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Supreme Court game trials were “kind of hilarious”, says Justice

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan has said she and her colleagues played video games before a landmark 2011 ruling which brought games under the protection of the US’s free speech laws.

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  • ESA seeking $1.1m payout from California after Supreme Court ruling

    After losing its bid to impose a law that would make the sale of mature-rated games to minors illegal, the state of California has been asked to reimburse the Electronic Software Association for the industry body’s role in the lobbying.

  • SCOTUS violent games bill ruling expected next week

    Back in November 2010, the US Supreme Court Justices weighed in on the videogame violence bill written by California state Senator Leland Yee which was supported by the state’s former-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. The case is to be ruled on by the end of June, so sometime by the end of next week, we should know something regarding […]

  • US Supreme Court takes Schwarzenegger bill into consideration, ruling expected by June

    Supreme Court Justices weighed in on the videogame violence bill written by California state Senator Leland Yee and supported by the state’s governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and if you look over the transcripts, it honestly doesn’t look like the bill sits well with the justices based on its vagueness, yet it still allowed the case to […]

  • Insomniac's Price challenges press: cover the big issues

    The head of Insomniac Games, Ted Price, has taken to his company website to urge games media to focus on the bigger picture.