This 3-year-old girl is about to learn a tough life lesson: Never attack a villager in Skyrim or the guards will come and get you. That or, don't be a bully. One of those.
...But what about the parenting?
But People don't want to be sword!
Allowing a 3 year old child to watch and/or play violent video games makes you a pure D-bag, plain and simple. I wonder what other wildly inappropriate things are being done with this child...
Your comment is ignorant. I allowed my son to play Uncharted when he was 3, and he's not a violent, cruel, twisted or otherwise vulgar child. He's actually a very sweet kid (now 7) who does great in school, has won the approval of his teachers, and has a large number of best friends. Video games don't influence children as long as the parent is proactive in teaching them the difference between fantasy and reality. But that's true even if kids don't play games at all. If parents aren't proactive in their child's social and emotional development, then the child will be lost to society anyway. (And that doesn't even include people that are genetically ill.)
Agreed, not cute, not funny and no "teachable" moment.
twas cute :P at the end atleast hehe :)
@Some of the posts below on this site This isn't about parents being overprotective. I mean maybe parents can be too careful around games, but this is a 3-year-old girl playing a mature rated game. I'm sure she'll turn out fine, but it's not really worth taking the risk of exposing her that early to something she will have plenty of time to choose whether or not to see later. Give that girl a doll, a football and an ice cream and send her out to play in the snow! (I have to keep up with my "ice" thing)! She's 3! ...3!
The girl is soooo cute
my heart is melting ^^ cutest little girl ever
I'm not sure if Skyrim is suited for a 3 year old little girl. This is why we have problems in our society. Because of bad parenting. You might think this is cute, but it's not ok by any means.
F**k that http://weknowmemes.com/wp-c...
Apparently @dark-hollow had some crappy parents as well.
You can never block your child from everything. It's important to teach your child how to choose right over wrong from a VERY young age, so that as they age, enter school, and start seeing things that you can't control, they already have the tools they need to do what's right, to be kind, caring, respectful children as they grow into productive adults. I find video games to be a great way to start introducing these mature themes to my kids when they're young. I remember the things I heard on the school bus--the things I saw. By monitoring video games, I can be certain that my kids have a good grasp of how to handle the real world and all the crap that comes with it.
yah she might kill her father with axes lol.. i see many bad things when i was kid.. i didn't grow up killing ppl
Guess what, I saw things I should have seen when I was young and I didn't kill anyone either. But, my parents limited those bad things as much as they could and they never subjected me to any kind of violence like this. Even if I have seen anything like this it was always explained to me. But at the age of 3 I don't think I've seen anything like Skyrim. You have to draw a line and know what you can show your 3 year old daughter. Skyrim isn't one of those things you, as a responsible parent should show your 3 year old. No excuses.
@Grip: Same here. I've played extremely violent games (Mortal Kombat) since I was a young child and I turned out fine. Not really sure if these people are serious about this guy being a bad father as they clearly have no idea what parenting is about. It's not about limiting what your child sees nor completely blocking "wrong" or "bad" images/ideas from their mind- that makes them extremely naive and ignorant. Good parenting is having your child see these things and teaching them what is right and what is wrong. In this video, she clearly knows what she did was wrong and therefore the game DID teach her a life lesson. Edit: added was after "...what she did..."
I don't think people are saying the girl will turn into a murderer. But adult scenes/themes CAN scare kids and give them nightmares. The ratings on the front of boxes aren't just there to prevent kids fro becoming murderers. Hell, I know people who had nightmares over stuff like Sesame Street's Count... or can't go near horses because Black Beauty scared them as kids. And those things are relatively tame compared to Skyrim. With that being said...the girl looks like she's having fun and I doubt she's old enough to understand most of what's happening on screen, so she doesn't look too traumatized.
Just wondering.. how's that bad parenting? You don't know what their teaching her. She did say "People don't like to be sword," or, don't like to be hit. A good lesson. 'Bad parenting' would be for her to go to school, hit someone and not be punished.
Unfortunately Skyrim did not teach this DAD how to be a good FATHER.
Whats wrong with his parenting? Theres no evidence to back up violent video games effecting behaviour :) just the murderers word for it :)
Cant believe people are disagreeing others that the kid is playing Skyrim. I mean (to the disagreers) do you think 3 year old girls should be ALLOWED to play games that's for people 6x her age? If the disagreers have kids, two things to say: 1. Why the hell are you even on N4G? It's only gonna put ideas in your mind to make kids watch any kind of game. 2. You're rather sick. On a lighter note, her facial reaction was priceless ;P
You need to leave. You need to leave. You need to leave. You need to leave. Now it is your turn to say "NOOOOOOOOOO!"
Ummmm.... what? Uh what has that got to do with anything? I wont say no. I'll say "Why?" So yeah. Oh look at that. I even added a sarcastic yeah.
Tis up to the parents :) and i trust his Judgement :) and no1 of any age should miss out on skyrim :)
This is bad parenting. The kid should play a Dora the Explorer game
When you think about it, if she aged a few years, darkened her hair black, she could be Dora in a live action movie ;P
She does play age-appropriate games on the computer I've built and set up to use safely for her. She's not allowed to just play it all day or anything, but it is next to my work desk in the office so it's nice sharing the company when she is in the mood to play. 80% of the time she does play video games it's usually old DOS games or the many things NickJr.com has available for kids her age. Dora the Explorer and Diego are to of her more favorite game sections that she likes to play on, and I have to say that of all the things on there, Dora is one of the less appreciated avenues for kids to watch. On one hand, there is the repetitive structure of setting up what will be done, where they will go, who they will meet, and how they will get there for each game or episode in which she can grow used to for easier figuring out with that 3-year-old head of hers. They speak Spanish, which is neat and all, though it's sadly a useless teaching method that they use. If I'm not fast to spout out "that means "trollface" in spanish!" every time they lapse from english to spanish, it settles into her head to say complete jargon/gobbledegook in the middle of her sentences and tell me she was talking spanish after asking 'wat u just say?' But that's cool, I always try my best to explain new things to her if she doesn't understand. The problem I have with Dora/Diego & Co. is that EVERYTHING they do asks you to call back an answer to the screen, followed by demands to say it again "LOUDEEEEER", then everybody's screaming. She developed a good bit of that raised volume yelling habit you observe at the beginning of this video from those shows/games I'm sure. You know the part - NOOOOOOOO. TL;DR: Dora fucks kids as much, or more, as a supervised mature situation that is put into context by a parent.
She is True worshiper of Talos.
if u look closely the home button is not lighting up so that means she is not playing
Hey there! I'm the father of that rascally banshee in the video linked. Enough has been said on practically every site I've seen this on where it's pretty much a huge debate over parental irresponsibility. I'm not here to defend my parental choices or why it was not a big deal for us to let her play it (there's already a post touching on that which was added to the Kotaku article at the bottom, so I won't waste your time repeating it). I am, however, here to defend my daughter's credibility as a gamer - the controller was on, and that was her controlling it. Here's a drawing from her, one of the many non-violent things we spend time doing together, since I work from home as an artist and she enjoys 'working' next to me while I do client projects. She also loves Geometry Wars and Beautiful Katamari. ;) Nice site here, will have to add it to reader and take a look around. Ciao!
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