Web petition stalls German videogame ban

German government plans to ban violent videogames will have to be put on hold, after a successful internet petition by German gamers. The e-petition, hosted on the official forums of the Bundestag, the German parliament, has passed the 50,000 signatures necessary to force a government review. Last month the country’s 16 interior ministers called for a ban on the creation and distribution of games involving violent acts against human or human-like characters. Read more here