Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Video Game News, August 8, 2005

U.S. Video Game Industry Tops $4 billion by mid-2005, says NPD group
NPD Teck Group, Tekrati, 8/8/05
"According to The NPD Group, retail sales of U.S. console and portable video games hardware, software and accessories saw an increase of 21 percent during the first half of 2005 (January - June), compared to the same time period last year."

Cain to Launch Fight Against Violent, Explicit Video Games.
staff report, Leesville Daily Leader, 8/8/05
DRY CREEK (TX) -- Senator James David Cain (R-Dry Creek), announced this week that he will introduce a bill in the next Regular Session to reign in the sale of violent and sexually explicit video games to minors."

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