The United States Supreme Court hears its first ever case about video games this week. The stakes are high. Here's what is happening and why it's happening.
The United States Supreme Court is hearing that video game case this week, right? Right. The State of California vs. The Entertainment Merchants Association and Entertainment Software Association (aka "The Video Game Industry"). Oral arguments begin at the Supreme Court in front of Justices Roberts, Thomas, Kagan and the rest on Tuesday at 10am ET.
What's it about, again? Whether violent video games should be treated like pornography — in other words, whether there can e a type of violent video game that would be legal to sell to adults but illegal to sell to kids.