News of the Week; Jan. 23, 2013

1. Missouri lawmaker latest to propose “violent” games tax:

2. 25 Video Game Violence Studies, Summarized:

3. I’m Mentally Ill, I Love Violent Video Games, And They’ve Never Made Me Feel Like Killing Anyone:

4. Video Games Hold No Answers:

5. How the Legal System Failed Aaron Swartz—And Us by Tim Wu

6. Aaron Swartz and the Corrupt Practice of Plea Bargaining:

7. My Career as a Bulk Downloader by James Grimmelmann

8. Game industry worth $83bn by 2016, research claims:

9. iOS games chafe under Apple’s directions: ‘If you want to criticize a religion, write a book’:

10. Scrabble 3D Tile Held to be Invalid by High Court – JW Spear & Sons Ltd and Mattel Inc v Zynga:

11. The Pitch: Enhancing Psychotherapy with Video Games:

12. A week of copyright in the news: a roadmap for the year ahead?:

And in the not really relevant category:

13. Nestle’s Big Break: Win Over Cadbury for KitKat Candy Shape: