Are Video Games Truly Free?


This week, I discuss whether or not video games are truly ‘free’ in society. Due to the increase of censorship in video games, I felt it was important to discuss this topic.

Video Game Censorship and Freedom of Speech – an Interview with Jon Festinger, Q.C.:

The following are the references I used in this video:

Festinger, J., Metcalfe, C., & Ripley, R. (2012). The Freedoms. In Video Game Law (2nd ed.). Markham, Ontario: LexisNexis Canada.

Mellow Jr., J. (2004, January 6). Haitian Group Files Suit To Ban ‘Grand Theft Auto: Vice City’ Retrieved March 18, 2015, from…

Frum, L. (2010, October 1). Playing as ‘Taliban’ removed from ‘Medal of Honor’ game. Retrieved March 18, 2015, from…


King’s Quest:… Retrieved March 18, 2015 from….

SoftPorn Adventure:… Retrieved March 18, 2015 from…

Fallout 1 GIF: Retrieved March 18, 2015 from… (If anyone has a proper source, let me know!)


Jennie Bharaj

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