Video games constitutionally protected

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  1. Dave F

    Dave F Cinematographer

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    Video games constitutionally protected

    Given all of the bad press that games get, I'm astounded that there has actually been a ruling in favor of the gaming industry. The following quote gives me hope that games might someday reach the level of respect that it has the potential to demand:

    -Dave
     
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    It's only common sense, but we can't generally trust on our goverment for common sense the last few decades.
     
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    Jeff Kleist Executive Producer

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    Score one for the good guys
     
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    John-Miles Screenwriter

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    Question, all of that being said stores still have to adhere to the ratings on games right? like you cant sell or rent GTA VC to an 8 year old can you?
     
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    Of course you can. Like MPAA ratings they are merely suggestions (which only movie theaters have to follow per industry declarations)
     
  6. Morgan Jolley

    Morgan Jolley Lead Actor

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    The stores have rules set up by themselves to follow the ratings. I can make a game store and sell any game I want to anyone, but you can't do the same thing at Wal-Mart because their store policy is to follow the ratings.

    Personally, I don't see the major harm in the law, but it still was unconstitutional and wrong. Besides, if I can go buy R-rated films at Wal-Mart as a minor, why can't I buy GTA for PS2?
     

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