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The NFL wants less violence and more realism in its video games. Page 2 has some suggestions for keeping it very real.

Updated: December 4, 2002, 10:29 AM ET
By Patrick Hruby | Special to Page 2

After a recent string of high-profile helmet-hit infractions, the NFL reportedly is talking with video game makers to ensure that football games endorsed by the league and the players association don't feature excessive violence.

Many of the games sanctioned by the NFL -- including "Madden 2003" and "NFL 2k3" -- allow gamers to play without penalties, the better to let virtual, on-screen players deliver outlandish blows and illegal hits.

One game, "NFL Blitz 2003," even permits ...

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