Talking about the press twisting the truth and how the brain sees games as simulations.
You know what I have always found strange about this? They say videogames make people violent because they are simulating killing living creatures. Yet, centuries ago, kids used to go out and hunt and fight in wars in real life and that didn't turn them into crazed killers! What they are really trying to do is cover up the fact that society is f****d up, and that there are alot of people naturally born with mental issues. These issues would have come up in some form or another, but they look at games as an easy source to place blame on.
sorry, fixed (all of them)
Mature games not for kids ...if u play crash or mario no kids will ever do this i was playing since i was 5 and i didnt do somthing like shoot someone or slash another ... some ppl are just crazy that`s all
yeah think so too.
Mature games are for anyone mature enough to play them. Kids may not be matured physically but some can be mentally. Sorry, but I hate it whenever someone says mature games aren't for kids. It'd suck to be your kids.
This myth PISSES ME OFF SO BAD I JUST WANNA HIT SOMEONE AND STEAL THEIR CAR. GOD.
G-T-A Motha F**ka!
Wouldnt call it 100% true. It's ridiculous to say that the things you take in dont have an effect on you. This is true for games music and movies. If you play alotta games with alotta swearing you might start swearing more (aside from KZ2 which will drive you to hate swearing with a passion). But I dont think playing gta or rdr will make you go out and kill someone....... or tie them to a railroad track O.o. I read a study about the effects of music and it showed that ppl who listen to music with alotta swearing will start to swear more. But swearing doesnt physically harm someone. Its different than violence. I doubt a guy would walk out of a theater after seeing Ninja Assassin and try to cut someone's head off.
It's always violent GAMES. Never music with explicitly violent lyrics. Never television shows that would NEVER show nudity, but have no problem showing a person getting shot and bleeding on a sidewalk. I played Castlevania like a fiend growing up. I guess it's a wonder I'm not a goth with a whip fetish.
Reminds me of the PMRC vs. Rock music in the '80's. Al Gore's wife was listening to a Prince album with her daughter and decided it was time to censor everything. Of course no one went out against opera music which has mass amounts of sex and violence.
If people are going to be violent then they will, regardless of music, games, movies and television. I hate when people are like "In my day we didn't have the violence, killings, homosexuals etc.." The wild west is more violent then anything right now, if parents were responsible they wouldn't be buying mature games and let their kids see R rated movies and adult themed programs. Bottom line, people are who they are, they aren't made by media. Crimes are just more widely reported with a million news channels. Listen to the Don Henley song "Dirty Laundry" you'll see what I mean.
it gives crazy people something to ride on.
And they put a kid with a Rocket launcher thing lol. Is not a Myth, is a Fact. Violent Games makes more violent gamers, anger, impatience, stress etc, and the kids are more vulnerable to that.
thats what people automatically assume, but as you see from my post it's not the case.
I am sure for the thousands of years before video games were invented no violence or violent crimes were ever committed*yeah right*. I am sure of the millions of people that play violent video games such as gta are going to go out and mimic the characters that are in the games eventually*yeah sure*. I have been playing violent and non-violent video games since I was 4(I am now 25) and have never considered doing any violent things that were depicted in the games that I have played. This is just the typical "politically correct status quo" garbage that have been going on since as long as I can remember, and it is just another way of irresponsible parents passing the buck and blaming their failings as a parent on video games or any other thing at the time. Of course I wont let a 5 year old child play a game like gta and sometimes parents try their best to raise their children but sometimes children don't listen and in that case I don't blame parents as long as they try their best, but I also don't blame video games or any other thing. If someone cant distinguish virtual reality from real life than they have some serious issues or problems that are less than likely associated with any from of entertainment. It all boils down to the person who makes the right decision instead of the wrong decision, its called responsibility and knowing right from wrong, and video games or any other thing for that matter cannot convince someone otherwise. And I(as well as other responsible people that know and were taught at an early age of what is right and what is wrong) am living proof of that. A lot of parents these days are busier than ever before with life, but letting that fast pace type of life interfere with teaching your kid(s) morals, responsibility, and what is right from wrong is dangerous, irresponsible, and unacceptable imo. I am not trying to tell parents how to raise their kid(s) but those are important cornerstones in a child's development and will make them better off in life.
media always wanna blame someone...why not blame the parents of this kids? Why would a parent get a kid a RATE MATURE game for a 7yr old? plus this parent don't pay attention to theire kids and thats why they do violent things..plus arent they people who are born with mental problems?
I've been playing video games since I came out my pops nutsack and I admit I have been in some pretty violent altercations throughout my life, but I think growing up around bloods and crips then joining the military might've had a bigger influence on the way I've become than games like Mortal Kombat or GTA. We're products of our environments, not mind-slaves to the games we play. Someone tell me this, if video games make people violent then what games do terrorists and little 9 year old somalian kids with ak-47s play? I know a lot of Sailors and Marines that play COD and BFBC2, but I don't think any of them have ever cut off someones head.
yes its true games makes me violently yell at noobs on my mic....LOL are they kidding i'v have played games all my life i have no wait to kill things,i know the difference between games and Reality.i play games more for the sport and competition i think its fun to play violent video games with others,no ones getting hurt.
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