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What’s So Special About Games?

GamingLives' writer Adam takes a look at the controversy surrounding video games and questions why in other art forms, such as movies or books, it's acceptable to feature violence or sex yet video games are often heralded as 'evil' by the press when they attempt to do the same.

"We have TV shows, movies, music, and books filled with violence, drug use, rape, racism, homophobia, sexism and pretty much every other example of terrible human behaviour and yet those media have to go to extreme lengths to get the masses up in arms. Games, on the other hand, barely have to whisper “tits” and everyone’s calling for them to be banned before they do something unspeakable to our children (the games, not the tits)."

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GarrusVakarian1010d ago

The interactivity, you don't just watch them, you play them. The variety of genre's and settings. The enjoyment they give, i mean what's NOT special about videogames?

Lykon1009d ago

they are for kids init