Video games seem to have two purposes these days: providing entertainment and keeping attorneys busy. Very busy. Several states are trying to regulate the sale of violent or sexually explicit video games to minors. The industry has also sparked litigation, including suits against the makers of the "Grand Theft Auto III" video. One reason for all the attention: the explosive growth of the industry, now boasting $7 billion in sales per year.
Video Game Industry Explodes With Legal, Regulatory Issues
The National Law Journal
January 11, 2005