The justices likely won’t be handling joysticks.
But for the first time, the U.S. Supreme Court will be taking up the subject of video games. At issue for the high court — whether California has the right to ban violent video games. The law was signed in 2005 by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger — and has bounced around the courts since then. A federal appeals court declared it unconstitutional last year. The issue isn’t just child’s play. The videogame industry brings in $20 billion a year.