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"Today's Digital Entertainment Ecosystem Is an Online Gauntlet for Children"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | A Republican senator's loot box and pay-to-win legislation has the support of Democrats and the industry shows itself in various states of preparation for the coming fight.

The NRA is Still On Its Anti-Video Game BS

Sick video games are creating sick kids says NRA speaker.

IGDA Director Says Capital, Not Unions, Will Keep Game Development Jobs Secure

IGDA Executive Director Jen MacLean talks Trump, gun violence, and unions at GDC 2018.

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"Today's Digital Entertainment Ecosystem Is an Online Gauntlet for Children"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | A Republican senator's loot box and pay-to-win legislation has the support of Democrats and the industry shows itself in various states of preparation for the coming fight.

The NRA is Still On Its Anti-Video Game BS

Sick video games are creating sick kids says NRA speaker.

IGDA Director Says Capital, Not Unions, Will Keep Game Development Jobs Secure

IGDA Executive Director Jen MacLean talks Trump, gun violence, and unions at GDC 2018.

We Compiled Some More Violent Video Game Clips for the White House

Warning: You may need a hug afterwards.

Starting Screen | Video Game Scapegoating is More Shameless Than Ever

STARTING SCREEN | Thoughts on the game industry's big meeting with Donald Trump, this week's upcoming games, and more.

This is the Clip of Violent Video Games Trump Showed During His Meeting Today

Scenes from Call of Duty, Dead By Daylight, Wolfenstein, and more.

Trump Urged to Treat Violent Games Like "Tobacco and Liquor"

Opponents of video game violence at the meeting encouraged the president to be tougher on games.

Trump's Video Game Meeting Today: Everything You Need to Know

All the details going into the Trump video game meeting today.

Here's Who Will Be Attending Trump's Meeting to Discuss Video Game Violence

A new report reveals who's been invited to attend the meeting on video game violence in the wake of Parkland, Florida.

The ESA Says It Has Not Received an Invitation to Meet With Trump Next Week

The President will be meeting the video game industry next week. Who specifically is unknown.

All the Times Video Games Have Been Linked to Violence

President Trump will sit with the "video game community" next week to discuss recent events.

Kentucky Governor Suggests Violent Video Games Are Responsible for Mass Shootings

In the wake of a mass shooting in Florida, Kentucky's governor points a finger towards violent games.

ESA Condemns Trump's Racist Remarks as "Repulsive"

"There is no place in our society for this type of backward thinking[.]"

Russia Uses Video Game Screenshot as "Evidence" The U.S. Was Working With ISIS

The Russian Ministry of Defense was quickly made fun of for the error.

The Real-World Problems Behind Persona 5

Behind every Palace of Persona 5, there’s a real-world scandal.

The Time a Japanese Famicom Game Tried to Simulate American Presidential Politics

As the 2016 presidential election finally comes to a close, we look back on Japan's optimistic take on American electoral politics.