Tom Watson stands against rickets claim

Critical Gamer writes: We all lived in fear of getting chicken pox when we were younger, but according to the media a couple of weeks ago, mothers should also be concerned of their children getting rickets, from where else? Video games of course.

The story indicated that the disease, caused by a lack of exposure to sunlight thus denying us all that delicious vitamin D we crave, was making a big come back as the kiddies were staying in a lot more.

Some newspapers, such as the Metro went a bit mental over this, indicating that games were responsible for more blight on society, arguing that they were the reason that all of the children who weren't outside were severely crippled with wonky legs

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DemonStration3210d ago

Hooray for sense and reason!

scruffy_bear3210d ago

And from a MP of all people :)

ademu3210d ago

I know I for one have the rickets. This is because of the time I've put into BioWare titles in the last 6 months. I blame the UK, because there is no way this could be my fault.

scruffy_bear3210d ago

It's always someone elses fault :)

Jim Crikey3210d ago

A politician who's not afraid to be sensible? I need a lie down...

Cubes3209d ago

What a guy! I hope he gives that Vaz tube what for in Parliament!