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Submitted by shark6190 577d ago | article

Playing video games might just be patriotic

Parents, if your children are spending an inordinate amount of time playing video games, stop yelling at them. They're preparing to defend our ... (Casual games, Dev, EA, PC, PS3, Tag Invalid, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360)

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CommonSenseGamer  +   577d ago
You can't just present a 'games do good' argument without also accepting a 'games do bad' as well.
ZombieNinjaPanda  +   577d ago
"Games do bad"

Such as what?
CommonSenseGamer  +   577d ago
With all the talk lately about violent video games I would have thought that would be obvious. You can't support a games have a positive influence unless you're also prepared to accept that they may have a negative influence.
ZombieNinjaPanda  +   577d ago
Except they have no positive influence or negative influence. They're a media form of entertainment.
Skate-AK  +   577d ago
Well to be fair anything that anyone does may have a negative influence.
kma2k  +   577d ago
The future where one countries remote controlled robots fight the other remote controlled robots till the other runs out of money to build more!
ZILLA  +   577d ago
I COULDNT AGREE MORE!!
Nothing but the truth.great read,dont mind my kids playing fps of 3rd p s.even hack and slash cause when then shit hits the fan(soon)i wont be defending our home alone.
urwifeminder  +   577d ago
Screw patriotism im a son of earth not a country.

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