so the reason screenshots of video games on Wikipedia are low resolution is because that's the only way it will be fair use for Wikipedia under US copyright law


I don't understand how a high resolution screenshot of a non-free video game would be copyright infringement under US copyright law

"This image is a screenshot from a video game, and its copyright is most likely held by the game's publisher or developer. "

??? but why and how?

Wikipedia could have been a good source of high resolution video game images but no, we can't have nice things apparently

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