With the game mere hours in the hands of the public, the media backlash has begun over shocking scenes of torture in GTA V.
“Children are displaying more violence and they are viewing games like GTA. They don’t understand the difference between reality and fiction because it’s so graphic and real. And they do copy it.” Then don't let them play it. Be a parent.
Simple. As. That. Stop using the game as an excuse for being a shitty parent.
The game is rated mature for a reason. I agree Konsoru,adults don't parent their kids like they should,then they go looking for scapegoats like movies,music and video games. Message to all parents: Stop letting the tv raise your kids! SMH!
Same reason why movies and music have ratings on them. But apparently, GAMES have to be targeted out and suddenly it doesn't matter what the ESRB is.
Nailed it! So simple a concept, yet so many out there haven't a clue. Funny, no one screams foul when things of this nature are in films, etc.
I saw the headline and this was my first thought. https://www.youtube.com/wat...
bc the media isnt allowed to report on Real Important issues like Fukushima nuclear reactor leaking hundreds of tons of dangerous radioactive chemicals into the pacific ocean everyday for the last two years, resulting in harming the whole northern hemiphiere killing animals and falling down with the rain poisoning our water supply (in usa). so they attack gta. enough said. **** the media.
Yes, f*%! the media, but said in Trevor's voice.
another way to depopulate us if you ask me.
i agree. but there are so many reasons behind it. pm if u wanna talk about it. i suggest you do ur own research tho just to be safe about what to stay away frmthat might be contaminated.
Yup as soon as I got to that mission, i was like "oh boy, this might cause a little bit of a problem." But seriously, why would parents let their kids play games like this? You cant blame the game industry, its got an M rating for a reason.
pretty sure its illegal to sell people under 18, 18 year old games, so whos buying them this?
Aaaaannnndddd this is EXACTLY the part of the game I was talking about on an different post in the past few days about. I knew that as soon as mainstream cryba...**ahem** media got their hands on this part it would likely create a shitstorm.
this only benefits rockstar
What a load of rubbish the media keep coming up with. Like everyone keeps saying, IT'S NOT A KIDS GAME.
parents need to be parents they wouldn't buy their kids pornos so why violent games
Been there done that, they'll do the same thing for GTA6 Just keep your kid in his room without tv, games, books, cellphone or any kind of entertainment. I've played violent games all my life and I never tried to hurt a single human being in my life.
I call BS!!!! If i remember TLoU had a pretty intense scene that cold be classified as torture. Maybe because the game was set in an apocalyptic future makes it easier to swallow. The fact that GTA5 has a torture scene means nothing, its only an issue because it is in a present day environment. As for children getting the game, If an underage child is found in possession of a game that is classified out of their age bracket then the parent should be penalized. I have 2 nieces both under the age of 18 and they are not allowed to view or play games that are 18 and up. Those games are kept in my private game room where they are not allowed.
Rated M for Mature....
I love Rockstar so much, they know how to fuck around with the Medias sanity just to break some common sense over their heads. Talk about the band geek who messed it up for his/her class mates, then badmouths video games in his/her future career.
What's good about these media backlash things is that they're always so well researched and consider every fact in the context in which it was supposed to be presented.... Either that or the complete opposite.
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