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Virtual Legality Episode 67

How "Violent" was E3 2019? The Study that Definitely Won't Tell You

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2y Jun 13, 2019
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When the venerable GamesIndustryBiz makes a claim that 79% of all the games at E3 2019 are "violent", it's certain to raise a few eyebrows.

But what is violence to some, may be something significantly different to others.

With Lego Star Wars, Mario Maker 2, and Luigi's Mansion 3 on one side and Madden and The Sinking City on the other, is it perhaps the study itself that is committing violence...to language?

Find out why it's always important to read the fine print...in Virtual Legality.

#Violence #E3 #VirtualLegality


Discussed in this episode:

"Only 21% of E3 games are non-violent"
GamesIndustryBiz - June 13, 2019 - James Batchelor
(https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-06-13-only-21-percent-of-e3-games-are-non-violent)


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"Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law).

Rick has practiced for more than a decade at some of the country's largest law firms, representing IT, software, video game, and other technology companies, as well as the individuals and institutions which fund them.

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