Violent video game ban case is rejected, 7 to 2.The case of Brown vs EMA, which would have required video game companies to slap a 18+ label on anything "excessively violent", was shot down today on grounds of freedom of speech and consumer protection in a supreme court ruling of 7 to 2.
It is a great success for gamers and game creators alike. Since the lines of what some may find violent and/or offensive differ from community to community, it's absurd to think that they could cover all grounds with a single law. Read more about the case here. Also, if you're interested in joining the fight for your right to game, check out the ECA (Entertainment consumer's association), who has taken action to bring gamers together for a common cause.