Tag Archive: supreme court

Anti-violent video game crusader Leland Yee arrested for corruption, bribery

California Senator Leland Yee, author of the 2005 anti-video game law that made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court and one of the most prominent figures in the California Democratic Party, has… Continue reading

The gaming habits of The Supreme Court

The Justices of the Supreme Court may not e-mail each other, but that doesn’t mean they don’t know their way around technology. In a new story on Talking Points Memo, Justice Elena Kagan says… Continue reading

The biggest video game controversies of 2011

For a pastime primarily concerned with having fun, video games sure know how to push the wrong buttons. And while 2011 was relatively tame — no Grand Theft Auto title was released, for… Continue reading

Video game industry wants $1.1 million from California

Securing a court victory that clearly defined the First Amendment rights of video games was just the beginning for the Entertainment Software Association. Now it wants California to pay its legal bills. The video game… Continue reading

The Money Making Game #10: The War on Games

We certainly have no problem getting caught up in the fun of playing games, but the people who create them have their pocketbooks to worry about, too. In this column, finance expert and… Continue reading

Analysis: Why Do Video Games Face Such Resistance?

[Despite Monday’s Supreme Court victory, we still have a long way to go until the general public understands our ratings system and acknowledges their children are safe. Gamasutra editor at large Chris Morris… Continue reading

Biz relieved over Court’s vidgame ruling

The Supreme Court’s ruling on Monday that violent videogames are a protected form of free speech comes as a relief not just to the gaming industry but to the rest of Hollywood. The… Continue reading

Highlights from the Supreme Court gaming decision

Monday’s ruling that video games are protected under the First Amendment was the culmination of a long fight. And the victory was clearly a solid one for the industry. But in reading through… Continue reading

Analysis: Despite Ruling, Threats Remain For The Games Industry

There’s plenty to cheer about today in the video game industry — and for good reason. The definitive Supreme Court ruling that video games are entitled to First Amendment protections is something developers, publishers and… Continue reading

Despite Ruling, Video Game Fight Is Far From Over

As the video game industry celebrates Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling, which formally recognized video games as entitled to First Amendment protection, many are assuming the political fight that has loomed over the… Continue reading