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  • Blog Post: Dave Jaffe Scolds CNN For Unfair Reporting On Violent Games

    After seeing a CNN report in which anchor Erin Burnett tried to badger psychologist and author William Pollack into saying that there was a hard link between games and recent violent shooting sprees, the Twisted Metal creator wrote a rant directed at the network. You can watch the original CNN clip below... More
  • Blog Post: Obama Asks Congress To Fund Study On Game Violence

    During a press conference this morning, President Obama called for the legislature to fund a study on the effects of violent video games and other media. In the conference, which also announced 23 executive orders on gun control, Obama mentioned the proposed study. Later, the wire service Reuters received... More
  • Blog Post: Disbarred Florida Lawyer Gets People To Pay Attention To Him Again

    Guess who's back? Unsurprisingly, anti-game crusader Jack Thompson is not one to miss the opportunity to capitalize on a tragedy. Thompson, a former lawyer who was disbarred by the Florida Supreme Court in 2008, has been relatively silent in recent years. This was perhaps due to the U.S. Supreme... More
  • Blog Post: Study Says Video Games Increase Aggression But Reduce Crime Rates

    Adding a new wrinkle to the debate of video games and their effect on violence, a recently published study says that video games actually help reduce crime rates by keeping criminals busy playing games instead of committing crimes. The research was conducted by the Centre for European Economic Research... More
  • Blog Post: Video Games Get Their Day In Court

    The 2005 California law that would have restricted violent video game sales to minors has ascended through the appeals process, and will go before the U.S. Supreme Court on November 2nd. The law has been overturned by two lower courts, and the Supreme Court will offer the final word on its legality.... More
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