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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.

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2006-01-26 21:15:00

In a sign that video games are becoming more popular as family entertainment, a national survey released Thursday indicates joysticks aren't just for kids.

2005-12-22 14:30:00

A federal judge has blocked a California law that would have made it illegal to sell or rent violent video games to minors, saying he doubted whether such sales could be banned even if the games were proved to cause violent behavior among children.

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.


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