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Submitted by CranberryPub 2224d ago | news

Videogames Worse Than Porn

Reknowned porn industry veteran Ron Jeremy has labelled videogames a worse influence on children than pornography, during the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas, which runs at the same time as CES. (Culture)

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mrv321  +   2224d ago
It's a strange think that there's countless refrences to these studies BUT NO ONE HAS actually found a study which links Video games alone to violence. I am going to conduct a study into the dissapearances of these studies because if so many anti-gaming people can find them why can't anyone else?

Oh WAIT THEY ARE MADE UP. VIDEO GAMES DOES NOT AND NEVER HAS CAUSED VIOLENCE.

Here's another fact, the largest high school killing in the U.S happend BEFORE THE INVENTION OF THE VIDEO GAME.
JsonHenry  +   2224d ago
common sense alone dictates other wise. How many millions of kids and adults play video games? And out of that how many people commit a crime, and at that a violent crime?

My point exactly. Every kid that plays video games that also happens to commit a crime also does things that lots of other kids do as well. Might as well go out and blame coca-cola for it, cause they all have that in common as well!
Milky Joe  +   2223d ago
And breast feeding, most violent offenders would have been breast fed when they were young. Pretty obvious that that's the cause of all this. Violent crime was around before video games and so was breast feeding. CASE CLOSED!
Information Minister  +   2223d ago
I completely agree with Mr. Jeremy's unbiased opinion, and I may add that being a professional hitman myself, I consider videogames worse than murder./s
Method  +   2223d ago
This brings back memories.

Remember when the HD DVD camp thought they were going to win solely because they had the porn industry backing them?

Good times!
baum  +   2223d ago
I'm so disappointed in this guy
He has even participated in video games TV and internet ads, hell he's starred as Mario in porn! But then again, I'm willing to give him the benefit of the doubt. He's a reasonable man, he advocates the regulation of the porn industry, so he probably just thinks that video games should have a strict regulatory system.
pixelsword  +   2223d ago
A Porn star saying Games are worse than porn
is like a Tobacco executive saying that incense is worse than cigarettes.
Palodios  +   2223d ago
So if video games are worse than porn... What would you call Ron Jeremy's Super Mario brothers porn?
bageara  +   2224d ago
Games and Porn
"it only does everything"
jackburton  +   2223d ago
Bubbles for you LOL lol
Chucky2003  +   2224d ago
for the US kids ..yes
ryuzu  +   2223d ago
Of course, people never killed each other until video games were produced.
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Typical-Guy  +   2224d ago
Well, an overdose of anything is lethal so nothing new here.
Videogames are made for fun, but when some people live the games they have an INFLUENCE on the games " making them real ".
basicsameh514  +   2224d ago
who is he to judge? there is a such a thing as porn addiction
evilmonkey501  +   2223d ago
I know
My wife doesn't mind if I kill people, but damn, if I get caught watching porn...I'm screwed.
Setekh  +   2223d ago
This article reeks of desperation from the adult entertainment industry, they're probably just bitter then everyone went to CES instead of their expo.
mrv321  +   2223d ago
The did have it planned for the time of E3 but they realised E3 would have hotter girls getting taken advantage of by Nerd HOARDES(sp?)!
DelbertGrady  +   2223d ago
Depends on who is watching/playing. It all comes down to social heritage. For someone who has abusive parents, lives in a bad neighborhood, or is mentally unstable for some other reason anything can act as a trigger to violent actions.

These 'researchers' should study some social psychology before they start accusing different forms entertainment of things. And in any case banning things won't make things magically disappear. Need to go to the root of the what's causing the problem.
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sikbeta  +   2223d ago
Wait, Porn is bad, I didn't knew it ...lol
Rocket Sauce  +   2223d ago
He's right in some ways. If you've ever played an online game, you know games can bring the douchbagginess out of people. Then there's the guys who kill themselves playing World of Warcraft for days straight.
mrv321  +   2223d ago
Online doesn't bring out the idiot racist it's just gives them a microphone.

If you stood in a room filled with them they'd still be as annoying the difference is in the real world evolution dictates that the closest they'll ever come to a Woman is character creator.
DelbertGrady  +   2223d ago
In other news - school yards turns kids into bullies.
kurochi  +   2223d ago
I don't know.....
I usually feel pretty good after I watch porn or played video games..... I don't see either of the connections there... LOL
RAZORLAND  +   2223d ago
lol
kraze07  +   2223d ago
Been watching porn and playing violent video games since I was a kid and I've never raped or shot anyone.
Eternally33  +   2223d ago
No sh!t
How long did it take for him to figure that out, I dont really give a flying Fu!k.
lightningsax  +   2223d ago
Wow.
Holy crap. I can't believe that a pro from an entertainment medium that has been closed-mindedly chased down by political hawks screaming "Think of the children!" has the gall to point the blame at another entertainment medium that has been closed-mindedly chased down by political hawks screaming "Think of the children!"

Uh, Ron? Our '00s equal your '70s, okay? Lay off.
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mjolliffe  +   2223d ago
Shuttup.
vandaLl_L  +   2223d ago
He's Right
Cain and Able were playing Pacman 1,000 BC Edition. Cain got mad because it didn't have Multiplayer. Thus killing Able.
Convas  +   2223d ago
Bwa Ha Ha. A Smut Peddler says that Videosgames are worse that porn? GA HA HA HA! Give me a f*cking break. Millions play videos games, and very few of these individuals (who are mentally unstable BTW) go on to commit crimes. As a matter of fact, of late, more violence has been done TOWARDS gamers.
Magna Farta  +   2223d ago
Ron Jeremy's aging fast, and for a guy as butt-fugly as him, he should just be thanking his lucky stars that women were willing to be violated by him on film for the last 30 years.

And for him to be passing the buck like that, being a representative of another constantly embattled industry, just shows that almost anyone is willing to jump on the "vidya gaymes made 'im do it!" bandwagon.

I'd tell him to go f**k himself, but I'm sure he'd want money for it.
evilmonkey501  +   2223d ago
lol
that made me laugh..
XsteveJ  +   2223d ago
Bubbles to you Magna..that made me giggle

But fo reals, this is ridiculous. These two wonderful industries should band together and combat the naysayers!

Give me liberty, or give me games and porno! (I'll take the games and porno...)
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BYE  +   2223d ago
Why didn't he just say "People, if you're buying too much video games you won't have enough money left to shovel down my throat. I'm still making money with my movies and I have bills to pay. Thanks"
N4BmpS  +   2223d ago
The Pot Calling the Kettle Black
Ron Jeremy? Who the F**k is that? Oh yeah a has-been male porn star I guess. So that makes him lower than dirt in my book. Not that he's a has-been porn star(s.n. I don't know if he's a has-been porn star but we'll assume, like he did)but that he would be stupid enough to say "Studies have found that violent video games are much bigger a negative influence on kids", now I have to insult for being a has-been male porn star or just an ignorant porn star whatever. Mr. Ron Jeremy when you get your head out of your a*& maybe you'll see that your comment made no sense at all. Since you have no proof, and since more people seem to think that porn, his industry provokes and/or influences non-consensual intercourse(i.e. rape) maybe he should watch what he says. There is a lot of ignorance in gaming, mostly among the community but we all know that comment was bullshit, no matter what system we love/hate.
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