Talk:1990 in video gaming
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Final Lap and Super Monaco GP lawsuit
I know that in Final Lap article there is a note that says:
"In 1990, Philip Morris, the tobacco conglomerate, filed a lawsuit claiming copyright infringement against Namco, Atari Games (the Final Lap distributor in the U.S.) and Sega on behalf of their Super Monaco GP game because both of these games featured a Marlboro billboard, which was found on the real-life Suzuka and Monaco tracks.
Philip Morris was under investigation at the time for their role in preteen smoking, and the appearance of one of their brands in games aimed towards children and teens did not help their image. Namco was forced to pay a settlement and Sega had to edit their game to remove all Marlboro signs."
I hope this can added into 1990 in video gaming topic, with "Namco, Atari, and Sega vs Philip Morris, due to the Marlboro billboard issues with Final Lap and Super Monaco GP" as label. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 23:53, 10 October 2008 (UTC)
Super Mario Bros. 3 No Longer the Greatest Selling Title
I made a minor edit to the claim that Super Mario Bros. 3 is the best selling game of all time. In later years, it has been usurped by both Pokemon Red/Blue and certain Call of Duty titles. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 18:37, 17 March 2011 (UTC)