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2007-04-04 13:25:00

New research by Iowa State University psychologists provides more concrete evidence of the adverse effects of violent video game exposure on the behavior of children and adolescents.

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2006-06-07 18:31:08

The trade group representing the video game industry sued the state of Minnesota on Tuesday to overturn a new bill that would fine children and teens for buying or renting mature or adults-only games.

2006-04-07 11:37:59

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - After playing a violent video game, young men are more likely to think it's OK to smoke marijuana and drink alcohol, raising the possibility that exposure to violent media could negatively affect health-related behavior.

2006-04-04 18:59:54

DETROIT (Reuters) - A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that a Michigan law that bans the sale of violent video games to minors is unconstitutional.

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2006-04-04 17:55:00

A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that a Michigan law that bans the sale of violent video games to minors is unconstitutional.

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2006-04-04 11:55:00

Most video games rated "M" for mature audiences fail to disclose violent content on their labels and can easily fall into the hands of children, according to a study released on Monday.

2005-12-09 09:29:45

They're at the top of many people's holiday gift list, but violent video games can change a person's brain function and desensitize them to real-life violence, a new U.S. study suggests.

2005-11-22 17:05:52

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rapper 50 Cent, once shot nine times on the street in a gang incident, said on Tuesday parents should buy their children his new video game, rated 'mature' for blood, gore and sexual themes, and use it as a teaching tool.

2005-10-27 14:10:00

A Florida state senator has introduced a bill that would ban the sale or rental of violent video games to minors, an aide to the lawmaker said on Thursday.

2005-10-07 17:13:29

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger ignored strong lobbying from software makers and signed legislation on Friday that bans the sale of violent video games to children.


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