An appeals court previously struck down the law, saying it is an unconstitutional infringement of free speech.