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Big news from the nation's capitol today as the Supreme Court finally made a ruling on that old violent video games bill from California. The Court upheld the previous ruling, saying that video games were free speech, and the proposed bill would have been unconstitutional. So, good news everyone! Plus, we've got news on Resident Evil Mercenaries, the possibility of a new Goldeneye, and Summer of Arcade details!
Episode 142 of the Destructoid Show:
Lulz Security -- the anonymous group of info-divulging pranksters who have claimed responsibility for a wave of attacks on video game publishers and government bodies -- has today called it quits. The group claims it had only intended a fifty-day voyage on the Lulz Boat, and declares its work over. (Jim Sterling)
Brown vs. EMA - the long-running case to decide the fate of the 2005 Videogame Law, has finally been decided. The law, as you might have already guessed, got struck down like a bitch. (Jim Sterling)
The Xbox 360 Summer of Arcade is back this summer for its fourth year. Again we'll get five weeks of summer downloadable gaming for Xbox Live Arcade. (Dale North)
GoldenEye Reloaded - A bunch of domains have been found for GoldenEye Reloaded, with common opinion suggesting that a port of last year's Wii re-release could be on the way to systems such as Xbox 360 and PS3. (Jim Sterling)
Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D - It would appear that Capcom has discovered an exploit in the 3DS' cartridge system and will be employing it in Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D, possibly to make sure gamers are tied to its product via an unbreakable chain. In short, you can't delete your saved games. (Jim Sterling)
Destructoid @ PAX - Destructoid will be hosting Destructoid LIVE 2 this year at PAX Prime! Last year, we had male nudity, Geddy Lee voodoo, the world announcement Bit.Trip Fate, and dirty bastards eating gross sandwiches to win Deadly Premonition stuff. (Jim Sterling)
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