Hawaii Legislature looks to regulate video games

In Hawaii, there are currently three bills in consideration that seek to limit video game sales or regulate the gaming industry. One, SB3024, seeks to prohibit anyone under age 21 from buying a game that lets you buy loot boxes or purchase something that could be redeemed for a loot box. Another, HB2727, would require a warning label on games with loot boxes that says, “Contains in-game purchases and gambling-like mechanisms which may be harmful or addictive,” as well as information about the probability rates of randomized rewards. That bill and a final one under consideration, HB2471, would establish a government department charged with overseeing the gaming industry and regulating it as necessary. Read More on TheHill.com

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