Loot Ninja has brought you Halo 3 Smack Talk of the Day on multiple occasions. But what happens when Fox News tries to tackle the subject?
I believe your response would be the definition of irony. Very funny. :)
LOL FOX NEWS? They're probably praising the bashers.
Fox news = conservative homophobes / also throw in "retards."
Only on Xbox
Now unlike the scruffy dusty PS3 kid who was a paid actor these are not paid actors!! These are your everyday,uneducated,disrespecf ul,low down, foul mouthed, hillbillie xbox owners
Way to generalize. So I guess the times I've been called a n*gger on PSN is just a fluke?? Or maybe it's the typical dirt trash, 7-11 workin hillbilly racist PS3 owners..
People like you give PS3 owners a bad name.. Don't you have a BR movie to watch or a protein to fold? LOL
Well said razer.
As for the parents, ignorance is no excuse for not taking the time to gain a little knowledge on modern technology.
I own a ps3 and still hear trash talk. Its not just the xbox that has this problem.
does this guy have more agrees than disagrees after all that dribble
That they show all the bad talk and parents that don't understand anything.
Okay, why didn't they ask the parents if they took the time to look into the child's activities or try to understand what they are doing on the consoles.
Sigh, just another news piece screaming the sky is falling and really offering only one side of the story.
Bottom line = Parents watch your children and take an interest in their activities to see what goes on!
need to be involved with their childrens gaming. If they are going to buy the device for them they need to own up to the responsibility because I don't think Live or people will change.
Also, it's not like kids aren't exposed to this at school, movies, music and the internet.. I mean how many times do some of these rap songs say n*gga and drop curse words???
MS has gone to great lengths to provide the tools to protect kids but they need to be used.
I agree. The parents have to take control here. I don't let my son play anything online. I talk to him about the dangers that are out there but I have taken the extra step to isolate him from it for now until I know he is ready to take care of himself when we are not present.
This has been a problem not only on the Xbox, but every game that has a chat option. I have heard things on socom, Counterstrike, COD4 and warhawk. This is a problem that every system has. Parents use these systems as a babysitter and just let them be as they do other things. Apparently because I am from Ohio, I am a farmer. I asked the kid that said that to me how old he was and he said 16. I told him I am married and not a farmer, then he said he would come to my house and kill us both. You kids are the problem, what if someone came up to you in real life and kicked the crap out of you for being a mic warrior?
slow news day at fox
These so called "trash talkers" can be muted if one founds this very sensitive.
Yes your right but blacks, jews, and other races even whites paid for this to have fun and shouldn't have to worry about hearing this crap online! To bad theres not stricter punishment or a record feature like Halo 3 that would just put it out there and finally get rid of these annoying a-holes! I suggest pressing the mute button but why should you have to be bothered by some looser anyway!
Sicko's will always try to find away to get to people and xbl was just a new way of doing so! Also trash talk is there and it's going to happen on no matter what platform your on! The easiest solution is just to mute a person and don't let some nobody annoy you or even frustrate you because thats really all they are trying to do!
The current demographic shows that the average XBOX live user is around the age range of 9-21 years old. With so many young children online it is expected that immature statements will take place. Microsoft hasnt gone to such needs to ensure that this is kept to a minimum, with the exception of the mute button. The mute button is only one one game which is Halo 3.
On the Playstation Network©, all of the experiences are held within a mature, more reserved community. Everyone on the PSN have the objective of having pure, and respectful fun while gaming.
If you're a consumer looking for the greener grass, please give the Playstation Network© a try. With it's current price range (free), you will see and feel the advantages it has over XBOX live.
Get a clue and refer to post 2.1 and 2.3. The PSN is not squeaky clean.
PSN has the same problem. I haven't heard it as much as I did on Socom for the PS2, but it is there. The kid that said he would kill me, his psn is kjbar.
You can mute anyone on XBL using your recent players list. Simply select them, then select block or mute. Simple.
Nice try on the fanboyism though, I'll give you an 8.9 for good form. About a 6.2 on execution, and a .5 on research.
Stupid naive parents that ignore the ratings system deserve their demented children and I've got NO sympathy for them. Every time I hear an 8 year old on a FPS rated M, I wish harmful things to their parents for being irresponsible.
These morons in the video just think all games are just games. Idiots. They are all the same huh?
I want to frag the !$#!@$!@$ out of this stupid mother $#^^^%# channel.
Its not so @%#%@ bad out there. I @^##$^$ play all the time.
i believe it's culture as well. American love trash talking, so teenagers as always feel the need to impress, so they take trash talking to the next level.
if all else fails, hit the mute button.
To everyone saying it's because the game is rated M, I've been calling some pretty nasty racist stuff in Madden online, which is rated E. Just throwing that out there since comments seem to be revolving around that issue.
Political correctness and softness will kill us all..if you let it. Either ignore the "racists" "biggots" or whatever else "ts" or fight back. It's just dumb immaturity and kids really have no business being on voice chat anyway.
Why don't you weaklings quit waiting for big brother to swoop in and save the day?
i dunno I hated Halo also beacsue everyone thinks their so good. I just didnt like Halo 3 .
You get instances like this when you're able to note the uglyness under the surface. With XBL it shouldnt be a shock...which isn't a good thing.
when the resi 5 trailer showed all those "zombies" getting shot, so much racism came from it. gamespot was just filled with the stuff. When GTA san andreas was first unveiled, you got a lot of kids on gamespot saying "i don't wanna play as a n****r, or i dont wanna play as a black guy, i wanna play as someone i can relate to (yeah cause we can all relate to drug dealers and pimps). Whether or not all those complainers were white isn't what we should focus on. The fact that there is such complaints and resistance to non-white/non-heterosexual/non -male protagonists, kinda reflects a society which is extremely stratified. Hollywood and most american tv churns out the same depressing examples.
There definitely is a problem with the gaming community, in america it seems like you've got such a dense population of racist, homophobic sexist white males who make up the majority of jerks online. It sad that this seems to be the case. Game devs don't help. I think somewhere between 80-90 percent of videogame protagonists are white males who are clearly "straight". Only an idiot would think what i'm saying is an attack on white people. I could go on and on about racism, homophobia in the hip hop/reggae community but we're talking about games
lol at crysis
There interviewing kids from 5-15 from there looks,Fuk them its a M-RATED game ,Get over it .
This is why I like how no-one talks much on PSN. You can just play the game in peace without some stupid racist yelling down the mic. Sometimes in games like CS:S etc it can be fun to others people but when it gets personal, racist or creepy then the mute buttons comes in to full effect.
As the game says each time you start it up and you cant skip it gameplay may change online and if a parent buys or sees their child has a game console then when you get it for them you would ask them how to make it so that they could only hear their friends. If not then have them mute people that are saying bad things by pressing X in halo 3 it really isnt that hard.
the parent shouldnt buy or have thier kids playing a Mature Rated game in the first place. Thats why games have ratings, so they can look at the rating and find out what thier kids are playing instead of blaming a game for thier lack of looking around.
Have Microsoft/Xbox actually enforce underage gamers playing (M) Mature rated games. If your under 18 then you shouldn't be playing Halo 3 in the first place. If you are playing it, then you shouldn't be playing it online against adults because of its rating.
Give the adults that are authorized to play the game the ability to report underage users and Microsoft actually step up and enforce the rules. This would be no different than selling alcohol to minors, so I think the responsibility falls completely on Microsoft for cleaning up this mess and getting rid of children on Xbox Live that all they want to do is scream and yell and sing and act like they are 12 years old...oh wait, they are 12 years old, but they shouldn't be on Xbox Live!
The other option, parents should be parents and teach their child how to act.
Yeah um apparently no one on Fox news bothered to check the ratings on the box with the Parents when they delivered this "HOT NEWS".
so I could fire everyone that worked there and put that tripe out of business for good.
It's amazing to me that there are business people and executives that can collectively keep something so BLATANTLY full of sh*t on the air.
I agree with you guys about the age ratings. This is a big problem in my eyes, when I see parents buying their 10 year old kids GTA or Resident Evil.
I say to them "you do know age ratings are not just for movies?". I've even had comments from some parents who say things like "He was playing a game the other day and the language was disgusting" erm hello is there anybody home?
The problem with the world today is that it is always someone elses fault, nobody ever wants to take responsibility anymore.
I never knew that "Xbox" was an online game.
God I hate FOX!
They ruin it for everyone. I dont mind swearing at all but when it gets personal or degrading it really p1sses me off. muting people works but you would spend half your session doing it. They need to put speech recognition into an update that auto kicks you for a day if you use the offending words. N-bomb and F-bomb are the worst. I have had good convos with lots of people on live but my overall feeling towards it is negative. Maybe the free headsets doesnt weed out enough of the hillbillies.
...plenty of immature value stricken little kids who have the worst outlook on EVERYTHING. Here in the real world adults know right from wrong. There is some trash talking that is fine but racism and straight up hate is wrong all around. Heres to hoping these kids mature before they grow up.
no fun without it
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