WASHINGTON -- The video-game industry is facing a flurry of criticism and bad publicity as it prepares for its big convention next month, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, better known as E3, in Los Angeles, May 13 to 15. In 1999, legislators have filed reports in several states seeking greater control over violent video games and, in mid-April, the parents of three students killed by a schoolmate in December 1997 in Paducah, Ky., filed a $130 million lawsuit targeting game makers, movie ...

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