The Cost of Violent Games? $1 Million

FTC tells video game industry it hasn't fixed violence problem. New penalty could impose a $1 million fine for failure to disclose content

Following last week's settlement between Take-Two and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over the "Hot Coffee" scandal, late yesterday a congressional subcommittee hearing was held to discuss violence in video games and restricting game sales. The FTC told the subcommittee that the video game industry has indeed made progress in complying with and improving its self-regulatory policies on the marketing of violent video games, but that still more needs to be done.

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