I told them! I warned them! I said stuff like this would happen, didn’t I?
While I wouldn’t put money on this bill passes, The Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act nonetheless demonstrates clear legislative interest in videogame monetization.
This is a very intriguing step in the continued battle over gambling mechanics and aggressive in-game microtransactions.
It’s exactly the kind of interest I said was coming, and at this point I cannot bring myself to sympathize with an industry that will now spend time and money fighting this bill. Screw ’em.
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