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  • Blog Post: The City Of Glendale, CA Is Preparing To Auction Off More Than 50 Arcade Cabinets

    After the complicated sale of a defunct arcade a few years ago, the city of Glendale, CA is preparing to auction off a large collection of arcade cabinets. A few years ago, the city of Glendale purchased a building housing the former Video West Arcade. The sale of the building covered it and everything... More
  • Blog Post: California Senator Leland Yee Apologizes To Gamers

    California's Senator apologizes to gamers for saying they have "no credibility" when it comes to the debate about violent games. In 2011, California State Senator Leland Yee authored the anti-game legislation that was struck down by the Supreme Court. A few days ago, Lee told the San Francisco... More
  • Blog Post: OnLive Entering A Form Of Bankruptcy

    OnLive is not shutting down, as we reported yesterday , but it is entering a form of bankruptcy known as Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors, or ABC, that changes the structure of the company dramatically. In summary, the company in its entirety is given to an assignee, be it a person, persons, or... More
  • Blog Post: ESA Files Motion To Recoup Attorneys' Fees

    The Entertainment Software Association is delivering another blow to California after the organization successfully defeated the state's video-game legislation in the United States Supreme Court. The group filed a motion with the court today that requests $1.1 million to recoup attorneys' fees... More
  • Blog Post: Games (Sort Of) Win In San Francisco Violent Video Game Bill Debate

    This past week, San Francisco's Commonwealth Club hosted a debate on an industry hot topic that is currently awaiting an official Supreme Court decision -- should the sale of violent video games be restricted? The good news for gamers is that all three panelists at the event reached the conclusion... More
  • Blog Post: Congressman Wants Warning Labels On Violent Games

    Congressman Joe Baca (D-CA) has introduced a bill that would require all ESRB Teen-rated games and higher to have a parental advisory sticker. The bill called The Video Game Health Labeling Act of 2011 would require the following sticker if it passed and became law: "WARNING: Excessive exposure... More
  • Blog Post: Hollywood Rallies Against California's Anti-Video Game Law

    A range of entertainment trade groups – including the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), various actor, director, and writer guilds, The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and many others – have filed an amicus brief (info or testimony not solicited by either side in a legal case)... More
  • Blog Post: Violent Game Law Backed By 11 States

    It’s been awhile since we’ve heard an update about the Supreme Court-challenged California law which would make selling violent games to minors punishable to retails for $1,000. Today we have word that 11 states have sided with California on the law. States that are siding with California... More
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