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Computer Game Industry Has Growing Pains

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It used to be -- and maybe it still is -- that making computer games for a living was every adolescentĺs dream, at least among the pocket protector crowd. Sleep all day, play with Nerf toys all night, drink Mountain Dew -- what could be better? And computer games are selling better than ever -- in 1997, they generated $5.6 billion in revenues. But a rash of lawsuits and recalls in the past few months is teaching the industry a tough lesson: Becoming a mainstream medium brings with it responsibility. MORE>>